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My iPhone paired perfectly with my handsfree BT... 5,272 Views / 28 Replies  
My iPhone paired perfectly with my handsfree BT in my 2007 Prius. It actualy works better because unlike my Motorola Krzr, the BT stays on until you power off the phone, or manually turn it off. So...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jun 30, 2007 at 09:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
On mine it has reduced heat by quite a lot. No... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
On mine it has reduced heat by quite a lot. No longer an issue at all.
Posted by PeterKG, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes the warranty is transferable. Call Apple Care... 579 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes the warranty is transferable. Call Apple Care and they wil take care of the transfer. You have up to the end of the one year warranty to purchase Apple Care. Make sure when you cal them that they...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is the contact information for you in the... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
Here is the contact information for you in the UK.....

http://www.apple.com/uk/contact/
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 31, 2006 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To be honest with you I rarely heard the whine.... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
To be honest with you I rarely heard the whine. If I put my ear up to the keyboard I could hear it, but it hardly bothered me. I sent it in for keyboard replacement, but did tell Apple Care it whined...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 31, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When you receive your box for sending it in, it... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
When you receive your box for sending it in, it specifically says if you have installed extra ram, to leave it in. They will do a complete diagnostics that will include testing the ram. They know by...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 30, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One bad pixel is not going to warrant repair.... 382 Views / 2 Replies  
One bad pixel is not going to warrant repair. Have you tried massaging it to unstick it? I have done this using a damp clean cloth, and it worked to unstick it. I also think the pitting is cosmetic,...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 30, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I received the box on a Friday, sent it in on... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
I received the box on a Friday, sent it in on Monday, and got it back on Friday. Super fast service.
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 30, 2006 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The letter that came back with the repair says: ... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
The letter that came back with the repair says:

If your Macbook Pro did not have the latest Mac OSX version installed when you sent it in for repair, Apple has installed it for you.

Mine was up...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 29, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you have a MBP, you should not have the Moo,... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
If you have a MBP, you should not have the Moo, if you applied the SMC Firmware update. Did you?
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 29, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You should always perform a backup, before... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
You should always perform a backup, before sending in, and deauthorize iTunes, but the letter that came with the new disks, stated that if you were already up to date (10.4.6 or higher), then they...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 29, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is a fix and you need to contact Apple Care... 3,419 Views / 40 Replies  
There is a fix and you need to contact Apple Care to send it in. The fix, whatever it is, has been nothing short of amazing for my unit, which I never thought made much noise. But it is like a...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 28, 2006 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Open the Bluetooth preferences in Keyboard and... 4,443 Views / 79 Replies  
Open the Bluetooth preferences in Keyboard and Mouse. You see a drop down with scrolling options, and 360 degrees is an option.
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 27, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I received mine today. It shipped the first day... 4,443 Views / 79 Replies  
I received mine today. It shipped the first day it was introduced, and got here two days later, using FedEx Ground. This BT version is far better for me then the wired version. The extra weight...
Posted by PeterKG, on Jul 27, 2006 at 07:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pete, the dual core runs hot. Period. No big... 4,680 Views / 87 Replies  
Pete, the dual core runs hot. Period. No big deal. They cool down fast. Enjoy your machine. Get off the theres a problem with my computer merry-go-round.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 29, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Rushed design? The Powerbooks had screws too.... 995 Views / 12 Replies  
Rushed design? The Powerbooks had screws too. What is wrong with the design? What does that have to do with a stripped screw?

Wow, my screw is stripped, so that means Apple is screwed up in their...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 29, 2006 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it's a quality comparison issue. To... 4,680 Views / 87 Replies  
I don't think it's a quality comparison issue. To me it's design, and software. I simply hate the look of a Dell tank. I also don't like Windows. Period.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 26, 2006 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
pete, You better not return it. If you do I... 4,680 Views / 87 Replies  
pete,

You better not return it. If you do I think you can be labeled certifiable :D I've been concerned about you for a long time. Enjoy your new MBP....this time!
Posted by PeterKG, on May 26, 2006 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Who are the idiots who picked the 20th as the... 878 Views / 9 Replies  
Who are the idiots who picked the 20th as the date to call? Let's see, MacNN, Macminute, Apple Insider, Think Secret, Macrumors, are all closed on weekends. Great to make the day when no publicity...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 21, 2006 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You have to be crazy, bored, or a real waffler to... 830 Views / 15 Replies  
You have to be crazy, bored, or a real waffler to want to exchange a beautiful 17" MBP with all it's features for a Macbook.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 18, 2006 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't worry pete, I know what your saying. I went... 1,220 Views / 20 Replies  
Don't worry pete, I know what your saying. I went through the same struggle (mostly with poor quality Powerbooks). But what happens is we start to become obsessed with looking for problems, maybe...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 17, 2006 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi pete, You really stump me. Do you... 1,220 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi pete,

You really stump me. Do you actually think you would prefer a MB over the Pro? I can tell from your posts you are a nice guy, but you never seem like you will be satisfied. I have a...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 16, 2006 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am not at all unhappy with my MBP, even after... 780 Views / 11 Replies  
I am not at all unhappy with my MBP, even after the release of the MB. This is the best computer I have ever owned.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 16, 2006 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't need one for any of my Aluminum... 586 Views / 5 Replies  
I didn't need one for any of my Aluminum Powerbooks, nor do I need one for my MBP. The keyboard and lid design keep the keys from hitting the screen.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 15, 2006 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Dave, Temps are normal. Have you done all... 717 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi Dave,

