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Archive for the ‘MacBook Air’ Category

October 9th, 2008

The Show Will Go On After All

[Photo from Big Tech (Fortune)]
According to this article from Fortune, the Apple event on October 14 is pushing through. So much for my previous entry. This time Apple is not being subtle about what they intend to announce. The invite says “The spotlight turns to notebooks”. How much clearer can you get?
The event will be […]

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August 21st, 2008

What Do You Do When Your Mac Breaks Down and Warranty Has Lapsed

Several people I know contacted me recently. They were having problems with their Macs and asked for advice. One had a broken LCD and another was having trouble with her trackpad and keyboard. It would later be diagnosed as a logic board problem. These two people have one thing in common, their Macs could not […]

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July 5th, 2008

$500 Off The SSD MacBook Air Is It Now Worth It?

Honestly, no. I’m still off the opinion that even if Apple slashed $500 bucks off the price of the SSD version of the MacBook Air, it’s still not worth the extra money.
I know in theory the SSD should be ok. It is in some instances but I’m really not inclined to justify the additional […]

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May 26th, 2008

My Next Mac Computer

When I first made the switch to mac, I wasn’t looking at the operating system, but rather was looking for a computer that was small, lightweight, relatively powerful, a decent battery life, and didn’t cost a fortune. Most of the Windows ultralights that I looked at started at $1700-1800 and the ones with enough power […]

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May 21st, 2008

Air Manila: A Sleeve Fit For The MacBook Air

I just got my hands on an Air Manila Sleeve for the MacBook Air. It was loaned to me by a friend who recently bought one. This particular sleeve is manufactured by Civilian Lab. Now, a sleeve for the MacBook Air is a fairly simple product. There’s not much bells and whistles you can put […]

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May 20th, 2008

Mac Sales Sky Rocketing

According to an AppleInsider Story, Mac sales are soaring. It posted a 50% year on year growth for the month of April. A staggering figure compared to 17% for the PC market.
It’s not only the numbers that show it. Even in everyday life you see the Mac gaining popularity. I’ve been seeing more and […]

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April 24th, 2008

Mac Sales Up

Apple posted it’s second quarter results last April 23, 2008. The most notable figure for me was the fact that Mac sales are up. Apple shipped 2,289,000 units in this period equating to a 51% unit growth.
Macs are gaining market share and it has nowhere else to go but up. Macs actually represented the […]

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April 23rd, 2008

Speaking of Sleeves

A friend showed me WaterField tonight. It’s a bag maker based in San Francisco. They look like great bags but what I liked most was the sleeves.
Their laptop sleeves are made of high-grade neoprene and ballistic nylon. Like other sleeves it can stand alone or inserted in a bag.
The great thing about WaterField is that […]

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April 22nd, 2008

Theme Day: Must Haves For A New Portable Mac User

Most new Mac users I know have bought portables. Here’s what I think should be your must haves if you just bought a shiny new MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.
1. A decent bag - You spent so much on your portable so might as well take steps to protect it. Get a bag with […]

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February 27th, 2008

Which One Is The Right One For You?

With the recent update of both MacBook and MacBook Pro line of portables and the recent introduction of the MacBook Air, the question “which one is the right one for you?” begs to be asked.
Here are my thoughts on that…
MacBook - If you’re going to use a portable for your digital lifestyle and will […]

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