Tag: Macbook

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Apple has been much maligned but I don’t know it is a pretty cool customer service company. At 5pm, we discover the trackpad doesn’t work on a MacBook. Fire up the apple store app on the iPhone and make a 730pm appointment. It’s a four year old Mac so out of warranty. Most companies could…

Macbook Air multitouch, remote disc and superdrive

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OK some quick things on using a Macbook Air: * “Superdrive”:http://www.engadget.com/2008/01/15/the-macbook-air-superdrive/ is a USB drive, but amazingly it only works with the Macbook Air. I don’t really understand that as it is just a USB device. Belongs in the, that’s crazy. Now of course, I don’t plan to use it anywhere else, but why did…

MacBook Pro refresh

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Hurray, now that the hardware is updated, its time to buy. There are lots of incremental improvements, but the biggest news is the LED-backlight in the 15.4″ and the upgrade to 1920×1200 on the 17″. Drool, drool. Also, you can now get a 250GB hard drive and 4GB of memory, so they are getting closer…