Hi, I've been following this forum for a while and decided to create my own thread for my current situation and computer needs. My personal computer needs are pretty basic. I like to bring my camera with me (Olympus OM-D) and shoot both photos and full hd videos. I'm currently unable to import, edit and store all this footage (I do have some external harddrives though) because I only have an 11" Macbook Air (mid 2012). I don't see myself spending a lot of time editing footage on any computer, but I would like to be able to at least combine video clips, add music etc. to make it a little bit more polished and enjoyable before I show it to friends and family. I also rely on my tiny 11" MBA for school. I'm currently also not very happy with our TV watching solution. We decided to cancel our cable and subscribe to cheaper internet based solutions. I recently sold our Windows based HTPC due to horrible noise-levels, and now we currently only have an Apple TV3 that we temporarily airplay our content to via my iPad mini and our MacBooks. I have considered two solutions that address all the needs described above: - Mac Mini or some custom built Windows PC (I prefer Mac) combined with my 51" Samsung Plasma to solve all the above - Sell MBA and get a 15" rMBP or some different laptop instead, although this doesn't help us improve our TV situation at all. This means we would have to figure out something else here (unless we get used to airplay). We don't have room for a desktop setup in our apartment, so the way I see it I can either get a more powerful laptop or a HTPC. I'm still in school so having a laptop is essential, and I would certainly benefit from a larger screen. I just don't want to waste any money on gear I really don't need. So what do you think I should do? All ideas and suggestions are very much appreciated.