Considering a MAC

Discussion in 'Gear' started by ammotroop, Feb 20, 2010.

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  1. Starkiller

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    Every PC laptop should have it. Every time I try to fix someone's laptop I do it and it doesn't work. But they all seem to have that idiot scroll edge on the right and tap to click turned on!
  2. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    I need to do this 2 finger scrolling. I hate the edge scroller... haven't messed with the settings though.
  3. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    So what makes you think the same person would be able to use a MAC?
  4. Starkiller

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    My point is that it wouldn't be any harder for her to learn how to use a Mac...
  5. Gunny

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    If we are talking from someone who has never used a computer. Sure.

    If we are talking transfer from PC to MAC. I disagree.
  6. Starkiller

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    I've seen it from both sides. There's not much difference.
  7. GoTitans3801

    GoTitans3801 Forward Progress!

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    To me, that's kind of the point. There isn't a difference. Macs aren't inherently simpler or more intuitive or easier to use. They aren't more difficult, either, unless you've been using a PC for a decade and it's all you know. However, either system requires a substantial amount of learning to use.
  8. Starkiller

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    Desktop user interfaces are pretty mature at this point. It makes sense that they are so similar nowadays. Especially as Apple and Microsoft have a patent sharing agreement on desktop OSes.
  9. Yossarian

    Yossarian I am Him.

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    bump,

    ... just bought a MBP and couldn't be happier ...
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  10. CRUDS

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    Typing this post with mine. Best laptop by far that I've owned.
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