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Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-26-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By southchatham
Happy B-day macbook, 6 years old

My white macbook is 6 years old this summer. This is my everyday computer and she's running sweet. I bought this new and have used it everyday since and have no plans to replace her. I use this...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-14-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,293
Posted By southchatham
Don't worry. That white macbook you have will...

Don't worry. That white macbook you have will last you a long time. I'm still using my 1,1 2006 white macbook.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,321
Posted By southchatham
You should ask him to pay half. Your the child's...

You should ask him to pay half. Your the child's Aunt and should know not to leave your computer where the child could get at it.
Forum: Movies and Video 08-20-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,061
Posted By southchatham
Why would you want it on your desktop? Just for...

Why would you want it on your desktop? Just for quiker access, then just drag the file right onto your desktop.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By southchatham
You just need to learn the new OS. If your trying...

You just need to learn the new OS. If your trying to read windows files you just need to get the proper software. I would suggest iwork. It's like you bought a new diesel car and put unleaded gas...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-16-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By southchatham
Make sure you cycle it fully several times. Also...

Make sure you cycle it fully several times. Also mine only charges 75% to 80% of capacity. Don't worry about this, you'll still get over 3 hours. So don't expect the battery to be perfect for $30 and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-14-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By southchatham
Macbook was introduced in may 2006, so you must...

Macbook was introduced in may 2006, so you must have an ibook. You can replace it but it would be cheaper to just buy an external one.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-14-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By southchatham
You can buy a battery from apple for $130. I...

You can buy a battery from apple for $130. I bought one of the no name batteries off Amazon for less than $30 shipped about 3 weeks ago. It works just fine. My macbook is 5 years old and works fine....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-12-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By southchatham
Use time machine.

Use time machine.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By southchatham
I have 5 year old macbook I use every day. I am...

I have 5 year old macbook I use every day. I am the original owner though.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-09-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,814
Posted By southchatham
Get the new model. Installing ram in the new...

Get the new model.
Installing ram in the new models is easy, you can do it no problem. Buy with 2 gigs and then buy 8 gigs and install it. Don't worry about lion.

Or pay someone to install more...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By southchatham
You can use 1 external drive for 2 macs, I do. I...

You can use 1 external drive for 2 macs, I do. I don't understand the "I don't want to use my macbook pro all the time" statement. Why not? Just use an external monitor, keyboard and mouse if you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,366
Posted By southchatham
Who needs lion? Hard drives are easy to replace...

Who needs lion? Hard drives are easy to replace and external drives can be used if needed. My 5 year old mac will run any program that a brand new mac can run just fine.

Some people just don't...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,366
Posted By southchatham
Looks ok to me. Read the sellers reviews. Nothing...

Looks ok to me. Read the sellers reviews. Nothing wrong with older core duo macs. I am still using my 5 year old macbook. I would look for an original owner selling one that has all the original...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-03-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By southchatham
Second coconut battery, also I don't think you...

Second coconut battery, also I don't think you overpaid.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-02-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By southchatham
Turn off the time and just show the percentage....

Turn off the time and just show the percentage. The time is not usually accurate because is changes dramatically depending on what your doing. Get coconut battery app. It tells you how much capacity...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-02-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By southchatham
For the dock you can just click on the apple (top...

For the dock you can just click on the apple (top left) and highlight dock and make changes there. You can also move it to the left or right also.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-02-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By southchatham
Apple care is really up to you. I never buy...

Apple care is really up to you. I never buy extended warranty's. You still get a 1 year warranty.

Macs are well built; power supply, superdrives etc, are like any other hardware, pc or mac and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-02-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,171
Posted By southchatham
Do you have lion? If so, in general preferences...

Do you have lion? If so, in general preferences their should be a way to turn off auto hiding. I don't have lion so I can't lead you to it. Maybe someone with lion can help more.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-01-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By southchatham
Get the imac and keep the laptop, best of both...

Get the imac and keep the laptop, best of both worlds.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-01-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By southchatham
You don't need applecare. Just go buy it.

You don't need applecare. Just go buy it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By southchatham
This is a better deal, on Cape. Theirs a couple...

This is a better deal, on Cape. Theirs a couple in the cape&Island section. That price is too much for a white macbook. Below is a 15"pro for $675

2008 MacBook Pro 15"...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By southchatham
I'd worry about it not coming home though!

I'd worry about it not coming home though!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By southchatham
Amazon. Their are a bunch selling around $30. I...

Amazon. Their are a bunch selling around $30. I bought this one for $22 plus around $7 for shipping. It works, my computer recognizes it and fits just fine. My first charge was only 75%, second 78%...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By southchatham
I just bought a new battery for $30 shipped for...

I just bought a new battery for $30 shipped for my 2006 macbook. I'm still calibrating it. So far works for about 3 hrs and improving. Time will tell, but hey, only $30.

Get a new battery, it...
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