Immediate Apple ProCare results

  • August 10th, 2006

After being notified that the second white MacBook shell replacement would be released unless a repair was scheduled, I immediately phoned the local store in order to speak to a Genius Room specialist. After speaking with a specialist, I inquired about an approximate turn around time for the repair and received a 2-3 day response. […]

Breathe new life into OS X iChat

  • August 6th, 2006

Following in the footsteps of the previous Breathe new life into OS X Safari post which spurred debates concerning OS X browsers, free vs. paid plugins (extensions), and rendering capabilities, I felt a follow-up post concerning a second regularly used application was in order. An application also of Apple’s own creation distributed with every OS […]

MacBook discoloration saga continues

  • August 1st, 2006

Preface: Do not mistake this post as a sign of negativity towards Apple, Apple computers, the University Village Apple Store, and my handy MacBook. The following is published as proof of the existence of an ongoing issue concerning the white Apple 2.0GHz MacBook which I have had in my possession since 5/22 [read more]. On […]

Due to electromagnetic disturbances

  • July 28th, 2006

Earlier this week, I returned to the U-Village Apple Store in order to place a second order for the same shell replaced due to the yellow discoloration which an isolated number of MacBook users experienced – myself included. The reason for the second repair? An unresponsive trackpad button pinpointed to be caused during the initial […]

Breathe new life into Apple OS X Safari

  • July 16th, 2006

Despite having admitted to relying on Mozilla’s Firefox browser as my preferred browser, I must admit that the beauty and seamless functionality of Apple’s Safari browser is not to be overlooked. Firefox fanatics will continue to wave their arms claiming that their Gecko powered browser has no real competitors due to the extensibility, growing user […]

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 […]