Is now a good time to buy a mac?

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  1. lordcoca

    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    My old ibook is running on it's last legs, I was considering buying one of the new macbooks but I have no idea what goes on in the mac world. Are they going to update the computers anytime soon? New OS? I was thinking of taking advantage of the student discount and ipod deal should I go ahead and take the plunge? :cool:
     
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    Now is a good time as any. I think they are clearing up that discoloration issue with the macbooks. How old is your iBook? G3? G4?
     
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    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    It's a g4 that's seen better days :hsd:
     
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    i hope to take my G4 1.33 ibook for atleast 3-4 years, my imac for 5.
     
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    Did you drop it or something? Whats wrong with it?
     
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    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    Lots of shit. The keys on the top left of the keyboard stick because of spilled sprite, the plug doesn't charge 90% of the time because it's been hit so many times, I get a question mark in a box for a few seconds every time I boot up which I know isn't a good sign, the hard drive makes loud whirring sounds sometimes which it never did before, it no longer sleeps - if I try sleeping keeps booting up then going back to sleep - or it'll just shut down, the left speaker doesn't work sometimes, only one of the usb ports still works consistently :hsd:

    It's never been dropped though :bigthumb:
     
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    :eek3: Holy shit! Thats insane. If you ever decide to get rid of it i'd still give you a few bucks for it once you get your new one.
     
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    I would wait till after augest or sept or whenever WWDC is.. you never know, they could annouce some stuff.
     
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    I won't upgrade til Adobe gets Creative Suite running natively on the Intel chip. Then I'll get a new tower.
     
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    I'd wait until they put the Merom chips in them. :) I wish I would have wated, but oh well.
     
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    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    What are merom chips and when will they be added?
     
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    if you're a studnt ou can get an ipod free too
     

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