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Mac Book Air

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Does anyone else here have a Mac Book? I think they are great. Aren't they rumored to be the most advanced computers in the world? I certainly think Apple have improved since the 70's! I have a Mac Book Air and it is thinner than what I thought it would be. I purchase many electronic equipment from Apple - including the iPhone.
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I've had a macbook Air since Feb, about 9 months now. It had a lot of overheating problems being the first gen model. Youtube for example cause one of the cores to shutdown, but over the last couple months I was able to fix it with some software tweaks.

Last week the hinges on my air broke and I sent it to repair. It was covered under warranty, but I would have been without a work computer for a week. In the mean time, I got a new Macbook aluminum 2.4ghz and it's tremendously faster, but feels quite a bit larger than the air. The screen is not as nice, but overall I think it works better for my work, since it's so much faster and has a much larger hard drive.

I also picked up a new iPhone 3g 16gb and it's also much nicer than my old iPhone. Unfortunately, I feel that I got ripped off, first $599 for the first one, and now $299 for another one about a year later. The new iPhone also doesn't charge on our cars ipod dock connector in the Mercedes or the Infiniti. It appears that they changed the power pins and I will have to spend another $40 each to update each car.

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I don't own any of those gadgets, so I guess that puts me little behind the times. I don't even own an I-pod.
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I have the Mac Book aluminum 2.4ghz too and I have to say it runs incredibly fast. As for my iPhone I myself own the 3g 16gb. Once a new Apple laptop product is released, I buy it as I like to use most items for work. I find the iPod rather light to carry and it is easily stored. I like to take mine to listen to music during the day so I find it a very handy gadget.
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Tum wrote: I got a new Macbook aluminum 2.4ghz and it's tremendously faster, but feels quite a bit larger than the air. The screen is not as nice, but overall I think it works better for my work, since it's so much faster and has a much larger hard drive.
I really want a MacBook, but I'm trying to decide which version to get. If I get the older version, I'd save money, but I don't like the white, and I don't want to spend the extra money for a black one. And I like the look of the new one, but I hear that it dents easily.

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You could always buy a skin for your laptop if you don't like the white. A MacBook that I was using until recently had a green skin on it, and I know that my stepdad has one with a red skin as well. I guess he doesn't like the white, either. Personally, I like how it looks when it's new, but it shows dirt and scratches really easily, so it gets ugly pretty fast (depending on how you treat the equipment, of course).

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Yeah, a lot of people I know who have the white one have it pretty dirty, but I hear the skin scratches easily. I don't know, a lot of things I have to think about.

Also, completely stupid question, but do all macs come with iMovie? It didn't say that the MacBookPro did, so I was just curious.

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Well, I can take or leave Macs, but here's a computer I would REALLY want:

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Meh. It's elegant looking, but I don't think computers translate well into that style.

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That computer is very interesting, Cludeokid. Very elegant and luxurious. I wouldn't mind one of those myself. :wink: As for damages to the computers, I agree. They are damaged fairly easy but I take good care of my equipment.
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I find the iMac very useful too.
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CluedoKid wrote:Well, I can take or leave Macs, but here's a computer I would REALLY want:

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Brian wrote:I have the Mac Book aluminum 2.4ghz too and I have to say it runs incredibly fast. As for my iPhone I myself own the 3g 16gb. Once a new Apple laptop product is released, I buy it as I like to use most items for work. I find the iPod rather light to carry and it is easily stored. I like to take mine to listen to music during the day so I find it a very handy gadget.
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Oh, here we go again. Why always the continuos questions? I don't mean to moan, but you ask so many questions - to me at least. Why are you so interested? You aren't any other time. If you must know I mostly use Publisher and Word, etc. They are basically for essays and such. No offense, Michael.
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It's not just Michael. None of us really like u. No offense.
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I know. None taken...
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Because most of what you say is BULL#$%&. No offense...

I'm very curious as to what line of work is it for which you need a constant supply of new apple laptop products to write essays?
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I just enjoy using those products as they are quick and simple to use. I don't like any fuss.
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Any computer with Word is quick and simple to use. It's the program that's easy, not the computers themselves.

I'm calling bullsh*t on this too, but it's just because you like to blur the line between fiction and reality a lot.

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I meant I enjoy using Apple products themselves.
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