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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Both of these laptops are mere toys compared to the X300.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hnOCUkbix0&eurl

I liked that video. I like this one even better:.


Except for the biased, cliché "Vista is crap, OSX is awesome" mentality.
Edited by Choggs396 - 6/11/08 at 6:06pm
    
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post #42 of 56
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
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
It is more practical than a X300?
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It is more practical than a X300?
They are in the same market, and offer similar perks and limitation.
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post #44 of 56
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
They are in the same market, and offer similar perks and limitation.
Really?

X300:

Under 3lbs
Under .75" thick
DVD Burner
Removable Battery
2x battery life
WWAN
WiMax
GPS
Ethernet
3 USB
VGA out

Mac Book Air:

Under 3lbs
Under .75" thick

Their similarities seem to end at their dimensions.
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post #45 of 56
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Really?

X300:

Under 3lbs
Under .75" thick
DVD Burner
Removable Battery
2x battery life
WWAN
WiMax
GPS
Ethernet
3 USB
VGA out

Mac Book Air:

Under 3lbs
Under .75" thick

Their similarities seem to end at their dimensions.
If you're going to list features that differ from the MBA, then yeah - it will end at dimensions. The X300 is a fantastic machine and has many capabilities that the MBA doesn't, the value of which are debatable. I'm not some fanboy saying that the MBA is the greatest machine ever or anything,
but alk's post was extreme and ridiculous.
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post #46 of 56
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
If you're going to list features that differ from the MBA, then yeah - it will end at dimensions. The X300 is a fantastic machine and has many capabilities that the MBA doesn't, the value of which are debatable. I'm not some fanboy saying that the MBA is the greatest machine ever or anything,
but alk's post was extreme and ridiculous.
Yeah it is very debatable about the usefulness of a DVD drive, USB ports, and ethernet jack.

You know what I think is debatable... The value of a Mac Book Pro outside of Starbucks.
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post #47 of 56
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Yeah it is very debatable about the usefulness of a DVD drive, USB ports, and ethernet jack.

You know what I think is debatable... The value of a Mac Book Pro outside of Starbucks.
I have never used my Macbook's DVD drive, USB ports, or ethernet jack. Desktop, yes. Laptop, no.

Enough of the hijack though, X300 was never mentioned in the article and in truth this thread is about the Envy, not the MBA. If you want to continue via PM I'd be happy to.
Edited by rabidgnome229 - 6/11/08 at 6:57pm
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post #48 of 56
well apparently it is smaller than the thickest size of the mba, since the envy is at .70 CONSTANT, while the mba ranges from .16 as thinnest to .76 as the thickest. so yea ...i guess the beat them, i dont think id want a laptop that is .16 thick lol
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Personally I wouldn't touch either one with a 10 foot pole.....but that's just me. These ultra thing laptops are asking for RMA....
Also asking for you to fork over your wallet, several times. For something that isn't near as good as a normal laptop.

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I liked that video. I like this one even better:.


Except for the biased, cliché "Vista is crap, OSX is awesome" mentality.
It is sad people are still bashing Vista.
Edited by Licht - 6/11/08 at 8:18pm
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Also asking for you to fork over your wallet, several times. For something that isn't near as good as a normal laptop.
"Good" depends on what you're looking for. If you want something with a lot of horsepower or something that gives you performance for your dollar, ultramobiles suck. If you're looking for something lightweight that boots fast and doesn't need to do more than type and surf the web, an SSD equipped ultramobile is a better choice.
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