totally new to macs and thinking of getting a powerbook....

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  1. Sarge21

    Sarge21 Frau am Steuer Ungeheuer!

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    ....for my study abroad in germany next semester.

    Built a few pc's in my time but no experience with macs......from what i gather, macs are better for productivity, daily tasks, etc.....and since it will be an academics oriented comp, i am not worried about games.....

    however, do macs have some sort of emulation environment that will run certain windows programs, i.e. allofmp3 explorer, certain java programs i use to tune car ECU's, etc....?????

    if not, it would be a waste of my money.

    Thanks for serious replies
     
  2. MrBucket

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    yeah you could use virtual pc to run windows programs as long as they arent games or cad or somthing like that that is really power hungry
     
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    Your java apps should run fine.
     

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