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post #11 of 44
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Well I am looking to buy a laptop to use @ college. I am taking my sig rig to my dorm, so I don't need any gaming abilities.

Use of laptop:

- Note taking in class
- Doing work outside dorm (typing papers probably)
- Web surfing
- Watching movies (?)

Well since I'm going to be doing these things only, I don't see a need to get a powerful laptop.

Reason for me trying out Mac is cuz I like to try out everything

Well What would be the most suitable apple laptop for me?
For uses 1-3 an Asus EEE PC would do all of those for about 1/4 of the price. Plus it would be super easy to tote around.
     
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post #12 of 44
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Mm...I wonder how many times I have to repeat saying the same thing over and over...I want to "TRY" out a Mac..... I know the PC version is cheaper (i.e. Hackintosh) but really

Can I get suggestions on a APPLE point of view?

Thanks
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post #13 of 44
Might wanna hold off on the purchase. http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...promo_yet.html Just saw this on digg.
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post #14 of 44
The white one is the starting model. Macbook.
They run $1,099-$1,299. The black one starts at 1,499. They're both 13inches.
The Silver ones are Macbook Pros. $1,999-$2,799.
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post #15 of 44
That's a good chunk of change for a 13" craptop. No thanks. Maybe I'm cheap.
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post #16 of 44
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Mm...I wonder how many times I have to repeat saying the same thing over and over...I want to "TRY" out a Mac..... I know the PC version is cheaper (i.e. Hackintosh) but really

Can I get suggestions on a APPLE point of view?

Thanks
Not prone to Viruses. (not impossible, but very rare)
Expose and Spaces on a Mac are awesome.
They're good, light laptops that will last you a long time.
Wireless N, Bluetooth, built in webcam.
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post #17 of 44
Just thought I'd throw this out there.....

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post #18 of 44
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Might wanna hold off on the purchase. http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...promo_yet.html Just saw this on digg.
Aha good find sir

Well it seems that the deal is when you buy both iPod/iPhone + Mac (any kind of mac), then you save 199 (price of iPod or extra money towards buying an iPhone)

Regardless, I want to see if they are gonna update their Mac anytime soon
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post #19 of 44
im using a standard macbook with leopard atm for the same type of thing, plus PHP, HTML, XML the list goes on, web design work, i have to say i rly like the macbook, has everything built in and you cant argue with a 5hour batterly life (although in my experience im only hitting bout 4 or so)
    
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post #20 of 44
You could be a total tool and get a Macbook Air .

I would say go for one of the low end Macbooks. No need for the Pro or Air (unless you have the money and just feel like doing it).

I understand where you are coming from with the Hackintosh crap. I too am thinking of saving up for a Macbook Pro or something to do web work and video work etc, and for general college use.
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