My first impressions (after being jerked around at the store)

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by matthewHUB, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. matthewHUB
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    So the Apple store in Rochester jerked me around a bit but i FINALLY picked up the 1.8 SSD.

    Doing a clean install thanks to that great sticky thread.

    Ok so done the install. guys... this thing is AMAZING! I have most of my files saved on my home mac and use remote sharing to access them. getting a new HD to plug into my airport extreme bass station to serve as a music hub for all the macs. so far i installed office 2008, and iwork, and dreamweaver 8, and my disk space free is 44.6gb. i used xslimmer - just dragged ALL my apps into it and saved almost 2 gb!

    I'll post more and edit this top post. feel free to ask me stuff. Battery life so far is good.

    oh, and the speaker is AMAZING!
     
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    How much convincing did the person at the Apple Store have to do to get you to buy that high end MBA?
     
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    I thought this thread had some sexual connotation with a title like that.. damn am I dissapointed ;)
     
  4. ahaxton
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    troll alert lol.


    Anyways,
    Congrats!
     
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    WOW! Does it look like I'm a troll? I'm asking a real question here dude :mad:
     
  6. matthewHUB
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    LOL actually I went in knowing full well I'd get the ssd. I've had to replace my hard drive 3 times in my pb g4 12" so I thought by the time you factor that into the cost, the ssd is only a small premium. But the apple guy did very well. He knew I knew my stuff, and let me get on with my own tests.
     
  7. matthewHUB
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    sorry... The only thing sexual right now is how damn sexy my MBA looks!
     
  8. ahaxton
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    Yeah since he said he had to try hard to get one.
     
  9. matthewHUB
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    guys... this thing is AMAZING! I have most of my files saved on my home mac and use remote sharing to access them. getting a new HD to plug into my airport extreme bass station to serve as a music hub for all the macs. so far i installed office 2008, and iwork, and dreamweaver 8, and my disk space free is 44.6gb. i used xslimmer - just dragged ALL my apps into it and saved almost 2 gb!
     

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