Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Air

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jan 31, 2013, 11:03 PM   #1
Mark1478
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
New MacBook Air owner here :)

Bought an open box MacBook Air i5 4gig 128 at best buy yesterday. Came with original box 870 plus 10% open box discount. Was saving for a refurb 8 gig 256 but to get one for 840 out the door I couldn't really pass it up. It only had one battery cycle and the screen was perfect. I will be using it mostly for school productivity and multi tasking maybe try out diablo on it so I'm assuming its enough. Getting used to OSX is tough though. I'm sure it's just a learning curve.
Any tips tricks etc for a first time Mac owner please share
Mark1478 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 31, 2013, 11:25 PM   #2
KPOM
macrumors G3
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Great deal, and welcome to the Mac club! Just remember to use the command key instead of the control key and that's half the battle. Also, make good use of the touchpad. Apple's are the best in the business, and the quicker you get used to it the better.

Apple has some useful information for "switchers" here: http://www.apple.com/support/macbasics/

Is it the 13" or 11" MacBook Air?
KPOM is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old Feb 1, 2013, 12:36 AM   #3
Mark1478
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
the 13 I keep thinking I should return it for a pro though, the 4G of ram im not sure is enough. but i also keep telling myself this is for portability and school only, and the money i saved I can put towards an IMAC or something. I dunno lol. Thanks for the links. ill def look it up. thoughts on returning for a pro?
Mark1478 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Air

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new macbook air owner clemsy MacBook Air 6 May 27, 2014 09:31 AM
Hi! Current MacBook Air owner. Move to Retina MBP or new Air? rade2008 Buying Tips and Advice 5 Jun 12, 2013 03:25 PM
Used Macbook Air with old owner's apps vonbraun OS X 3 Feb 7, 2013 12:55 PM
New MacBook Air owner Weerez935 MacBook Air 5 Dec 14, 2012 09:12 AM
MacBook Air Owner's Thread MacLadybug MacBook Air 3 Oct 1, 2012 08:24 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:33 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC