actuality.log


Saturday, January the 7th, 2006

I am extremely pleased I waited (for the first time, ever). Over the past day or so, there were a couple of additions to the ThinkPad line, and I’ve decided on what I want. Some highlights:

Rugged build.
As low as ~3 lb (1.36 kg).
Dual core, ~2 GHz each.
Extended battery life of ~10 hrs.

This is what I’ve been waiting for, Apple. Unless you can wow me in a couple of days at Macworld, you know where my money is going.

Update: And apparently, they have. I love choice; I hate choosing.

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2 Responses to “Waits aren’t futile”

  1. pUl| says:

    Rugged – I’ll give you that for a Thinkpad anyday.

  2. pundit says:

    It is quite awesome; I love the non-plastickey feel and overall rigidity. But these new Macbooks aren’t anything to scoff at either. With capable graphics and processing ability, the very cool adapter connecter and other gimmicks like the built in camera, I’ve now begun to lean toward that.

    Internally, they are very similar. Comparable motherboards, processor, and memory. At similar prices, the Apple has much nicer screen (resolutions), more RAM, much better video card, and fun gimmicks.

    But only one fucking mouse button, and a whole new OS to get used to until I wipe it out.


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