Macbook air RANT - sorry!

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by red42, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. red42 macrumors regular

    Jan 9, 2009
    I got a Macbook air for free.

    • The resolution of the display makes websites too small as standard and I get so much wasted space on the sides. Sure I can keep zooming in on every page I visit, but why should I?
    • Its so hot my legs are cooking.
    • I upgraded just now to Leopard and the fans dont shut up.
    • Its slow, really slow.
    • The edge is sharp, cuts into my arm.
  2. Jayomat macrumors 6502a


    Jan 10, 2009
    you forgot to mention that you are allergic to aluminium and glass... :rolleyes:
  3. red42 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 9, 2009
    Yes aluminium is a poison! Bad for health. Google it up mush.:D
  4. acurafan macrumors 6502a

    Sep 16, 2008
    sell it and get a REAL laptop like a MB or MBP. :D

  5. xparaparafreakx macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2005
    Just please *ucking sell it then. You are too PRO for the Air. Don't come here *itching unless your looking for a solution to your problem.
  6. Sothos macrumors member

    Dec 4, 2009
    Can you give the specs of your air?
  7. Bobjob186 macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2005
    Laguna Beach
  8. pukifloyd macrumors 6502a


    Jun 25, 2008
    #8 got a free AIR which is a beautiful machine and you still compliant?!:eek:
  9. lightpeak macrumors regular

    Dec 1, 2009
    BC, Canada
    I'm sorry, I couldn't get past the seventh word. ;):p:D

    You actually put a laptop on your lap???? :eek: Wow, I hope you aren't planning on having kids one day (sterility city, sweetheart!; male or female, I thought it's something we don't do any more).

    I have no idea if you can return it and get a 15" MBP, but I'd sure love a free new MacBook, even if it was the white MacBook!

    I'd go w/ the "don't look a gifthorse..." analogy. ;)
  10. iMacmatician macrumors 601

    Jul 20, 2008
    They all come with Leopard or Snow Leopard. Do you mean upgraded to Snow Leopard?
  11. GeekGirl* macrumors 65816


    Feb 26, 2009
    Buffalo, NY
    As pretty as it is, its useless for most forum members I tried 3 times to love it went back to a macbook and I will never go back.
  12. scottness macrumors 65816


    Mar 18, 2009
    Room 101
    My MBA works beautifully. First Gen, SSD. Can you be more specific? Free?
  13. red42 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 9, 2009
    Some really sinister turds about that send bad replies and then edit them so that the moderators can't act upon when they are reported. Sad really.

    And yes the MBA is crap. I was trying and failing to watch a movie last night on it, it just heated up so much, the fans went mental. Totally crap experience and a flawed design. The only think thats half decent is the keyboard. Thats it.
  14. scottness macrumors 65816


    Mar 18, 2009
    Room 101
    Sinister...? Interesting. I don't know why you're complaining about a computer you didn't earn.

    As I said, the MBA I earned is a great machine--so long as I don't treat it like my primary machine.
  15. roadbloc macrumors G3


    Aug 24, 2009
    I put my macbook on my lap. No problem, the fans are at the back, and they blow hot air away from my legs.

    OP: Sounds like either you have been given a pile o rubbish MBA, or the MBA isn't for you. It certainly isn't for me, not having a CD drive sucks. Go treat yourself to a MB or MBP and this thread will have a fairy tale ending.

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