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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
They had this problem a few years ago and clearly...

They had this problem a few years ago and clearly they addressed it. That doesn't obligate them to fix it this time though.

Would the Apple Store fix a problem that Apple Inc doesn't consider a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
The internet is anonymous to a certain degree but...

The internet is anonymous to a certain degree but not completely so. In a forum, one can check posting history. In many cases, posters aren't anonymous.

I frequently get answers to information...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
I understand that experiences will vary from...

I understand that experiences will vary from store to store. I also understand that businesses will generally be more willing to help you out if you will be sending them more business in the future....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
We're only talking ten degrees C here. I have a...

We're only talking ten degrees C here. I have a Pentium 4 laptop that crashes after 20 minutes of use and that's not even at load.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
Obviously Apple doesn't consider it a problem as...

Obviously Apple doesn't consider it a problem as they're shipping these machines. I've had my share of hot laptops from other vendors as well. What I'd like to do is to see if I can make the current...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
> BTW, it also applied to you as some of your...

> BTW, it also applied to you as some of your responses were quite rude
> borderline acceptable.

I'll have to work on that. I just reread the thread and thought that I was pretty controlled in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
> Here is your simple answer... > Call your...

> Here is your simple answer...

> Call your Apple store and ask them. No one here can tell
> you the answer. I'm no sure why you continue to belabor
> the point when you could just pick up the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
I have five laptops. And I work with a lot of...

I have five laptops. And I work with a lot of people with multiple high-end and midrange laptops. I also understand computer architecture and follow TDP ratings of processors and chipsets. I've...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
> If you're going to use big words, at least have...

> If you're going to use big words, at least have the decency to use them
> properly so that those who don't understand can look it up.

Non sequitur.

> Since you have such great English...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
Clearly you didn't understand what I wrote. And...

Clearly you didn't understand what I wrote. And clearly Apple, the corporation, doesn't care as they're shipping machines as they are. What I asked is if the Apple Store would reapply the thermal...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
I really could care less how Apple feels about...

I really could care less how Apple feels about it. Clearly they don't care as they continue to sell laptops without an efficient application of thermal paste. My question was will the Apple Store...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-19-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
There was a rather long thread on the thermal...

There was a rather long thread on the thermal paste issues here a month or two ago with at least one user taking his MBP apart and reapplying the paste with a 10 degrees C drop in operating...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-18-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 29,917
Posted By mmoy
Do you have an Intel Mac or a PowerPC Mac? I've...

Do you have an Intel Mac or a PowerPC Mac? I've built compiler and code optimized Firefox kits that run well on my MBP. I'm wondering if I should do the same with Camino.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-18-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,591
Posted By mmoy
Will Apple Stores redo thermal paste?

I have a 2.2 Ghz MacBook Pro and the fan comes on and the left side of the laptop gets pretty warm. I read about the thermal paste issue a while ago but
bought one for our son for college.

Can I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-14-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By mmoy
Memory and disk can always be changed later as...

Memory and disk can always be changed later as they come down in price.
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 08-14-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By mmoy
Question on Altivec and GCC

I have some SSE2-optimized image routines and was wondering if they would run on Altivec if building with Universal Binaries. What I would hope for is automatic translation of SSE2 instruction using...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-14-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By mmoy
I opened it up as much as I could and was only...

I opened it up as much as I could and was only able to take out the clear plastic part. I couldn't figure out how to remove the metal and plastic housing around the CPU and I didn't feel like taking...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-14-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By mmoy
I had a similar decision over the MBP 2.2 or 2.4....

I had a similar decision over the MBP 2.2 or 2.4. I went with 2.2 and performance is fine. Kids like it for playing games (Windows on Boot Camp).
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-14-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By mmoy
Camino is a Mozilla variant, so yes, Firefox...

Camino is a Mozilla variant, so yes, Firefox extensions should be supported.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-14-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By mmoy
Camino is mozilla based but has a much better...

Camino is mozilla based but has a much better look and feel. I use Firefox for now as I use several operating systems and I like the same interface across Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

I tried...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-14-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By mmoy
At the local Apple store, I had to bring my son...

At the local Apple store, I had to bring my son and he had to show his university id.

Note that there's also the education discount (not as good as the college deal) and being on a school board,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-13-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By mmoy
I just got back from the Apple Store to exchange...

I just got back from the Apple Store to exchange an iPod (for a bigger size) and asked them about it and they said that it was probably dust on the fan. I'll take the thing apart tonight and take a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-13-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By mmoy
Very noisy fans

Our PowerMac G5 1.8 Ghz got noisier and noisier with fan noise and I was wondering if that was normal or if it indicates a problem. It has been turned off since we bought the MacBook Pro but it would...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,975
Posted By mmoy
If you have the money, get a MBP, a Dell 24 inch...

If you have the money, get a MBP, a Dell 24 inch monitor, bluetooth kb/mouse. You can then choose whether you want to use both monitors or just the 24 incher. My home desktop has dual monitors and my...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-08-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,768
Posted By mmoy
That worked! thanks

That worked!

thanks
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