New MBPs with detachable Ipad as screen?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Apollo7011, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. Apollo7011 macrumors member

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  2. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    I came up with an idea like this when there were crazy rumors about the iPad. It just isn't Apple style, though, to have multiple hinges and detachable parts.
     
  3. neondrgns macrumors regular

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    how about no more of these threads, theres been a constant stream of the same thing
     
  4. SecretAsianMan macrumors member

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  5. bananaboi macrumors member

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    Not a chance. MBPs have become Apple's gold mine in the laptop market. Half-tablet, half-laptop would be categorized into a completely different market. They wouldn't shift away from something that has been working very well for them
     
  6. Rm.237 macrumors 6502

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    The integration would be amazing if it were to ever happen. Course I'm the type of person who sees why Jobs called the iPad the most important thing he's ever done.
     
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  8. Jaro65 macrumors 68040

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    Plus the screen resolution is not high enough.
     
  9. 6-0 Prolene macrumors 6502

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    Apple's patent people have recently submitted a description of the "Max iPad," so it may be a product like this...

    :D
     
  10. moel macrumors 6502

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    Plus the screen itself isn't wide enough....Please OP engage brain then open mouth. Why the hell would apple release a macbook pro with a 10" screen? hmmm?
     
  11. bigjnyc macrumors 601

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    I think maybe he meant a 13" MBP with a detachable screen.
     
  12. moel macrumors 6502

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    In that case he needs to remove him/herself from the gene pool.

    You wouldn't last very long in business if you decided to give away your newest tech product with your cheapest macbook pro...
     
  13. SteveSparks macrumors 6502a

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    That would mean

    13", 15" and 17" Ipads. = Fail
     
  14. Law213 macrumors newbie

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    for god's sake....

    What a bunch of......I apologize.

    For the most part. ;)
     
  15. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Hmmmmm, out of 14 posts after the initial post, only 1 post questioned the need for the thread, the other 13 posts just happened to think the idea had no merit
     
  16. Law213 macrumors newbie

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    True, this is probably some misplaced anger from other threads.....
     
  17. 6-0 Prolene macrumors 6502

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    Would you be this self-righteous in a real conversation?
     
  18. Law213 macrumors newbie

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    I think many people would be, if they see the types of behavior in real life, evidenced on here on a regular basis.

    But, as I said, I think my anger may be a result of other threads more than this one, this one just happened to be in the right place at the right time.

    Plus, self-righteous indicates that I think I'm better. I don't. I simply don't have this one fault...I have plenty of other faults.

    By the way, when does your new MBP come in? Didn't you order one in the last day or two?
     
  19. 6-0 Prolene macrumors 6502

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    I ordered it, then cancelled at the last second after deciding to wait just a little while longer in hopes of a 3/9 or 3/16 release date. I'm such an idiot.

    Anyway, my point was just that internet forums have an inherently different dynamic than a regular conversation, so drawing the parallel and expecting one to have the same rules/mannerisms as the other just isn't realistic. If we all used our real names I'm guessing that would be a little different. Personally I'm afraid of having my personal info on the interwebs as it is. Being a licensed/board certified professional it's already disconcerting enough how much people can find out about me just knowing my name.
     
  20. Law213 macrumors newbie

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    I walked into best buy, touched the MBP again (it was creepy, I don't think the MBP liked it) and almost bought. It gets harder and harder. Ebay, BB, craigslist, refurb stores.....so much temptation to make a move now and try to sell later....frustrating.

    Either way, welcome back to the wait, remember how terrible it feels?
     
  21. enberg macrumors regular

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    Man, I'd buy a 10" Macbook Air in a heartbeat if they offered one. Not that they ever will.
     
  22. topmounter macrumors 68020

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    I'm just waiting for the 13" iPad w/ keyboard dock announcement that takes the place of a MacBook refresh. I'll be curious to see what they add to create the Ipad Pro :eek:
     
  23. Wehrwolf macrumors 6502

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    A 1024x768, 9" screen on a notebook...just to push iPads? Yuck...that would be the gimmickiest gimmick ever.
     

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