Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd May 2006 16:03 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y CNet compares Acer's TravelMate 8200 to apple's MacBook Pro, and concludes the Acer wins; but only by a small margin. "The Acer pulled ahead with ample features and superior performance and battery life, then sealed the deal with its lower sticker price. If you're looking for the most connectivity and fastest performance for your dollar, the TravelMate 8200 is the laptop to buy. The MacBook Pro's strengths clearly lie in aesthetics, from its lightweight, eye-pleasing design to its graphics-friendly display to its elegant operating system. And Apple's superior software package could be said to offset the price differential between the MacBook Pro and the TravelMate 8200."
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RE[2]: OSX
by yorch on Wed 3rd May 2006 17:01 UTC in reply to "RE: OSX"
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2006-01-28

Thom, I have read the article and it's true they point out the software difference into the text.

Nevertheless, as someone has posted just after me, they do not take that difference into account when they compare side by side in numbers.

That is exactly what I was trying to say in my "horrible" English ;)

(BTW, why don't you try to be a just a little bit more polite in your replies, for a change...)

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