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Tag: Acer

Return of the Mac

Macbook Core 2 Duo

I’m pleased to say that I returned from the Apple Store, Meadowhall with an Intel Core 2 Duo Macbook. Yes, the one with the 2Ghz processor(s) and 80GB hard disk. Which leaves me in somewhat of a quandry: do I sell it (as I swore I would) and make c.£800 whilst keeping the (actually rather good) Acer laptop I bought recently, or do I swallow my pride and keep the admittedly very cool Macbook? I’ve actually quite enjoyed using Ubuntu Linux recently, so it’s a harder decision than you’d think.


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Macbook vs. my new laptop? No contest…

Apple vs. Acer logo 2

After being properly messed about by the Apple Store in Meadowhall, Sheffield and having received an extremely flaky Macbook that I had to take back 5 times, I’ve decided enough is enough. As soon as I get my replacement Macbook I’ll be selling it on eBay. Continue reading “Macbook vs. my new laptop? No contest…”