Made this presentation for a Developers Meeting...
Thursday, April 9, 2009
For sometime I have had an iPhone and its been great, however after a year of watching my ideas cashed in on by others, I decided I needed a mac to develop iPhone apps. I didn't want to buy a desktop and I didn't want to spend $1000 so I thought I was confined to scrounging craigslist for a used one.
Then I found this.
There are a couple things that are not very well explained here and some things require access to a forum site. So here is my opinion on doing this.
- Everything cost me $450 saving me $549
- Absolutely Silent
- long battery life
- 3 USB ports and vga out allow for larger monitor/keyboard
- Small Screen
- Awkward Keyboard
- Small harddrive '
There are some things you should know starting off...
1.) Get a 32gb SSD although the tutorial says 16gb this is hardly enough and there is a good deal here.
2.)The external optical drive is WAY easier, spend the extra $50 on a ok one.
3.) Command is alt and alt is windows button on keyboard
I will add more information on my experience as I go