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Yah apparently TN Panels dither between the 262k colors to simulate 16.7 million colors and that must include your MacBook... My research about TN panels agrees with yours, that most panels are TN Panels, especially smaller panels (under 20")
So the MacBooks' 16.7mil colors are "fake?"

That sucks, but at least I don't notice the difference lol
post #32 of 73
do i hear class action suit?
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i have a newer model macbook, i hope i get some $$$ for this. i still love my screen.
    
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I don't know about you guys but in my experience everything they make seams to follow this trend of "Talk the talk but doesn't walk the walk."
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post #35 of 73
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I don't know about you guys but in my experience everything they make seams to follow this trend of "Talk the talk but doesn't walk the walk."
Dunno... For the past 9 months, my MB has exceedingly walked the walk. I hear about all these problems, but I don't see them.

Just like the FF2 complaints. I've heard all about them (crashing, 2GB RAM usage), but I've never experienced a problem.
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Other companies have said the same thing about their monitors and have been sued. Some people just wanted to make a thread about Apple just so they could start up a flame war
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It's funny because most of the Mac users I know revere their Macbooks for its superior color reproduction and excellent image detail/clarity when viewing photos or rendering graphics. They would never use a normal PC monitor as it can't reproduce the image accurately enough.

The Apple placebo effect may be more effective than initially thought.
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It's funny because most of the Mac users I know revere their Macbooks for its superior color reproduction and excellent image detail/clarity when viewing photos or rendering graphics. They would never use a normal PC monitor as it can't reproduce the image accurately enough.

The Apple placebo effect may be more effective than initially thought.
Thats news to me.
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Macs OWN.
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post #40 of 73
Raise your hand if you could tell your MacBook couldn't display that many colors.

Raise your other hand if your eyes can tell the difference between >1 million colors.

Now start clapping your hands together in the air.

Even if you think that you can tell the difference between >1 million colors, and if you even care about the 2-bit difference... your still just applauded Apple.

Technically what they did was illegal and wrong, and I am disappointed that they would do this, but I am glad that it was with this because I'm pretty sure we don't actually need 1 million colors vs 200,000. If there is a significant difference, someone please prove me wrong, REP will come your way :-p
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