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    News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    There's never a shortage of Apple rumours doing the rounds, but this one - if true - could have far-reaching implications.
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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    3D Lasers to produce one piece cases? Don't be silly, you'll never keep the sharks pointed the right way for long enough...

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Back in my day, 2D lasers were enough for anyone...

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Back in my day, only Star Wars had lasers...

    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    I remember when you needed to put quotation marks in the air whenever you said "laser"...

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    I work with lasers and they are all 3D for cutting, being more power dependent the deeper they have to cut!

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Does Steve Jobs' Reality Distortion Field extend so far that it encompasses his whole factory floor now? Cos that's the only way I can see how he could afford to manufacture without the benefit of cheap chinese labour (especially with fancy pants Halibut mounted lasers) and still sell his systems at anything approaching a competative price.
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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    Does Steve Jobs' Reality Distortion Field extend so far that it encompasses his whole factory floor now? Cos that's the only way I can see how he could afford to manufacture without the benefit of cheap chinese labour (especially with fancy pants Halibut mounted lasers) and still sell his systems at anything approaching a competative price.
    Apple are approching competative pricing? Since when?

    But just think with their new 3D "lasers" they would be able to start manufacturing evil robots to take over the world consuming ipods as fuel!

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    so they are going to carve a case out of solid aluminium.

    Thats going to do wonders for their green credentials!

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    so they are going to carve a case out of solid aluminium.

    Thats going to do wonders for their green credentials!
    No no its fine because its apple and they can do no wrong, hell they have been selling substandard MP3 players for the past few years and no one has noticed they are over priced. Now if Microsoft had tried this there would have been no end of people slagging them off and they would have had to pull out.

    But hey Apples are pretty so it makes up for it some how,

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    Re: News - Rumour: Apple builds space-age plant to produce revolutionary MacBooks?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBloodyNine View Post
    Now if Microsoft had tried this there would have been no end of people slagging them off and they would have had to pull out.
    They do, it's called the Zune

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