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MacBook Pro - Video Review: Black "Speck Products" MacBook Pro case


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Two notes:
1. My camera only lets me record up to 3 minutes of video, so it cuts off at the end.
2. The case is a lot more transparent than my video shows; you can clearly see the Apple logo lit up in the back in real life. The case gets darker when you put it on the laptop though. I love it, looks really sharp!

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uRwQwHtmw0

Product page:

http://www.speckproducts.com/15mac-seethru.html

Pros:
Looks great
Offers great protection (scratches, smudges, fingerprints, etc.)
Doesn't add much thickness or weight
Feels like a durable product
Easy to remove (top is a little harder than the bottom)

Cons:
Expensive ($50)

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Nice video Informative and short.

I kind of got scared how you treated the MBP in the video though.
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Wow there cool! =D Thanks for showing it to us
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Nice video Informative and short.

I kind of got scared how you treated the MBP in the video though.
That was designed to show you how durable the case makes the MacBook Pro

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Nice video Informative and short.

I kind of got scared how you treated the MBP in the video though.
lol....thats not rough at all....u should be able to be that way with a notebook, great revie! i want one for my macbook
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I am gonna get a black one too, I don't wanna scratch my MacBook Pro when I get one! I need £300 more to be able to get a MacBook Pro
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For $50, it wasn't durable enough for me. The plastic is too soft and too prone to scratches from minor contact that would never scratch an MBP.

After 6 months my MBP didn't have any scratches. I bought one of these and after a week or 2 of use under the same conditions as my MBP, it had scratches all over it and looked really bad. It looked like I beat the crap out of my MBP when I only keep it on my desk, a desk at school or coffee shop or in my Incase sleeve. So basically this $50 shell was visually unappealing enough to be rendered unusable after just a couple weeks.

"Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others"
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thanks forthe video... it does look good!
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