Scheduled Apple repair date

  • July 7th, 2006

I’m happy to close the MacBook discoloration issue with a great deal of good news and to serve as a reference for an isolated number of MacBook users who seemed to have suffered a similar run of bad luck. To serve as a background on the matter: Apple acknowledges that an early batch of MacBooks […]

Apple: Genius Bar reps should have known

  • July 1st, 2006

After what seemed like an eternity, I can now report back with answers directly from Apple concerning the discoloration issue select MacBook owners have endured for the past few weeks. A few days back reports surfaced that Apple did indeed acknowledge that the discoloration on an isolated number of MacBook was due to a manufacturing […]

Apple concedes, discoloration defect

  • June 29th, 2006

After receiving the run around concerning the discoloration of select MacBooks, I am now pleased to relay the announcement that Apple admits yellowing is indeed a manufacturing defect. May 22nd: Receival of a shiny 2.0GHz white MacBook. June 10th: Subtle yellow hue begins to form which I am unable to cleanse with mild soap and […]

MacBook discoloration despite ShieldZone Standard kit

  • June 25th, 2006

I can not express my complete and utter amazement and irritation at this very moment concerning the white Apple MacBook. Exactly 10 days after sharing the discoloration issue select MacBook users were reporting, and 4 days after applying Shieldzones Standard Kit, I am in utter disbelief as I sit here next to the window staring […]

Does Apple acknowledge MacBook discoloration?

  • June 15th, 2006

Over the past few days I followed the support thread on Apple.com regarding the discoloration experienced by early MacBook adopters. Unfortunately, it seems that the machine I use suffers from the same reported issue. After having the machine for approximately 20 days, a considerable amount of yellow / grey discoloration has appeared in and around […]

Recommended Dashboard Widgets

  • June 1st, 2006

Earlier today while browsing digg I stumbled upon a story titled The 9 Best Widgets [OSX Dashboard]. Re-familiarizing myself with OSX, I thought to myself “great, 9 of the best widgets that I should probably consider”. Based on the number of diggs (700+) the post managed to collect, I figured that the list had to […]

Initial impressions of the 2GHz MacBook

  • May 27th, 2006

My initial impression(s) of the MacBook 2GHz Core Duo? Amazing. These machines are very much as capable as their older sibling MacBook Pro’s. With the first revisions of these MacBook already nipping at the Pro’s heels with 2.0 GHz Core Duo’s, the decision as to whether that extra few hundred is really worth the metal […]