More and more customers are surfacing with early Macbook Pro issues to do with whining noises and battery power issues. Apple are still not officially confirming it or indeed doing ANYTHING to help. My Macbook is one of the first ordered in Feb and last week started making funny whining noises and the battery refuses to charge properly or work longer than 10 minutes when unplugged. Took it to a "Genius" at the Apple Store in Regent Street who confirmed it has those problems and that you are better off getting a replacement rather than having to wait 6 weeks for it to "potentially" be repaired, if at all. Speaking to customer relations for the online apple store in the UK / Ireland (where I bought it) has resulted in one of the most frustrating experiences I have ever had and I am appalled by their reaction. I spent over an hour on the phone with a guy (Marcus) who: a) refused to believe there was a problem and did not accept the "Genius" apple tech guy as being qualified to make that judgement b) wanted me to take the machine to a qualified apple repairer who would then send it away for X weeks with no replacement in the meantime c) could not guarantee they could actually fix the problem d) refused my request to send a courier with a new Macbook Pro to my house which we then swapped for the old one (would be the most sensible!) e) would not put me in touch with his manager or anyone more senior! Needless to say that I would be extremely wary about buying either the Macbook or Macbook Pro right now unless you were sure it would not develop any problems, as you don't want to have to call Apple Support! As for me, I guess I will keep calling until I speak to someone more sensible and write a formal letter of complaint to the UK MD. Either way - am I the only person here to think that all Apple cares about is selling you machines at high prices, and anyone getting a problem gets the official line of "Tough!"...?