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This article lost my trust in the first sentence.

"While Intel is obsessed with pushing their Ultrabooks into the market to attack Apple's MacBook Air"

Intel isn't attacking Apple, they're making loads and loads of money off of the macbook air. What a crock :/
Exactly, Intel makes the same amount of money from the Macbook Airs as they would from any other ultraportable laptops - in fact the Macbook Air is itself an ultraportable laptop as it meets all the requirement.
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post #22 of 87
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Good thing they're keeping the optical drive. I use mine regularly. I don't see why they need to make the Macbook Pro thinner, current models are thin enough.


To do what?
Edited by Culverin - 10/23/11 at 3:00am
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To do what?
DVD movies, Physical game copies (yes some people still prefer physical over digital), DVD TV series, music discs (yes some people still prefer physical over digital).
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post #24 of 87
External drive for home.
No drive and weight savings for on the go?

5 years ago when internet was slower and digital downloads were not as available, I would understand the need of an optical drive when out and about. However, I think we are well past that age.

I don't own a laptop, but this makes a lot of sense to me of just doing your optical stuff once you are home.
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post #25 of 87
Thing is, take away the optical drive and you would fine yourself needing it somehow

Although yeah, might as well take it out and offer the external option. Or include it free in the box Apple *cough*
post #26 of 87
news flash: apple working on thinner device

derp... did they think the next one would be thicker? ugh
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this, no one use disks anymore.
Yes, yes. Disregards the millions of discs being sold worldwide, they're clearly dead and people just buy them because it's fun to buy discs just for the sake of buying.
post #28 of 87
i know i really don't use discs anymore and i would love to have a thinner MBP. it would be a lot easier to carry around and it would be lovely to have it as true mobile as it could be.
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the cooling is going to be your balls and lap...
It's cool, it'll be FREEZING in Miami once it drops to 70F. (LOL)
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I hope they get rid of the optical drive.
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