What's the difference between Apples & PCs?

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  1. Melo 15

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    Like the Apple laptops are very attractive, and the pricing isn't too bad. Why all the negativity? Are they really that bad?

    And is it just me, or are Apple users like Jehova Witnesses? Always nagging you on how Apples are so much better, and I should "convert." :ugh2: Does Apple give current users a free iPOD for converting a PC user or something?
     
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  3. RedDemonSA

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    You can't tell the difference?

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    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    i would switch to apple, but after using my PC for 6-7 years; screw that :o
     
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  6. Little Spunky $#!T

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    I will say, the apple laptops look :cool: as fuck. I love how thin they are, and that big ass screen turns me on. But I hate how they run. I think the run like shit, and I think the applications and what not are all :greddy:

    PC>MAC
     
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    Well, people that use Apple's tend to really like them. That should tell you a lot right there.

    I use Windows and Unix at work, and have a Mac at home. I know all the systems very well but prefer to use my Mac. The differences are subtle but noticeable. At most going from one to the other would take no more than a week to learn.

    People say that Macs don't have as much software, but in reality that is only true for games. If you play a lot of computer games, you want to stay with a Windows PC. Otherwise, you can use whatever you like best.
     
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    How are the applications :greddy: while the PC equivalents are not?

    What do applications have to do with Apple's computers?
     
  10. dmora

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    IBmisinformation...
     
  11. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    the number of mouse buttons
     
  12. SeanVR4

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    apple only supports apple hardware, macOS has limited software.

    PC allows 3rd party hardware, lots of software support, windows is the standard for almost the entire business world.
     
  13. RockSteady

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    About a grand.
     
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    A very small difference.
     
  15. Chi_Town_GoD

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    IBpage45

    If i had too much money, i'd have a tiny but powerful ibook in addition to a ultrafast desktop and a widescreen PC laptop. :)
     
  16. SeanVR4

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    yeah, i'f buy an ibook if i already had a nice PC desktop. and had a lot fo $$$ to blow.
     
  17. Melo 15

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    $1,599.00

    12.1-inch TFT Display
    1024x768 resolution
    867MHz PowerPC G4
    256MB DDR266 SDRAM
    40GB Ultra ATA/100
    DVD-R/CD-RW
    SuperDrive
    NVIDIA GeForce4 420 Go
    32MB DDR video memory
    10/100BASE-T Ethernet
    FireWire 400
    AirPort Extreme Ready
    Bluetooth built-in
    VGA & S-Video out
    Discounted from $1,799 retail price

    That's not too bad is it? :dunno:
     
  18. jinushaun

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    Apple is seen to have a newbie-oriented OS, so the 'power-users' tend to look down on it.
     
  19. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    They're both computers. I'd say there's more similarities between a mac and a pc than differences, they're really not that different in the great scheme of things. I have both a mac and pc. I use the mac only for home recording because they are a little more stable and tend to crash a little less than windows. I won't say they never crash, they just crash less often.
     
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    Big difference.

    Another thing I didn't like about MacOS was that I hated entering text into it. Maybe the tactile response of the keyboard was different or something, but even selecting text with the mouse felt off. :down: Dunno if they fixed it in OS X. But their keyboard feel sucks either way. PC keyboard are going that route too. :greddy2:
     
  21. Melo 15

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    If I sell my soul, and go teh Apple route, this is my wish list:

    12" Powerbook
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    10gb IPOD
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    Sony Ericcson T608 (w/ Bluetooth)
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    :drool:

    I should just start dressing emo now. :rofl:
     
  22. Melo 15

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    Don't Apple laptops have a really good resale too?
     
  23. Melo 15

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    Why would you want a laptop with a big ass 17" screen? That almost defeats the purpose of the laptop, except for very rare occations. :dunno:
     
  24. RockSteady

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    The new iBooks bow under heat.
    The new OS rocks.
    iPod's are infinately useful now that they are cross platform.
    The 68i Sony also has bluetooth.
     
  25. Melo 15

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    Can somebody explain how a G3 900MGz is compared to say a P4 2.0GHz?
     

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