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    PowerBookG4's Avatar
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    Jan 08, 2005
    New Jersey
    Mac Pro 8x3.0ghz 12gb ram 8800GT , MBP 2.16 2GB Ram 17 inch.
    A funny observation...
    Mac users are obsessed with Apple.

    Walking through the library at my school today, every single person with a pc computer was doing their homework had a book on their desk and was researching something or writing a paper.

    Every person with a mac however, was either on engadget or on looking at what apple released, myself included. Sure, we'll all do our work, but everyone of us Mac users wanted to see what Apple was doing before we moved on.

    How many of you are doing, did the same?
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    Feb 22, 2006
    Bristol, UK
    MBP, 2.0Ghz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 1991 Powerbook 100, Gen 2 Nano, Gen 1 Touch
    Guilty as charged. My fingers are aching from overusing Command-R!
    Oh...and only pretty girls use Macs...

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    lifeafter2am's Avatar
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    Aug 25, 2006
    Central Florida
    MacBook Pro Unibody
    Same here. It's nice working from home, didn't have to try and hide it from anyone.

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    Jul 20, 2008
    Toronto, Ontario
    white MacBook - 2.16GHz, 2GB RAM, 500GB HD iPhone Specs: white 3GS - 32GB
    Yupp, today at school I was working on my homework.. but.. could not resist checking the new MacBooks, lol. Still loving my white one though.. the silver/back combo is not bad... but it's just not the same as the white which some of us cannot get enough of, I know.

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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
    Did Apple do something today?
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    Derek McNelly's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 04, 2008
    Center Line, Michigan
    MacBook Pro 15" - 2.3 GHz Quad i7- 8GB RAM - 750GB Hybrid HD - OS X 10.8
    I was refreshing like a madman.

    Disappointed in the end result, but I was still glued nonetheless.
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    Oct 03, 2005
    Ontario, Canada
    Custom PC
    I was busy playing Quake II...

    I can't be bothered to look at expensive toys that I'll never be able to own.

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    Feb 21, 2005
    iBook G3 - You'll be missed.
    I was watching the blogs as well. I'm watching the keynote now.

    I prefer to watch them, so I usually try to avoid the live blogs. I did read gizmodo and engadget today. I prefer the gizmodo feed, the guy writing at engadget erks me off. I hate how he always has to put in some snide comment with his writing.

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    fleurya's Avatar
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    Nov 18, 2006
    Anytown, USA
    27" iMac 2.7GHz Core i5, iPhone 4S, 3rd gen iPad
    I was checking about every 2 minutes while pretending to work
    "Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others"

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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    Quote Originally Posted by fleurya View Post
    I was checking about every 2 minutes while pretending to work

    I know it's so fanboyish, but I can't help it. All of my fellow IT employees were so tired of hearing me talk about it.
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

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    D3v1L80Y's Avatar
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    Feb 02, 2004
    Honestly, I couldn't care less what the newest, latest and greatest tech from is.

    If I'm not in the market for anything new (which at the moment, I am not) then I pay no attention to the countless blogs and other Apple related sites have to report.
    Even if I am, I would only bother to check what Apple has on their site and then go inspect it for myself at an Apple Store.

    Of course, since I am a member here, I find out about it anyway.
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    Sep 08, 2007
    15" Macbook Pro 2.0Ghz i7 8GB AMD 6490M 256OCZ Vertex 4 SSD | iPhone 5S 16GB
    I was going through the forums and saw the new posts saying they were released, I was up at 5am looking through all the macbook and pros, on dial up speed I might add, my broadband was overused and went to dial up speed, i have to remember i cant load 15 tabs at once at 5kb/s!

    I really want one of the new macbooks, just the fact that they have a decent graphics card in them was the turning point. But i still have my original core duo macbook and its going strong with a 2GB ram upgrade and a HD upgrade to 320GB. I'll be building a PC next year with my IT course so I wouldnt have any need to buy it because that will have all the power I need and my macbook will become my traveling laptop that i'll take everywhere then that might justisfy mobileme. But when I start working, the first thing im doing, is gonna sell the PC and macbook and buy the MBP, I just cant resist!

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