Apple MacBook 13.3" Laptop - MA255LL/A (May, 2006) Reviews
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Apple MacBook 13.3" Laptop - MA255LL/A (May, 2006)

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  • Excellent Apple (and Windows) performance now at a reasonable price

    Jul 29, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great performance, battery life, top-notch hardware, good value - lots of features for your money
    Cons: Easily scratches, no PCMCIA expansion, sleeps when lid closed

    Summary: Product Specifications: MacBook 13.3" screen, 60gb hard drive, 512mb DDR2 RAM, 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, DVD/RW burner. Introduction: This is my very first Apple notebook computer. I have owned an iMac for a couple of years now, and it's ... read more

  • Cheapest of the Mac laptops

    Mar 26, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cheapest Mac laptop and totally sufficent.
    Cons: Too expensive vs. what you can get in a pc and screen is too small.

    Summary: This machine is quite nice and now that it is a little "old", it's much cheaper on the after-market.I won't compare the vitures of PC to Mac, but I will compare the features.  You have a paltry 2 USB slots that are so close together that is ... read more

  • EXCELLENT DESIGN, FANTASTIC PERFORMANCE

    Feb 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Style, screen clairity, MagSafe power cable, iSight webcam, lightweight, OS X Tiger.
    Cons: Umm... None???

    Summary: I just received my 13" MacBook about week ago (on February 6th, 2007) and have already completely abandoned the windows world after 15+ years of fighing with Windows PCs. This MacBook has everything you need (except a word processor, I bought MS Office ... read more

  • Meet George the MacBook, Computer Of My Dreams

    Dec 27, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Light, sleek, easy to use, completely capable machine
    Cons: In honor of PC converts I'll say the single button design of the trackpad

    Summary: I've been a Mac user for decades, so I'm fairly loyal, and my old Macs have certainly served me well. (See my review of my trusty iMac http://www99.epinions.com/cont ent_219712228996.) After many years of faithful use, I finally decided to upgrade from ... read more

  • If you love your ipod . . .

    Nov 16, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent software. Good machine for home users looking to get rid of their PC.
    Cons: No word processor included with software package. Support is TERRIBLE.

    Summary: READ TO THE END OF THIS REVIEW FOR IMPORTANT UPDATE - this computer WOULD be a 5-star item if not for Apple's shady practices re: phone support. If you love your ipod then you will love this laptop! I spent years and years using nothing but PC's. ... read more

  • Impressions of OS X on my new MacBook

    Nov 7, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: OS X is a fantastic operating system.
    Cons: Keyboard could stand to be a bit more accurate.

    Summary: I used Windows for a long time, but eventually became dissatisfied for reasons that I won't go into here. I then moved to Linux, but just last week bought my first Apple computer: a white MacBook. Yes, there are a hundred of these reviews out there ... read more

  • This is a great MAC, but beware the colored lines!

    Sep 18, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very fast processor, plenty of ports!
    Cons: Not quite enough battery life, battery still gets warm!

    Summary: So now I have your attention! I said I loved my new white MAC BOOK, but what is this about colored lines? Here's the story, and all you MAC BOOK people should be aware of this, because as they used to say in the old TV show "Racket Squad", "it can happen ... read more

  • as Tony the tiger says...ITS GRRRREAT

    Sep 18, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING IS A PRO!
    Cons: The edges are a little sharp

    Summary: Well I got this a little over two weeks ago now to replace an old Dell inspiron notebook that had had its fare share of beating up, and it was time to be retired. I decided on the macbook because as I began to work in my field and had more experiece ... read more

  • Not too Shabby.....

    Aug 1, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: -Sleek Design -More accessories then you can shake a stick at
    Cons: -sharp edges on keyboard -Heat build up with no fans to disperse

    Summary: I am not a person with alot of money to burn. But when I saw my Toshiba shut down and lose all of my information ( due to a hard drive malfunction ) for the second time, I swore to switch to Mac, in between pulling out clumps of my hair. When the ... read more

  • First Time Apple User - no complaints yet.

    Jul 29, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: beautiful, intuitive, great LCD, can do everything a PC can do and more
    Cons: easily gets dirty, needs right trackpad button

    Summary: I am a longtime PC user and until recently, when I lost all my data on my harddrive due to an unknown crash that would cost me, over 1K to fix, I preferred PCs. I mainly used my desktop for email,word processing, digital pictures, digital movies, some ... read more

  • Almost Too Awesome For Words!

    Jul 20, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use,lightweight,bright screen,good programs,solidly built.
    Cons: Mail program needs bug-fix.

    Summary: I had been considering buying a Mac for about a year now, but had never quite gotten around to it-fears of an expensive doorstop, the learning curve, etc. Then Apple came out with the re-design of the iBook, now called MacBook, and ... read more

  • Great entry-level Mac laptop

    Jun 13, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Reasonable value, good performance, new Intel CPU, versatile connection options, stylish looks
    Cons: Glossy screen and overly-stylish keyboard may be off-putting

    Summary: I recently shopped for an Apple laptop, and while I did not ultimately choose a MacBook, a good friend of mine bought one for himself, so I've had a chance to play with it. The MacBook comes with the latest version of OS X and is also one of the new ... read more

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  • can't live without mac book!

    Feb 27, 2013 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: design, reliable quality
    Cons: Lack of viruses

    Summary: I've lived with my Apple Macbook for the last 2 years and (fingers crossed) it has been extremely reliable. Unlike anything window's based it doesn't suffer from viruses.What's great about my Apple Macbook:DesignMac OS software is almost ... read more

  • Simply Amazing!

    Sep 17, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Software updates are free and instantaneous.
    Cons: No right click.

    Summary: There isn't any other computer on the market worth buying than a MacBook.  It's fast processor and innovative software enables any computer user to achieve any task.  This computer doesn't require virus protection software when used to surf the ... read more

  • No good for designers...

    Jan 25, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks nice on the outside, will do day-to day tasks reliably.
    Cons: Widescreen is a useless "addition" that limits what you can use it for.

    Summary: If you're looking for something to do day to day tasks with, the Macbook will do that. If you want to attempt games... well, you're better off with a PC. If you want to try and digitally paint or edit anything on the pitiful screen, it's just too ... read more

  • I'll never go back to Windows

    Nov 6, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Great OS & easy to use
    Cons: None

    Summary: After many years of being a diehard Windows man, I made the jump to a Mac. I've had a number of windows based computers over the years including over 3 IBM Thinkpads, 2 HP laptops, and a NEC laptop. The MacBook beats all of the others hands down. ... read more

  • Love my MacBook

    Sep 30, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: great new keyboard, no viruses, easy to use
    Cons: hard to find in stores when newly released, had to be ordered on-line

    Summary: My brothers and sister all have Macs. I hesitated for years but after spending the summer using their computers, I was hooked. I switched from a Sony Vaio and am very happy with the ease-of-use of my new lap top. As an educator I was able to get a ... read more

  • AMAZING

    Sep 8, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Small, Bright, Glossy, Isight is amazing
    Cons: The edges are a bit sharp, keyboard is a little weird

    Summary: This Notebook is Beautiful! Not only That it is also Fast, Comes with tons of great feature and Works beautifully. Apple is very quick and efficient in getting you your new notebook, it took 1 day to deliver the notebook from china, and a total of 4 ... read more

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