Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2012 21:19 UTC
Apple Apple held its keynote speech just now, kicking off its developer conference. The company announced minor refreshes for its laptop line, introduced a stunning new laptop with a Retina display, and gave a sneak peek of iOS 6, which will launch in the Fall.
Thread beginning with comment 521765
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: Pricing
by ameasures on Tue 12th Jun 2012 22:18 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Pricing"
ameasures
Member since:
2006-01-09

If it lasts 1.5 years without troubles it's at least as good as a Samsung ;)


My current 17inch MBP is 3 years old and before that the 15inch Powerbook lasted over 5 years (and is still running elsewhere).

Each has had RAM upgraded and HDD replacements but so what.

Eighteen months shouldn't be a problem...YMMV!

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[6]: Pricing
by ggeldenhuys on Wed 13th Jun 2012 12:06 in reply to "RE[5]: Pricing"
ggeldenhuys Member since:
2006-11-13

I'm typing this on a 9 year old Dell Inspiron 9100 laptop. It has only had a RAM upgrade. The battery life is now useless, so I must run off the mains, but other than that, this laptop still works 100%. It's getting on the slow side now though, but no fault of Dell's. My next laptop will probably be another Dell - I can't justify paying the Apple tax for a similar (or under) spec'ed laptop. Though I must admit, my wife's iMac is pretty awesome.

Reply Parent Score: 2