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  • Well that was another waste of my time speaking to the manager. I have had to accept the repair but did say I will inspect it and they had better be repairing it in tip top condition. I seem to have absolutely no power. The guy was still going on ab…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Mr. H Things seem to work a bit differently in Australia than to here in the UK. Can you not send the machine back directly to Apple? When I got my first MacBook, the screen bezel was warped slightly so that it came aw…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by iPeon Seems to me Nextbyte is the one who is responsible here. The second repair center not knowing the condition that Nextbyte received your MacBook now assumes it is you who damaged your MacBook. Take it back to N…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Poppet Hi there, I haven't had my macbook long. I am a switcher to and its my first. I am loving it and definately don't want to go back to windows. For what I do it's great. Probably going to get into more of imovi…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Karelia Working at an Apple Specialist, maybe I can help here. Although I totally agree with you, the service provider may not be able to do anything about it. Whenever I go to order parts, like a top case or a logi…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by fuzz_ball Was it a new "refurbished" model? Where did you buy it? New from Apple direct with student discount
  • Quote: Originally Posted by l33r0y I would suggest you stress that the cosmetic things you mentioned were not caused by use or misuse by yourself, but they were there from a brand new machine. They may be assuming the faults are wear and tear …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by 71cooper I love how technology advances so fast. That $700 camera is now about $400(or less). That's one of the reasons that I think I'll stick to something easliy replaceable when HD cameras become just a bit more aff…
  • I've just been looking around and it seems the Canon HV10 has taken a huge price drop in the US. I am wondering how long it would be before the price drop happens here. Anyone know what prompted the price drop. They have both the HV10 and HV20 over …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Blues Please read the article I linked to, the truth is a hacker may even not notice your SSID is hidden when cracking his/her way into your network. Sorry overlooked the link. Cheers J
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Blues Wireless network works over radio, everything that works over radio is unreliable by definition. Sure, using your laptop in the backyard is convinient over wireless - but go wireless only if you cant go wired. Do…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by AquaMac This is exactly why I would never use a wireless network at home. I have a wired router with a built in firewall, and no worries. Wireless networks are inherently easier to hack into. Good luck. I couldn't a…
  • Hi ya, Can I quickly ask what santa rosa is. I know its the type of processor and the macbook has just been updated but what is the difference and the name that I would know it by? Core 2 Duo? Cheers J
  • Not really. We are renting and want to have access to tunes and also use the macbook to watch dvd's. Regards Poppet
  • Quote: Originally Posted by troberts I do not know what he meant by that. I have had my iBook for 3.5 years and I have had no problems with it so I think a Mac is an excellent investment. Even though the MacBooks, which you are still decidi…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by teedoff087 Exposé + Active Screen Corners = Lifesaver. Just got my first macbook and finding my way around in between kids napping and making dinner. I want more time. Any how what is Expose and active corners. Sorry
  • I just bought my macbook from the apple store. If I had gone to Myers the same day I made my decision I wouldn't have got the latest model. I feel lucky as I actually ordered the old model yet they shipped the new one to me as the order was still op…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Bergermeister Welcome! To answer your question, I assume you mean the fonts under the icons on the desktop. For this, click on your desktop and then go to the menu bar and click on VIEW. Come down to SHOW VIEW OPT…
  • Hi ya, I am trying to get this file format thing sorted in my head again. Thanks for your first response. I have looked and I can see my pc is using the NTFS format and my hard drive is using FAT 32. Does this mean that if I back up my pc t…
  • Besides Apple have pissed me off. I have been waiting for a true widescreen ipod so I can watch movies and recorded tv but no they bring it out in a phone which we can't get for a year over here. It sucks. I shall keep watching all the special…