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 ma_d on Tue 25th Apr 2006 18:38 UTC in reply to "What A Joke"
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My roommate just bought one of the 15" ones. Let me tell you, it's expensive, but not at all overpriced...

Apple puts a lot of fit and finish work into their notebooks that no one else does. Things like ambient light backlight changing, putting the charge led on the cable instead of on the side of the machine, magnetic detaching power hookups, solid construction, a quality lcd that's not pinched, lack of hooks sticking out on the top of the monitor.

If those sort of things are of no value to you, fine, but to some people those are worth money.

Edited 2006-04-25 18:38

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