New MBp what should i get???

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sabres12bills, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. sabres12bills macrumors newbie

    Mar 2, 2008
    I recently purchase a MBP and was wondering what The things i need to have with it. Give me any advice on software,hardware or anything in general i should get to make life go smooth.
    Thanks for the help.
  2. ucsdmac macrumors 6502


    Jan 28, 2008

    I recommend you to check out the mac applications thread.. it has a sticky with all of the sites for free must-have softwares. Here are some tips:

    Dont forget to calibrate your battery

    100 must have

    iusethis is also good for software research

    have fun and enjoy your new mbp.
  3. Zeos macrumors 6502

    Jan 24, 2008
    Get a Speck shell and an iSkin keyboard cover.
  4. AreanFSL macrumors 6502

    Feb 7, 2007
    For software VLC is great!
    "The all in one application for watching videos. Supports nearly every codec imaginable."
  5. WardC macrumors 68030


    Oct 17, 2007
    Fort Worth, TX
    First thing to do, order a couple (pair) of 2GB RAM chips -- upgrade the RAM on the MBP to 4GB. Good place to get these is OWC ( or -- should run you abour $100 or just over that.

    That's what I do, it will ensure you get peak performance from your system

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