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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2010, 08:00:14 am »
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2010, 10:05:34 am »
So am I correct in assuming that no one here is purchasing this device?
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2010, 10:28:04 am »
I'll buy one for my mother. Get her to do internet. I also want one for myself but will wait until they come out with a version that has more memory. And I want to see what kind of keyboards are available. I want it as a modular netbook for travels. It will be slightly lighter than a netbook because of the lighter PSU. I will also not be forced to take the keyboard if I don't need it, further lightening the load.

Will buy it in May only. I don't want a first production model.

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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2010, 06:00:16 pm »
hey guys!

i am counting the days (6) until my 16gig wifi model shows up.

i see myself using it as a content consumption device. reading in bed, surfing while watching the tube, using as a sheet music device, and many other uses.

personally i cant wait.


simon

ps. i have a position and i am loooooong apple, so i do have a dog in this fight.

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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #19 on: March 31, 2010, 09:32:06 pm »
Here's my 2 cents:

1.  no front facing camera (yet).  i like to use skype when overseas to talk to family etc. 
2.  no host USB port.  I would love to be able to connect a CF card reader and upload raw pics for back up while on the road.
3.  no file browser (finder).
4.  no multitasking.
5.  too big.  i wish it was around 5x7.

Overall I think this thing was rushed out.  I was really looking forward to it for almost a year and then was disappointed.  It doesn't do anything better than a laptop (or netbook) and actually does much less and has more restrictions.  A macbook would be a better purchase right now (the simple white one).
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #20 on: March 31, 2010, 09:39:17 pm »
A macbook would be a better purchase right now (the simple white one).
Just ordered mine yesterday!!!
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2010, 09:52:13 pm »
A macbook would be a better purchase right now (the simple white one).
Just ordered mine yesterday!!!

Nice!  Probably what most (95% or so) of folks really only need.  I have a mb pro 15" 2.8ghz and it was just overkill.  Although I do a lot of photo work (editing, etc.).
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2010, 10:05:56 pm »
I have the 12' PowerBook G4 as well and the G5 Tower. The PowerBook is on its last leg as we speak. My friens who works for Mac told me unless you were doing Video Editing, there was no need to get the MacBook Pro as opposed to the MacBook. The insides are the same except for the Video Card. I really cannot wait for my new Hardware to show up!
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« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2010, 10:12:08 pm »
Yeah!  I went with the 2.8 15" since I use it mostly for photo editing and I wanted the larger screen.  I wanted the better video card for 'once-in-a-while' video gaming, but I barely do that now.  :)

Have fun with your new machine!
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2010, 07:04:53 am »
Well, I got my 16GB wifi version yesterday and I love it!

Try one out and see for yourself.


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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #25 on: April 05, 2010, 07:28:21 am »
Are you on yours right now writing us? You better be!  ;) 8) :P
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #26 on: April 05, 2010, 03:27:22 pm »
Well, I got my 16GB wifi version yesterday and I love it!

Try one out and see for yourself.


simon

No doubt that I would love it, but it just doesn't have the features that I'm looking for.  At least not at this time.  And it doesn't fill the gap between iphone and laptop as well as I thought it would.
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #27 on: April 06, 2010, 07:42:36 am »
after demo'ing it for my in-laws , it did make me want the 3G version.

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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #28 on: April 06, 2010, 03:04:02 pm »


iPad properly used.
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Re: All Things Mac/ Apple
« Reply #29 on: April 06, 2010, 07:12:57 pm »
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