Don't you think this looks like the new one?

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  1. gibbz macrumors 68030

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  2. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    Well, only the screen, which i can still distinguish from the macbooks.

    Differences:

    Keys
    Trackpad
    Trackpad buttons
    WTF-is-that palmrest
    power button
    plastic ring on outside body
    hinge

    There are way more differences than similarities, I think your just focusing on the screen.
     
  3. Alchematron macrumors 65816

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    MBP Classic = Porsche 911

    MBP New = Ford Focus
     
  4. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    thanks for being on topic:rolleyes:

    Again, if you can mistake that for a macbook, you might need some better glasses
     
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  6. damlog89 macrumors newbie

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    wow, dumb comment. Especially considering that the new Pro's have better specs, if only by a little bit.
     
  7. tbae12 macrumors member

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    not really, just the black border around the screen.
     
  8. LinMac macrumors 65816

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    The display design looks similar, but the rest of it looks a lot different.
     
  9. sukanas macrumors 6502a

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    too bad the specs on that book is way better


    i know i know.. osx makes it all better
     
  10. Nate025 macrumors regular

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    I can't even tell which is which, they're so much alike... :rolleyes:


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  11. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    I think you got it reversed, vista makes it all worse;)
     
  12. Atomic Ed macrumors regular

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    Actually it does have the same dime a dozen look cheap screen bezel look. However to me the Gateway is visually more appealing because they kept the scheme consistent and used black plastic appropriately throughout. The new MBP looks like a frankenstein of Aluminum and cheap black plastic PC laptop parts. Very dated looking too like from 5 to 7 years back in the PC world.

    The only positive I think is great about the new MBP design is the one piece chassis which is very good. But instead of producing a consistent machine throughout their opting for cheap black plastic keyboard and black bordered display panel just destroy the whole thing. Just MO for what its worth.
     
  13. zer0tails macrumors 65816

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    Looks like glass screens are the new trend? you can tell they tried to copy Apple but still try to have some differences like the keyboard, ugly wrist pads and orange lights.

    in my opinion, FAIL. :D

    I don't get it, if you want to copy Apple, copy it properly. Don't produce travesties like that hideous gateway.
     
  14. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    To be fair, I highly highly doubt that apple pioneered the all glass screen....
     
  15. Jeff Barlow macrumors member

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    Gotta love how that review says "...if you're looking for something with a little style and refinement in the PC world, you have a few options -- and Gateway has added another with its latest laptop, the MC7803u!"

    If a MC7803u is "style and refinement," I'll take a dowdy old MacBook Pro any day! Gad, that thing is everything that could possibly be ugly about a laptop rolled into one!
     
  16. synth3tik macrumors 68040

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    Well I can say that Gateway has never had any idea of form, well function either. I would say that Apple is getting close. The only annoyance that is also not on the MBP is the palm rests...yuck!
     
  17. nick9191 macrumors 68040

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    Jesus Christ is that leather on the palmrest?
     
  18. valvehead macrumors regular

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    It's faux leather, which I bet is awesome when it starts cracking after a few months of use.:p
     
  19. iEdd macrumors 68000

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    Haha, I love how I get called an Apple fanboy for calling a laptop like this a POS. :rolleyes: :D
     
  20. grotesquity macrumors newbie

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    Damn Fugly!

    Who do they have designing these machines? Engineers? You think after all of this time competing with Apple the other companies would learn how to make an aesthetically pleasing laptop that doesn't sacrifice functionality. I mean come on! Retro orange lightning? Leather-esque palmrest? Bleh.
     
  21. Jeff Barlow macrumors member

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    That's the kind of laptop you see people leaving all of those little marketing stickers and logos on so everyone can see how tricked out it is!
     
  22. joshwest macrumors 65816

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    leather on the wrist rest.. come on how friggin old man is that
     
  23. Stang68 macrumors 6502a

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    Haha, looks like they tried sticking an iPhone in the middle of the trackpad :p. Maybe thats where those rumors for the MBP having an iPhone dock came from...a Gateway lol
     
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