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Yeah, all the specs in the world don't mean squat if there's hardly any quality apps for the device. Outside of computer geeks tweaking it, 99% of people have no use for it without hundreds of thousands of apps to choose from.
99% of people have no use for Windows because it has...no useful apps? Dude you must already be living in this "Post-PC world" Jobs is rambling about, because that certainly isn't reality.
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Lol'd pretty good.
Ok all you apple people go buy This for at least 3,000 dollars and Ill build a pc for 3,000 dollars that will molest it. Go to a apple store and use their "high performance" desktop PC and compare it to your current computer. You will be able to tell a difference between your 1,000 dollar pc and that 3,000 dollar pc and youll find you come out on top.
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Ok all you apple people go buy This for at least 3,000 dollars and Ill build a pc for 3,000 dollars that will molest it. Go to a apple store and use their "high performance" desktop PC and compare it to your current computer. You will be able to tell a difference between your 1,000 dollar pc and that 3,000 dollar pc and youll find you come out on top.
The point of the article is that specs don't really matter much, as does the experience of using the device nowadays. That is one of the reasons the iPhone was such a huge success. The experience of using it was much more satisfying than any other phone out in the market.

We are moving to this new world of technology where having the latest and greatest means nothing if it's not fun to use.
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The point of the article is that specs don't really matter much, as does the experience of using the device nowadays. That is one of the reasons the iPhone was such a huge success. The experience of using it was much more satisfying than any other phone out in the market.

We are moving to this new world of technology where having the latest and greatest means nothing if it's not fun to use.
Your right, but Apple did increase the CPU to 1ghz in the Iphone 4 which makes it standard. Soon Dual core 1ghz will be standard. People that buy Mac Computers are people that have way too much money bc they are getting screwed.
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Your right, but Apple did increase the CPU to 1ghz in the Iphone 4 which makes it standard. Soon Dual core 1ghz will be standard. People that buy Mac Computers are people that have way too much money bc they are getting screwed.
I'll have to disagree with you on this one. I have always owned PC's and I have an old Apple Laptop (Powerbook G4 if you're interested in which one).

When I got the laptop it was already a couple years old, but it still managed every-day computing just fine. I used it for school work and IM'ing, as well as listening to music. It was probably the best experience I've had with a computer yet.

This is one of the reasons I am getting a Macbook Pro soon. Beside the great OS, it's a beautiful laptop with one of the best battery lifes. To me, this is the laptop that makes the most sense since I need something that looks professional and has a long battery life.

I know I could get better performance off a similarly-priced Alienware or w/e laptop, but it doesn't have some of the qualities the Apple product does.
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Microsoft wanted consumers to be stupid enough to use Windows Vista.
Actually they were smart enough to make people who thought Vista sucked love Windows 7.

And all the stupid people believed them.

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I'll have to disagree with you on this one. I have always owned PC's and I have an old Apple Laptop (Powerbook G4 if you're interested in which one).

When I got the laptop it was already a couple years old, but it still managed every-day computing just fine. I used it for school work and IM'ing, as well as listening to music. It was probably the best experience I've had with a computer yet.

This is one of the reasons I am getting a Macbook Pro soon. Beside the great OS, it's a beautiful laptop with one of the best battery lifes. To me, this is the laptop that makes the most sense since I need something that looks professional and has a long battery life.

I know I could get better performance off a similarly-priced Alienware or w/e laptop, but it doesn't have some of the qualities the Apple product does.
When appearance matters more to you than what's on the inside you've been corrupted and are controllable.

The only "great" thing about the OS was how easy it was to hack so I could do things on it that the school didn't allow. I was dumbfounded by how easy it was to just sidestep security features and user permission levels.

That battery life is not so impressive. Especially when you realize how those figures are determined.
     
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Apple OS is a PoS for babies with huge shiny buttons or for stupid old people who can't figure out how to change their settings.
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When appearance matters more to you than what's on the inside you've been corrupted and are controllable.

The only "great" thing about the OS was how easy it was to hack so I could do things on it that the school didn't allow. I was dumbfounded by how easy it was to just sidestep security features and user permission levels.

That battery life is not so impressive. Especially when you realize how those figures are determined.
Would you go to a professional meeting in jeans and sneakers? You are just as smart wearing a suit or your pijamas, but which one gives the impression of professionalism?

Which do you think looks best at an office desk: a Macbook Pro 15" or an Alienware M15x?
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Reminds me of the kooks back in the 50's who were all about a future without cars, where people are transported solely by single person flying transportation devices and elevators and conveyor to get people around busy cities.

Yeah, that might actually happen before there is a post-PC world.
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