Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Apr 2006 14:05 UTC, submitted by CrimsonScythe
Apple The 17" MacBook Pro has just been released. The 17" model has Firewire 800 and 8x dual layer Superdrive, both of which the 15.4" version lacks. The new MacBook Pro was presented during the NAB2006. The machine will cost $2799,- in the US, or round and about EUR 2879,- (differs per country) in the EU, or GBP 1999,- if you live in the UK.
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RE: Some disapointments
by ssme on Tue 25th Apr 2006 17:09 UTC in reply to "Some disapointments"
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People don't want to use a keyboard on a laptop that is shifted off center. Its very awkward.

I want. It is NOT awkward for me. Please do not decide what "people want" without actually asking those "people".

Th FW800 port is a waste, there is almost no FW800 stuff out there

you mean you dont have fw800 stuff?

where is the built in GPS, this seams like a no brainer thing to add to a device which is mobile

there are a lot of mobile devices, like, err, calculators... should there be a GPS in every calculator?

yeah, probably laptop users are sooo engrossed into whatever they arre doing that they loose track where on earth they are... "yeah, I'm in some wifi cafe... but in which city??!!"

sorry, couldn't resist ;-)

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