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Old 10-23-2006, 12:02 PM   #31
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I used to be a pretty hardcore PC user, but switched to Mac sometime during highschool. It's really a blessing not having to worry about any sort of viruses, and since the switch was made to Intel, Mac's are no longer overpriced. There was an article that pitted the MacBook Pro against a equally equipped Del notebook, and the Dell was about $1000 more expensive .

Software can be a concern, depending on what variety of work you need to do on your computer. I find that there are a ton of great business apps for windows where there are none on OSX. Other than that, it is equally easy to find appropriate solutions for both platforms. I do find that when dealing with your photo and music coollections, OSX is infitnitely more easy, user-friendly, and intuitive than windows apps, and Mac bundles their apps with their OS.

I think Macs are just more friendly to use in general, easier to setup, configure, and basically get anything you need to accomplished.

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Old 10-23-2006, 12:25 PM   #32
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I have been using PC's since my first comuter years ago. My next computer will be a Mac. I think they are designed much more intelligently. Plus my cousin got a job at Apple so maybe I can get his discount

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Old 10-23-2006, 02:31 PM   #33
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I didn't mean she needed a new 'puter, I just threw that out as advice for someone looking to get a new Mac. It's a great deal on a clean/aesthetically pleasing personal computer.

I'm lovin' my new MacBook. Built very well, great peformance for the tasks I take on, and gets almost 4hrs of Battery life with a brightly lit screen. With my Apple Airport wireless network in my apartment, I can sit at my desk, lay on my futon, or take it right into the kicthen with me and be online anywhere I want. Actually (this is kinda funny), I park my vehicle right outside, and get a solid signal from there. So sometimes if I want to order movie tickets or do some banking and I'm in town I'll pull up the driveway, open my notebook, and have at it!

But the iMac is the way to go if you're not constantly on the go like me and don't need a laptop. Much more bang for your buck.

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