Apple Moves All Laptops to Intel

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BBC report that Apple has launched new MacBook laptops to replace its previous consumer model, the iBook.

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"Apple began the transition to Intel Core Duo-based notebooks in February with the 15-inch MacBook Pro, and now just 90 days later we have completed the transition with the release of the all new MacBook," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing.

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They are similarily priced

They are similarily priced to Dell and IBM notebooks. YEEEEEE HAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWW!!

I'm saving up for one.

Nice Box

Now build XP for that hardware, upgrade OS, perfect ;)

Cool . . . that is my daughters grad gift

I was a Mac user starting in '88, I switched to a PC in 98 for business reasons.

3 years ago I bought my daughter a Mac laptop as she went off to college.

It's drive crashed within three months.
I was very disappointed.

My youngest daughter is off to college this fall, I am going to let her decide what type of laptop she wants.

If she chooses a Mac I hope they have solid hardware in the new model.

It's not Apple's fault

I worked in the hard drive industry for a few years, if they get a crap batch of platters you get crap drives. Basically what happens is someone runs integrity tests on the units, drives, memory, whatever it is, and the batch with the most defects goes to cheap hardware and the units in the best tested batch go into premium gear.

Now, statistically this all makes sense, but imagine the 100 drives you tested were either the BEST or WORST of the batch, then the logic all falls apart.

Hard drives are a crap shoot unless they are all have burn-in testing.

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