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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:14 PM   #1
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MacBook Air: Nice, or Ew?

I personally hate the name "MacBook Air." So what's your opinion on the name?
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:15 PM   #2
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I personally hate the name "MacBook Air." So what's your opinion on the name?
I LOVE IT
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:21 PM   #3
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I think it's fine, and has grown on me the past few days.

Will be strengthened if there's justification in the product spec, i.e. completely wireless.

If it's just a lightweight MacBook, I would prefer MacBook Nano.
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:31 PM   #4
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I think the name is terrible but if its an amazing product they can call it whatever they want.
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:32 PM   #5
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I'll have to see the thing first it could go either way for me
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Old Jan 13, 2008, 02:39 PM   #6
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Can you pump it up?

Sounds like an athletic shoe to me. Maybe I lack vision, but I'd have no use for such a device, but it is cool that apple is capable of such a thing. When solid state gets up to 160G, then I'll pay attention.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 03:27 PM   #7
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Well Apple and Nike DO have a good working agreement...
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 04:01 PM   #8
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I'm afraid it's grown on me over the last couple of days so I don't really mind what it's called as long as it's ultraportable.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 04:05 PM   #9
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dose anyone remember apple's patent to build cell cards and receivers into the back of a monitor in a laptop to reduce RF interference.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 04:59 PM   #10
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I think it's a beautiful name! No negative connotations for me, it sounds clean and pure and simple.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:01 PM   #11
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I've heard worse...

If it's a real product and an actual name, it will grow on us and we'll come to love it.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:03 PM   #12
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it is nice, but i want to know what is in it. "something is in the AIR"
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:04 PM   #13
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I seem to recall a bunch of complaining when Apple went to the MacBook and MacBook Pro names. But we're all used to it now. I'm not worried.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:10 PM   #14
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EDIT: ^^^^^^^^^ Yes, exactly ^^^^^^^^^ Pretty much everyone likes MB and MBP now because they are pretty nice machines...

The name doesn't matter much; it's all about what it can let me do.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:11 PM   #15
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i'm reserving final judgment until i see a product.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 05:23 PM   #16
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i'm reserving final judgment until i see a product.
Exactly. They can call it MacBook Turd for all I care. If it's a great product, it will sell well.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 06:35 PM   #17
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I personally hate the name "MacBook Air." So what's your opinion on the name?
I loathe it. And you may have noticed that it rhymes with VAPORWARE.
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 06:48 PM   #18
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I loathe it. And you may have noticed that it rhymes with VAPORWARE.
In what language? If it was the "Mayp or Fair", you might have had something.

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Old Jan 14, 2008, 06:57 PM   #19
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Might as well call it the "MacBook Crap"




...incase you didnt get that, I think the name sucks
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Old Jan 14, 2008, 07:03 PM   #20
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yeah i hate it too, and for that reason believe that the rumoured notebook will NOT be called "macbook air"...just doesnt go with the other mac-endings (pro,mini,nano,classic,etc)
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Old Jan 15, 2008, 06:09 AM   #21
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I don't get it when people use the argument that it doesn't follow existing product naming rules - Apple is about innovation, right?

It sounds perfectly plausible to me.
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Old Jan 15, 2008, 06:15 AM   #22
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Put me down for eww.
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Old Jan 15, 2008, 06:21 AM   #23
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Maybe Apple aren't releasing a MacBook Air? Maybe the "There's something in the air" refers to Apple iTunes Rentals and the new sub-notebook will be called MacBook nano. The new updated Mac mini is to be relaunched as a Mac nano just like the iPod mini was. Just a suggestion.
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Old Jan 15, 2008, 06:23 AM   #24
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What's in a name?
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Old Jan 15, 2008, 06:44 AM   #25
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I think it's fine, and has grown on me the past few days.

Will be strengthened if there's justification in the product spec, i.e. completely wireless.

If it's just a lightweight MacBook, I would prefer MacBook Nano.
Yep at first I thought sounded kind of silly but now I've grown to like it. I could definitly see Apple using the name.
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