I now have a new 2.4GHz SDD unibody MacBook with 4GB of DDR3 RAM in my hot hands and this thing screams it’s so on fire! Now I sort of understand why Apple doesn’t think it needs a Netbook like the awful Sony Vaio P or the right fine ASUS 1000HE. The MacBook is the supreme computer, netbook and secret lover any passion could want, and I can’t imagine why anyone would touch a MacBook Air when they can have the new MacBook instead.
I’ve heard rumors on the internets that the MacBook is the perfect notebook computer and I can’t argue. It is beautiful. It is solid. It is fast.
I’m slightly disgusted and disappointed that this new MacBook is so much faster and snappier than my barely-eight-month-old MacBook Pro 17.
Is it fair this MacBook cost half as much as my MacBook Pro? No, it is not, and I am rightfully and righteously outraged over the whole thing since 7pm last night when FedEx finally delivered this MacBook after playing ring and run with me 10 hours earlier in the day.
The difference between lower price and better performance and enhanced beauty is the conundrum of living a human life. We test these examples in technology, in love, and especially in the workplace. Newer is almost always better, faster and prettier than what’s come before — and that is what makes us want to keep creating life, and objects, for our ongoing adoration.
In the 12 hours I’ve spent with my MacBook, I’m still in total adoration and admiration mode, and it won’t be ending any time soon. I’m tempted to make this tiny MacBook my main box of the day and retiring my MacBook Pro from that daily duty. I guess that’s the price we pay for trying to keep up with Steve Jobs. Oh, what sweet punishment!
I love the 13-inch glossy screen of the unibody MacBook. The 1200×800 pixel LED screen is bright and clear. The new NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor lives up to its 5x faster reputation as a smasher-blaster of 3D gaming.
The embedded web cam is brighter and snappier than ever — obviously due to the improved graphics system.
The new chiclet keyboard is fine and great to use. I prefer it over the old MacBook Pro non-unibody keyboard.
The speakers sound rich. I have no problems with the headphone jack.
The SSD drive is silent and incredibly quick! Who knew SSD would be so good? The entire machine is silent and cool-to-the-touch. The loudest thing is the CD/DVD when it loads a disc.
I am not a fan of Trackpads. I love meeces to pieces. However, the new “slice of glass” as both Trackpad and mouse button works. I love the touch and the feel of the Trackpad. With Multi-Touch, I can get better, detailed, use out of the Trackpad than I can with any mouse.
Touching the Trackpad is no less a delight than touching a woman’s silky-smooth, freshly shaven, leg with lotion on it after a proper showering — and I confess it now that there’s no better erotic experience you can have with a MacBook on your lap then playing with your Trackpad.
Oh, the thrill and woe of young love!