Thursday, November 11, 2010

The New Generation of MacBooks...

I was rather surprised by Apple's tagline for the new MacBook Air, 'The New Generation of MacBooks' (Apple - Mac).

As a means of selling MacBooks, fine. But what does it say about their other models?

I have the first generation MBA. It is a great design apart from the design fault on the hinges. But my original plan was to get the 17" model which is great unless you don't mind carting a large, heavy slab of aluminium round with you.

No doubt some of the people who go for the 15 and 17" models really do need the extra performance of a 2.5 GHz processor over 1.8. But some would surely find a smaller machine more than made up for a modest reduction in speed.

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