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#1081 splinky

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 04:23 AM

i'm holding off installing Yosemite and IOS 8 until all the bug fixes are done. my mac is yosemite compatible but possibly 1 year too old to take advantage of every feature that i most like about yosemite. i am loathe to buy a new macbookpro after only 4 years and if i take that plunge and get the fastest 13" mbp, i might as well buy the too big for my delicate hand iPhone 6 and have all the new features. i think if i trade in my 5S and accept a 2 year contract from att i can get the 6 for free. sigh.


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#1082 StephanieL

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 07:30 PM

My iMac is just under a year old so it can totally take Yosemite, but I never download a new OS when it first comes out.  Also, I'm still getting used to Mavericks.


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#1083 Sneakeater

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 07:44 PM

My iMac isn't obsolete in that it can't take Yosemite: it can.

It's obsolete in that it isn't Retina.
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Posted 18 October 2014 - 08:05 PM

My iMac isn't obsolete in that it can't take Yosemite: it can.

It's obsolete in that it isn't Retina.

retina is really nice. You should totally buy a new one

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
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#1085 Sneakeater

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 08:09 PM

I think I'll get a fully functioning stove first, if it's OK with you.
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Posted 18 October 2014 - 08:23 PM

I think I'll get a fully functioning stove first, if it's OK with you.

go ahead and do what you want

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
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#1087 Sneakeater

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 08:50 PM

Gosh thanks.
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#1088 splinky

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 09:00 PM

Gosh thanks.

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“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
~Jack Handey

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Posted 20 October 2014 - 03:51 AM

i'm holding off installing Yosemite and IOS 8 until all the bug fixes are done. 

I'm waiting as well to install both. 


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Posted 20 October 2014 - 03:56 AM

 

i'm holding off installing Yosemite and IOS 8 until all the bug fixes are done. 

I'm waiting as well to install both. 

 

i have at least 5 iDevices waiting for upgrade, not counting the ones i manage for relatives. sigh


“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
~Jack Handey

*proud descendant of cheese eating surrender monkeys*

 


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Posted 22 July 2015 - 02:29 PM

So I purchased the first Mac Air all of those years ago.. Despite a really scary dent, the thing has held up very well.  The thing is on it's last legs.. My question is, is there a new Mac Air coming out. I like to hold on to these things as long as possible so, i want to wait until the newest one comes out.. Has a new Mac Air come out recently.. I have very basic needs for the thing.. I need for it to be able to switch to Windows, i need a couple of ports and thats about it.  

 

Does anyone have any advice as to when a new Mac Air is coming out or has come out.. Or if there is a new Mac Laptop series that I should look at. 


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Posted 22 July 2015 - 03:25 PM

MacRumors is neutral on whether to buy a Mac Air right now.

The 15" MacBookPro was just updated.  So this is a time to buy if you want one.



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Posted 22 July 2015 - 03:26 PM

look what the cat crapped out.. 


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#1094 Daniel

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Posted 22 July 2015 - 03:28 PM

can't wait, i may just get the I Mac.. Thanks! 


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Posted 22 July 2015 - 04:38 PM

It would have been lovely if Apple had released the long-awaited MacBook Air Retina.  Instead they created an underpowered 'MacBook' with a single USB [C!] port.  It's the only way to get a Retina screen on a non-Pro MacBook, but the cpu is equivalent to a four-year old MacBook Air.  You do get to order the new MacBook in gold, silver, and grey...

 

It's unclear at this point if the MacBook Air line is finished [ie all future non-Pro notebooks will be the new MacBooks].

 

I will point out that the current MacBook Pro is pretty thin and light...