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Old 06-21-2006, 01:07 AM   #1
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Finally got a new keyboard

Well actually, jsut A keyboard.

before i used my laptop keyboard with an extra screen so i was running two screens. but that made the computer run extremely hot when i was playing games or multi tasking (we're tlaking like four or five broswer windows plus iTunes and usuually ichat or another chat program.

but now that i have this new keyboard and got my mouse replaced a while back, I now run one 21" screen with the external input devices. the computer runs so much cooler now. its nice

i got the standard apple keyboard.



i thought about getting the bluetooth, but decided against it because i didn't like how hot the computer ran when i was using bluetototh with other devices (mouse and phone sync-ing) so i just got the wired one.

I love how it sounds and feels when I type on it, as opposexd to the loud clicking of your standard windows keyboard. not to mention the nice clean look.
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Old 06-21-2006, 08:17 AM   #2
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Old 06-21-2006, 08:57 AM   #3
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Old 06-21-2006, 10:19 PM   #4
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you have a mac, right? and it overheats? cant you just get a few nicer fans for it or is it totally different from a PC in that you cant touch it?
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Old 06-21-2006, 10:40 PM   #5
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Only some of the first Intel dual core Macbook/Macbook Pros had heat issues which are resolved.
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Old 06-22-2006, 08:23 AM   #6
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hehe hey everyone said positive things
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Old 06-23-2006, 01:24 AM   #7
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you have a mac, right? and it overheats? cant you just get a few nicer fans for it or is it totally different from a PC in that you cant touch it?

I have a powerbook laptop and i don't dare attempt to replace those fans.

disclaimer to anyone trashing on macs: it only overheats because it gets used pretty heavily for 7-8 hours a day, and most of that time, its running high res graphics and video


It used to run hotter when i wasa runnig bluetooth connection with my phone and my roomates mouse by about 3 degrees Farenheit all around when i was also rnning graphics/video and I didn't want to put that kind of load on it with a bluetooth mouse, phone and keyboard. in addition to multi tasking, on top of running the 12" laptop screen, the laptop is simultaneously supporting a 21" flat screen monitor. Thats a large part of it i would imagine. as they aren't mirrored. I run a dvd n one creen and work on another.
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Old 06-23-2006, 11:25 AM   #8
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i like how when you move from one hobby to the next, ur sig and avatar change with it.

what happend to the marines?
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Old 06-23-2006, 04:25 PM   #9
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^^^ lol. i think he has the most sig changes i have seen here. its all good tho.
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Old 06-23-2006, 04:51 PM   #10
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Old 06-24-2006, 12:29 AM   #11
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Marines went out the window when my doctor wouldn't write me a waiver letter for having ADHD.
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Old 06-24-2006, 09:53 AM   #12
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that blows, i just had to send all my medical records to the AF, so i can get my medical ceritfication for AFROTC....

im pretty sure ill get certified..hopefully
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Old 06-24-2006, 12:07 PM   #13
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APPLE keyboard FTW. I have the 12" powerbook with the 20" cinema dual display as well. I run the bluetooth keyboard and mouse and absolutely love it. I don't have overheating issues though since I never really do hard graphics or anything of the sort. When I was in the dorms I could be around 10 rooms down and still change the music on my iTunes with the keyboard. It was awesome.
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Old 06-24-2006, 06:03 PM   #14
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nice keyboard...?...

i just bought some water balloons last night... need to take pictures....
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Old 06-25-2006, 07:16 AM   #15
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Cool Keyboard, I love mine with my imac. Which i might sell soon if anyone is intereted. I think I will get a display and keyboard for my new macbook.
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