Print Reseller Scheme
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

macbook for meetings?

Discussion in 'General Software & Hardware Forum:' started by philjohns, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. philjohns

    philjohns Senior Member

    To all of you mac users out there - what is your mac set up?

    Ive got a 20inch imac that I use for work in my office set up at home but now need to invest in a macbook or macbook pro for meetings.

    My use will be showing them graphics and websites and some on site design work.

    Im definately going to get a 13inch but its out of the new macbook pro aluminium body or the older (squared design) macbook white that I would max out with ram to 4gb?

    My choices are the following:

    Macbook 13" Pro 250gb hardrive 2.66ghz processor 4gb ram
    MacBook 13" Pro 300gb hardrive 2ghz processor 2gb ram
    Macbook 13" White 160gb hardrive 2.13ghz processor 2gb ram (i would upgrade to 4gb and use an external hardrive for work files)

    Should i opt for the cheaper macbook or wait and push for the macbook pro considering my use.


  2. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Expensive meeting item...why not wait and get the new ipad...more useful. use drop box to store your designs and work...
  3. rossnorthernunion

    rossnorthernunion Senior Member

    As above.

    Save some cash and get an ipad.

    And it makes you look cooler when you get it out in a meeting.
  4. ralphsaunders

    ralphsaunders Senior Member

    If you actually want to do some work I would get macbook pro with more ram. Macbook pro over the normal macbook simply because it's going to be more hard wearing, especially when being carted around to meetings. More RAM and Processor speed over a bigger HDD because you want to avoid long silences while waiting for stuff to work :)
  5. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    Either get an iPad or go the whole way and get a decent 15" MBP in my opinion.

    If you're anything like me, you'll slowly do more and more work on your new piece of tech and hence would have regretted not getting the better one
  6. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    I've got a massively upgraded macbook white and it serves me well throughout my whole life, screw just meetings!

    If you look on ebay/second hand, old macbooks are great and probably a similar price to an ipad.
  7. Sunburn

    Sunburn Active Member

    27" imac, ipad, iphone pretty much apple :)
  8. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Of yes.
    Get those toys.

Share This Page