Hey all. Here is the deal. Applecare is expensive, to say the least, but if you use it even once it will pay itself back. I am just wondering if i want to invest in it as a safeguard. I talked to my friend Isral, who has owned a 12 inch PB for a year and a half, and he had absolutely no problems with it until just this weekend... his hard drive fried! And, in his words "he had the foresight to waste $239 on applecare" so he didn't have to shell out bigs bucks, seeing as that the regular, one year warranty was finished on his PB. So I am thinking right now that I will get it, but I just want some imput from others.