the new macbook air (mid 2011)

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by bhoyetjumpay, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. arkane

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    @hazeru

    around 1.4k-1.5k i think with the discount for being a philmugger :D
     
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    dropping by MAC tonight to have a look of the new macbook air. is it worth it?? or i'd rather buy the macpro? oh anyway..
     
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    Thanks, arkane! Will have to check those out next time. :)

    @bride: Whether the Air or Pro is "worth it" depends on your needs. Maybe you can list down your needs and the others here can help you decide. :)
     
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    just ordered the 13-inch i5 256GB!
     
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    Also just ordered but the 11-inch i7, 4 GB RAM, 256 GB HDD!
     
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    Would you recommend a good matte screen? I'm planning to get one soon but since I work around lights/outdoors I think I need to do something about that super glossy screen..
     
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    I got the same configuration but it's stuck in customs :(
     
  8. Roman

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    How long has your wait been? Mine is scheduled to arrive on the 16th.
     
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    just pulled the trigger on a BTO MBA11" - i7, 4gb RAM, 25gb SSD... time to sell my MBP13... ;o)
     
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    mine left shanghai july 30. It's been in customs a couple of days.
     
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    It's been 5 days since I ordered a MBA 11" BTO from sir Charlie. I'm excited and anxious at the same time. I never had or used a Mac before in my life. I'm pretty good at going around Windows and I've made all my PCs look like it was using a Mac OS. But the capabilities, speed and sheer appeal of the new MBA has really tempted me to take the Mac plunge. Plus the awesome prices of sir Charlie. Once I get my MBA, I'm pretty sure I'll be asking a lot of questions in this forum
     
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    M a pc guy as well i told myself i will only buy a mac unless really cheap but o got tempted with the air. But i dont have any regrets. Really like the lightness of the air. As for its windows perfor,ance index i saw on youtube the 11.6" inch it has a rating of 5.9 i think thats not a bad lappy at all
     
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    Just fire ayaw ReyMatt.
     
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    More in-depth review for 11" MBA - Anandtech
     
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    Ah so this is a follow up on the i5 vs i7 debate.
     
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    I got a portable HD to backup my files in my PC in preparation for transfer to MBA. I think it's in NTFS(?) format. Will the MBA be able to read it?
     
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    ^^ you can transfer the data to your mac but i doubt you can write data from mac to the external.
     
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    You can read/write to an external NTFS-formatted drive. You'll need to install NTFS-3G for Mac OS X.
     
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    Paragon NTFS 9.0 works well with Lion. Cost less than Lion.
     
  20. azqnow

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    how come i do not see DVD sharing in my mba?

    system preferences > sharing

    i could see my PC in Shared in Finder, i could copy files as well.. do i need to set the PC's dvd drive to be shared for it to work? do i need to install a software on my pc first?

    file sharing and web sharing is On
     

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