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macbook pro for notes and use around campus.... my rig for everything else
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post #32 of 62
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I take notes the old fashioned way with pen and paper.
Same here, tried a notebook, never liked it.

I stick with my sig-rig at home for all computer work.
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iPad (although I am in psychology, so I don't really have a need for anything more than typing).
How do you type on the ipad? external keyboard?
post #34 of 62
13" Macbook Pro as well lol

Good for schoolwork and notes while my sig rig stays in my room.
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
How do you type on the ipad? external keyboard?
There's a guy in one of my classes who types all his notes with a bluetooth keyboard... to his phone.
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post #36 of 62
15" Mid 2010 MBP.
post #37 of 62
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Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
There's a guy in one of my classes who types all his notes with a bluetooth keyboard... to his phone.
That's quite clever actually. Does he have the phone in his pocket or on the desk? Would look weird in your pocket, but if you're confident what you're typing has no errors it could be useful.
post #38 of 62
Sig rig 1080p is indispensable
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http://www.totalpcgaming.com/hardwar...ech-x55mv-pro/

back in the day, it was pretty good
     
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post #40 of 62
Thinkpad T400. I use it for everything work related. The only time I ever use my sig rig is if I need the extra screen space or I'm sick of waiting for my programs to compile.


I've found that in my Comp Sci classes there are three groups of people, and they all use different laptops. You have the "Mac" group, which consists mostly of people that have good theory, but average programming skills. You have the Thinkpad group, which consists of people that generally get >95% in the course and seem to know everything(hence their laptop choice). The majority of them run linux too. And then you have all of the people with random Acer/ASUS/HP etc.. laptops running Windows. They generally have no concept of what they are doing and need to get a TA to help them compile their programs.

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