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  • As others have mentioned... the black shows up every single finger print. It's like the finish is slightly absorbent or something. To be honest, I prefer the look of the black. If it just stayed clean, it would be perfect. Everytime I use it, I …
  • Actually, the magnetic latch has been used in Apple notebooks for quite a while... including the iBooks and PowerBooks for a number of years. I sort of prefer the latch to the way the MacBook is. I like just pushing the button and having it open v…
  • Just as an FYI... anytime you get water in an electronic device, the first thing to remember is DO NOT TURN IT ON. The temptation is to turn it on right away to see if it still works. This can cause permanent hardware failure. As mentioned, you n…
  • Of course you can simply turn off the Gadgets in Vista and use something like Yahoo Widgets (previously Konfabulator)... which is pretty much where Apple got the whole Dashboard thing. I must be the only one... I've been using the latest Vista RC a…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by tintintin I am due to get a replacement via my insurance company who use Dixons for items. Dixons currently have the old MacBookPro in stock and not the latest model. Does anyone here remember how long it takes af…
  • Plus... very few people would want to trade decent Mac hardware for PC hardware. Also... the resale value on Macs has always been nothing short of amazing. iBooks and PowerBooks that are three and four years old still fetch a pretty penny on eBay.…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by skybolt I asked at my local Apple store about upgrading the hard drive in the PB. The genius there told me that they did not install larger hard drives, they would only replace a hard drive with one of the same size. …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by melgross Well, at least you have a girlfriend! I wonder how many others around here can say that. I don't understand... who needs a girlfriend when you have a MacBook?
  • Quote: Originally Posted by tintintin Which hard drive option would be less noisey?? 160GB Serial ATA drive (5400rpm) 200GB Serial ATA drive (4200rpm) [+ £69.99] Slower drives will typically make less noise... but the difference between a 4…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by iBang Would I need two seperate Windows licenses to do that? Or can I just use the same license? Yes, you will need two licensed copies of Windows to run in both Parallels and BootCamp. Hopefully, someday, Parallel…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Kolchak Correct me if I'm wrong, Joey, but didn't Apple recall over a million Powerbook battery packs using exactly the same, defective Sony cells exactly two months ago today? CPSC recall notice. It's not a matte…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by spiers69 how many have tried installing Rockbox on their iPods? personally i wont be doing it as mine's still within warranty and i dont want to muck about with it. But it looks pretty interesting. Has anyone got fi…
    in Rockbox Comment by joey October 2006
  • Quote: Originally Posted by purpleshorts "We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the worries," Sony Corporate Executive Officer Yutaka Nakagawa reportedly said, as his laptop burst into flames, bowing ever so slightly with two oth…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by funklord First off, hi all (first post from a lurker). Just like a bunch of you, I've been waiting for the new Macbook Pros to get the Core2 Duo treatment. I have a question about the hard drive options for the 15" …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by sandau http://www.colorwarepc.com/ Really really expensive though... but if you don't mind that, they do an excellent job.
  • I used 2GB of Crucial. To be honest, I haven't heard of any major problems with RAM upgrades.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by tonton Well I'm in the minority again... I'm a straight guy who thinks the blue is just fabulous! It's my favorite of the bunch, though I'm going to get an 80 and a shuffle and not get a Nano at all... My girlfriend …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by FreeState Make that two fags with the black one Better get the blue one And of course everyone knows the black ones are bigger (capacity-wise)... 8)
  • Quote: Originally Posted by shady104 its 2007 and we are actually having this conversation. get what ever color you want and stop worrying if the loser walking next to you thinks ur a fag just cause ur ipod is metallic blue. Exactly... I'm a …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by nyyankees3511 I really wanted the blue one, maybe ill just go ahead and get it. So... you really like the blue one... but you are hesitant to get it because it looks girly? I thought maybe you just didn't like the…