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how bout a batman game using the mirror's edge engine? i think that would be kewl for the combat and the use of the bat tools.

Netbook mac?

at 15:14 - 10th, March 2009

According to
Dow Jones Newswire reports that Apple is indeed planning to launch a netbook computer with a touchscreen as soon as the 2nd half of this year. They cite "two people close to the situation" as sources.

The mini laptop computers will likely have monitor screens that are between 9.7-inches and 10-inches, one person, who declined to be named, said.

This adds credibility to yesterday's report that Apple had already placed orders for the screen with Taiwan-based Winktek.

Based on this new information, it appears that Apple is targeting a ~10" screen size for this Netbook. The addition of a multi-touch screen adds an interesting twist to the concept of a netbook which is traditionally a clamshell miniaturized laptop.

interesting, because Netbook (just one example) are generally viewed as cheapy laptops. so apple making one seems like the obvious thing to do (they have to) but at the same time apple computer are generally viewed as expensive or highend machines. can the two, expensive and netbook, mix?

what they should of done is made the original Apple Macbook Air a netbook and not the monstrosity it is now. I have gripes with the air, it's basically the G4 Cube. has no idea what it's supposed to be, a pro model or a consumer model.

andrew andrew
News comment 1 | User comment 1309 | 15:23 - 10th, Mar 2009


im curious to see.. as long as its not shitty intel video, which it probably will be

Alex Alex
News comment 2 | User comment 4895 | 16:32 - 10th, Mar 2009

unless nvidea offers a cheap alternative, it'll be the intel chip

Alex Alex
News comment 3 | User comment 4895 | 16:33 - 10th, Mar 2009

personall im looking for a tiny mac mini-esque box i can install os x on

Christophe Christophe
News comment 4 | User comment 766 | 11:50 - 11th, Mar 2009

depending on cost i might buy one

Christophe Christophe
News comment 5 | User comment 766 | 11:50 - 11th, Mar 2009

also i am officially placing an order for a mac mini

Alex Alex
News comment 6 | User comment 4895 | 12:19 - 11th, Mar 2009

i want one, but i think i can find a cheaper do-it-yourself mac

Christophe Christophe
News comment 7 | User comment 766 | 12:54 - 11th, Mar 2009

i prefer the easy/expensive way then the cheap/hard way

Alex Alex
News comment 8 | User comment 4895 | 13:03 - 11th, Mar 2009

if i can get a pc configured with the efix included in the price for less than a mini, i'll be happy

Christophe Christophe
News comment 9 | User comment 766 | 13:03 - 11th, Mar 2009

but it will be bigger, louder an uglier

Alex Alex
News comment 10 | User comment 4895 | 13:45 - 11th, Mar 2009

and more expandable and easier to maintain
can upgrade almost anything in it.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 11 | User comment 766 | 13:48 - 11th, Mar 2009

i dont need to upgrade... its going to have 2 purpouses... watching movies and surfing the net

Christophe Christophe
News comment 12 | User comment 766 | 13:56 - 11th, Mar 2009

and maaaaybe torrents.. but probably not

Alex Alex
News comment 13 | User comment 4895 | 13:58 - 11th, Mar 2009

can never think that, otherwise get an imac. more worth the money.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 14 | User comment 766 | 14:20 - 11th, Mar 2009

silly man, i dont need a monitor... this is for my , living room

Alex Alex
News comment 15 | User comment 4895 | 14:44 - 11th, Mar 2009

meh, your right.
i'm trying to 'unjustify' the mini to myself
i like the mini, i just don't like the cost. though maybe they've gone down in price on ebay now.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 16 | User comment 766 | 15:08 - 11th, Mar 2009

636 from the store... its worth it at that point imho

Alex Alex
News comment 17 | User comment 4895 | 16:14 - 11th, Mar 2009

~720 after tax

i'm pretty sure you can get a very nice desktop with efi x for that price.

Christophe Christophe
News comment 18 | User comment 766 | 17:43 - 11th, Mar 2009

goddamn tax is a bitch

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