Just call me Mr TypeALot…

20 Aug

Incredible. The coating on my MacBook pro is pretty worn (where I hold my hands) but today the Command key broke in two? I sure use it a lot, but since MacBook Pro is a favorite with programmers, shouldn’t the keyboard handle our everyday usage?

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Update 1: 15 minutes to wait for Applecare support. Hmm…
Update 2: AppleCare says this is not covered. Suggests calling an authorized service partner
Update 3: Last 40 minutes I have tried both Eplehuset and Humac (the two suggested partners) and none of them answers the phone.
Update 4: Finally got through to Humac. They said I’d have to hand them my machine or they could send a service technician to my house. If that isn’t overkill I really don’t know what is…
Update 5: Eplehuset finally answered the phone and said “sure, no problem. we’ll fix that for you.” They’re officially my Apple Heroes!

20 August 2008 at 7:57 pm

3 Responses to Just call me Mr TypeALot…

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    raghavendra 15 September 2008 at 8:15 pm #

    how did u do that flex 3d effects in flexstore example which u showed in video demo can we create the same thing as u did

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    Jensa 16 September 2008 at 4:59 am #

    Hi Raghavendra,
    Not sure what video you are talking about? Can’t remember to have done anything with the FlexStore example?

    J

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    a.sindl 21 February 2009 at 3:57 pm #

    I’m also a programmer and I ‘m planning to switch from the Vista to mac and especially wanted to buy MacBook Pro. But I abondoned the idea, thx u saved my time and money.
    My keyboard should also handle my everyday usage and i don’t want to have a key broken in two one day before a project deadline.That would be a great problem for me.
    I hope u get ur key repaired as soon as porssible.

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