Apple Still Rocks. Vista is a bad joke.

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    Although I use a PC the Apple Mac is still the best. Tell me one thing that makes the PC better. Vista is a bad joke.
     
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    Bang for the buck?

    This opinion advanced by someone (myself, natuurally) who used to consult for Apple Corp to schools and universities, and who has probably put more Macs on people's desks than any ten people you know, incidently.
     
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    The only thing that makes a PC better is Linux.
     
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    Although I use a PC


    you should be able to answer your own question. PCs are not strapped down by Vista. I still use XP. And, to be honest, id rather be able to bounce on down to a local store and buy more ram and HD space than have to deal with some smarmy fucking mac fan boy at an apple store anyway.



    A realistic "Im a mac, im a pc" ad.
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    well, that and the open hardware computability, actual games that people want to play, not having to boot into an alternate OS just to accomplish anything non-adobe, etc etc..
     
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    Windows has far greater software compatibility. Linux is starting to overcome this by reverse engineering the windows API with WINE - but it still has a long way to go. Apple users are just shit out of luck. Also, you could simply use XP, and not have to deal with the clutter in either Vista or Mac's new OS's.

    And Apple WAY overcharges on hardware. They have like 20%-25% markups on the hardware, and you usually only see those kinds of prices in PC's that are hand manufactured by boutique shops like Voodoo and Alienware.
     
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    I think WINE and of course CEDEGA are useful for running native Windows games on Linux systems. But I'm hard pressed thinking of anything that's available for Windows that isn't already available for Linux (depending on the distro) and indeed which might be superior and free - as in free beer. Open Office isn't as polished as MS Office, I agree, but then OO is free - as in beer.
     
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    What is a good MP3 playing software for Linux Ubuntu?
     
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    Nothing. Vista sucks and Microsoft only got it semi right once with Windows 98.

    I want to go Mac and hope to next year.
     
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    Anything Apple is overpriced. Sure it is good. The PC is not bad. I don't think that Vista is all that bad besides the fact that you have to have a good system to run it. I find that once you learn to use it, it is actually quite decent and I work in the IT field.
     

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