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Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,837
Posted By operaman
In the event of a spill assuming the computer is...

In the event of a spill assuming the computer is still on, turn it off immediately. Then, what you do is remove the battery.

Then take the entire computer apart down to the component level (make...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-26-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By operaman
Definitely 2.5. I love mine. Plus you can upgrade...

Definitely 2.5. I love mine. Plus you can upgrade the RAM to 4 GB no prob. This is a great laptop for the work you do. You will not regret the purchase.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-30-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By operaman
Register it and find out how much warranty is...

Register it and find out how much warranty is left. Really there is no difference if you cannot see a difference. I have a "new" 4,1 and my wife has a refurbished one. There is no difference.

As...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-11-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By operaman
GO MBP. Sorry, but being a PC user that can...

GO MBP. Sorry, but being a PC user that can build, repair, and basically redo anything computer-wise, I need to call it what it is. The iMac is a large LCD with notebook parts behind it. Very nice,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-04-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 54,630
Posted By operaman
Here is the bottom line: Apple is a premium...

Here is the bottom line: Apple is a premium company selling you a premium product at a somewhat inflated price. You are paying more for better quality. However, they do not see fit to include a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-04-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,063
Posted By operaman
Macbook Pro. It is the last of the previous gen...

Macbook Pro. It is the last of the previous gen so all the kinks were worked out. Point of fact on refurbished, I bought one for my wife. Hers did have a problem, but this is Apple we are talking...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-04-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,553
Posted By operaman
Always go with the most computing power for your...

Always go with the most computing power for your money. I realize that is a very PC way of thinking, but in this case makes sense. I like the last gen MBP because it is the last in the line, meaning...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-04-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By operaman
Hang onto it for now. The big change for Macbooks...

Hang onto it for now. The big change for Macbooks and Macbook Pros will come next year when the Nehalem derivative comes out. This will be upwards of 25% faster than current processors, but more...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By operaman
MBP. Discrete graphics (macbook is still...

MBP. Discrete graphics (macbook is still integrated even if it is nvidia), real DVI out (not that new display port thing), TWO firewire ports (400, 800) as opposed to zero. Non-glossy screen.

For...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By operaman
Third option as long as legit licenses are given...

Third option as long as legit licenses are given to you. Plus you will appreciate the hard drive space as it is a pain to replace the MBP hard dive.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By operaman
Macbook Pro because of the dedicated graphics,...

Macbook Pro because of the dedicated graphics, and more horsepower. The RAM speed are nice buzzwords, but the reality is that the difference in speed in RAM between the two is at best negligible....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By operaman
Previous gen MBP. Matt screen, dedicated...

Previous gen MBP. Matt screen, dedicated graphics, and DVI output. Also 2 firewire ports. GO for it, and you will not regret it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-04-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,686
Posted By operaman
It is probably a hard drive or memory problem...

It is probably a hard drive or memory problem which is easily addressable. What is happening OSX is trying to access information and because of either a faulty RAM stick or hard drive is freezing as...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-29-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By operaman
Go with the last gen Macbook pro. You get 2...

Go with the last gen Macbook pro. You get 2 firewire ports as opposed to none on the Macbook, a NON-glossy screen, higher resolution panel at 1440 X 900 compared to 1280 X 800, dedicated 512 MB...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By operaman
Macbook Pro. It has a more powerful graphics...

Macbook Pro. It has a more powerful graphics card, 2 firewire ports (400 and 800), a regular DVI connector as opposed to the new miniport, and a larger, higher resolution LED screen. The memory speed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By operaman
Drop the money for the better processor and the...

Drop the money for the better processor and the backlit keyboard if you will keep it for at least 2 years. You can always upgrade the memory and hard drive later, but the processor is soldered to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By operaman
Simple solution guys. 1 TB drives in external...

Simple solution guys. 1 TB drives in external enclosures are dropping into the 100-150 range. Buy one and hook up the USB. Use Time Machine on a regular basis and you are set. Also, back up important...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By operaman
Why don't you use an external for the time being....

Why don't you use an external for the time being. Use a partitioner to have one part NTFS and the other part FAT32 for the Mac partition. This way you can transfer the information such as MP3's,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By operaman
Call Apple. Deal with them to get all these...

Call Apple. Deal with them to get all these things fixed under warranty. Go ahead and buy the new Macbook or low end Macbook Pro and sell your old Macbook with one year of warranty left to make up...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-09-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By operaman
Paragon makes a program called NTFS for OSX....

Paragon makes a program called NTFS for OSX. Check it out here:

Paragon NTFS for MAC OS X - full read and write access to Windows NTFS partitions under Mac OS X...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-19-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,877
Posted By operaman
Oh well, it still beats the lies and half truths...

Oh well, it still beats the lies and half truths of the Apple Commercials. Really, Windows, and especially Vista is a good operating system, and it irked me that while having a good product in and of...
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