Initial thoughts of going from Powerbook G4 to Macbook Pro v.thishasbeendonebefore

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  1. moses

    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    went from last rev of powerbook (G4, 1.67Ghz, 2GB RAM, 128VRAM) to a 2.0Ghz MBP. Initial thoughts:

    Screen doesn't seem any different
    does seem a little bit snappier
    Rosetta apps are SLOW. For things like mail its okay, but there's no way in hell i'm going to be able to use my music apps unless they're universal.
    This bitch gets HOT, so hot that i can feel heat coming from it while just using it on a desk whenever I type.

    Going to install bootcamp today when find my xp disc
     
  2. Blair

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    what are you using for mail that needs to run through rosetta?
     
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    it's why I'm going to wait, and probably just get a powermac when it comes out :hs:

    I'll keep my powerbook for portability :hs:
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    thunderbird, i don't care for Mail.
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    update:

    if you're a leo, and bored in the office, photo booth is HIGHLY entertaining.
     
  6. Blair

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    its also fun if you like photosensitive seizures? :dunno:
     
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    Madness Do not let Dr. Mario touch your genitals. He is no

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    So 3 notebook products later and Apple still hasn't done anything about overheating? Looks like I'll be passing on that MacBook 12".
     
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    Bolicious Handleobraese

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    shit does indeed get hot as hell.
     
  10. newsroom_can

    newsroom_can Canada eh?

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    So that truly defeats the purpose of having latest/fastest machines... to improve your productivity. :mamoru:
     
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    newsroom_can Canada eh?

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    Even worse than PowerBooks?
     

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