Summary: Positive: Quality Case Excellent Display Good performance Magnetic Power Coupling Touch Pad Negative: Keyboard Too few USB slots Lack of standard Video Connectors Integrated Battery Battery Life In summary this IS a good laptop but I feel you are paying a massive premium for the Apple Brand and OSX.
It's an Apple - not a Golden Delicious, but a White Wonder
2 January 2011
Excerpt: ICY WHITE LAPTOP When it comes to buying a laptop there's only one brand that does it for me, and that brand is Apple. Starting out as an avid PC user, it took me a while to appreciate Apple's orchard of quality computers - but once I did, there was no going back.
Pros: Looks great, works well, runs applications smoothly . . . I could go on . . .
Cons: Plastic keyboard surround may turn brittle over time
Summary: I am a macbook user since 2006. Since then, I have owned and used 4 macbook models. Despite the known limitations in connectivity I used to embrace Apple in the beginning as its laptops were clearly superior from the competition (and probably still are). My main issue here is again, connectivity.
Summary: After years of PC's with Microsoft operating systems I was seduced by reviews and personal recommendations to try Apple. So I went the whole hog and bought this MacBook together with the 24" Cinema Screen. Beautifully designed and made, solid and classy, even the packaging reeks of quality.
Excerpt: Upon being convinced to switch from Windows to a Mac I began deciding on which to buy, the Macbook seemed like the only option. The Mac Mini didn't have the specification, or the portability I was after, and the Mac Pro, or Macbook Pro was far out of my price range for a first Mac.
Pros: Design, Apple Remote, Built In - Sight, Bluetooth
Excerpt: I have updated this review with a lot of extra detail This Macbook looks great and quite different and is better made than many other machines with similar specifications. In white, which is the standard/cheaper option it looks very different from your average laptop, although is prone to getting...