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It’s so … black!

MacBook pictureA new MacBook has joined the stable here at macosxhints’ HQ–this one’s all mine, though, not a Macworld asset like the mini! And yes, I chose to pay the $150 color tax, and bought the black one (five bonus points to the first reader to identify the source of the title of this post). I chose to upgrade because, with two kids in the house, I’m doing more work from my laptop in various rooms of the house, and the 12″ PowerBook G4’s 1024×768 resolution can be quite limiting. I was tempted by the 15″ MacBook Pro, but the one I would want was well over $2500. When the MacBook came out at $1,500, I decided it was time…

I had two major concerns prior to purchasing–the keyboard and the glossy screen. It took but a couple seconds of typing in the store to allay the keyboard issue. The keys, though they look decidely non-standard, have very standard spacing. I had no troubles at all with touch typing, and I loved the amazingly solid feel of the keyboard.


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