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  1. Yes...I was asking multiple times.:) This is...

    Yes...I was asking multiple times.:)

    This is VERY important to know...since over the years I've experienced many times where my internet speed at the computer end wasn't what it was supposed to...
  2. I have a 17" MacBook Pro with 4 keys not working...

    I have a 17" MacBook Pro with 4 keys not working (or partially working). I bought a used topcase via ebay...so I'm about to do the same project. I've been using an external keyboard most of the...
  3. My guess is...if the keyboard is definitely...

    My guess is...if the keyboard is definitely dead...when you do the 4-key combo of (Shift, Control, Option, Power)...your MacBook is only reacting to the pressing of the Power button (powering...
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    With the eBay batteries I dealt with...I probably...

    With the eBay batteries I dealt with...I probably messed around for a good 2-3 weeks going back & forth with a couple different eBay sellers trying to get things right (including returns & 2nd & 3rd...
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    I didn't go into this earlier...but in addition...

    I didn't go into this earlier...but in addition to questionable quality control of the lower cost batteries (safety & otherwise)...another problem I've run into with the lower cost eBay batteries is...
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    So the "Emoji Guru's" (Unicode Consortium)...the...

    So the "Emoji Guru's" (Unicode Consortium)...the nonprofit organization responsible for determining which emoji get the green light...can say they have their own "Day"!;)

    There are only 365 days...
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    Well that stinks...I guess I'll have to stop...

    Well that stinks...I guess I'll have to stop recommending battery's from OWC to member's outside the United States.

    I'm sure as member krs posted...it's a legal thing. OWC would certainly ship...
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    Hey...might have been a lot of posts in this...

    Hey...might have been a lot of posts in this thread to get to a conclusion. That just shows lots of participation & helpfulness by many members...much appreciated!:)

    - Nick
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    Basically what you're asking is...should you go...

    Basically what you're asking is...should you go with the entry level 27" iMac or the top end model.:)

    As always...you will pay a premium for the top end model. The differences primarily are:
    ...
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    Happy Emoji Day 2019

    In case you didn't know...today (July 17th, 2019) is World Emoji Day.

    Happy Emoji Day:

    30100

    - Nick
  12. Apple Releases New 2019 13" MacBook Pro

    Apple has recently released a new 2019 model 13" MacBook Pro.:)

    Main features are:

    - 8th gen. quad-core CPU
    - Better speakers
    - True Tone Retina Display
    - Touch Bar with Touch ID
    - 3rd gen...
  13. I'm trying to help you find a solution to your...

    I'm trying to help you find a solution to your battery issue:)...I'm certainly NOT trying to be the "Great Debunker".:(

    If you obviously know you can't get 12 hours of battery runtime out of your...
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    It makes perfect sense...you're simply choosing...

    It makes perfect sense...you're simply choosing to ignore what's being presented in this discussion. There is no technical reason this can't be done...it a business decision made by Apple...based...
  15. While this is off-topic for this thread...I had...

    While this is off-topic for this thread...I had to comment.:)

    What is mentioned here is an unending generational cycle ...where older generations think the world is going down the tubes...and they...
  16. If this is the case...then you're really asking a...

    If this is the case...then you're really asking a computer to do what it was never designed to do.

    Your 2009 MacBook with a brand new battery back in 2009 was only supposed to get 5 hours of...
  17. Are you REALLY spending 12 hours/day away from an...

    Are you REALLY spending 12 hours/day away from an electrical outlet in the middle of the Amazon rainforest??;)...or are we talking about spending $1500 just for the convenience of not having to plug...
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    To be very honest...with the way many folks have...

    To be very honest...with the way many folks have cellphone plans with unlimited data...and most phones able to be setup as cellular hotspots...to me it doesn't make a whole lot of sense for anyone...
  19. I think you may be judging Apple a bit harshly. ...

    I think you may be judging Apple a bit harshly. Apple is routinely at the top of many consumer satisfaction survey's (Apple must be doing something right):)...also...how many of Apple's competitor's...
  20. The 2019 MacBook Air has a 3rd generation...

    The 2019 MacBook Air has a 3rd generation butterfly keyboard...it doesn't have the "back to the future" scissor style keyboard that was used before the butterfly keyboard was introduced...and is said...
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    I could probably offer some theories...but let's...

    I could probably offer some theories...but let's consider these things first:

    - All smart companies do focus groups with consumers...sometimes mall intercept survey's...phone survey's...email...
  22. There are pretty much 3 ways to digitize paper...

    There are pretty much 3 ways to digitize paper based photos:

    - Scan them yourself.
    - Take photos of them using your cellphone's camera.
    - Use a photo digitizing service.

    All of these choices...
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    Another way of looking at things is...iPads (in...

    Another way of looking at things is...iPads (in many ways) are really just big iPhones.;) Thus the question could also be rephrased as..."Why can iPhones make a cellular connection to the Net, but...
  24. Good deal...glad you're happy with it. Wanted...

    Good deal...glad you're happy with it. Wanted you to now about the 2019 MBA...just in case.:)

    If you got a good/great deal on the 2018 MBA...I think that "trumps" the improvements of the 2019...
  25. Thanks for all the great details nickyr. The...

    Thanks for all the great details nickyr. The nice thing about the 2018 MBA is the improved display.:) I think before this...the MacBook Air display has been basically the same since about 2010! ...
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