Let me start by saying, “I did not NEED to upgrade my laptop”. I did so because I promised Andrew that when certain things happened, that he would get my late 2008 17″ MacBook Pro. Those things occurred and I made good on my promise. So, I had to get a new computer. This is where the adventure begins.
After some hiccups at the Santa Monica Apple store (idiot clerk and manager), I have a unibody MacBook Pro 17″ with the Anti-Glare (matte) option in hand and take it home. It sits on the shelf for a couple of days while I get the stuff that I normally add to my MacBooks when I buy them. Palmguard, keyboard protector, etc. (this took an act of congress because everyone was out of stock and I had to order it all) Read more