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Re: My tale of woes. 2,605 Views / 50 Replies  
Apple Care just called me back to inform me that Engineering does have units in stock. The entire exchange should take between 3 to 6 business days. I should have my new replacement PowerBook by...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 25, 2003 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My tale of woes. 2,605 Views / 50 Replies  
My 17" Powerbook arrived at 9:30 AM this morning. After clearing and cleaning by desk, I unpackaged the unit. Then I scanned thru the Getting Started manual. I thoroughly checked out the PowerBook...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 25, 2003 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this: ... 2,605 Views / 50 Replies  
Try this:
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/11661

TBoxman
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 25, 2003 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This might mean the wait is soon over for those... 1,572 Views / 29 Replies  
This might mean the wait is soon over for those who ordered from retailers other than Apple.

I ordered my PowerBook thru a special purchase plan made available by a developer who's software I use....
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 24, 2003 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Who did you hear this from? I always order thru... 1,235 Views / 13 Replies  
Who did you hear this from? I always order thru Casper at Mac Zones 1-800-248-0800 ext 3052#. He said they weren't going to recieve any intil mid April, and that they haven't received any to date.
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Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another point I forgot to mention, and this... 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
Another point I forgot to mention, and this really explains why Apple is fulfilling direct customers first.

When a customer orders a product, law forbids charging the customer unless the product...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Boycott Apple Stores! 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not the only one who doesn't like the current situation.

http://www.powerbookcentral.com/news/viewnews.cgi?id=EpulkElylFxLraWOiv
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When a retailer places an order, they actually... 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
When a retailer places an order, they actually order thru a distributor (Ingram Micro, Tech Data, etc.). That distributor then orders from Apple.

The retailer typically orders hundreds the moment...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Boycott Apple Stores! 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
Because it costs approx. $600 more. Due to retail pricing and taxes.
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The fact is, lots of Macintoshes have been sold... 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
The fact is, lots of Macintoshes have been sold over the years at loyal retailers. They also have to make money to keep their stores open. What about them?

Yes, I remember the 500 Mhz G4, I...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Boycott Apple Stores! 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
It should be apparant to everyone here that the only customers who have recieved the 17" PowerBooks are those who ordered online from the Apple Store, or from the Apple retail stores. I have heard of...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 21, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's not the point. I understand that Jobs... 884 Views / 9 Replies  
That's not the point. I understand that Jobs announced the product too soon so he could make a big fanfare are MacWorld. That is a marketing opportunity too large to pass up.

My complaint is that...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 20, 2003 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Multiple Posts 884 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry for starting multiple threads on this topic. Safari kept telling me it couldn't load the data, so I clicked again, twice. Seems third time is a charm.

Maybe the mods will delete the other...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 20, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lodge a formal complaint with Apple 884 Views / 9 Replies  
I just called Apple Customer Relations (800) 275-2273. The person I spoke with claimed that Apple typically fulfilled backorders in the sequence they were recieved. I pointed out (repeatedly) that...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 20, 2003 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17" Powerbook shipping in 2s 18,753 Views / 171 Replies  
Reading all this news on the Internet about people receiving their shipping reports from Apple, I got pretty excited as my order was placed on Jan 10th for the standard configuration. I just called...
Posted by TBoxman, on Mar 17, 2003 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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