Posts Tagged ‘macbook pro’

“Late 2008″ unibody MacBook Pro screen flicker problem

After Apple announced the unibody MacBook Pro about a year ago, I walked into the San Francisco Apple Store that night just to “check them out”, of course, I walked out with one. I’d owned a large number of Apple products and I kindda knew getting one of the first batch of a brand new [...]

“Late 2008″ MacBook Pro display color profile calibration

I spent most morning messing with color profiles of my MBP. The “late 2008″ MBPs come with 2 different panel models so far: 9C84 and 9C85. I have the 9C84, probably because I got mine on the release day. I’m not sure which model is better, but it’s more important to have it calibrated correctly [...]

Initial impressions of new MacBook Pro

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Broke down and walked out from the San Francisco Apple store with a new MacBook Pro, I definitely do not need an upgrade, I got my MBP this Jan. But the unibody is just too sexy, and I have to send in my MBP for repair and I absolutely cannot live [...]

root caused my Leopard wifi problem

Short version: disable and/or remove the JiWire dashboard widget if you have it. Since I got my MacBook Pro with Leopard pre-installed I’ve never had a usable SSH connection. When I worked in the semi-conductor industry I worked over SSH 100% of the time, as the CAD tools only ran on company servers. Now I [...]

New MacBook Pros get dissected, look like old MacBook Pros – Engadget

I couldn’t wait for the update to come out as I badly needed a new laptop, also didn’t want to set everything up twice at the new job. (though next time Migration Wizard might actually work) The changes to the MacBook Pro are minor but nice, not enough to get me to eBay this one [...]