Temps are normal. Have you done all updates? 10.4.6 solved my connection issues. Have you installed the firmware update too?
Posted by PeterKG, on May 10, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, it means that the site had 1200 hits. Those... 1,060 Views / 16 Replies  
No, it means that the site had 1200 hits. Those hits could have been made by one person, five hundred persons, or the least likely, 1200 persons.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 7, 2006 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is this 1200 samples put in by 600 people? Let's... 1,060 Views / 16 Replies  
Is this 1200 samples put in by 600 people? Let's say there are actually 600 units out of 1200 posts, out of how many thousands sold to date? It's obvious the percentage is very small.
Posted by PeterKG, on May 7, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey pete, Yes I noticed right away you got... 967 Views / 15 Replies  
Hey pete,

Yes I noticed right away you got one, but I think you made a good decision. I hope you enjoy it a lot. But I don't know what to tell you. You might trade a good one for a worse one. It...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 1, 2006 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi pete, I think you are being way too... 967 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi pete,

I think you are being way too picky. Just to let you know when I first got my MBP I noticed shading during start up only. As since then that shading has gone away. So I think with time it...
Posted by PeterKG, on May 1, 2006 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There is no such thing as a "Revision D" MBP.... 1,399 Views / 18 Replies  
There is no such thing as a "Revision D" MBP. These are revison A models. Don't believe everything you read from a blogger.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 30, 2006 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I changed my Energy settings to Better... 828 Views / 5 Replies  
When I changed my Energy settings to Better Performance, for both Battery and Power Adaptor, it cooled my machine to where it is only warm now. Give it a try.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 30, 2006 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is the "troll" chiming in again. My comment... 1,071 Views / 20 Replies  
Here is the "troll" chiming in again. My comment was made to the absurdity that because you have issues with your MBP, that you would go back to a "Windows" machine, and not have the same issues....
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 29, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, go ahead and buy a Windows machine, as if... 1,071 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah, go ahead and buy a Windows machine, as if you won't have quality issues with it too.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 29, 2006 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Chris, That is a different issue than what I... 741 Views / 8 Replies  
Chris,

That is a different issue than what I thought you were writing about. I don't know man if it's worth sending in for. You might end up with worse issues. Perhaps if you push it down with a...
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 13, 2006 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No need to post pics. Same as your 17" PB it's... 741 Views / 8 Replies  
No need to post pics. Same as your 17" PB it's normal. Most of them sit flush on one side, and not the other. If yours is perfect in all other ways, you should be happy.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 12, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If the "j" key fell off, all that needs to be... 870 Views / 15 Replies  
If the "j" key fell off, all that needs to be done is to pop it back on. The genius can do this easily. How do they know YOU did not pop it off? It's hardly an issue. The software issue is also of...
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 4, 2006 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple did not address anything. Who is Daily... 1,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Apple did not address anything. Who is Daily Tech? They are not Apple. This is bogus.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 3, 2006 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is not a release from Apple. It's bogus crap. 2,386 Views / 27 Replies  
This is not a release from Apple. It's bogus crap.
Posted by PeterKG, on Apr 3, 2006 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Peter, Rosetta is a ram whore. 2GB would... 1,015 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi Peter,

Rosetta is a ram whore. 2GB would be the best, but minimum should be 1GB. Buy as much as you can afford.
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 31, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, my suggestion is to read the sticky thread... 870 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, my suggestion is to read the sticky thread at the top of this page.

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=178702
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 31, 2006 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks mintcake, I loved your set up and... 1,118,670 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks mintcake,

I loved your set up and your pictures. You are a great photographer. I like the STM bags. They have some style.
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 30, 2006 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Someone asked to see how my Macbook Pro fits in... 1,118,670 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Someone asked to see how my Macbook Pro fits in my Booq PowerSleeve M, so since I took a few shots, thought I would post my setup here too.

http://web.mac.com/petergrether/iWeb/Site/Booq%20Bag.html
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 30, 2006 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is a "PB Pro"? 933 Views / 9 Replies  
What is a "PB Pro"?
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 29, 2006 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is such a crap post. They are only "plagued"... 1,295 Views / 21 Replies  
This is such a crap post. They are only "plagued" if you read forums. Most run perfect. What heat? What noise? Maybe yours was palgued, but not mine.
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 26, 2006 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Applications-Utilities-Migration Assistant. I... 411 Views / 2 Replies  
Applications-Utilities-Migration Assistant. I don't know if you can select what to transfer.
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 21, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Inkhead, I had the same problem until I... 1,083 Views / 11 Replies  
Inkhead,

I had the same problem until I removed my Corsair Value Ram. That turned out to cause my problem.
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 20, 2006 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't forget to write IMO "In my opinion" when... 4,502 Views / 50 Replies  
Don't forget to write IMO "In my opinion" when you make statements regarding personal opinion. IMO, the screen tilt is fine wherever I use my MBP. IMO, the dpi is better than on my previous PB. IMO,...
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 18, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My MBP and most others do not have a "whine"... 4,502 Views / 50 Replies  
My MBP and most others do not have a "whine" problem. My last PB had the "lines" problem, and it was the last revision of the PB. So what's your point? You also complain about no modem, and no FW800....
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 18, 2006 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So whats your point? Both the PB and the MBP are... 4,502 Views / 50 Replies  
So whats your point? Both the PB and the MBP are great machines. It sounds like your PB does everything you need it to do. But if for egos sake you need to say the MBP doesn't measure up to a PB, I...
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 18, 2006 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.mandolux.com/ ... 744 Views / 2 Replies  
http://www.mandolux.com/

http://www.deviantart.com/
Posted by PeterKG, on Mar 18, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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