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Wish list for Macworld 07

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The yearly feast for the Mac fanatics, MacWorld San Francisco is around the corner. On January 9th we will know which of the wild rumours are true.

I don’t want an Apple phone, I couldn’t care less about the iTV, true video iPods don’t interest me and neither do cinema displays with built-in webcams.

I’m only interested in one thing. A worthy successor to my Powerbook 12″. It will be two years old in February and very possibly I’d like to replace it sometime in 2008; and the current line of Apple laptops isn’t quite up to the mark. What I’d love:

  • Small form factor: 12″, maximum 13″. Aspect ratio doesn’t bother me. Light, hopefully lighter than the Macbook
  • A real graphics card, no crippling GMA950 please.
  • Matte screen option – not currently available on the Macbooks.
  • Pro design. While the Macbooks look alright, I much prefer the silver Al Powerbook/MacBook Pro designs.

It’s not asking for much – which in a sense is exactly the problem. A product like this would probably not be differentiated enough for Apple to introduce, unfortunately. Although there are occasional rumours of such a device, none are particularly substantiated. More people are excited about a Mac tablet (why God why?) or a Mac PDA. Well, life doesn’t always hand you things on a platter, does it?

2 Comments

  1. AC wrote:

    You forgot to mention the k/b from the 1960’s!

    Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 12:51 pm | Permalink
  2. Christian wrote:

    You’ve maanegd a first class post

    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 3:22 pm | Permalink

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