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kaidomac
05-17-2006, 01:28 PM
I've been compiling MacBook info on my website:

macbook.wiredby.com (http://macbook.wiredby.com/)

Lots of links to reviews, photos, cheap parts, and so on. Enjoy! :)

Ender17
05-28-2006, 09:58 PM
nice collection
thanks

Vapor
05-29-2006, 07:08 AM
Wow, very nice collection indeed!

Vapor
06-20-2006, 09:26 PM
Bump, does anybody know if the MacBook's CPU is soldered in? :eek:

IIRC, it is :(

How about the MBP's?

EDIT: both are soldered in :(

Guess I'll wait for legit Merom MB/MBPs

Vapor
06-20-2006, 09:29 PM
Also, the battery, anything better out yet?

Ender17
06-20-2006, 09:31 PM
anyone know if you can add the superdrive later to the base model?

\Karting_freak
06-21-2006, 07:18 AM
do these new macbooks have a feuture like the old g4 when you can switch between songs etc by just moving it a bit? it was first done to protect the hdd from damage from faling, but soon becomed i wounderful feature ;)

Vapor
06-21-2006, 02:00 PM
There are widgets that can do that I believe....

kaidomac
06-22-2006, 02:17 PM
anyone know if you can add the superdrive later to the base model?

I'd imagine so. Keep in mind that the new MacBooks use a different optical drive format - 9.5mm instead of 12.7mm. They are smaller and slower than existing drives (almost all modern laptops use the 12.7mm format). So don't go buy a Pioneer DVR-K06 or something like that because it won't fit. I'd imagine that they will add a faster model (8x) and dual-layer capabilities in the future, so keep an eye out for aftermarket drives like that. A good place to get aftermarket drives is UltraDrives:

http://www.ultradrives.com/