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If you intend to keep the machine, have it looked... 952 Views / 5 Replies  
If you intend to keep the machine, have it looked at and think about buying AppleCare
Posted by elcheapo, on Apr 28, 2008 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP on fire 497 Views / 1 Replies  
Segment via Chris Pirillo. Someones MBP started smoking and caught fire.

YouTube - Laptop Fire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYuhxwa9n1s)
Posted by elcheapo, on Mar 16, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Becareful of making a claim, will putting you... 7,790 Views / 19 Replies  
Becareful of making a claim, will putting you into a high risk category/higher premiums.
I wouldn't make a claim for somethng like that. Remove the keyboard, clean it up and let it dry for a...
Posted by elcheapo, on Nov 23, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For any US bases electronic you wish to take with... 1,525 Views / 11 Replies  
For any US bases electronic you wish to take with your, just look at the label usually locaed on the back that describes the type of power needed, if it say 110-240 then you are good to go and will...
Posted by elcheapo, on Aug 20, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
US appliances run on 110volt 60hz, Euro devices... 1,525 Views / 11 Replies  
US appliances run on 110volt 60hz, Euro devices run on 220volt and 50hz, Your Macbook will work on either one although you will need an adapter to plug in your ac. You can get the adapters at radio...
Posted by elcheapo, on Aug 19, 2006 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple store display units now cooler 500 Views / 1 Replies  
When the heat issue came up about the Macbook Pros I tested the ones at my local Apple store and they were very hot. This past weekend I paid another visit and noticed that they are running cooler,...
Posted by elcheapo, on Aug 8, 2006 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wrong forum 1,352 Views / 22 Replies  
wrong forum
Posted by elcheapo, on Aug 8, 2006 at 04:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But you need stickers, some bondo, make the fans... 1,014 Views / 15 Replies  
But you need stickers, some bondo, make the fans a bit louder, put a big wing on the back. it will surely make the computer faster, afterall it works for cars, right?
Posted by elcheapo, on Jul 21, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It's a home made heating pad 1,122,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's a home made heating pad
Posted by elcheapo, on Jul 20, 2006 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, after using my Dell 610 for a bit it does... 8,154 Views / 111 Replies  
Hmm, after using my Dell 610 for a bit it does get hot. Seems to be that people are used to the temps of older powerbooks with CPUs that ran cooler.
Posted by elcheapo, on Jul 17, 2006 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me... fool me... 8,154 Views / 111 Replies  
"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me... fool me twice... [pause] We can't get fooled again!" ... GWB
Posted by elcheapo, on Jul 2, 2006 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The macbook will run all the applications in... 2,624 Views / 9 Replies  
The macbook will run all the applications in Final Cut Studio. Motion is somewhat limited but small projects do run ok.
Posted by elcheapo, on Jun 29, 2006 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Max drive size 501 Views / 2 Replies  
Walmart had a Maxtor 320gig (298 NTFS formatted) external drive on clearance ($99), was new in the box so I picked it up.

Since OSX cannot write to an NTFS drive I'll have to reformat it. Whats...
Posted by elcheapo, on Jun 28, 2006 at 03:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Damn spammers Time to send a spam... 707 Views / 5 Replies  
Damn spammers

Time to send a spam surcharge to:

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Posted by elcheapo, on Jun 12, 2006 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well guess some people think it's a computer to... 1,392 Views / 19 Replies  
Well guess some people think it's a computer to die for.
Posted by elcheapo, on May 27, 2006 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What to do with old system 617 Views / 4 Replies  
Have an older G4 dual 450 system, 8xx something ram, 30 and 80 gig drives and running 10.2 something. Used to use it for Final Cut but since being squeezed into barracks housing, it's been sitting...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 21, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not to sure about that, there is an awful lot of... 976 Views / 19 Replies  
Not to sure about that, there is an awful lot of pr0n to download
Posted by elcheapo, on May 20, 2006 at 06:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Remember that you will need to buy an SATA... 976 Views / 19 Replies  
Remember that you will need to buy an SATA notebook drive for your upgrade, good luck on pricing...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 20, 2006 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure it is not Too Beaucoup? 2,542 Views / 71 Replies  
Are you sure it is not Too Beaucoup?
Posted by elcheapo, on May 19, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Guess we should then call the white macbook the... 2,542 Views / 71 Replies  
Guess we should then call the white macbook the honkybook or crackerbook

