What are the chances Apple brings these back?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by longball11, May 27, 2009.

  1. longball11 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 3, 2009
    I currently have a black macbook that I bought in late 2007. I love the color so much and I just feel like I never want to buy another macbook and/or macbook pro because the aluminum feels plain.
    Anyone think that black can come back in aluminum or am I reaching too far?

    Hail the black macbook!
  2. flopticalcube macrumors G4


    Sep 7, 2006
    In the velcro closure of America's Hat
    If it comes back it will be as a compliment to the white MacBook (i.e. all plastic) and not the aluminum one.
  3. Unprocessed1 macrumors 65816


    Jun 23, 2008
    I'd really love to see a black anodized macbook/mbp/mba but I don't think it's going to happen. I don't know if :apple: realizes how popular all black is.
  4. longball11 thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Feb 3, 2009
    I'm wondering about that. Was it popular? I'm a guy and it makes me look cool instead of girly with a white macbook.

    Maybe I should change the question up a bit.

    Is possible that black would ever come back?
  5. BlackMax macrumors 6502a


    Jan 14, 2007
    North Carolina
    I love my BlackBook as well. If a black anodized MBP was released I purchase it in a heartbeat. Don't know if it will ever happen, but I guess it is possible.
  6. dsnort macrumors 68000


    Jan 28, 2006
    In persona non grata
    I had a black MacBook, chose black because it looked more professional in a business environment. Don't know that black would be all the much better than aluminum.
  7. Richard1028 macrumors 68000

    Jan 8, 2009
    Try sitting around an executive conference table among all the Lenovo's with a white macbook. :D

    I'd go for black any day. Not because of the PC snobs I work with... I just hate cleaning this damned thing.
  8. ziggyonice macrumors 68020


    Mar 12, 2006
    Rural America
    If you would have asked this question a week ago, I would have said, "Not happening, you're crazy." But recent events have transpired me to rethink this. The fact that (a) there are rumors of the unibody line to be rebranded all as MacBook Pros, (b) rumors that the classic MacBook may drop in price, and (c) given today's update of better specs... maybe, just maybe, Apple will be keeping the classic MacBook around a while.

    If they decide to drop the prices on the MacBook, I think they may reintroduce the black model. It may or may not happen at WWDC -- if it doesn't I wouldn't rule the possibility totally out of the picture, but if it didn't happen by this October, then it won't ever happen.
  9. tayloralmond macrumors 6502

    Mar 26, 2009
    Michigan, USA
  10. firewater macrumors regular

    May 22, 2009
    San Francisco, CA
    I had black macbook that I ended selling it to my brother, I still wish I kept it but I needed money...I guess out with the old and in with the new, I really love my new macbook tho:)
  11. tayshon macrumors 6502a


    Apr 22, 2009
    Philly, PA
    LMAO :D I like the black MacBook also, for $50 I brought the Black Satin ispeck case, fits really good. Look just like the old black one.
  12. macindork macrumors member

    Aug 8, 2008
    My WhiteBook is an attention getter usually... mostly from hecklers saying "Why do you have a mac?" to which I reply "Cause I work on PCs all day"
  13. dan5.5 macrumors 6502

    Oct 26, 2008
    i would love to see the black macbook take over at the 999.99 price... the white once looks so outdated.
  14. Ov3rlord Falc0r macrumors regular

    Apr 29, 2009
    HAHA, I was drinking soda when I read this...BAD idea. :( Hope there isn't any soda damage to my uMB, if so, I hold you responsible. :D
  15. tayloralmond macrumors 6502

    Mar 26, 2009
    Michigan, USA
    Whoops, my bad lol...give my regards to your MacBook :D
  16. andalusia macrumors 68030


    Apr 10, 2009
    Manchester, UK
    I was thinking exactly the same thing. I don't know how, but I constantly find little bits of crap all over my Macbook, I'm constantly wiping it off.

    That's the most annoying question ever T.T

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