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Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-10-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,501
Posted By Blu3
Weird...I plug my gf's 2006 black macbook to my...

Weird...I plug my gf's 2006 black macbook to my 42" Hitachi plasma using a mini display to DVI adapter, then a DVI to HDMI adapter into an HDMI channel on the tv, along with audio jacks from the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-04-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Blu3
Laptops lead to 'toasted skin syndrome'

Interesting:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39490660...ews/?GT1=43001

"CHICAGO Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-28-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Blu3
Any way you can save a couple of hundred more...

Any way you can save a couple of hundred more over a month or two? That way you can get a 2010 15" MBP (2.4Ghz i5) with the 330M card (256MB). You can grab one direct from the apple refurb store...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-28-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Blu3
If you do medium to heavy CAD and photo editing,...

If you do medium to heavy CAD and photo editing, go with the i7. If you do light to medium CAD and photo editing, the 2.4Ghz i5 should do.

In general, the i7 is about ~10%-13% faster than the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-27-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Blu3
Darn it, I'm too late :( I was going to suggest...

Darn it, I'm too late :( I was going to suggest skipping the iMac and iPad for the MBP, since it's mobile and can be used as a desktop in clamshell mode (closed shut) when used with an external...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-27-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By Blu3
I think it was Benjamin Franklin who wrote: ...

I think it was Benjamin Franklin who wrote: "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing".

But that's not exactly how you wrote it.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-27-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,109
Posted By Blu3
I like these: Level8...

I like these:

Level8 (http://www.level8cases.com/?tr=no)

SFBags - WaterField Designs - Laptop Sleeve - TSA Checkpoint Friendly - TSA Good - MacBook Pro - MacBook Air Sleeve - Macbook Air Case -...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-21-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By Blu3
Some on the apple forums have reported problems...

Some on the apple forums have reported problems with NuRam cards.

Try this one instead:

8.0GB (4.0GB + 4.0GB Kit) PC-8500 DDR3... (OWC8566DDR3S8GP) at OWC...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-21-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,519
Posted By Blu3
Or a fire in your living room ;)

Or a fire in your living room ;)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-20-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By Blu3
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Apple...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Apple themselves sell Radeon graphics cards for the 2009 and 2010 MBP's? It seems as if the 330M card is upgradeable...?

In general I do agree with you though...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-20-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By Blu3
I've also been doing lots of research into i5 vs...

I've also been doing lots of research into i5 vs i7. If memory serves me right, I think I caught a compare online that measured the i7 running up to 15 watts more than the i5, depending on usage,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-20-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By Blu3
If you are I recommend the 7k500 from Hitachi.

If you are I recommend the 7k500 from Hitachi.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-20-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,109
Posted By Blu3
Too many options in fact (and companies), which...

Too many options in fact (and companies), which is why nothing ever works right.



I'd rather have optimization right out of the box.



I can't speak for desktops, but when I recently...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-16-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Blu3
Can you carefully pull them out with a pair of...

Can you carefully pull them out with a pair of tweezers?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-16-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By Blu3
Last I heard from the rumor mills, there's...

Last I heard from the rumor mills, there's *supposed* to be a small speed bump before the end of 2010, and next year the big news is the new sandy bridge processors, which many are saying will be a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Blu3
Just want to add that, if you already have a...

Just want to add that, if you already have a newer tv, you may be able to use that as your external display for the macbook pro, and thus no need to spend extra $$ on an external monitor if it's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-15-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By Blu3
This may help: Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When...

This may help:

Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy Your Mac, iPod or iPhone (http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/)
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