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3 posts • joined 13 Dec 2008

Apple's 13in MacBook Pro in online strip tease

Jon Connell

Re: Bah!

@Charles Manning: So people really need all that space on a laptop?

I'm guessing you don't have your music collection on your laptop and you don't edit video?

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Ten of the Best... laptop stands

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Warm lap?

What's this warm lap business? I've had my MacBook sat on my lap for hours editing video and what-not and it's been just fine. I know the first MacBook Pro can fry yer gonads and I had an NEC brick that you could have made toast on, but the new MacBooks seem to have sorted out that rather annoying 'feature' of laptops. Other manufacturers must have sorted this too, right? You just need to walk away from those Tesco specials that use crappy components.

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Shuttle X27D

Jon Connell

And Apple buyers are Mactards?

Looking at one of Shuttle's resellers in the UK (Ambros Direct), they offer a Shuttle X27D Base Spec (1GB of DDR2 and a 160GB SATA2 drive) for GBP 449.50 (incl. VAT and delivery). For a whole 50p more, Apple will deliver a Mac Mini with a 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo instead of that wimpy Atom.

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