“Seldom is a computer’s most obvious feature among its more important, but the first thing you notice about Apple’s new MacBook – if you take advantage of the new chance to get one in black – is a key one indeed,” Eric Convey reports for The Boston Herald.
“It’s been too long since Apple sold a black notebook computer, and framing a computer screen in flat black rather than silver or white makes it a lot easier to look at in the humble opinion of your friendly gadget columnist,” Convey reports. “But to suggest the MacBook’s major changes are only cosmetic would be a huge mistake. The replacement for the iBook is superior to its predecessor in every way and a worthy younger sibling to the superb MacBook Pro.”
“The MacBook’s keyboard feel is excellent – far superior to the iBook’s. It also appears to be relatively childproof, which makes a ton of sense for a machine likely to find its way into [schools.] Still, the MacBook Pro’s is better,” Convey reports. “With built in iTunes and a host of other internet-related applications, this could well be the ultimate machine for college students… Now if Apple would only make a black MacBook Pro.”
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