OT: MacBook randomly shuts down..

Stephen Barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sat Jan 5 23:29:36 EST 2008

Applecare is different. Also it's 4 years with the 1 yr factory warranty.
I found it to be essential in a MacBook purchase.

A new motherboard alone costs $400. Stuff always happens and 
portables are vulnerable. I've done applecare on all my portables (6) 
since 1998.

>"Since extended warranties are claimed so rarely, the profit margins 
>on them run as high as 40% to 80%, says Marlys Harris, finance 
>editor for Consumer Reports. That can pad a company's bottom line 
>nicely. During 2004, in fact, nearly 100% of Circuit City Stores' 
>and 50% of Best Buy's operating income came from extended 
>warranties, say analysts."


stephen barncard
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