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post #11 of 22
They will honor the price difference if its within the return time , they did it for me when I bought an ibook.
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It has USB.
He means with only 1 usb...which really isn't enough (bla bla usb hub, whatever)
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He means with only 1 usb...which really isn't enough (bla bla usb hub, whatever)
A single USB hub supports 127 connected devices .
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post #14 of 22
Then where's the class ?

If it's what every store/business/manufacturer does, why are they classier than anyone else ?
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why do you need more than 1 USB port?

If you have a mouse for your notebook, get a desktop, and not an MBA

You can switch between DVD drive (USB) and mem stick in about .503 seconds, so I see no problem

screw the USB ports, Ill take my 2cm laptop!
    
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I never knew it cost $3000! The $999 price was kinda high when I saw it in the article... but $3000??? Nothing can justify that.
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I never knew it cost $3000! The $999 price was kinda high when I saw it in the article... but $3000??? Nothing can justify that.
The people who buy them are people who need to have a small, very portable laptop. They dont need a disc drive necessarily, they just need a small portable computer that can connect to their companies network.

a.k.a. its more geared torwards business exec types, or people on the go alot.

Also, its $3000 because of the 64GB SSD drive.

SSD = expensive.
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why do you need more than 1 USB port?

If you have a mouse for your notebook, get a desktop, and not an MBA

You can switch between DVD drive (USB) and mem stick in about .503 seconds, so I see no problem

screw the USB ports, Ill take my 2cm laptop!
Agreed. The holes in my vanilla Macbook are an ethernet port, a mini-DVI port, a firewire port, two USB ports, something that I can't identify, an audio port, and a DVD drive. The only one I've ever used is the audio port. I'd trade in almost all of that for a 0.76" laptop. Those things are all very important for a desktop, not so much a laptop

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I never knew it cost $3000! The $999 price was kinda high when I saw it in the article... but $3000??? Nothing can justify that.
That's in line with the rest of the ultra-mobile market. The comparable Lenovo x300 starts at ~$2700
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The people who buy them are people who need to have a small, very portable laptop. They dont need a disc drive necessarily, they just need a small portable computer that can connect to their companies network.

a.k.a. its more geared torwards business exec types, or people on the go alot.

Also, its $3000 because of the 64GB SSD drive.

SSD = expensive.
No ethernet? To use ethernet you have to hog the USB port...which could be used for a printer, mouse, external HDD because the internal one blows.

The real reason no ethernet sucks is because if you're in a hotel somewhere it might not have full wifi in the building - you have to plug an ethernet coard in...but you're on a desk (probably) and need a mouse...

People on the go a lot need internets, so do business people.
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No ethernet? To use ethernet you have to hog the USB port...which could be used for a printer, mouse, external HDD because the internal one blows.

The real reason no ethernet sucks is because if you're in a hotel somewhere it might not have full wifi in the building - you have to plug an ethernet coard in...but you're on a desk (probably) and need a mouse...

People on the go a lot need internets, so do business people.
If you're in a situation where you would be using a mouse, printer, or external HDD you can use a hub.
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