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Update on the Macbook Pro Battery

thumbs up, originally uploaded by TheTruthAbout…. So a few weeks ago I told you about my “compatible” cheap-o Macbook Pro battery.. Here’s how it’s going.. Really well. After several cycles, I’m getting around 3 hours a charge, which seems to me is about what I was getting with the genuine Read On..

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Trying an aftermarket Macbook Pro battery

Recently, my 15-month old Macbook pro battery just hasn’t been up to its former glory. I’ve watched helplessly as the battery run time has dropped to the point where now it’s around 20 minutes and still dropping. Replacing batteries is a fact of life with a laptop, though 15 months Read On..

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The Mac experience

Jay Moonah explains why he isn’t getting a mac. Good for him, be your own mind and make your own decisions. I’d still greatly respect Jay if he told me he was getting a Commodore-64. It seems that no one can make a compelling argument to sway Jay, and while Read On..

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Being Sucked in

Yep, the Apple upsell is in full force over here.. I went mouse shopping with really simple criteria : Bluetooth and more than one button. I cam back with the Mighty Mouse. Which I initially didn’t want because it “seemed strange”.. two minutes after starting to use it, my other Read On..

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Here we go..

This is the first blog entry I do with my new Macbook Pro. The transition has started. I think the hardest part will be getting used to the trackpad. I’ve always been a big fan of the trackpoints on Thinkpads , and I keep reaching for it. Not too much Read On..

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February is looking better

I’m almost finished wading through the big pile of crap commonly called January. The month of Feburary is looking much better! I’ve got some great things to look forward to: My NEW (not refurb’d) Macbook Pro will arrive, and my transition to a more creative platform will progress. I’m going Read On..

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Darn

So after much anticipation, my macbook pro finally arrived today. Opened the box, lovely machine, powered it up, and heard the Apple chime combined with a high-pitched noise. Uhoh. The noise is loudest when the brightness is on full, sorta goes away as I turn it down. Bleah. Called Apple. Read On..

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Finally pulled the trigger

Yep. All I have to do is pay for it. Shipping will take 3-4 days.. This is going to be a long wait…

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Microsoft, Vista and AMD

In the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to point out that I didn’t get a free laptop from Microsoft and AMD – but if I did , I’d tell you honestly how it would influence my planned (wished for…) purchase of a Macbook Pro.. – I’m just that kind Read On..

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