Black Aluminum MacBook?

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  1. Yr Blues macrumors 68020

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    What's the chances? That would seriously kick ass.
     
  2. macmike22 macrumors regular

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    Id would be ****ing awesome..
    And who knows.. they kept the white macbook and abolished the black plastic one.. that could be making way for a black one.
    However, i doubt it.
     
  3. Lurchdubious macrumors 65816

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    I'm sure eventually we might see some of these. Maybe 2 yrs? For me tho, I LOVE the current aluminum look. ...and this thing has to last me 4 yrs~till dental school is over ;)
     
  4. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Hopefully someone will photoshop one and post it.
     
  5. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I don't think it will change much for the next 5 years.
     
  6. molala macrumors 6502a

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    I have been thinking the exact same thing since I saw the black iPod nanos. The surface looks really nice it would go with the Al Macbook's black keyboard and screen bezel.
     
  7. derryquinn macrumors 6502

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    There would be too much black.

    Defeating the new look of laptops they have just created.
     
  8. phobic99 macrumors 6502a

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    Too much black? The black macbooks came out nice and I think the new ones would probably look better if they were made of black aluminum instead of the two-tone stuff they have now.
     
  9. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I totally forgot about the black aluminum iPods. Apple has precedent.
     
  10. MacJenn macrumors regular

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    I hope they do. The current ones looks like a crappy PC to me. Apple desperately needs new designers without copying other makers.
     
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    Personally, I wish Apple offered more color options. Look at Dell and all the colors they offer for no extra money. I would love it if you could get a black aluminum MB, or in any colors of the new Nanos at no extra cost. Except for red, I much prefer the look of the red in the third gen nanos.
     
  13. molala macrumors 6502a

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    I don't like the two-tone look either. If it's too much black, they could go back to a translucent bronze keyboard like the Pismo.
     
  14. bogg macrumors 6502

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    I'm a terrible photoshop user, but anyway, here's my take on it:
    [​IMG]
     
  15. 204467 macrumors 6502a

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    You see? That doesn't look all that bad, all it needs is a little more expertise in the Photoshop department (no offense, it's a good effort, it's just a little rough) and it would look really good.
     
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    No worries, I'm a network technician, not a photoshop guru :D

    You could have said "That was terrible, you suck" and I hadn't been offended.
     
  18. 204467 macrumors 6502a

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    Well, it was terrible and you do suck. But back on topic... ;)
     
  19. Platinum0285 macrumors newbie

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    That Looks Awesome!

    I would sell my brand new Alu MacBook and take up to a $300 loss on it if it meant that I could buy one in black. I really like the design and color scheme on the current model but a black out version would be amazing. Just looking at that photoshop version makes me drool. It looks rough, mean, and beautiful all at the same time. Imagine an all black Alu MacBook with keys that light up. Amazing!
     
  20. svndmvn Guest

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    decent Photoshop job..I had been asking myself if we would see a black version ever since the first alu rumors..I really couldn't predict Apple keeping the white one..
    for the ones saying it's too black, come on now, was the old Pro too silver? the blackbook too black? recent ipods too black? old macbooks and iBooks too white? sure,in a unique way only apple could, at that time, create..
    I don't see a lot of aluminum laptops around, same goes for black aluminum..
    We probably just have to wait for someone to have the guts to try his luck dying one himself, it's easier than with the old plasticbooks or for some Colorware works..
     
  21. 204467 macrumors 6502a

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    That's really funny, I'm glad someone said such basic logic in a rather funny way.
     
  22. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    good job bogg! those are horrible angles...I hate those apple photos...but your photoshopping is great
     
  23. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Bogg, do one with the backlit keys glowing. That would rule!
     
  24. ProwlingTiger macrumors 65816

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    You know, if there was a black aluminum Macbook or MBP, I'd order one. The black aluminum look is awesome. I mean, sure it loses its luster a bit in real life than in renderings, like the new MB renderings on Apple's site, but still it would look good no doubt.
     
  25. bidwalj macrumors 65816

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    i'm sure colorware will be able to do them soon. Not sure about the trackpads but a silver trackpad will not look great with a all black body.
     

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