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we use macs at college. I HATE! them. i dont know why people say they dont crash because they sure do at my college lol. Luckily theres only one room with macs in so we dont have to use them

But yeah i really doubt 80% of companies use macs. especially as most companies use dell computers
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I work in the IT industry and less than %1 of our customers have Macs..........we do run Linux and Unix servers though.
Maybe they surveyed people in the entertainment industry?
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we use macs at college. I HATE! them. i dont know why people say they dont crash because they sure do at my college lol. Luckily theres only one room with macs in so we dont have to use them

But yeah i really doubt 80% of companies use macs. especially as most companies use dell computers
Hmm, we and our customers always use HP
Dell isn't very modification friendly in my experience (for upgrades etc)
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I wouldn't be surprised if one macbook is enough for them to consider the company having macs I can believe that 80% have one employee that has one macbook that is used for work. Still propaganda.
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we use macs at college. I HATE! them. i dont know why people say they dont crash because they sure do at my college lol. Luckily theres only one room with macs in so we dont have to use them

But yeah i really doubt 80% of companies use macs. especially as most companies use dell computers
I've recently come to the conclusion that I really do not hate Mac themselves, just the jerk off elitist mac user (not saying all mac users btw)

Theres this guy at work who says; "I bought a Macbook Pro and will never have to upgrade again."

Really? Never?

I must have forgot, Macs are just THAT bad ass.
 
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I've recently come to the conclusion that I really do not hate Mac themselves, just the jerk off elitist mac user (not saying all mac users btw)

Theres this guy at work who says; "I bought a Macbook Pro and will never have to upgrade again."

Really? Never?

I must have forgot, Macs are just THAT bad ass.
Macs have become a status symbol. But there's some great software for them, which I why I like them. Garage Band is completely awesome
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Currently, I work in hospital IT. Myself and the rest of the IT department are responsible for more than 2000 computers...not one is a mac.

I was a private IT consultant for a little more than a year and had over 40 clients....with more than 400 computers among all the clients. Not one was a mac.

My guess, this is a article written by one of those hoity toity "I'm better than you" mac users....


The number of small business > large business.

Large business may use macs, but comparatively the number of mom and pop and smaller business's trump the total of large business's. IMO this article is made up.
I'm willing to bet you're right....
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post #28 of 91
I'm not buying this 80%, I'm sure there are some businesses that do use them but they are a minority imho. From what I have seen (and I work for a contractor who works for the government) is about 99.9% Dell's.
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post #29 of 91
BS, I almost never see macs inside office buildings. Only place I see them is elementary and middle schools
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I must say, I work with structural companies and alot of archetectual businesses that have over 200/300 computers with people running autocad on them and no one uses a MAC or even a apple period. There is one business I work with and they have a MAC pro in their main office but its running dual boot with XP on it and they dont even use OSX maybe 5% of the time it's turned on.

I also work with a lot of small businesses and doctors offices and I've never had to deal with a mac but only a few times and it was because I had to setup a wireless network in a doctors office and 2 of the doctors had a Macbook and I had to setup their wireless with it.


For me to deal the greater Birmingham area 9 hours a day 6 days a week you would think if 80% of the world businesses used MAC I'd seen more of them, well I haven't.

False article.
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