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Apple MacBook Pro Review (pics, specs) Discussion

Discussion in 'Notebook News and Reviews' started by crazyguy, Apr 17, 2006.

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  1. threeFiftyLi

    threeFiftyLi Notebook Consultant

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    Just out of curiousity what resolution is it set on when you run windows on it?
     
  2. wipeout

    wipeout Notebook Evangelist NBR Reviewer

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    Ins't 3h15 of battery life on half brightness a bit low ?

    Can you tell what voltage+mah is the battery of that laptop ?
     
  3. HomeSkillet

    HomeSkillet Notebook Evangelist

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    If your primarly using Windows XP(or plan on Windows Vista or Linux) and have little intrested in OSX; there are better solutions then the overpriced MBP.
     
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    Reize Notebook Virtuoso

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    You can also run OSX on a windows based notebook. But lets not get off topic.
     
  5. Rahul

    Rahul I joined NBR in January 2005, how time flies!

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    Yes you can, but its considerably harder than getting XP to run on a Macbook am I right?

    Wonder when the Macbooks will get Intel's Merom processors and it would be quite interesting to see em with AMDs processors as well.
     
  6. Reize

    Reize Notebook Virtuoso

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    Yeah, but I have a friend running it fine. He thinks it's easy.

    Mac with an AMD would be odd =X

    Just thinking about it makes you think it's not going to happen..
     
  7. lazybum131

    lazybum131 Notebook Evangelist

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    Apple specs for the MacBook Pro say it's a 60Wh Lithium Polymer battery. I'd say 3:15 hours is decent depending on how bright half brightness actually is since the screen can go up to 300nits. The Acer 8204 gets about the same battery life even with a huge ~90Wh battery and the screen's max brightness is only 185nits (with the Samsung panel).

    crazyguy, would it be possible to take a pic of the MacBook Pro on a desk with an AA battery as a height comparison?
     
  8. jujube

    jujube Notebook Deity

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    I believe the work around is to hold down the control button... or an external mouse.
     
  9. bani

    bani Notebook Enthusiast

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    single button touchpad is a major bummer for a notebook.
     
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    I would like to know why is it good to have a non-glare type lcd on the MacBook? I thought glare type is an advantage.
     
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