MacBook HDD Acess Door (Pictures)

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Date: Thursday, May 18th, 2006, 11:07
Category: MacBook

I got the opportunity today to pick up three new Black MacBooks. Here’s some photos, specifically of the bottom battery access panel where the RAM and HD access are located.
The metal “L” shaped cover has TINY safety screws that don’t come loose so they can’t be lost. The hardest part is getting a very small screwsdriver at the correct angle to open the access panel.
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Contributed by: Chuck Freedman


The Apple Core: SMC Firmware Update breaks MBP temperature apps

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Date: Thursday, May 18th, 2006, 11:54
Category: The Apple Core

If you’re using a utility like Jonathan Pepin’s CoreDuoTemp v0.6 or Dr. Marcel Bresink’s Hardware Monitor 3.6 to keep tabs on the CPU temperature you’ll be disappointed to find out that Apple’s recently released SMC Firmware Update breaks these applications on the MacBook Pro.
The good news is that it may fix MBP overheating…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.