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I bought a Mac

  • MacBook 13″ white
  • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM 😛
  • 120 GB HDD
  • And all of the other specs of the MacBook

It will take 3 business days to configure (that RAM upgrade and the HDD upgrade), then 3-7 days to ship.

And I can’t wait.

Just to clarify – this will not mean that I will stop using Linux (I certainly now don’t have the money to buy a new desktop anyway 😀 ). It’s not a ‘switch’ either, it’s expanding my horizons, being proficient in all three operating systems (not only does that look impressive on a CV, it’s fun too) and playing around with new stuff.

Expect a massive load of Mac-related blog posts coming as soon as it arrives (unboxing photos included hopefully) and then the platform balance will probably return to about 45%:45%:15% (Mac:Linux:Windows). Or something like that. 🙂

And I’ll try and get that Safari bug to reproduce. Plus there shouldn’t be future Safari bugs, as I’ll actually be able to test in it!

I can’t wait also to have a play around in Xcode and compare it to MS Visual Studio (the latter being a very good product, so I hope Xcode is mind-blowingly good 😀 ). In fact, I better shut up right now or I’ll be here all night explaining what I’m going to be doing. And annoy everyone.

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2 Comments

  1. Huw wrote:

    argh – i want one! The problem is

    a) I don’t strictly need a macbook, as I already have a really super exciting dell laptop, and

    b) I don’t have the money anyway.

    Looking forward to the apple posts!

    Sunday, February 11, 2007 at 20:51 | Permalink | Using Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 on Windows Windows XP
  2. Lee wrote:

    If, for some unknown reason you decide that mac isn’t for you, then please feel free to donate any unwanted mac to moi 😛

    How I wish I could have a mac, no matter how little I would use it, and the fact it would be a waste of money (for me anyway) since I already have a laptop that I never use!

    Lee 🙂

    Sunday, February 11, 2007 at 22:28 | Permalink | Using Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 on Windows Windows Vista

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