Is a Mac book really worth it's price?

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  1. Dark Shadow

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    Re: macbook? is it worth the money??

    One other thing about macs from what I have heard, they hold there resale value better then any windows base pc.So seems to be a better investment.
     
  2. strangequark

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    No :eek:
     
  3. RAD

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    I am certainly no Apple expert, but when I was having troubles with VISTA, I got a little fed up and started pricing Macs.

    All I can say is I was truly appalled and decided it was well worth my time to try downloading a few more drivers for Vista. :D

    My other experience with Apple is in buying my daughter an iPod. Odf course kids have to have exactly what the fad item is. But I was really disappointed to discover that the $200 iPod does not do everything that my wife's $30 MP3 player does and it is much more difficult to operate the iPod. I have the impression that Apple is sort of a cult. :D
    They Mac-guy vs. PC-guy commercials ARE hilarious though !
    Maybe that is what you help pay for. :D
     
  4. HURST

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    I find the ones where PC "wins" funnier.

    There are some where both PC and MAC make fun of linux... that was a good laugh.
     
  5. The Hammer

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    I haven't seen those . But I do enjoy the ones I have seen.
     
  6. L815

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    I wouldn't mind running OSX on my PC if it was that way. Though I would not switch to Mac entirely when I could just go to Linux :)

    I understand why they keep it to Mac hardware only, and the insecure theories that porting to PC would give Mac a bad name when Driver issues occurr. It's reasonable, but when you have hardware manufacturers giving the drivers to begin with, I don't see it as big as a problem.
     
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    I was expecting Mr Tux... I have been fooled :'(
     
  10. sweater

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    I saw many Apple laptops in movies, tv's and everywhere. So I think they're good...and maybe people likes it coz of its cool elegant looks..and of course many loves to eat an apple. :cool:
     
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    I think it's worth it. I like Macs, not much of a laptop person though. I am looking at an iMac or Mac Pro.
     
  12. rarebeast

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    Re: macbook? is it worth the money??

    i was reading this article about imovie and it said that when you save a video that was made in imovie its always going to be some where on your hard drive unless you pick your way through the whole hard drive and delete it,i dont mean just where you saved it, i dont know whether this is true or not o_O
     
  13. jrmhng

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    It is the "I'm young and cool so I need a product that makes me different" cult. Too bad eveyone else in the cult has the same product :p
     
  14. Mrkvonic

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    Hello,
    Well, if you are into graphics or movie editing, then MAC is the way to go.
    Has nothing to do with young or cool.
    Mrk
     
  15. jrmhng

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    I goto law school. No one uses it for video editing. Email and word processing mostly.
     
  16. farmerlee

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    Everyone knows an apple a day keeps the doctor away :).

    But seriously i would probably get a mac just because they look so elegant. Not too long ago i was almost tempted to get a 24" imac however at the time they only came with mid range video cards which just doesn't cut it for what i need.
     
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