Eric on 10 Jul 2009 21:17:16 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] New Macbooks

zuzu wrote:
> You can replace it yourself, just that you need screwdrivers.  So it's
> not "replaceable" mid-flight, but it's replaceable at home.  Expect
> $80 (or less) batteries you can buy from Hong Kong on eBay and then
> follow a step-by-step pictorial guide from iFixIt, when 2-3 years from
> now you'd rather change the battery than buy a new 8-core MacBook Pro
> with 4TB storage and 32GB of RAM.

...that 4TB will be solid state, the entire system with 17" LED powered screen 
will weigh less than 24  ounces and it will run for 20+ hours straight between 
charges ( or a minimum of two weeks with the fuel cell option.)

Oh, it will do your laundry too!


[seriously, the advances in technology are simply amazing.  A current MacBook is 
a perfect example... it simply could not have existed a short time ago.]

[eh, just kidding about the laundry]

[but, will it run Linux? :-D ]
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