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For very simple things, buy the cheapest thing from walmart. lol.
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Will a mac book air look prestigious enough?
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he asked for which mac, half the replies are "macs suck, get a pc": sooo OCn
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I'd LIKE for him to be able to play WoW with it, but if it's not possible, eh. I'd also like to spend $300-400 on it, but he may be able to convince my mother to get him a MacBook...hm...struggle to the breath (get it?) tonight, between him and me.
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Yea, I'll be the first to admit...I sometimes wish I had a MAC. There is nothing more annoying than phking with driver issues when you have work to get done or a deadline to meet. Don't get me wrong, MAC's aren't perfect either...but I think they do have less headaches when it comes to common everyday tasks such as printing.
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post #66 of 84
Quote:
Originally Posted by Biscuits_N_Gravy View Post
For very simple things, buy the cheapest thing from walmart. lol.
The cheapest thing from walmart breaks easily.
post #67 of 84
Just curious as to what college he's going to? Anyone going to college isn't going to judge you by your Apple laptop computer, rofl.
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post #68 of 84
I was in a similar situation a couple years ago: I needed a laptop for university and I didn't want a mac since they're horribly expensive. Long story short, I've been through 4 laptops, I'm in my 3rd year, and buying the Macbook Pro is hands down the best decision I've made.

In my eyes, it is honestly the best laptop a student can have. It's rugged (to a degree), looks good, has an amazing screen and good battery life, but you knew all that. I have the base model 13" MBP and it does everything I want, and then some. Trust me, just get him the MBP, he'll love it.

EDIT: Not a mac fanboy by any means, I would never buy their desktops, but they do make a damn good laptop.
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post #69 of 84
He could get a windows laptop for like 600-700$ and will do everything the macbook can do lol... I find it funny how many people get ripped with junk. Macbook Pro is nice.... but surfing the web? Skype? word? haaa
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post #70 of 84
Quote:
Originally Posted by neelwebs View Post
The cheapest thing from walmart breaks easily.
Well, I gave links to some awesome Macbook Pro's.

No he is pointing out that he needs something that is for very simple things. In the mean time he will save up for a Macbook Pro.

So buy the cheapest possible things to hold you over. Less money spent on that the better.

PC Laptops never hold their value, better to start off cheap.

Other than that, I would recommend nice PC Laptops.
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