First Post On My MacBook!

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Burning Radio, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. Burning Radio macrumors regular

    Apr 11, 2009
    I LOVE this thing soo much! I bought my first mac today. The 2.4 MacBook. I'm loving every minute of it!!

    I love Apple. Even the buying process was enjoyable. The gal was super fun and very helpful.

    So far, I'm a very satisfied customer!
  2. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    Congrats!!! *throws confetti everywhere* How do you like the backlit keyboard?
  3. Erendiox macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2004
    Brooklyn NY
    Congrats. The macbook is a great machine for the price. Enjoy.

    P.S. - Back up your data. :)
  4. RiCEADDiCTBOY macrumors 6502a


    Dec 26, 2007
  5. testcard macrumors 68030


    Apr 13, 2009
    Northumbria, UK
    Congratulations!! Two months down the line and I'm still loving mine :)
  6. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    You're probably sniffing the new apple smell right now on that MB, enjoy.
  7. Geoff. macrumors 6502


    Jun 1, 2009
    Congrats i was in that same mood as you 3 days ago when i got my first macbook :p
  8. JonHimself macrumors 68000


    Nov 3, 2004
    Toronto, Ontario
    So I have 2-3 USB drives and now a NAS drive and none of them are back-ups, they all just have different data on them. I'm the kind of guy that bought Applecare with my first mac but then never again since and have been lucky. I've been lucky with hard drives... THEN within two weeks my friend tripped on my NAS (I had it out of its normal spot for a day to check something) and then accidently erased an entire USB drive by mistaking it for a flash drive that was also plugged in. Moral of the story, if you were like me and would laugh as/gloss over the people that would recommend this, I beg you to at the very least, strongly consider some kind of back-up option!

    ... and I almost forgot, congrats on the computer! Enjoy it!!
  9. youssefm macrumors 6502

    Oct 7, 2008
    For backup options you can either use a timecapsule (apple 500gb or 1tb backup options) or you can buy an external hard drive, or a hard drive + caddy... there are many options, and have fun!
  10. tayshon macrumors 6502a


    Apr 22, 2009
    Philly, PA
    Way to go :D. Had that same feeling when I brought mine.
  11. Nobita macrumors 6502

    Oct 5, 2008
    La la land
    Congratulations! I've had mine since october now (the 2.0 Ghz version of yours).

    I have to admit it is a very lean, speedy, very useful machine. This is probably the best computer I've ever bought.

    Oh – later you might want to upgrade your hard drive when yours is not enough anymore. I'll wait until 1tb goes into 2.5" (and then the 500gb and 320gb prices will drop), or wait until 512gb ssd is out =)
  12. Burning Radio thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 11, 2009
    Thanks So much! Right now I'm copying all my media over to it.

    I LOVE the backlit keyboard as well. When I first got it out in the light, I thought I was gypped and was given a 2.0 because it didn't look like it would be backlit, then I remembered ambient light sensor. :D Really nice as I type here in my dim room.

    Oh, and I'm can't get enough of the trackpad. Usually I can't stand trackpads and need a mouse to make any use out of the computer, but the Glass Multitouch is PERFECTION! It's just as efficient as a mouse not to mention all the gestures.

    And yes, it does smell new! lol.

    i keep forgetting about my iPod Touch. lol I plugged it in to charge it and that was it. So far, I'm all Mac. :apple:
  13. PolySciSurfer macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2009
  14. opinioncircle macrumors 6502a


    May 17, 2009
    What's the configuration you got? 4G/250GB HDD?
  15. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    Congrats to you!
    And as others have said... have a backup strategy
    You will be glad you did one day

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]

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