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Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By traded
I think the largest factor is whether you plan on...

I think the largest factor is whether you plan on using an external monitor with it. If you do, then yes you will probably want the externals. If, however, you stick with the laptop monitor as your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-07-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By traded
Quite possibly the lease helpful title to a...

Quite possibly the lease helpful title to a thread. Maybe "hey" or "?" would rival it for least informative.. but kudos my friend. :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By traded
-well, now that you mention it, we do tend to go...

-well, now that you mention it, we do tend to go through a lot of machines. usually though, its hard drives that fail not logic boards as in my case. Applecare is NEVER a question around here.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By traded
logic boards failing: is it me?

Hey guys,
So im a little frustrated. I was just told by the genius bar dude that my 6month old unibody 2.66 15in mbp needs a new logic board. This is my Third Macbook Pro in a row that needs a new...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-05-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By traded
I'm fairly sure the max ram on this model is 3gig...

I'm fairly sure the max ram on this model is 3gig (based on the graphics card the post mentioned).
I'm still not sure whether 2 matched sticks of 1gig is better or worse than a 2gig and a 1 gig,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-08-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By traded
Does CNet have an Anti-Mac bias?

So what do you think? Does CNet have an anti-mac bias? I know the reader base tends to be a little more on the PC side but what about the organization? I'm thinking particularly of their reviews and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By traded
Though its unfortunate that you have this issue,...

Though its unfortunate that you have this issue, its reassuring that im not the only one. Thank you.
Have you checked with applecare or the genius bar people?
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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By traded
so the screen stutters when this happens. its...

so the screen stutters when this happens. its what you would imagine happening with the framerate dropping suddenly.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By traded
Question 8600 graphics card issue?

Hi guys,
I just got a new middle spec 15.4 inch MBP and am noticing the oddest thing.
The graphics card seems to drop off every 44s for a second or so. this is noticeable when viewing a video and...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-20-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By traded
umm, I had the same issue. Did you go through...

umm, I had the same issue. Did you go through the entire voicemail call? After its over, the visual voicemail is back. No joke :)
D
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-20-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 26,566
Posted By traded
3GS "charging not supported with this accessory

Hey guys,
So I love my 3GS but I'm having this weird issue.
When charging through my laptop, I sometimes get the error "charging not supported with this accessory". This is odd as I'm using the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-16-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By traded
Boot Camp requires a restart, Parallels etc run...

Boot Camp requires a restart, Parallels etc run the two OS's in....well "parallel". I have had bad experiences with parallels and the like as they cannot seem to take full advantage of the system...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-16-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By traded
"little bit of gaming" I think your choices are...

"little bit of gaming"
I think your choices are defendant on exactly how much you mean by "little bit" and how pretty you want things to look.
Matlab should be fine but its such a powerful...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-06-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By traded
Just curious, which programs? I'm surprised...

Just curious, which programs? I'm surprised because most of these types of programs were initially written for Unix machines and are even more compatible with Macs than PC's. I'm thinking of Matlab...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-02-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By traded
hmm, do you know the applecare situation on the...

hmm, do you know the applecare situation on the MBP? The link said its 12 months old. I wonder if the time to purchase the extended support has lapsed. If so, I would go for the MB.
Aside from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-02-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By traded
just a thought, but are you using Onyx or any...

just a thought, but are you using Onyx or any such tool to "clean" your system? Maybe this is clearing user defined preferences.
d
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By traded
I understand not having the funds to purchase...

I understand not having the funds to purchase Applecare right away but other than that there is absolutely no difference whether you buy it on day one or day 365 after purchase. Both options buy you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By traded
WOW! Applecare is a must in my...

WOW! Applecare is a must in my view....especially with a laptop. It doesn't take a "flaming idiot" to end up with faulty parts that fail a year or two into the life of your machine. I have owned...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-14-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By traded
that doesn't sound right at all. Call Apple Care...

that doesn't sound right at all. Call Apple Care and please report back what they say. I sincerely doubt (and hope) they will tell you to just live with it.
d
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-06-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By traded
any ideas anyone? Guesses are ok :)

any ideas anyone? Guesses are ok :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-06-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By traded
It's a really easy choice to me. If the price...

It's a really easy choice to me. If the price difference is not an issue you simply have to go pro. The pro will stay at a competitive level (for future needs that are bound to come up) for many...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By traded
Duplicate Recent Items

I just noticed this oddity. Most of my recent items are duplicates. The most recently used ones are not duplicated. Any ideas? Im totally puzzled.
Thanks
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-31-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By traded
In my view, you don't need any of the upgrades...

In my view, you don't need any of the upgrades for what you intend on doing....
d
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-25-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By traded
Geez guys. The guy has a reasonable dilemma and...

Geez guys. The guy has a reasonable dilemma and he wants us to make him feel ok about paying a little more for a much better machine.

I have used a few Sony machines (two laptops and a desktop)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-25-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,213
Posted By traded
The link MYmacROX provides is interesting and...

The link MYmacROX provides is interesting and certainly indicates that 3-unpaired is far better than 2-paired but I wonder if this effect is linear...that is, would the improvement form 4-paired to...
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