If it wasn't bad enough that to have processor and CPU whine, poor Airport reception and solar ambient temperatures, it appears that some early MacBook Pro batteries are now failing.
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The TomTom GO 300 (MSRP US$499) is an economical Mac-compatible portable GPS receiver. If you're looking for a GPS receiver for you car that costs less than a mortgage payment, then the GO 300 is worthy of a look.
There's a theory making the rounds that the MacBook Pro's high temperatures are attributed to a misapplication of "thermal grease" that's applied to the CPU and GPU chips during the manufacturing process.
Apple's lawyers are apparently at it again as iPod enthusiast site iPod Garage has announced that it will "voluntarily" change its name to iProng next week.
I can deal with the fact that the 17-inch MacBook Pro has some features that the 15-inch model doesn't have (FireWire 800, 8x double-layer burner) but I am baffled by Apple's pricing model for the MBP17 nicknamed "riot shield."
Without the fanfare of a keynote address or even a media event, Apple yesterday announced the MacBook Pro 17-inch.
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This week's pseudo-theme of Mac maintenance reminds me of a story. Back during the Internet bubble when I was a principal at a Web development shop, a customer called my partner and asked him if her computer had enough "meggers." That term still brings a smile to my face.