Haven't found any clear answer to this yet, so maybe you can help. Please!
Need a new laptop, current sony being 5 years old.
Functional Specification (sort of :-) )
1. Capture and viewing in studio and field (and backup as well)
2. Surf etc
3. Perhaps processing, but I have a good workstation at home.
I've narrowed it down to two (suggest others by all means) almost identical laptops:
1. Dell M1530 GBP1200
2. MacbookPro GBP2150 (and no, I didn't mistype the price on that one!)
Both are about C2D 2.4 / 200Gb HD / 4Gb mem; other specs are similar, but Dell has some features I would value, that Apple doesn't. (I currently have a 3.0Gb dual woodcrest Macpro which runs Vista Ultimate very nicely; Tried Leopard and didn't like it any better than Tiger.)
Perhaps you could share any general comments about my choices.
One other thing; would you go for glossy or matte screen. Glossy seems to have issues with reflections and over saturation and contrast, but I do have a Colorvision Spyder Pro 2, which has worked successfully on every screen in the house.
Thanks in advance