where is Dave Chappelle when we need him
Posted by elcheapo, on May 19, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how about the Lil sh1t that could 2,542 Views / 71 Replies  
how about the Lil sh1t that could
Posted by elcheapo, on May 19, 2006 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Personally I want a prime gray one, but parts of... 1,981 Views / 20 Replies  
Personally I want a prime gray one, but parts of the top have to be different shades of black with a big wing on it. Will have to replace the exhaust with an exhaust port the size of a coke can, add...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 18, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And Pink for breast cancer awareness And yellow... 1,981 Views / 20 Replies  
And Pink for breast cancer awareness
And yellow for typhoon awareness
And blotchy brown-red-black for skin cancer awareness
And rainbowish for sexual awareness
And yellowish-brown for...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 17, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just head down to your local RatShack and pick up... 584 Views / 11 Replies  
Just head down to your local RatShack and pick up a travel kit for 10 bucks. Plug the adapter on the end of the AC cord, insert into wall and done.
Posted by elcheapo, on May 16, 2006 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well the specs state that it can READ discs with... 20,360 Views / 345 Replies  
Well the specs state that it can READ discs with DL but writes single layer. Alsmot all machines these days can read DL as commerical DVD movies are DL.
Posted by elcheapo, on May 16, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, odds are it's a scam 478 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmm, odds are it's a scam
Posted by elcheapo, on May 15, 2006 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just keep your cats away from it 445 Views / 4 Replies  
Just keep your cats away from it
Posted by elcheapo, on May 15, 2006 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
LOL well stranger things have happened, cat's... 8,462 Views / 70 Replies  
LOL well stranger things have happened, cat's chewing and pissing on the magsafe, people buying MBP off the street, etc
Posted by elcheapo, on May 11, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just because he gets a solicitation in an email... 7,144 Views / 337 Replies  
Just because he gets a solicitation in an email doesn't mean it's really meant for him. I have several solicitations in my junk email folder. Maybe I should forward them...

Anyway why does a 13...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 10, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread is useless without pics 1,941 Views / 43 Replies  
This thread is useless without pics
Posted by elcheapo, on May 10, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Waiting here too. And since the physical... 8,462 Views / 70 Replies  
Waiting here too. And since the physical measurements are not much more than the 15 I'm saving for a 17 around July
Posted by elcheapo, on May 10, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, sooner or later they will have to listen to... 1,070 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah, sooner or later they will have to listen to the likes of a furry bean bag :P
Posted by elcheapo, on May 6, 2006 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yesterday I saw a parade and thought that was the... 1,796 Views / 36 Replies  
Yesterday I saw a parade and thought that was the rally so I joined in and chanted "MacBook Pro, no more whine", while people around me chanted "Cinco De Mayo, bring more wine."
Posted by elcheapo, on May 6, 2006 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On May 20th we should all take off from work,... 1,796 Views / 36 Replies  
On May 20th we should all take off from work, school, etc...march out into the streets, hold signs that say Stop The Whine Now. I can see it now a Million Whine March to Cupertino
Posted by elcheapo, on May 4, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that on May 20 we should have a protest... 777 Views / 8 Replies  
I think that on May 20 we should have a protest march to Apple headquarters.

Even if you don't live anywhere near them, take the day off of work, from school, or what not and march in the...
Posted by elcheapo, on May 2, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah post some pics 2,111 Views / 23 Replies  
yeah post some pics
Posted by elcheapo, on Mar 27, 2006 at 01:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Been reading the forums for a bit and just had to... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
Been reading the forums for a bit and just had to registered to reply to this.

Seems this might be a troll post for the cuteseller website, which incidently is just an Amazon refer site as all...
Posted by elcheapo, on Feb 11, 2006 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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