Category Archives: Personal

IBM ThinkPad Warranty – The things I didn’t know!

Last night I accidentally tripped over my audio cable, which at the time was connected to my laptop. So I broke my audio input… When I plugged the cable in the laptop speakers were still playing and no signal was delivered to my 2.1 sound system.

Next time I will try not to leave my cable laying on the ground … finally something went wrong with my ThinkPad…. I did it! I finally succeeded in hurting it.

So, the next morning I took it to the IBM Support Center to fix the problem. They took a look at the box, asked for the warranty. After 5 minutes or something, someone from the support told me that if the laptop was spilled with watter, coffee or something else… my warranty would not matter. I will have to pay like $700.00 + something else I didn’t get.

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XX reasons why I love my ThinkPad

1. It is a dark black box, no too heavy but heavy enough to hurt someone seriously if you hit him. (Self defence only or some annoying guy at the coffee machine).

I love my ThinkPad

2. Even though my girlfriend hates it and tried to “accidentally” jump on it… she has not succeeded yet. Next time she sees it in the bed she will “gently embrace it”, with her feet.

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The things I got used to in my everyday life

For long time I have been thinking what are the things that I use the most in my every day life. Here is the list:

IBM ThinkPad R52

My primary workstation, my one and only PC (for the moment)… P M 750(1.86GHz), 1.5GB RAM, 60GB 5400rpm HD, 15in 1400×1050 LCD, 64MB ATI Radeon X300, CDRW/DVDRW, Intel 802.11abg wireless, Bluetooth/Modem, 1Gb Ethernet, UltraNav, Secure chip, IEEE 1394, Fingerprint reader, 6c Li-Ion batt, WinXP Pro.

IBM ThinkPad R52

I take it everywhere I go… on my weekends on some mountain hill, on the beach. I travel a lot so my ThinkPad goes where I go… even in my bed (my girlfriend hates the damn black box, but what can I do…).

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