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Web front-end engineer based in Syracuse, NY. I develop SCION, an open source implementation of SCXML/Statecharts in JavaScript.


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comment Ubuntu friendly laptop equivalent to MacBook Pro
Ouch. Too bad about all these 15" machines getting poor battery life - that's a deal-breaker for me.
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Looks like a reasonable candidate. What kind of battery life are you getting? Also, how does the NVidia Optimus work under Ubuntu?
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It seems like the Lenovo W520 might be the answer.
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I read a review that said this laptop only got between 2 and 3 hours battery life, so I've had to rule that one out.
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