Macbook Air

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  1. LokiLopez

    LokiLopez Monkey

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    http://www.apple.com/macbookair/

    Interesting in the future I say! Would like to see on that an optical drive, replaceable battery.. and not some welded RAM!

    Like the features video nevertheless:"you wont need an optical drive with the wireless features we have on it"... :blah:
     

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  2. ZoRo

    ZoRo Turbo Monkey

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    Here is a good link to a quick article about the Air Click . The point being, the 12' power book was smaller, tough not slimer. But it still sported an optical drive and changeable harddrive+ram slots.

    Ah well, I could see the relevance of the Air in maybe 3 to 4 years; it's a bold move by Apple
     
  3. DirtyDog

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    I have a 12 inch powerbook. It's fine but 12 inches is a small screen. The 13.3 inch screen is a significant upgrade. Funny that the guy who wrote that article doesn't get that.
     
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    But which one would you say is the more portable?? Considering the fact that in the 12 PB, you can easily swap batteries. The screen thing is a good point. I had a 12" iBook before, and, even if it's a bit bigger, I love the 13.3 screen on my MacBook. Screen real estate is always nice, as long as it does not sacrifice the portability factor too much.
     
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    I'm not sure that there ever was 12 inch Macbook. Yours was probably 13 inches, so if you haven't actually worked on a 12 inch - its small.

    I'd say portability has to do with overall mass an weight, not just dimensions of the screen.
     
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    Exactly, you are right. I meant a 12' iBook, not Mac Book. Back a year or two ago, you could buy a 12 inch iBook.
     
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    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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  8. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Its a portable solution...

     
  9. $tinkle

    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    more importantly, when did rm get u2b tags?
     
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    syadasti i heart mac

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  11. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I put 'em in the other day along with the thread to quiet the complaints about YouTube threads.

    I didn't realize the custom tag function was so flexible. Strikeout tags are next when I get a minute to locate the appropriate button graphic.
     
  12. $tinkle

    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    could re-use the N8 tag