Freezing MacBook Keyboards… Just in time for the Christmas Season

More second-tier reporting here. Ars Technica has reported that owners of Apple’s Intel-based MacBooks and MacBooks Pros have found their keyboards freezing spontaneously, and suggested that the problem might have been Leopard. While most Mac fans probably can get such news elsewhere, second-tier reporting here does help some of the fellows who don’t read other […]

Seagate HDDs the cause of your dead MacBooks/MacBook Pros

As this article reports, and I have been saying the same thing for the past 2 years, the Seagate laptop HDDs that are used in the first generation MacBooks and several other earlier Apple laptops/desktops are problem-ridden and generally die despite careful use. While the article singles out Apple, the fact is that other manufacturers […]

Santa Rosa MacBooks

As if Apple is too ashamed to announce it, but they finally released Santa Rosa MacBooks, easily half a year after everyone else. Sometimes I am really amused by some of the decisions Apple makes. So what’s the big deal about these new MacBooks? X3100 integrated graphics, which is Intel’s sad excuse for a “near-gaming-able […]

Brand new Aluminium (silver and black!!) MacBooks in October!!!

I am very very excited about this piece of news. According to 9to5Mac, the same guys whom, with the help of their chinese spies, revealed to the world the shape of the new iPod Nano and the presence of the iPod Touch way before everyone else, Apple is preparing to ship brand new MacBooks in […]

New MacBook Pros this coming Tuesday!!!

Macrumors reported that the new MacBook Pros widely speculated to be available at WWDC (June 11th), will actually be launched earlier this coming Tuesday. If you ask me, I’m putting my money on the MBPs coming out this Tuesday. Don’t know why but I just have that feeling. Hehz.

“MacBook Club President”

Yesterday someone came up to me and asked, “Eh! You are the MacBook Club President right?” Wao. I never knew that MacNUS had an alternative name. Haha crap. However, this little incident also proved how fast the MacBook name caught up with people. Despite so many Mac fans feeling pissed when Steve Jobs announced the […]


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