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Also, before you people say "LOL APPLE GOT PWNT"..

Apple did it first, its only natural for them to have some punches thrown at them that land a little hard .
actually, mitsubishi did it first. Their Pedion notebook form 1998 is thinner than the Air.

I think the air looks better than the envy, although I don't like the way it tapers in at the sides (this is what makes it "look" thinner).
I would probably buy the envy over the MBA.
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post #32 of 56
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You just generalize things in annoying manner, and it bugs me.

Cheat them out of their hard earned money?

Last I checked, my local best buy was selling a RADEON 9250 SE for $110. Whos cheating who?
The price is high but you don't see us lying to people telling them it's worth it. And yes that is exactly what the Apple rep does. He convinces people that what they are buying is the best of the best and can't be beaten when we have a velocity micro in the PC section for a few bucks more than can stomp it. You consider that good business ethics?
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post #33 of 56
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The price is high but you don't see us lying to people telling them it's worth it. And yes that is exactly what the Apple rep does. He convinces people that what they are buying is the best of the best and can't be beaten when we have a velocity micro in the PC section for a few bucks more than can stomp it. You consider that good business ethics?
I almost got kicked out of a best buy for going up to someone and saying they can get a better card for less money online..

You consider that good business ethics?

Or how about the fact that BB had an intraweb that looked like their internet site, except the prices were higher.

Or do you not remember that little scandle?
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post #34 of 56
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I almost got kicked out of a best buy for going up to someone and saying they can get a better card for less money online..

You consider that good business ethics?

Or how about the fact that BB had an intraweb that looked like their internet site, except the prices were higher.

Or do you not remember that little scandle?

ROFL! It's not a scandal. There are 2 sites local and national. They have different prices. And like I said at MY Best Buy we don't cheat people.
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post #35 of 56
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ROFL! It's not a scandal. There are 2 sites local and national. They have different prices. And like I said at MY Best Buy we don't cheat people.
*shrug*...

Most do. And it's not only Best Buy--almost all nation wide places like BB are in it for one thing, money. No use in arguing morality here. I commend you in that you don't lie to customers...but the majority do. Money runs the world; get used to it.

And back to the topic, damn, that's a thin notebook. I personally would never buy one, though. I had a really thin Sony Vaio in high school and although I got quite a few looks, it wasn't very useable IMO.
    
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post #36 of 56
Is it possible for a single thread with an Apple product to stay on topic?

Apple's success is in it's marketing and in it's design, this article shows that very well.
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Both of these laptops are mere toys compared to the X300.

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post #38 of 56
What? Macbook air isn't thin enough?
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The Mac Book Air - the most pointless, pretentious, chauvanistic, austentatious, over-hyped, under powered laptop ever. Reminds me of some silly rich toff.

Long live Lenovo, and other practical laptop manufacturers.
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The Mac Book Air - the most pointless, pretentious, shauvanistic, austentatious, over-hyped, under powered laptop ever. Reminds me of some silly rich toff.

Loong live Lenovo, and other practical laptop manufacturers.
Do you even know what chauvinistic means, or did you just think it sounds good?

It is targeted towards a very specific market, for which it is practical and much better suited than a traditional lappy
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