The Apple Core: MacBook RAM grease

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Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, 11:54
Category: The Apple Core

This picture cropped up from a MacBook user claiming that it’s thermal grease that leaked onto his RAM strips.

…the thermal grease applied to the internal components has leached into the RAM slots on my motherboard and have ‘soiled’ the DIMM’s with thermal grease.

Apple notebook users get anxious over pictures like this because of the whole thermal grease over-application fiasco that plagued the MacBook Pro back in May 2006.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


Fujitsu to Recall 287,000 Sony Batteries

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Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, 09:42
Category: Uncategorized

TOKYO (XFN-ASIA) – Computer maker Fujitsu will recall 287,000 battery packs for laptop computers made by Sony Corp, Fujitsu said.’The company is recalling all the batteries that were named by Sony in its voluntary replacement program,’ a Fujitsu spokeswoman said.Sony offered last week to replace all potentially hazardous batteries it has made.On Friday, Fujitsu announced that it would exchange battery packs used in its FMV notebook computers, although no malfunctions had been reported with them. At the time it did not say how many batteries it expected to recall.

Japan’s Fujitsu to recall 287,000 Sony batteries –


Intel: Let Apple Be Apple

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Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, 09:25
Category: Intel

Intel is cool with Apple keeping its entire user experience to a closed platform despite its underlying complexities, at least according to Eric Kim of Intel’s Digital Home Group. He told reporters at the CEATEC exhibition in Japan that “Clearly, Apple’s orientation is to deliver the best possible user experience from end to end by being closed. That’s what they do, and they are very, very good at it.” He went on to say: “We have a little motto inside Intel: ‘Let Apple, be Apple.’ We are happy to serve them,” he said.

Infinite Loop: Intel says “Let Apple be Apple”


Five Ways Apple Will Change Your TV #1

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Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, 00:17
Category: Opinion

Why Apple Will Change TV presented similarities between the iPod and iTV, and introduced how Apple is poised to add value to existing content using the iTV in much the same way that the iPod added value to CD and MP3 music collections. Here’s the first of Five Ways Apple Will Change Your TV.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RDM