ModBook: The first and only Mac tablet solution!

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by jay_eat_world, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. morphine

    morphine Active Member

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    It is nice to have a tablet with a MAC system running on it. But I think this particular piece of equipment is going to be a bloody pain in the pocket
     
  2. zChris

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    I think it would be too heavy and too hot to be used tablet style.
     
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    no thanks hehe... i want my screen clean...
     
  4. deepblue

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    does the macbook heat up the way the mbp does? just curious. :)
     
  5. Mine does. I have a 2ghz Core 2 Duo white macbook. I'm not sure if mine is normal but it heats upto 85c when I encode videos. Does anybody know if that's normal?
     
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    is the modbook available already here in the philippine market? if not, is there anybody who is currently supplying this here? I'm really interested in getting one...

    thanks!!!
     
  7. loko__loko

    loko__loko Well-Known Member

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    go to their website
     
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    More photos here.

    Personally, if it were lighter and thinner (and didn't heat up nga - though, if it's on battery I don't see that as being much of a problem) I'd want one.
     
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    mine does heat it up when used for long hours, I usually turn on the aircon when I'm using my mac and it does make a difference sa temperature di sya ganon kainit.
     
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    Expensive, but looks really good. 2500 USD is quite a lot.
     
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    For that kind of money I would rather get Cintiq 12WX and a Black Macbook for the same amount of cash!
     
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    for some reason it does not appeal to me...tsk tsk
     
  14. Mad Mac

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    I don't like the idea of looking down on a screen. If one props it at an angle, it makes for awkward writing ergonomics. The concept works for light handheld machines but not for a 13" screen machine. Let's learn from the demise of tablet pcs.

    Thinness for me is desirable. I want a conventional clam shell Mac but with perhaps two touch screens. One being a monitor the other being a keyboard/trackpad proxy. Complete with all the Ipod Touch eye candy tumblers and other innovative virtual input graphical interfaces. All of these of course in a nice thin package.
     
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    i would rather get a macbook pro and a jailbroken ipod touch (to be used as a pda, aside of course from the music/video) for that price.....
     
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    yep for that price, i'd rather get the macbook air
     
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    Guess the use of a notebook stand/riser also helps.
     
  18. pavlos

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    whoa, my post is missing.

    take 2:

    reviving this thread since it finally came up in the recent MWSF

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    retails for $4999 or have your macbook pro converted for $3049

    the article says they have wozniak as advisor, i wonder why apple didn't include this as one of their own (or say, why they didn't include this on their product line-up), are they trying to see if there is a market for these?

    you, thanks or no thanks?
     
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  19. alikishi

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    for the price, no thanks :)
     

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