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MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro?

 
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MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro?
MacBook
50%
 50%  [ 17 ]
MacBook Air
8%
 8%  [ 3 ]
MacBook Pro
41%
 41%  [ 14 ]
Total Votes : 34

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:26 pm    Post subject: MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro? Reply with quote

Which one is for you? Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Depending on my budget I think it would be a toss up between a Macbook and a Macbook Pro.


1) Macbook (limited budget)
1) Macbook Pro (if I had some cash to splash)

3) iPod touch

and a long way behind
4) Macbook Air - If I want something light and easy to carry around then it would the iPod Touch.


At the moment I think I would be buying the Macbook. so I vote for Macbook.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't decide. I'm leaning towards the MacBook Pro, but the price is a killer for me at this time. It's a shame they don't offer a 13" MacBook Pro. Laughing

I think the MacBook would be next, followed by the MacBook Air.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes I'm the same I would really like a Macbook Pro. That would be my Number 1 choice, but I couldn't justify that outlay so in the Vote I went for the macbook and in real life I think I will end up doing the same.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll probably be getting a MacBook for myself, but I'll be giving my daughter a 17" MacBook Pro for graduation later this year. I think the MacAir is cool, though.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bobaloo wrote:
I think the MacAir is cool, though.

The MacBook Air is by far the sexiest of the three. It would be cool if they brought the MacBook Air's aluminum body and backlit keyboard down to the MacBook. Just make it like an inch thick and throw all the same MacBook goodies in there. I would be all over that machine for under $1500.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Macbook if price is an object.
Macbook Pro if price is no object.
Macbook Air just to have one.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would definitely consider buying a MacBook Air for my next Mac, currently my MacBook Pro never leaves my side.

A MacBook Air seems more logical due to all the stuff I do on the go and saves more weight which is important. I would like to know if it can cope well in tropical climates as well as all other climates because my MacBook Pro works brilliantly as well as the stresses to constant hot and cold changes. And the odd impact or two in transit.

Though it would be nice to have 2 USB ports instead of 1 and a firewire, then again that would defeat purpose.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going MacBook... although to be precise I'm going for a BlackBook, mainly because the black MacBook happens to be the most aesthetically perfect notebook computers available to date (even better, IMHO, than the original clamshell iBooks, and I love the lime clamshell) ... and as a matter of respect to that lime iBook, I may be going to do a bit of DIY and put some green acetate behind the Apple logo Razz Its gonna be hott!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd like to replace my almost 2 year old MBP with a new one.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's funny. I never even noticed the weight of my MB when it was on my knees, until I saw the MB Air.

Now, my MB feels like it's crushing my legs. And also, when I'm using the MacBook, a voice in my head has started saying things like "You've never even used the internal optical drive", "When have you ever used more than one of the USB ports?" and "The bottom of this wouldn't feel so hot if it was made from aluminium".

What's happening to me?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Razz I can see a secondhand macbook going on e-bay here and JohnnyBoy's wallet emptying quickly Razz
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 2:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the Air for it's weight, backlit keyboard, "pinch pad", REALLY bright LCD and it runs my stuff pretty well (Mainly Adobe CS3's Photoshop and Dreamweaver, FileMaker, iWork or Office 08, and even runs XP well in VMW Fusion with VisualStudio 05, SQL 05 and Access).

I still think the perfect computer is the Vaio SZ, so if Apple made something like it I would buy it right away. It weighs a bit more than the Air, but it's not as big and bulky and heavy as the Pro, plus it has a stand alone graphics card and a CPU up to 2.6GHz. It's like a small Pro, what sucks about it is the fact that it only runs Windows, although it can be hacked with OS X.

Even if the regular MacBook came as a 4lbs computer I would get it. Laptops are meant to be portable, and I would never buy anything weighing over 4lbs.

The Air is great for me though, I can't wait for Intel to release the 160GB solid state hard drives for it in a few weeks/months.
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 2:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's amazing how lazy this country is getting where an extra pound or so is soooooo difficult for them to carry around. LOL. Unreal. Carrying the air around compared to the Macbook Pro constitutes a hardly noticeable difference, especially considering that most people have it in a carrying case.

It's like the self-lathering soap. My God. "Ohh, it's just so difficult for me to rub my hands together."
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