Apple hardware never fails

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Rave
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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by Rave » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:48 pm

Bored?

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by LoopStationZebra » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:57 pm

hateful lies.
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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by inmazevo » Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:13 pm

We'll see if this fixes it:
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20045613-263.html

Wish I had the new one. My work got me the last model about 2 weeks before the new ones came out.
I could have had a quad... arghhh...

Ah well, it's a free computer. :-)

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by savis » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:50 pm

I have IPOD touch 16 GB. The date changed automatically and couldn’t change it at all. The time zone is selected correctly but the time is still incorrect. Any solution?

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by loydb » Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:51 pm

Anyone who thinks computers never fail hasn't used them very much for very long. The difference is in how the company handles failure.

I've had Dell laptops die. I've had HP laptops die. In both cases, it took weeks to deal with, and the customer service process was so horrible that I vowed I'd never buy another laptop from them again.

A couple of weeks ago, the hard disk on my wife's MacBook Pro died. I made the first support phonecall at 8 AM on a freaking Saturday morning. Six hours later, I left the Apple store with a new hard disk installed and a couple of iPad 2's as well.

Six hours.

By the end of the day, Time Machine had flawlessly and perfectly restored everything to the MBPro, resulting in a total data loss of everything that had happened between 6 AM (the snapshot time) and 8 AM when it crashed -- basically, she lost 2 hours of web browsing cookies.

So yeah, Apple hardware fails, just like everyone else's. The difference is what happens afterward.
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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by twisted-space » Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:05 pm

And I had a screen go faulty on a dell XPS, and had an engineer at my home the next morning to replace it.

3 year next day on site, cheaper than 3 year applecare as well.


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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by headquest » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:27 pm

twisted-space wrote:And I had a screen go faulty on a dell XPS, and had an engineer at my home the next morning to replace it.

3 year next day on site, cheaper than 3 year applecare as well.


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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by loydb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:15 pm

You never owned an Optiplex then. Google it.
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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by twisted-space » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:36 am

loydb wrote:You never owned an Optiplex then. Google it.

I have an optiplex 160 sff running win 7 as my media center/server.

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by savis » Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:54 pm

My Dell Latitude LCD cracked to my dismay when it fell down over a fluffy bed.

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by twisted-space » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:06 pm

Perhaps your miracle mineral supplement could fix it.

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Re: Apple hardware never fails

Post by H20nly » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:59 pm

loydb wrote:Anyone who thinks computers never fail hasn't used them very much for very long. The difference is in how the company handles failure.
well that's easy.

you just send an update through the jukebox app.

wait

what? 8O
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