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Taiyanggu SATA to SATA 9.5mm Hard Disk Drive External Enclosure for Apple MacBook Optical Bay Laptop
Taiyanggu SATA to SATA 9.5mm Hard Disk Drive External Enclosure for Apple MacBook Optical Bay Laptop
Offered by Taiyanggu
Price: $9.88

4.0 out of 5 stars It went in easily and seems to be working OK, August 24, 2016
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I bought this for a unibody 15 inch MacBook Pro, to replace a defective one from a different manufacturer. It went in easily and seems to be working OK, except that the optical drive has three mounting screws, while this product only has provision for two, allowing the inboard end to flap up and down. This is mitigated somewhat by the Wi-Fi assembly, which acts to clamp it down almost completely. But there is still some play at the end where the connecting cable is. In time it is possible that the connector could get worked out of its socket.


ZXUY Hard Drive Caddy Tray for Apple Unibody MacBook / MacBook Pro 13 15 17 SuperDrive (Replacement Only)
ZXUY Hard Drive Caddy Tray for Apple Unibody MacBook / MacBook Pro 13 15 17 SuperDrive (Replacement Only)
Offered by Emmanuel US
Price: $7.39
13 used & new from $6.50

2.0 out of 5 stars Worked OK for a while, August 24, 2016
Worked great for a couple of years, then the hard drive started giving errors. Then it wouldn't write. Hard to believe it was the enclosure, since there are almost no electronics in it. So I blamed the drive. But after reformatting and re partitioning the drive, it still didn't work in the caddy, but it worked fine in an external enclosure. Then I observed some corrosion on the circuit board of this caddy tray, so I replaced it with a Taiyanggu SATA to SATA 9.5mm Hard Disk Drive External Enclosure for Apple MacBook Optical Bay Laptop. Fired it up, expecting the same and I was stunned to find everything as it should!


Zettaguard 4K x 2K 4 Port 4 x 1 HDMI Switch with PIP and IR Wireless Remote Control, HDMI Splitter Switcher Hub Port Switches (ZW410)
Zettaguard 4K x 2K 4 Port 4 x 1 HDMI Switch with PIP and IR Wireless Remote Control, HDMI Splitter Switcher Hub Port Switches (ZW410)
Offered by CyberVision Electronics
Price: $45.99
2 used & new from $39.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, June 27, 2016
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Works as described. PIP is particularly well implemented. Lights are very bright, so I taped over them.


Twisted Veins Three (3) Pack of (1.5 ft) High Speed HDMI Cables + Right Angle Adapter and Velcro Cable Ties (Latest Version Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return)
Twisted Veins Three (3) Pack of (1.5 ft) High Speed HDMI Cables + Right Angle Adapter and Velcro Cable Ties (Latest Version Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return)
Offered by SPN Performance
Price: $8.33

5.0 out of 5 stars Right angle adapter didn't work, but cables are great., June 20, 2016
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So still good value.


Key Power Laptop Battery for Apple A1382 A1286 [Core i7 Macbook Pro 15 inch] - [Compatible with Early 2011 Late 2011 Mid 2012] and 18 Month Warranty [7200mAh/78Wh]
Key Power Laptop Battery for Apple A1382 A1286 [Core i7 Macbook Pro 15 inch] - [Compatible with Early 2011 Late 2011 Mid 2012] and 18 Month Warranty [7200mAh/78Wh]
Offered by Tii Trading Inc
Price: $109.99
3 used & new from $55.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars went in fine, worked great, April 26, 2016
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Bought in June of 2015, went in fine, worked great. By early 2016 it had swelled up to the point that the track-pad was unclickable.


Leuchtturm Whitelines Link Black Medium Dots
Leuchtturm Whitelines Link Black Medium Dots
Offered by Hyatt's All Things Creative
Price: $21.00
10 used & new from $21.00

5.0 out of 5 stars High quality design and execution, March 9, 2016
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For years I used the Whitelines Wire Black A5 Squared 70-sheet notebooks, but I can no longer find those on Amazon. I was so accustomed to them from daily use that when I could no longer find them I was irked, and primed to find fault with any substitute.

But this product has won me over. It looks and feels more elegant, it is cheaper per page (at 250 pages), and the pages are numbered. Although it is not wire-bound, it still lies perfectly flat.

I am conflicted about the tiny dots instead of the squares, but I will probably end up preferring them. So despite my affection for the wire-bound Whitelines notebooks, I can't find anything to complain about here!

I don't use the Whitelines Link app - I am quite happy with just taking a photo, or using the very nice Office Lens app.


Embroidered Reflective Safety Personalized Dog Collar - Adjustable with Plastic Snap Closure
Embroidered Reflective Safety Personalized Dog Collar - Adjustable with Plastic Snap Closure
Offered by DogCollars
Price: $19.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Super cute and very reflective at night, March 9, 2016
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What we expected! We ordered reflective/pink with black embroidery. Super cute and very reflective at night.


Xbox $10 Gift Card - Digital Code
Xbox $10 Gift Card - Digital Code
Price: $10.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not fungible, December 27, 2014
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You can't use this to pay for an Xbox Live subscription: http://xbox.uservoice.com/forums/251649-memberships-accounts/suggestions/6028656-use-our-microsoft-money-to-buy-xbox-live
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[Apple MFI Certified] iXCC ® Lightning Cable 3ft (Three Feet) Element Series 8 pin USB SYNC Cable Charger Cord for Apple iPhone 5 / 5s / 5c / 6 / 6 Plus / iPod 7 / iPad Mini / Retina / iPad 4 / iPad Air (Compatible with iOS 8) [2pcs White]
[Apple MFI Certified] iXCC ® Lightning Cable 3ft (Three Feet) Element Series 8 pin USB SYNC Cable Charger Cord for Apple iPhone 5 / 5s / 5c / 6 / 6 Plus / iPod 7 / iPad Mini / Retina / iPad 4 / iPad Air (Compatible with iOS 8) [2pcs White]


JavaScript: The Good Parts: The Good Parts
JavaScript: The Good Parts: The Good Parts
Price: $13.49

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Kindle edition riddled with errors dating back to 2008, June 1, 2014
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I love the concept: Javascript is a diamond in the rough. Discard the rough and you will be working with a diamond.

I also like the concrete advice: the parts of Javascript to use, the parts to discard, and the parts to beware of.

I also like the explanations: how and why the good parts work. But this is where I begin to have reservations about the book. Some of the explanations are incomprehensible because of poor editing. How is it possible that a collection of technology pace-setters (Crockford, O'Reilly, Amazon) can leave numerous "confirmed serious technical mistakes" in their work uncorrected for at least 4 years (I bought it in 2012)?

O'Reilly's errata website for this book lists 157 'confirmed' errata, of which 9 are classified as "Serious Technical Mistake." There are also 22 "unconfirmed errata." Most of the confirmed errata were marked as fixed shortly after publication, but at least one of them ("beget") is still in the Kindle edition. O'Reilly helpfully provides downloadable copies of the example code online, but the current version still contains errors that prevent the code from running (mode/node).

I keep going back and re-reading this book, so looking past all my wasted time trying to make sense of the errors, I would give a correctly edited edition of this book five stars for the educational insights sprinkled through it. Or maybe not any more. The state of the art has changed. For example, as many one-star reviewers point out, the whole section on Object.create is outdated. This book needs a rewrite.
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