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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
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.
Seriously though.....the MBA is all about trendiness. I couldn't believe the price tag on it after reading the feature (or lack thereof) list....you can't even replace the battery.

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Originally Posted by Licht View Post
Also asking for you to fork over your wallet, several times. For something that isn't near as good as a normal laptop.



It is sad people are still bashing Vista.
When I hear someone bash VIsta it really reflects upon themselves more than anything.......the ignorance really shines through

I'm not convinced that these ultra-thin PCs are really worth it. I mean if you want a mobile device that can merely browse the internet, then get an EEE PC or a smart phone.
If you need a fully functional laptop, then just buy a fully equipped one that weighs a little more.
It just seems like such a trend to me.
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/11/08 at 8:24pm
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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
In the quoted context; The belief by Apple that the MBA is superior to every other ultra portable on the market. Also you miss my point, that there are plenty of other products with superior features. And no, I don't use words because they sound good - as you might have guessed from my other posts in this thread, I'm a functional man, and I only use words which serve a function, even though dyslexia can impair this from time to time.

EDIT: Oh and anyone who needs a laptop to be stylish or classy needs their head examined. My body, personality, and exterior appearance already has that covered. Perhaps I should go as far to say that Apples "very specific market" consist purely of people who are extremely vane and believe that having a gorgeous laptop will someone rake in the attention from others or somehow improve how others think of them. This boils down to something far more sinister than just a pretty laptop - It's Apple targetting peoples mental insecurities. I'm far from jealous. In fact I pity those who can't see past a pretty exterior and end up buying a completely impractical product merely to cover up their insecurities.
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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.
Yea...you may need to stop bashing macs. Just a little bit. So what if people use them at starbucks? Did you know a laptop was supposed to be used anywhere!? I don't understand why people need to keep bashing apple.

And when you go to get someone that costs a lot of money, you want it to look nice. I wouldn't have dropped 1200 on my macbook pro if it looked ugly. Of course that isn't the only reason but still, You would pay a bit more for a lian-li over a powerspec, right?
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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.
Haha ya. They're marketing team is amazing. The design on the actual products are also high quality. Looking at the picture alone can tell you that they know what they're doing. There were multiple people in this thread that thought the MBA was thinner.

I'm not sure I will ever buy a laptop outside of apple again. I don't game on them...and the macbook series is awesome.
    
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Haha ya. They're marketing team is amazing. The design on the actual products are also high quality. Looking at the picture alone can tell you that they know what they're doing. There were multiple people in this thread that thought the MBA was thinner.

I'm not sure I will ever buy a laptop outside of apple again. I don't game on them...and the macbook series is awesome.
Honestly Lenovos and Apple make the best laptops. They aren't MANY other laptops that I really like.
    
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It's a bit bigger, but I'm still loving my Dell.
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