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Maybe it was used and the previous owner swapped the dimms.
He is just trolling or he realized his GF was ripped off in her attempt to "spoil" him and is trying to blame someone else out of anger like most of today's youth does. The last time a Macbook came with only 512 GB of RAM was in 2006. Starting 2007, they switched over to 1GB of RAM. Come 2009, the smallest HDD space for the Macbook was 250GB. Simply put, the guy is full of crap.
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Did you all see (assuming I read correctly, looking for source now) that plugging in your Macbook via Thunderbolt to one of the new displays will charge your laptop? That is pretty slick.

edit: Here You need that cable but it's a nice idea. I thought it charged directly through the Thunderbolt cable which would have been much cooler.
That's pretty epic. Less cables!
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I bought a 2.3GHz mini, and popped in 8GB of RAM from newegg for another 50 bucks... All-in-all I'm pretty happy with it; although, I wouldn't have bought it if I didn't have to have one for iOS dev.
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Macbook pro and the Ipad are the only items I like from Apple. Other than those, massive hate. xD
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I bought a 2.3GHz mini, and popped in 8GB of RAM from newegg for another 50 bucks... All-in-all I'm pretty happy with it; although, I wouldn't have bought it if I didn't have to have one for iOS dev.
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http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/08/a...#disqus_thread

Apple stealing other peoples work, and Engadgets classy writers/commentators are of course calling it bogus.

Who wants to bet Apple gets away with a clear violation of a patent word for word copying how the fast boot method, but HTC loses because it turns phone numbers into clickable links that open up the dialer.
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http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/08/a...#disqus_thread

Apple stealing other peoples work, and Engadgets classy writers/commentators are of course calling it bogus.

Who wants to bet Apple gets away with a clear violation of a patent word for word copying how the fast boot method, but HTC loses because it turns phone numbers into clickable links that open up the dialer.
This is full of hypocrisy.

Almost every single computer/motherboard manufacturer is in violation of that patent.

It's also off topic too, but isn't that how all apple threads end up? Off topic trolling and blind hatred?
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This is full of hypocrisy.

Almost every single computer/motherboard manufacturer is in violation of that patent.

It's also off topic too, but isn't that how all apple threads end up? Off topic trolling and blind hatred?
Blind hatred? Looks like you have plenty. Posting worthless crap that is just, you do research to disprove it! I bet you won't!

No such thing as a computer maker using fast boot, that would be Microsoft.
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Blind hatred? Looks like you have plenty. Posting worthless crap that is just, you do research to disprove it! I bet you won't!

No such thing as a computer maker using fast boot, that would be Microsoft.
What is there to disprove?

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A. performing a power on self test (POST) of basic input output system (BIOS) when the system is powered on or reset is requested; B. checking whether a boot configuration information including a system booting state which was created while executing a previous normal booting process exists or not; C. storing the boot configuration information from execution of the POST operation before loading a graphic interface (GUI) program, based on the checking result; and D. loading the graphic user interface (GUI) program.
Microsoft has nothing to do with that, except that they develop the GUI in some cases.

Also, this patent is just around ten years old... so it's quite obvious that this OSS troll did not come up with the idea, nor did LG.
Edited by Usario - 8/8/11 at 3:20pm
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I agree that the lawsuit is completely bogus. Apples don't use a BIOS, nor does it use an autoexec.bat or config.sys. Suing a manufacturer because their systems boot to fast, riiiiight. Just another patent troll who thinks they can get something for nothing.
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