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Subject: [Leica] OT: Mac wannabees
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2009 10:50:32 +0530
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I can build a computer precisely to my requirements, with the best
components available (Asus,Corsair,etc), at a very reasonable cost. Can you
do that if you want an Apple OS computer? Steve Jobs will have your head for
breakfast if you tried.


On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Howard Ritter <hlritter at> wrote:

> On Dec 5, 2009, at 8:51 PM, Tina Manley wrote:
> > I do not understand your logic here.  Mac is good because you can run
> Windows on it?
> No, Mac is good because you can run Mac OS and Windows on it.
> And because it has superior reliability and customer-service ratings.
> > Mac keyboards are good because you can adapt them to be just like
> Windows?
> No, it's why their slight differences are not a deterrent.
> > Why should I pay twice as much so I can run Windows programs on a Windows
> keyboard labeled as a Mac.  I don't understand.
> Can you actually find the equivalent of a 21-inch iMac (all screen, no box,
> $1100) 3 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, DVD etc from Dell, HP, etc
> for under $600?
> ?howard
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