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Thank you to the Great and Powerful... 1,366 Views / 23 Replies  
...and ever forthright Woz, now the primary, if not sole keeper of the Apple flame. What's happening may not be entirely blamable on the loss of SJ. But it's a heck of a high wire act to walk the...
Posted by rickrobin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 03:09 PM, in Tech News
Just listen to this: I did not get AppleCare... 2,484 Views / 40 Replies  
Just listen to this:

I did not get AppleCare with my iBook G4, but rather bought it with a Visa Titanium card, which added a year to the warranty. (This was some years ago.)

After about 1.5...
Posted by rickrobin, on Apr 28, 2007 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Listen, it's the hard drive... 6,008 Views / 112 Replies  
I have an iBook G4. Came with a 40 gig drive and ran nice and cool. Then the drive failed, and I replaced it with a Seagate 100 gig drive - and now the iBook gets hot as a pistol. Hard drives get...
Posted by rickrobin, on Mar 28, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hear! Hear! 5,249 Views / 91 Replies  
Hear! Hear!
Posted by rickrobin, on Feb 11, 2006 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Forget Applecare - just buy with a good credit card!!! 5,249 Views / 91 Replies  
I know a number of people who have had the most unbelievable problems with Applecare - and yes, it's definitely worse in the stores than direct on the phone. Gyneric, you should definitely pursue...
Posted by rickrobin, on Feb 2, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah ha ha! Did you see the ****? Welcome to your... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
Ah ha ha! Did you see the ****? Welcome to your politically correct modern-age nightmare! Kansas, indeed! You have to take it in the *** but you can't say ***. It's OK with the New Yorker, but...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 8, 2005 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called the warranty service dept of the credit... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
I called the warranty service dept of the credit card. They told me to get an estimate from ANY repair shop. Apple was my first choice, naturally, but I was outraged at their whole deal, as...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 8, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure, 99% of the time APPLE's charge for out of... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
Sure, 99% of the time APPLE's charge for out of warranty repair is more than AppleCare - whaddayaknow!

My credit card would have covered both repairs - for NOTHING. I spaced the dates and didn't...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 7, 2005 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Functionality? Absolutely. Quality/Service? Uh.... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
HDD failed after about 16 months of very moderate use. Apple out of warranty cost/policy an absolute outrage. Luckily I had an extended warranty through my credit card, and got a WAAAYYY better...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Functionality? Absolutely. Quality/Service? Uh.... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
HDD failed after about 16 months of very moderate use. Apple out of warranty cost/policy an absolute outrage. Luckily I had an extended warranty through my credit card, and got a WAAAYYY better...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Functionality? Absolutely. Quality/Service? Uh.... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
HDD failed after about 16 months of very moderate use. Apple out of warranty cost/policy an absolute outrage. Luckily I had an extended warranty through my credit card, and got a WAAAYYY better...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Functionality? Absolutely. Quality/Service? Uh.... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
HDD failed after about 16 months of very moderate use. Apple out of warranty cost/policy an absolute outrage. Luckily I had an extended warranty through my credit card, and got a WAAAYYY better...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Functionality? Absolutely. Quality/Service? Uh.... 1,988 Views / 44 Replies  
HDD failed after about 16 months of very moderate use. Apple out of warranty cost/policy an absolute outrage. Luckily I had an extended warranty through my credit card, and got a WAAAYYY better...
Posted by rickrobin, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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