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Romulus
Nov 5, 2010, 05:44 PM
So I have the Best Skins Ever on my phone now and was searching through the forum for the macbook options... Anybody has it on their brand new MBA? Any issues with heat trapping? Opinions...



ingramLee
Nov 5, 2010, 06:41 PM
I cant post in enough threads how much of a fan I am of invisible shields by ZAGG. Their customer service is outstanding and their product quality is amazing.

richxps
Nov 5, 2010, 07:24 PM
I'm waiting for my full zagg to come for my 11 inch air. Can't wait to have some protection for this

mac&cheesey
Nov 5, 2010, 07:34 PM
I cant post in enough threads how much of a fan I am of invisible shields by ZAGG. Their customer service is outstanding and their product quality is amazing.

This. +1

alau0115
Nov 5, 2010, 07:44 PM
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I would vote for Wrapsol as I have installed on other idevices(ipad, MBP, etc) that have aluminium surfaces. The matte finish closely resembles aluminum surfaces. Do a search on the reviews.

My wrapsol kit for MBA is in the way and I keep my fingers crossed

entatlrg
Nov 5, 2010, 07:55 PM
I'm also about to order two zagg shields for our three MacBook Air's and two iPhone 4's.

It's a few hundred bucks, a 50% off coupon would be nice about now :)

supermanfan
Nov 5, 2010, 08:02 PM
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I exclusively use Best Skins Ever. Great quality and price point.

pwolfe
Nov 5, 2010, 09:59 PM
I plan to custom wrap mine in 3m di noc film. Have been very happy with that set up on my iphone4

robby818
Nov 5, 2010, 11:21 PM
I got my wrapsols yesterday. I love the matte finish. Much better looking than zagg or bestskinsever, both of which I have used on many devices in the past. Wrapsol was expensive but considering that I am going to use the wrapsol palm rest protector and not going to get a different palm rest protector (moshi) like I usually do I guess it isn't too bad.

rubberwheels
Nov 6, 2010, 12:06 AM
can anyone take pictures of the wrapsol? cause i plan on getting a invis sheild with my 50% off coupon. im interested to see how the wrapsol looks on the macbook.

mac&cheesey
Nov 6, 2010, 12:34 AM
I'm also about to order two zagg shields for our three MacBook Air's and two iPhone 4's.

It's a few hundred bucks, a 50% off coupon would be nice about now :)

c7wfpzjfw for 50% off - may work

If not, check this thread...
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=505797&page=11

m&c

hwu182
Nov 6, 2010, 01:04 AM
My opinion is definitely to go with the Wrapsol. It's matte finish is amazingly close to the aluminum finish itself. I'm waiting to pick one up for my 13 Macbook Air as well.

ImperialX
Nov 6, 2010, 01:15 AM
Wrapsol is by far better than ZAGG.

ingramLee
Nov 6, 2010, 01:37 AM
Wrapsol is by far better than ZAGG.

Go on...

macbook123
Nov 6, 2010, 01:44 AM
c7wfpzjfw for 50% off - may work

If not, check this thread...
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=505797&page=11

m&c

I'd get bestskinsever instead. Exact same material as zagg, much lower price, environmentally friendly packaging (comes in an envelope). Only the marketing is worse. I've tried both myself. Although the material is supposed to be the same, it seems like the bestskinsever actually offers better transparency and stays on longer.

ImperialX
Nov 6, 2010, 02:09 AM
Go on...

Wrapsol has a matte finish that's almost invisible on aluminium. The InvisibleShield has a terrible glossy finish that also gives off an orange-peel effect. It's tolerable on screens (I have one on my iPhone 4, it's OK) but on aluminium, it looks terrible. I applied one to my aluminium MacBook Pro and I got rid of it after a few days.

jksu
Nov 6, 2010, 08:46 AM
got and installed my wrapsol for my 11.6" mba last night. easy to do...the spray/wet technique is definitely superior to reducing bubbles.

my old macbook black didn't need a skin...nice matte rubber but i didn't want the mba to scratch.

keeps the same matte aluminum look, you hardly know it's there. no heat trapping, the mba is much cooler than the macbook black ever was.

jksu

So I have the Best Skins Ever on my phone now and was searching through the forum for the macbook options... Anybody has it on their brand new MBA? Any issues with heat trapping? Opinions...

Over Achiever
Nov 6, 2010, 09:30 AM
Does the Wrapsol come with pieces for the two side edges where the USB ports are located?

HoOn
Nov 6, 2010, 04:56 PM
Definitely Wrapsol for me. :) I don't like the orange peel effect on the surfaces. :)

J273
Nov 6, 2010, 06:55 PM
For those with a wrapsol ,does the bottom piece cover the black plastic feet or are there cut-outs?


Thanks

robby818
Nov 6, 2010, 07:01 PM
For those with a wrapsol ,does the bottom piece cover the black plastic feet or are there cut-outs?


