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Who says I don't want that "massive" vga port? Oh apple that's right...
It's funny...Apple isn't telling you to do anything. If you don't like their offering you don't have to buy it. There's still choice.

But yeah, you don't want that herpe of a port.
 
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Why do they need to keep the disk drive when they can include one of these with the Macbook?
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Why do they need to keep the disk drive when they can include one of these with the Macbook?
Who wants to pay $80 for a $10 dvd after emptying their bank account for a mac?
 
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Someone who doesn't knows about computers and like shiny stuff?
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Originally Posted by TitaniumClocker View Post
"I still use my DVD Drive"

Apple: "That's ok, we're taking it out to make it lighter, if you still need it, pay another $100 for the external, portable SUPERDRIVE"


Basically, they're just forcing what they want. This is exactly why I buy PCs. I want my damn options.
You still use those dinosaur discs? Wow. Do you still use a rotary phone too? 90% of us don't want a pointless disc drive wasting space when we could have a bigger battery or a 2nd HD.
post #46 of 87
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It's not so much what Apple wants as it is them taking the first steps towards the inevitable. The more you resist, the longer it's going to take PC makers to catch up Apple's design. Just look at the Ultrabook market.

I still think it's funny how many laptops have that massive VGA port on the side.
Yea, that massive VGA/DVI port (I have a DVI AND HDMI on mine), are really bad. I mean, it only allows me to plug in two separate monitors (at the same time) with no adapters at all. Having to bring a proprietary cable attachment makes so much more sense than using standard parts that have been used around the world for a decade.

And yes, I still use discs from time-to-time.


Also, the more we resist, the more apple has to catch up. Im still waiting for the day that apple released a desktop with an even remotely acceptable GPU, or even up-to-date CPUs. In a few months, their desktops will be TWO generations behind.

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It's funny...Apple isn't telling you to do anything. If you don't like their offering you don't have to buy it. There's still choice.

But yeah, you don't want that herpe of a port.
Ok:
I want to run two monitors from my laptop, using zero adapters. Please inform me how to do this on a macbook. And yes, I do this from time to time on my Sager.
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post #47 of 87
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Ok:
I want to run two monitors from my laptop, using zero adapters. Please inform me how to do this on a macbook. And yes, I do this from time to time on my Sager.
Daisy chain them like everyone else. Duh?
post #48 of 87
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Ok:
I want to run two monitors from my laptop, using zero adapters. Please inform me how to do this on a macbook. And yes, I do this from time to time on my Sager.
Thunderbolt...next question.
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The only reason I like the dvd drive in my macbook is that when removed, it leave space for a second hard drive.
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Disc are still useful because there are a bunch of DVD's and Blu-rays still sold on the market. Not everyone has the knowledge to rip DVD's and Blu-rays to disc and encode them correctly.

These are Macs after all. Macs are said to be designed for the lowest common denominator.
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