Late 2011 MBP

As I briefly mentioned in my last post, I recently got a new MacBook Pro as an early graduation present to replace my old MBP. Even though it was a brand new computer, I only upgraded a few components when I purchased it – opting to upgrade the remaining items by myself after. This was […]

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NVidia Fail = Apple FTW?!

As the semester was coming to an end, my Macbook Pro fell victim to the Nvidia failure that is common among this generation. I immediately took it to an Apple Certified Repair Center in Binghamton, and was pretty bummed when it wouldn’t fail the test properly to be covered under Apple’s Extended Warranty program. I […]

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Macbook Pro Upgrades

As I’ve mentioned before, I had a whole list of upgrades to make to my MBP, but was waiting for my optibay knockoff to arrive from China. Last week, the package arrived and I finally had all of the parts to complete my upgrades. With two ifixit.com guides opened – one for the optical drive […]