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But this isn't "usually", is it? They released two 15 inch models this year: the sMBP and rMBP. According to reports the 13 inch rMBP wasn't ready yet, so they'll want to release it as fast as possible so that they have the standard line up and the Retina line up available.

But remember, they also updated their MBA. People would feel ripped off if they now released a rMBA - even though it would be a new model.
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post #32 of 46
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But remember, they also updated their MBA. People would feel ripped off if they now released a rMBA - even though it would be a new model.
I don't see why anyone would feel ripped off, it's not as if it's going to be priced the same -- it's going to cost a LOT more than the standard models. They may feel like they missed out, but they should've done their research before buying. And anyway it's not hard to guess that a 13 inch rMBP is coming.
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I own the MBA 11" Mid 2012 model. I love it as a portable and being so light I can easily hold it with one hand.

Makes a great on the go producing laptop. ^_^

Best part, I only paid $300 and got it new. biggrin.gif
     
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I own the MBA 11" Mid 2012 model. I love it as a portable and being so light I can easily hold it with one hand.
Makes a great on the go producing laptop. ^_^
Best part, I only paid $300 and got it new. biggrin.gif

How ohno-smiley02.gif
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I own the MBA 11" Mid 2012 model. I love it as a portable and being so light I can easily hold it with one hand.
Makes a great on the go producing laptop. ^_^
Best part, I only paid $300 and got it new. biggrin.gif

How ohno-smiley02.gif

He paid someone 300$ to steal it for him.
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But remember, they also updated their MBA. People would feel ripped off if they now released a rMBA - even though it would be a new model.

At least regarding the 13'' model, I think a 13'' rMBP would essentially be a 13'' rMBA. I have a 15'' rMBP and it feels like a Macbook Air next to my old 2007 white Macbook.
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He paid someone 300$ to steal it for him.

I made a rave thread about it here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1288709/rave-got-a-ridiculously-good-deal/0_20
     
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At least regarding the 13'' model, I think a 13'' rMBP would essentially be a 13'' rMBA. I have a 15'' rMBP and it feels like a Macbook Air next to my old 2007 white Macbook.

What are you going to do with the MB now that you bought the worst of apples ideas errrr rMBP.
 
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post #39 of 46
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What are you going to do with the MB now that you bought the worst of apples ideas errrr rMBP.

rMBP Apple's worst idea? Not sure if serious...

Anyway, I'm either going to upgrade the 2007 Macbook with some Ram and a larger HDD and give it to my sister, or maybe rig it up as a ghetto NAS running some yet to be determined Linux distro. The topcase was just replaced under an extended 5 year warranty Apple issued on it, so the keyboard and trackpad part of it look new and there isn't anything else wrong with it.
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rMBP Apple's worst idea? Not sure if serious...
Anyway, I'm either going to upgrade the 2007 Macbook with some Ram and a larger HDD and give it to my sister, or maybe rig it up as a ghetto NAS running some yet to be determined Linux distro. The topcase was just replaced under an extended 5 year warranty Apple issued on it, so the keyboard and trackpad part of it look new and there isn't anything else wrong with it.

Not a big fan of the proprietary SSD or the non-upgradable RAM..

I was looking to buy it to give it to my daughter so I could have my PowerBook back

**edit** OWC has their rMBP hard drive out they're not too far out there..
 
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