Thanks

There are cut outs for the feet but not for the screws. Bestskinsever appears to have openings for the screws. Since I do not plan on opening my MBA it is not an issue for me.

ImperialX
Nov 6, 2010, 07:15 PM
Does the Wrapsol come with pieces for the two side edges where the USB ports are located?

No, those parts are not protected with the wrapsol, but it's not like you don't have a case/sleeve for your MBA. The Wrapsol is used to protect it from scratches, and you're most likely going to get them on the bottom area.

Over Achiever
Nov 6, 2010, 07:46 PM
No, those parts are not protected with the wrapsol, but it's not like you don't have a case/sleeve for your MBA. The Wrapsol is used to protect it from scratches, and you're most likely going to get them on the bottom area.

True, but I was thinking of using a leather-book type case, and the sides are the two exposed areas. But it's not a big deal if they get a tad scratched up. Thanks for the info!

bamf
Nov 7, 2010, 09:56 AM
Would someone with the Wrapsol on their MBA post some pics? I've got a Zagg cart at the mall near me, but if they are glossy I'm thinking I don't want that. A picture of the Wrapsol could sway me to just order that and wait.

Thanks in advance.

ImperialX
Nov 7, 2010, 01:47 PM
Would someone with the Wrapsol on their MBA post some pics?

I'm still waiting for mine but you can see in this vid. Pretty much invisible, looks really really nice (because you can't see it). :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB7vZqwFct8

There is also a thread below that shows off a MacBook Pro being Wrapsol'd. The first two pics are dead but the last pic isn't. You can see the texture is really good, nothing like the InvisibleShield. Note that the MacBook Air's Wrapsol is better than the MacBook Pro in that it protects the two sides beside the keyboard as well.

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=959161

bamf
Nov 8, 2010, 12:14 PM
I'm still waiting for mine but you can see in this vid. Pretty much invisible, looks really really nice (because you can't see it). :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB7vZqwFct8

There is also a thread below that shows off a MacBook Pro being Wrapsol'd. The first two pics are dead but the last pic isn't. You can see the texture is really good, nothing like the InvisibleShield. Note that the MacBook Air's Wrapsol is better than the MacBook Pro in that it protects the two sides beside the keyboard as well.

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=959161

OK, I just ordered the Wrapsol. I went and looked at the Zagg booth at the mall near me and they are pretty shiny it seemed.

I even found a promo code for the Wrapsol ("chatter") which gave me 20% off, so that threw me over the edge.

I'll post some pictures once i get the Wrapsol and get it applied.

Thanks for the help.

eldo33
Nov 8, 2010, 12:33 PM
OK, I just ordered the Wrapsol. I went and looked at the Zagg booth at the mall near me and they are pretty shiny it seemed.

I even found a promo code for the Wrapsol ("chatter") which gave me 20% off, so that threw me over the edge.

I'll post some pictures once i get the Wrapsol and get it applied.

Thanks for the help.

is the wrapsole available for the macbook air 2010 version? i checked their webiste and it said NOT available. I have this installed on my 13" MBP and BodyGuardz on my Ipad, both have diff look but both nice.

I just ordered the BodyGuardz for MBA 13" since wrapsole weren't available. There is a 30% discount on apple stuff from bodyguardz site.

bamf
Nov 8, 2010, 12:53 PM
is the wrapsole available for the macbook air 2010 version? i checked their webiste and it said NOT available. I have this installed on my 13" MBP and BodyGuardz on my Ipad, both have diff look but both nice.

I just ordered the BodyGuardz for MBA 13" since wrapsole weren't available. There is a 30% discount on apple stuff from bodyguardz site.

The Wrapsol site has both the 11" and 13" current generation MBA's listed. I bought the 13" (current gen) part. It better be the current version... ;)

macbook123
Nov 8, 2010, 05:52 PM
The Wrapsol site has both the 11" and 13" current generation MBA's listed. I bought the 13" (current gen) part. It better be the current version... ;)

But unfortunately not the wrapsol "ultra", which seems to be significantly more sturdy. The "regular" is just like the bestskinsever but almost twice the price.

ImperialX
Nov 8, 2010, 06:51 PM
But unfortunately not the wrapsol "ultra", which seems to be significantly more sturdy. The "regular" is just like the bestskinsever but almost twice the price.

The Ultra doesn't use solution, but is a stick-on. It doesn't look as good and you're bound to get bubbles.

peapody
Nov 8, 2010, 11:52 PM
I have used invisible shield, best skins ever, and wrapsol. Never really believed those wrapsol lovers until I tried it myself. MUCH better protection and feel than the other sticky skins. A must have I believe.

Tomple
Nov 8, 2010, 11:54 PM
Good thread over here about the wrapsol skin
looks good

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=11389129&posted=1#post11389129