Apple, these are my FireWire drives


The MacBook FireWire Debacle

I'm sorry, I just couldn't help myself posting a screenshot of this Finder window this afternoon. Could you imagine transferring that much data through USB 2.0? Yuk!

I guess their argument would be that I'm a MacBook Pro user and not the target market for the MacBook. It's a shame because I've always wanted to return to a souped up desktop and a smaller, more lightweight notebook computer combo again at some point, just like I used to have with my PowerMac G5 and my iBook G3.

I think I'll be sticking with MacBook Pros now. Well look at that, their tactic worked!

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