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Ordered a stock 17" with a glossy display... 12,508 Views / 131 Replies  
Ordered a stock 17" with a glossy display yesterday over the phone around Noon ET.
My estimated ship by date is 11/7 with an estimated delivery date of 11/15. I've waited this long for the Merom...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Oct 25, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW...my order for a 17" MBP was quoted as... 497 Views / 3 Replies  
FWIW...my order for a 17" MBP was quoted as follows:
Build time: 8 - 9 days
Delivery time: 4 days
So, the two week countdown has begun.
Posted by jkwuc89, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Advise to those ordering the new MBPs 497 Views / 3 Replies  
I just got off the phone with a very helpful representative at Apple and was told by him that ordering over the phone is faster than ordering over the website. Orders over the website are batched up...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Oct 24, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
160 GB hard drive standard on 17" model 2 GB of... 12,508 Views / 131 Replies  
160 GB hard drive standard on 17" model
2 GB of memory standard
2.33 GHz Core 2 Duo
My patience has FINALLY paid off.
Time to place an order!
Posted by jkwuc89, on Oct 24, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
SlickEdit (http://www.slickedit.com/) has very... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
SlickEdit (http://www.slickedit.com/) has very good PHP support BUT under OS X, it runs as an X11 application and not as a truely integrated OS X application. This makes its usage under OS X a bit...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Oct 18, 2006 at 08:30 AM, in Applications
AnandTech's comparison of Core Duo and Core 2 Duo... 15,288 Views / 224 Replies  
AnandTech's comparison of Core Duo and Core 2 Duo is now online here (http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2808&p=1).
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 21, 2006 at 07:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Poll: How long are you willing to wait for the MBP Merom update? 793 Views / 6 Replies  
For those of you waiting on the Merom update before purchasing a MBP, how long are you willing to wait?
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 21, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am also resisting the urge to buy now. I... 15,288 Views / 224 Replies  
I am also resisting the urge to buy now. I certainly hope that Apple announces Merom based MBP's and MB's in September because if they do, I will be one of the first to purchase one. To those of...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 21, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple to ship Macs with Vista? 840 Views / 7 Replies  
Take this with a suitably sized grain of salt. :eek:
Apple Switches - Macs ship with Windows in 2007 (http://www.pageoneblog.com/2006/08/apple_to_ship_m.php)
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 17, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If the free player software is part of the OS X... 1,583 Views / 22 Replies  
If the free player software is part of the OS X solution from VMWare, then yes, one could have a free VM solution on OS X assuming that one is willing to create the VM on another system where either...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 12:42 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If an external display and keyboard are connected... 1,240 Views / 6 Replies  
If an external display and keyboard are connected to the MB or the MBP, it will continue to run with the cover closed. The user guide that comes with the MB/MBP describes how to do this. I do not...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
During a weeklong trial I had with a MBP, I... 1,583 Views / 22 Replies  
During a weeklong trial I had with a MBP, I installed and used Parallels to run Windows XP. The MBP I was using had 2 GB of memory (HIGHLY recommended if you intend to run VMs on OS X or any other...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 12:14 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ordinarily, I would not hesitate to recommend... 370 Views / 9 Replies  
Ordinarily, I would not hesitate to recommend SlickEdit (http://www.slickedit.com/content/view/73/60/) but the OS X version does not integrate well with OS X :thumbsdow. Part of the problem is that...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
MBP Keyboard advise for Windows notebook user 319 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently gave a MBP a week long trial run to see if I could use it as a direct replacement for my current Windows XP notebook. The only thing I had difficulty with was getting used to the MBP's...
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am somewhat patiently waiting for the Merom... 15,288 Views / 224 Replies  
I am somewhat patiently waiting for the Merom update for the MBP line and I hope it comes on Sept. 12 so I can make my educational purchase and qualify for the free iPod Nano.
Posted by jkwuc89, on Aug 16, 2006 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Migrating from Windows notebook to 17" PowerBook 569 Views / 5 Replies  
Ever since buying a 20" G5 iMac for my wife to replace her Windows desktop, I've been eyeballing a migration myself from my current Gateway Centrino notebook. Before making the plunge, I need some...
Posted by jkwuc89, on May 4, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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