I said I’d never get a Mac.
I swore I’d never get a Mac.
I thought people who had Macs were pretentious. I thought people who had Macs had more money than sense. Linux worked just fine for me and I was also pleased with Windows 7.
That was before I heard about the new ultrabooks that actually came out earlier this year. I seriously looked at them at Best Buy early in June; the Dell XPS ultrabook looked really nice, but I read some hassles about Ubuntu and there was absolutely no guarantee about battery life (they were advertising almost eight hours of battery life under Windows 7). I asked some questions, then wandered over to the Apple desk. I played with both 11″ and 13″ Airs, and was impressed.
(This is long, so we’ll go under a cut.)