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    I'm thinking of getting a macbook air 13" and was wondering what people's thoughts are on it.
    Btw I'm doing a physics course at uni and will be carrying it around with me to lectures, library, etc. Also do you have any other recommendations?
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    Dual boot it with Linux, or triple boot it with windows, OSX and linux, some of your modules may require programming tasks which may be easier in Linux, although OSX is very capable.

    And some software may be only available for Windows.
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    (Original post by kingkongjaffa)
    Dual boot it with Linux, or triple boot it with windows, OSX and linux, some of your modules may require programming tasks which may be easier in Linux, although OSX is very capable.

    And some software may be only available for Windows.
    How would you do that?
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    (Original post by doctor_2_be)
    How would you do that?
    Use Boot Camp or a virtual machine software like Parallels, both make the process pretty straightforward.
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Use Boot Camp or a virtual machine software like Parallels, both make the process pretty straightforward.
    Thank you
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    (Original post by doctor_2_be)
    Thank you
    Make sure you get the student discount and apple care (free for 3 years I think). Also before you dual boot anything just wait until you need to use a software that doesn't run on OS X, even if you find one, use parallels instead of dual booting if you can because dual booting is a long process. I say avoid dual booting because you might dedicate certain amount of storage for windows for example, but then it turns out you don't use it that much and you might need that space on OS X. Although I'm not sure how easy that process is on mac, but definitely complicated on windows


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    Anyone suggest a chromebook

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