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Hi guys . I am new to this forum and stuck on this huge dilemma. Im currently a night time university student and looking for something portable and easy to take notes. I have a basic laptop and thinking of getting the macbook pro but that would mean selling my iphone and laptop to buy the macbookpro.

Option two is keeping my iphone and laptop and getting the ipad for christmas .
So in the end my question is . Should I go for a laptop/ipad/iphone combo or just macbook pro?

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Depends how you take notes. With the iPad you have to have it laying flat on a flat table surface and constant look down. Not beneficial if you need to look up at the board or screen to copy down notes.

If you can live without an iPhone then I would go with the MBP.
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I will probably by a case that slants the ipad to make it easier to take notes.
I also would like to add the reason i am not using my current laptop is because the battery drains within two hours .
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You can grab the iPad and the keybaord dock that goes along with it and use that to type up your notes while keeping the iPad visible as well and not having to constantly look down..

Without the keyboard dock, you'd have to type on the iPad itself which might be slower..

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I will probably by a case that slants the ipad to make it easier to take notes.
I also would like to add the reason i am not using my current laptop is because the battery drains within two hours .
What kind of laptop do you have now? That's terrible battery life. Even if you did get a new MBP it could have poor battery life, it kind of depends on what you are doing with your machine.

To make it last longer you need to turn off bluetooth, airport if you aren't using it, and dim the screen down to at least half to extend your battery time.

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I have a Hp 6G2. The mac is my girlfriends so I was able to try and got over three hours of use which more then enough for school.
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Hi guys . I am new to this forum and stuck on this huge dilemma. Im currently a night time university student and looking for something portable and easy to take notes. I have a basic laptop and thinking of getting the macbook pro but that would mean selling my iphone and laptop to buy the macbookpro.

Option two is keeping my iphone and laptop and getting the ipad for christmas .
So in the end my question is . Should I go for a laptop/ipad/iphone combo or just macbook pro?

Thanks

Mario
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For note taking I am going to suggest the iPad. There are a bunch of note taking apps that can either recognize your handwriting or just save your notes as is.

Check out smart notes, write pad, notetaker HD, ithoughts HD, and penultimate. There are also audio recording note takers. That way you don't have to ditch everything just for a laptop.
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Please don't double post..... refer to your other identical post and the responses there!
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sorry about the double post did not know it a no-no really sorry
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