MacBook SuperDrive and Battery Issues may be Related

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Date: Thursday, August 17th, 2006, 12:33
Category: MacBook

Evidence of battery, logic board-related issue Further evidence is appearing that would seem to indicate that at least some SuperDrive issues are related to problematic batteries or logic boards. Readers continue to report improved function after receiving replacement batteries and/or logic boards.

MacFixIt – MacBook and MacBook Pro SuperDrive failure (#3): Evidence of battery, logic board-related issue; PMU resets working for some; mo


Wrap Your Laptop in Sushi

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Date: Thursday, August 17th, 2006, 11:05
Category: Luggage

sushi-sleeve.jpg:For all your savory endeavors, how about a colorful and tasty MacBook cover… (Thanks ^jax)

Sushi is brain food. I guess that’s why Gideon chose this print for a laptop folio. Please do not buy this unlesss you are Gideon. It’s made for gideons laptop and no one elses. if you’d like to wrap your laptop up in it’s own custom cover contact me via the link to the right and I’d be happy to make one just for you .

Saltygal’s Etsy Shop – wrap your laptop in sushi


The Apple Core: More on Merom ship dates

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Date: Thursday, August 17th, 2006, 11:53
Category: The Apple Core

There has been plenty of speculation as to when Apple will upgrade MacBooks and MacBook Pros from the Intel Core Duo (code-named “Yonah”) chips to the faster and cooler Merom (a.k.a. Core 2 Duo) processors.
Initially I heard that Merom was on tap to land in MacBook Pros in time for the holidays – late October or early November. Then last week, DigiTimes reported that the new chip was imminent and that it was expected to turn up in MacBook Pros and MacBooks in September.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


Windows 5x More Expensive than Mac OS X

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Date: Thursday, August 17th, 2006, 10:00
Category: Opinion

How will software pricing affect sales of Apple’s upcoming Leopard and Microsoft’s Vista? Here’s a historical comparison of professional desktop operating systems from both, leading up to a future outlook for how Microsoft’s significantly more expensive platform will affect new computer sales in 2007.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RoughlyDrafted Magazine