I'm in the market for a new laptop

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  1. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    Well good job you're buying it now then…

    To make them SLIMMER and more DESIRABLE.

    Nothing tastes as good as your skinny laptop feels.
     
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  2. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    RETINA SCREEN. I WANT!
     
  3. delirium

    delirium TOODLES FUCKFACE

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    A retina screen would be lovely. Do you reckon that would come as standard or an upgrade? Could they really keep the laptops at the same price with retina screeens AND flash memory? (I assume the flash memory will just be for iOS X but even so).
     
  4. RobotBoy

    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    Oh God, I need a MacBook with retina screen. NEED!
     
  5. VoR

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    Oh my God.

    Are you telling me that in a few short years the CD is going to be so utterly obselete as a format that you won't even be able to buy hardware to rip them to your computer?

    *breathes heavily into paper bag*
     
  6. Crash

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    I'm still in the market for a new laptop but in no particular rush, but seeing as the WWDC is the week of my birthday, the new MacBook might just be a little PRESENT to myself :disco:
     
  7. delirium

    delirium TOODLES FUCKFACE

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    I haven't put a CD in my laptop in ages... in fact... reflecting on it, I reckon I've put less than 5 CDs in there ever? I've put a fair number of DVDs in there though. I reckon the optical drive will be around for a while yet, at least until the movie/DVD industry works out a way of sharing this information. It's a TAD ridiculous that you can buy a movie with THREE products in it - 1 blu ray, 1 DVD and 1 for iTunes.
     
  8. PercyPig

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    It didn't bump the price of iPad up, but you do have a point, especially with the flash memory as well (but prices are coming down in that field pretty fast). I reckon if anything it will be standard on 15" Pros and optional on the 13".
     
  9. PercyPig

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    24" Retina iMac :smoke:

    What's that like 1080p HD x 2?
     
  10. VoR

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    OMG Guys

    It's on its way :disco:
     
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  11. PercyPig

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    VoR can I come and show you how to use it properly?
     
  12. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    DON'T SAY YES IT'S A TRAP

    Well done on your computer choice vor. Life's a bit less shit with light up keys.
     
  13. Christian

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    How marvellous! You're going to massively DIG IT VoR.
     
  14. PercyPig

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    If you find you can't do something it's usually because the Windows way of doing it is so OVERBLOWN the OS X way of doing it seems too good to be true.

    Uninstall a program? Drag the icon to the trash babe
    x
     
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  15. Christian

    Christian GOOD BYE!

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    Though something like Appzapper does trash the preference files too and any other crap sprayed into your System folder too.
     
  16. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    How do I Zap without registering?
     
  17. PercyPig

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    Oh I got it. That was fun.
     
  18. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    TBH I'm mostly excited about catching up with all the US TV I've missed.

    Mad Men and Game of Thrones torrents now please.
     
  19. Mats

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    could you also teach him the genitive WHILE YOU'RE AT IT. I swear, writers these days!
     
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  20. PercyPig

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    I'll stick to OS X

    :eyes:
     
  21. Mats

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    on second thought that might be for the best

    oh VoR, you're going to have so much fun!
     
  22. Tisch

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    I just learnt how to forwards delete! :disco:
     
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    I'm starting to worry that it still hasn't arrived. :(
     
  25. PercyPig

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    Maybe it's with your teacher friend. Isn't the lead time up 10 days? They come from Luxembourg or something I think.
     
  26. Tisch

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    Did they not give you a date of delivery?
     
  27. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    According to my friend it was supposed to be next day delivery.
     
  28. PercyPig

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    Does he possibly mean next day dispatch instead?
     
  29. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    Quite possibly. Dammit. It better not turn up at the weekend, I gave my work address!
     
  30. PercyPig

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    RETURN TO SENDER.
     
  31. VoR

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    I swear the stress of this whole process has put YEARS on me. I'll be a withered husk by the time it finally arrives.
     
  32. PercyPig

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    IT WILL ALL BE WORTH IT

    *MacBook won't switch on*

    What did you order anyway?
     
  33. VoR

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    Macbook Pro 13" 2.8GHZ.

    I decided to go for the 2.8 for the extra speed and memory, since I'm sacrificing on this damn update.
     
  34. PercyPig

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    Nice. Dual Core i7.
     
  35. delirium

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    DID IT ARRIVE?

    Maybe VoR is spending all his days wanking off on the lovely screen :disco:
     
  36. delirium

    delirium TOODLES FUCKFACE

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    Is it true that Apple are getting rid of (maybe have already got rid of) the lovely welcome presentation? I swear, that nearly made me cry.
     
  37. VoR

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    It's due today ALLEGEDLY
     
  38. Apocalypt Flyer

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    Fuck that's a more than a GRAND for a laptop.

    Bonkers.
     
  39. PercyPig

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    That is not news
     
  40. Tisch

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    I'm OUTSIDE and I can SEE MY SCREEN! This is the best thing that's ever happened! :D :D VoR, you got yours yet?
     
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