I am hoping to get my first job soon, so will be saving up for various equipment, lenses, tripod etc. I would also like to buy a new laptop, the one I have is a few years old and needs updating, it is also not working in a few areas I think it even has a broken fan. I am thinking strongly about the Apple Macbook Pro 15 or 17 inch. Does anyone own or have any experience with these computers, if so would you be able to give me an overview on what to expect if I do go down this line and what they are like? I also intend to buy the 27 inch thunderbolt display. Thanks, James I would now like to point something out, it may not concern you or you may have some interest, what is with this? ..... Apple USA :: Macbook pro 2.5GHz | 750GB 7200rpm |Hi-Res Antiglare Widescreen display | 8GB RAM + thunderbolt display 27 inch ::::: $3848 OR £2,428.83 Apple UK :: Macbook pro 2.5GHz | 750GB 7200rpm | Hi-Res Antiglare Widescreen display | 8GB RAM +thunderbolt display 27 inch ::::: £3,257.98 £829.15 MORE!!! Personally I have no idea why this happens, but this kind of situation is true for almost all products I have looked for on American websites, why does this happen?