Apple MacBook Pro Model A1286 Declared Vintage – The End Of An Era

It’s hard to believe it’s been over 2.5 years since I wrote about my experience with Apple trying to get my Broken MacBook Pro Hinge fixed. Since that time, my Late 2008 MacBook Pro continued to work flawlessly, most of the time keeping up with the scientific programming I would do in R, Python or Julia. Unfortunately, it […]

Apple Has Earned a Customer for Life

I used to think that when people talked about the “legendary Apple customer service” that there was plenty of hyperbole thrown in for good measure.  Until it happened to me with my broken MacBook Pro hinge.

iPhone 4S: A Worthy Upgrade Clouded By Activation Issues

When the iPhone 4S was announced on October 4th, there was much gnashing of teeth by Apple fanboys and stock market analysts about how this “lackluster” iPhone refresh was going to allow competitors to overtake Apple. That without a re-designed case and bigger screen and more storage and…and…and. All of the rumors (and the subsequent […]

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