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: What A Joke
by Fuji257 on Tue 25th Apr 2006 01:23 UTC in reply to "What A Joke"
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HP dv8000t 17"
Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor T2600 (2.16 GHz) same

2.0GB DDR2 SDRAM (2x1024MB) better

17.0" WSXGA BrightView Widescreen (1680x1050) MBP has higher res

120 GB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive same

Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home Edition with SP2 OS X gives you the FULL version, not a watered down. You need to upgrade this to PRO to compete

FREE Upgrade DVD /-RW/R CD-RW Combo w/Double Layer same

FREE Upgrade to Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG w/Bluetooth same

256MB NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) Go 7400 comparable

Now add Firewall/antivirus, and an equally competing product for:
iLife 06 (iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand, iWeb)
Front Row with Remote
Photo Booth
Comic Life
Omni Outliner
Built in high-end Web Cam
A better warranty
Don't forget to uprade to XP Pro and PAY EXTA for a back up CD
Have fun setting it all up too.

Let me guess? You don't WANT all those features? Just the one's that happen to be on the HP? Nice. A fcking iBook G3 has more and better features for half the price. Get real.

>>The computing world isn't waiting around for Apple to sell them >>overpriced x86 boxes.

Let me know when they start.

>>And with iPod sales slowing massively...

"Apple sold 1.1 million Macintosh computers and 8.5 million iPods in the quarter, which marks only a 4% growth in Mac hardware but a 61% growth in iPod sales from the year-ago quarter.",10...

Uh, yeah that's a massive slow down. Due to your outstanding market studies it's no wonder you think an HP laptop can compare to a Mac.

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