I’ve just got back from a week in Spain, and this time, I didn’t take a netbook (as such).
About two weeks ago I got hold of a 13″ Macbook Pro, the new unibody enclosure laptop from Apple. I didn’t want another 15″ laptop as I ended up never taking it anywhere as it was so big. So when Apple finally dropped the 13″, I snapped it up. Continue reading “The end of my netbook infatuation?”
After Christmas, I spent two and a half weeks in Spain with my wife’s family. Having done this many a time, and having taken many different laptops with me, I generally know what I need from a laptop to keep me semi-sane.
One of the best laptops I’d taken in the past was the 12″ PowerBook, and believe me, if Apple made an Intel netbook approaching this small footprint form factor, I’d have one. But alas, that’s a different blog post waiting to happen. However, the 15″ MacBook Pro was a pain in the ass. No desk space to keep it on, unwieldly in size (even fearing warping it when bending over with it in a rucksack) and a battery boasting about 2 hrs, it was a little too much. Continue reading “Life with the NC10 and OSX”
So I’m due to go on holiday again soon, and while the Asus was excellent for my last trips to Spain, the cramped keyboard and small screen made it a bit painful as an only computer.
Looking to upgrade to something with a bigger screen, I started doing my hacker homework and searching for a netbook that’d run OSX pretty well. A lot of googling later, and the Samsung NC10 was a prime candidate. Continue reading “Samsung NC10 and OSX”