I was so close to buying a MacBook Air. But I’m not getting one. 😦 It took me 3 hours to get my laptop (an HP) to come on Sunday morning, and I was just fed up. It kept restarting and then I would only see a black screen, or it wouldn’t let me log on. Etc. What if I wanted to take my test that morning? I can only guarantee to not get bothered by my dog in the morning and at night. At night, my brain is fried so the morning is when I take my tests. This laptop is only about 8 months old!! I’m so over PCs. I know that Macs last longer so I want to invest in a Mac.
The funny thing is that I could’ve had a Mac if I hadn’t bought the HP months ago. The only reason I didn’t buy a Mac back then was because I needed something NOW and I didn’t feel like I had enough time to learn how to use a Mac. Now I feel comfortable that I could use a Mac. However, now I can’t afford it. Sure, I could put it on a credit card, but that wouldn’t be good for me. That would be horrible. If I hadn’t gone to LA, I probably would have bought the Mac on Sunday. Probably.
I still have the Mac in my cart at the Apple Store. The price comes to $1631 with the ‘extras’ I added on. Man, I wish I could get one responsibly.
**************BREAKING NEWS*******WOAH! WOAH! Stop!!! I just ordered the MacBook Air. FUCK!!!! I can’t really justify it. I put it on a credit card with no balance. It’s still horrible, though. I can return it. I can return it. I can return it. Just keep telling myself that. OMG.
I’m picking it up tomorrow. Today is Sunday. By the time I post this entry, I will have the MacBook in my hands. WTF did I just do????
I went on YouTube to look at MacBook Air reviews, and they aren’t that stellar, but I know it’ll do the job for me. I don’t play games, edit videos, watch movies on a laptop, or use Photoshop. One person mentioned she got hers at Best Buy. So I went there to check out their prices. It was $200 less than what Apple was selling theirs for. Same model and same specs. Tomorrow (well, today for you) I’m going to Best Buy to pick it up.
I got the Air with 512GB SSD storage and 2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor. I wish it had more space, but I’m only using about 125GB on my HP laptop. 42GB is music, of course. I had to have something fast because I hate a slow computer, so that is why I paid more and went with the 2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor.
I know this sounds nuts, but I still plan on using my HP for a while (along with the Mac). I see the MacBook as an investment. It is supposed to last for a while when compared to most PC laptops. Yes, it was foolish to invest right now when I can’t really afford it. But I’ve been thinking about getting a Mac for years. Sunday morning just left me so frustrated. I should have just had faith that the PC laptop would be okay. ??? Of course, it is working beautifully now.
I guess I can say no more traveling or things for me for a while. I definitely don’t need any more THINGS. I was so proud of myself for focusing on paying off debt after my LA trip and now this. Sigh.
LOL! I just got a raise this morning. I had no idea that was coming. The irony! 😉
I just picked up the MacBook from Best Buy. I haven’t done anything to it. Well, it’s charging, but I haven’t opened the actual laptop. I will have more thoughts on it later during the week. I used to think only elites had Macs and now I have one, so that’s no longer true. Sorry to mess up the status of all Mac users. ROFL.
I probably won’t do much to it tonight. I definitely won’t transfer any files. In fact, I’m currently using my HP laptop to do stuff. I may transfer some things this weekend. I haven’t quite figured out what I’m going to do with the MacBook Air yet. Will it be my main computer? Eventually. But for now, I still see my HP as my main computer…as long as it works.
Don’t worry. I won’t become a Mac snob like so many. I will probably always have an android phone, and I will use my HP laptop for as long as it lasts. I use a Dell for work, and I love it. Also, I hate iTunes and refuse to use it. But with a MacBook, I might go back to using iTunes like I used to about 7 years ago. Ick!
In conclusion, I would like to thank all the Best Buy Apple buyers. It saved me $200! It’s probably obvious not to buy straight from Apple, but that is what I was going to do.