Hey all, not sure this is a question so much as a debate topic but I'd love to know your thoughts. I've got a Mid-2007 17" MBP that's in need of replacement. However I really have been very very disapointed with this machine. In a little over two years it's had five trips to the genius bar for repairs (broken keyboard (two trips, one for diagnostics, one to have the part fitted), bulging battery, replacement battery going from 92% health to 8% overnight and now a broken Magsafe connector) and the odds are it's got a bad logic board too (gaming for more than about an hour causes either a case that's too hot to touch or a complete hang). There's also a host of minor cosmetic issues (the wrist rest is pitted, the keyboard STILL doesn't fit in the case properly, the bottom of the unit creaks and groans alarmingly... the list goes on). The only reason I ended up with the 17" in the first place is I went through three 15" LED-backlit MBP's when they first came out trying to find one with a screen that was working properly. I also had a MB issued through work that had to go back for replacement when the wrist rests cracked where the lid closed. Bear in mind that my kit is treated with the utmost care, the 17" MBP for instance has only been out of the house about ten times in its life (one of those while moving home) and is used on a stand to ensure decent airflow. Don't get me wrong, the Genius bar has been nothing but helpful (the last one told me to run games constantly until the logic board fried so he could order a replacement... gee, wonder if there's a known fault there) but it's a 40 mile round trip to the nearest store along stupidly busy roads and usually takes at least two hours to get there, sort the problem out and get back. For a machine that costs nearly two grand this isn't really acceptable reliability in my book. It is, by far, the least reliable computer I've ever owned and I really don't use it for much other than office work, iTunes, photo management and web site management. Now I'm looking to replace with a 13" machine but, even with education prices, the 13" MBP is around £800. That's a LOT to invest when you've had that sort of experience with Apple products. Looking around these forums there still seems to be common issues with Apple products and things don't seem to be getting better, although of course forums will always reflect the worst examples of a product. Don't get me wrong, I love OS X and have a lot invested in it but I won't stick with it blindly at the cost of unreliable hardware. So I was just wondering what everyone thinks - are there still 'serious' and regular issues with Apple kit? Are the new unibody laptops more reliable than their older brothers? Or are there still a whole mindfield of issues knocking around? I know it's not really a topic that's going to have a definitive answer but might be interesting to see what people's experience is.