Sunday, July 27, 2014

Macbook Air

I think its interesting that apple decreased the price of the least spec Macbook Air rather than increase the specs. I wonder if this was because of the later introduction of the rumored 12 inch retina Macbook Air. Or is the 11/13 inch Macbook Air so perfect that there is no way to improve on it without increasing the price drastically.

I recently bought a 15 inch dell laptop with a touch screen. The only thing new and exciting in the machine was the touch screen. Turns out on a traditional laptop a touch screen isn't that useful or exciting. I barely use the touch screen, or touch features of Windows 8.1. Usage patterns might be different on a 2-in-1 laptop though. Since the Macbook Air is a traditional laptop, I don't see why Apple would add a touch screen.

Even a 2011 Macbook Air is fast and capable enough these days for most tasks. With that in mind, I guess I'm glad that Apple hasn't made any changes to the machine, and has left it perfect as it is. 

Mozilla and hypocrisy

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