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    MacBook Pro question

    So I am getting a new macbook pro 13 inch this weekend and was wondering if any of you had any good recommendations on cases for it. I keep seeing pretty similar stuff that is boring. I checked out some on threadless.com and there were some cool designs. Any other websites that sell hard cases with unique/cool designs? Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    Are you talking about a hard shell or a carrying/travel case? IMO getting a shell for a macbook is stupid since it looks so nice.

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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    I just get something that allows you to grip it better. I have a macbook as my desktop at work, because I run off to meetings or go work at other peoples desks so much.


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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    The thing's carved out of a single block of aluminum; what good is there in wrapping it with a thin layer of plastic?



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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    I've had mine for 4 years now and have no case on it, and it looks the same as the day I bought it. Just be careful with it and save the money.


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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    Frankly, all you really need is a neoprene sleeve. I've bought the plastic hard cases that go around before and while they're nice, they add extra bulk, weight, and mostly provide cosmetic protection which can be had with a neoprene sleeve or a laptop skin if you want to go that route. I still suggest a neoprene sleeve no matter what though makes it a heck of a lot easier to carry around.



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    Re: MacBook Pro question

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    The thing's carved out of a single block of aluminum; what good is there in wrapping it with a thin layer of plastic?
    Because it is really slippery if your hands are not completely clean. My wife dropped her $1500 macbook when she put lotion on her hands. Expensive lesson.


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