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Name one tech company that makes something people actually need and isn't greedy.
No one even needs a notebook, and there are lots of other manufacturers out there. For the price that he paid for this thing, he could have gotten a better notebook.

Now, I don't recall seeing other companies like ASUS, Acer and Toshiba messing with other companies, suing the hell out of them.
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Yeah, the new ones are actually pretty ugly.

They should stretch the keyboard across the whole thing, instead of having those ugly speakers on each side.

Also looks like a 16:10 screen -_-
1920x1200 is 16:10
    
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Also looks like a 16:10 screen -_-
That's because it is. 1920 x 1200 = 16:10.

That's not bad though, WUXGA is awesome. I hate how it's impossible to find on all but the most expensive laptops. 16:9 sucks, fewer vertical pixels.

The screen on the 17" MBP is one of the few things I like about it.
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how much asus?
1.1k dollars
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I think you spent money needlessly on an overpriced, ugly notebook from an unethical, greedy corporation.
Wow, so what you are saying is that Apple is the only unethical and greedy notebook manufacturer out there?

I mean they don't all use "slaves" in China to produce their products right?

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No one even needs a notebook, and there are lots of other manufacturers out there. For the price that he paid for this thing, he could have gotten a better notebook.

Now, I don't recall seeing other companies like ASUS, Acer and Toshiba messing with other companies, suing the hell out of them.
So many opinions and fallacies so little time.
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No one even needs a notebook, and there are lots of other manufacturers out there. For the price that he paid for this thing, he could have gotten a better notebook.
In your opinion.
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Also looks like a 16:10 screen -_-

Some people actually do WORK on their laptops you know. That extra estate is beneficial.
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im in love! don't get me wrong, i know they're expensive, i know they suck for gaming. but i just really wanted a nice laptop, i still have my gaming rig.

this thing is awesome, and the way it integrates with my iPhone so much better than my PC is awesome. The finger gestures are so useful and intuitive on the trackpad, i may find it hard to ever go back to a PC notebook.

anyways, just figured id show it off. lol

its the sandy bridge i7 2.2ghz, 4gb ram, 750gb HDD. 1920x1200 display


http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/7456/img0112nr.jpg
Excellent laptop, seriously if I could afford that

Also, respect from Courage wolf for showing of a MAC on OCN

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Congrats ! I'm looking into buy a MacBook just for a normal internet, couple of indie steam games and music.
    
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Looks really nice I'd love a 15"
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