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    Macpro or Macbook Air

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    I think I have finally decided to move over to Apple for my computing needs, work and home. Having used windows for the all of my computing life, the prospect is quite daunting. I have been impressed so much with my Apple ipad air purchased just over 12 months ago, plus my children are using Macs at school so I need to get up to speed on the future. I have narrowed my needs down to 2 products (in the title) and this is where your help would be very much appreciated. My main needs are for work so 8 plus hours of use each day. If anyone can point out for me which one offers the best all round much appreciated.
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    Have a look at this. I may help. Good video comparison. http://www.macworld.co.uk/review/mac...-2016-3481192/
    I have never looked back since moving to a Macbook Air. Windows is now a swear word.(although some will disagree)
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    Thanks Ashley, I think I'm decided on the Macbook Pro Retina. Do you know if you can migrate from a windows pc to Mac?
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    https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204087 This should make it easy.
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    Thanks for this mate, looks really straightforward..
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    have you checked out the macbook 12?

    I prefer it over the Air and Pro series.

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    No i haven't, thanks for the recommendation I'll take a look now
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    Quote Originally Posted by imish View Post
    have you checked out the macbook 12?

    I prefer it over the Air and Pro series.
    Nice machine but not up to spec of the PRO. Also you have to buy the extra connectors for its USB C port.
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    Yes, I have to agree.. I am set on the Pro as it's more suited to what I am looking for. I know that if I went with the Macbook 12, I will have regrets so I am going learn from past mistakes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by duoduo View Post
    Yes, I have to agree.. I am set on the Pro as it's more suited to what I am looking for. I know that if I went with the Macbook 12, I will have regrets so I am going learn from past mistakes.
    I went for it due to its size, weight and it being fanless - much smaller than the Air.

    like Ash says - depends what you plan to use it for.

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    i have just recieveda macbook pro as a present, i had my heart set on a air but when compared them both the air had more better performance over the air, yes the is light and take any where but i feel for a extra few pounds you get more bang for your buck with the pro. i have dual booted my pro already only had it two days and gives me the option to use windows 10 and mac os on same laptop. i would recommend the pro as you can overclock the proccessor to make the pro more powerful than most laptops. hope this gives you a another option to help you go for the pro.

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    just waiting for new models to arrive and i think i will be getting a pro aswell.
    maybe even 2015 pro if the price drops enough.
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