Is it crazy to buy a MacBook?

James Gray james at
Wed Dec 13 22:55:57 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 12 December 2006 14:19, Doug Rintoul wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 06:22 +1100, James Gray wrote:
> > Gah - the "Macs are expensive" myth.  Go and find a non-Mac lappy
> > with Intel Core2 >= 2GHz, and a comparable mix of built in extras
> > (dedicated video card and video RAM - on the Pro models, wifi,
> > ethernet, firewire, DVD+/-RW, bluetooth, webcam, etc, etc) and then
> > compare it to a MacBook or MacBook Pro.  Macs are not particularly
> > expensive, but they are damned cool and come with one of the most
> > useable and mature desktop operating systems in the world (OSX).
> Gah, the myth that "Macs are the same price as an equivalently equipped
> PC". I wish that were the case because I would have jumped on it a
> flash. I just bought a Dell Inspiron...

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Heheh - comparing a Dell with a Mac....that's the best laugh I've had in a 
while :) Thanks!

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