OT: new macbooks, no firewire
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Tue Oct 14 15:18:09 CDT 2008
Apple has furthered the divide between MacBook and "Pro". The new
MacBook Pro <does> have <one> firewire 800 port. More ports can be
added via plugin card. For recording, I have to do that anyway for
>Having a few moments to spare I took a look at Apple's new MacBooks.
>Mixed feelings. I think I'll need to see and touch to make a valid
>judgement. I too have eye problems, so the contrast may be good for
>me, but I'm a desktopper anyway, and probably won't be buying
>anything new for quite a while. Certainly the firewire thing is a
>major turnoff. I somewhat recently purchased two 500 GB firewires
>and can't imagine using USB for any major transfers. Time Machine
>with USB. Ha! Ha!
>By and large I think your comments are on the mark. We may all be
>back to bows and arrows before too long anyway. (sigh!)
>On Oct 14, 2008, at 12:33 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>>sometimes I do OT mails here, but this is just to ask if you guys
>>followed the latest announcements by apple and saw their new macbooks.
>>I must say, I have never ever been so disapointed at apple. I found
>>the new macbooks as ugly as a traffic accident between an elephant and
>>a pizza delivery car. What's with the black borders and keyboards on
>>aluminum?!?! what happened, did they fired their designers?
>Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
>Joe Lewis Wilkins
>pepetoo at cox.net
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