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Old November 13 2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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Macbook air or Pro?

I mainly word-process, email and do 'productivity things' - I'll stick have a desktop in my office at work and office at home, I'd be better off with the 13 inch air? unless there is something killer in the Pro that I've missed for my usage?
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Old November 13 2012, 04:59 PM   #2
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

Pro has retina display (useful if you're moving about), a lot more ports for attachments, much bigger HDD space and better CPU for running several tasks simultaneously in about the same size, weight and battery life.
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Old November 19 2012, 02:46 PM   #3
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

I have an Air and there's not enough USB slots. If I had to choose again I would pick a Pro.
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Old November 20 2012, 06:45 AM   #4
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

Have you ever tried an SSD system? I suggest whatever SSD system you can afford.
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Old November 20 2012, 08:07 AM   #5
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

I'm not paying, so I can pretty much have what I like.
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Old November 20 2012, 08:33 AM   #6
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

I have a MacBook Air, love it so far, don't do anything very heavy duty, just the usual MS Office junk plus I'm learning Blender, a 3D graphics program which also runs okay.
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Old November 22 2012, 09:24 AM   #7
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

I have the cheapest 13in pro from June and not the retina display. There are never enough USB ports. But it was 4lbs and I love it.
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Old November 22 2012, 03:42 PM   #8
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

I have to wonder what there are not enough USB ports for?

I tend to plug in a flash drive now and again but otherwise I never find myself needing lots of USB ports.
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Old November 25 2012, 04:30 PM   #9
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

Take a pro.
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Old November 25 2012, 04:50 PM   #10
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Re: Macbook air or Pro?

JoeZhang wrote: View Post
I'm not paying, so I can pretty much have what I like.
Pro then, bigger HDD, better multitasking etc
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