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#1 McSwindler

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 12:59 AM

Honestly, I'm surprised this topic hasn't been started yet :P

I use Windows personally, but prefer Linux. I used to despise macs, but now I'm indifferent because I don't utilize any of it's specialties such as multimedia creation and whatnot. However, I am going to invest in one so I can make some iPhone apps.

So, what do you use?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:02 AM

I'm pretty sure we had one on the old forums :P I use windows for basically everything, and Mac for music programs :)

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:23 AM

macs and apples ftl its not that i actual dont like the comps i just dont like the rumors around them like the one i love to disprove " apples are virus proof"
i once hacked a whole classroom of apples in 5 minutes at collage just to prove a point


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:24 AM

macs and apples ftl its not that i actual dont like the comps i just dont like the rumors around them like the one i love to disprove " apples are virus proof"
i once hacked a whole classroom of apples in 5 minutes at collage just to prove a point

Lol, nice work! People need to be informed >.<

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:42 AM

I use windows, but I do have linux on my pc as well.
I needed it for school but I didn't quite get used to it...

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:25 AM

I use windows.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:33 PM

I use windows also.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 05:31 PM

The only time I use a Mac is when I am editing video projects. Otherwise, I use a PC. :P

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:27 PM

like the one i love to disprove " apples are virus proof"


They don't get viruses, but they can still get trojans & malaware. Most of the time Apple uses "they can't get PC viruses"

I use a PC, but I'm getting a Mac for college. Macs just have superior build quality, and last longer that PCs. They also don't get bogged down through normal use like PCs do.
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:40 PM

Macs just have superior build quality, and last longer that PCs. They also don't get bogged down through normal use like PCs do.


I agree, Macs are better quality both in hardware and software. I just laugh at the people who get macs because "it looks nice"...

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 06:42 PM

Looks are important though!

People come into REI and buy a pair of hiking boots just because they like the way they look. I die a little on the inside every time....
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 01:35 AM

There'll be virusses for mac soon...
They can't get pc virusses but there were no mac virusses around because there were not a lot of macs around. People who make virusses want to infect a lot of people, so they choose to make a windows virus. This will change as the amount of macs around rises.
There not a simply OS perfect. There'll always be security gaps, no matter what you're told.

About the hardware in a mac: you can buy a windows pc with the same specs for half of the cash...
So the rest of the cash you spend on buying a mac is for the name and looks :P
But correct me if I'm wrong :)

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:23 PM

There'll be virusses for mac soon...
They can't get pc virusses but there were no mac virusses around because there were not a lot of macs around. People who make virusses want to infect a lot of people, so they choose to make a windows virus. This will change as the amount of macs around rises.
There not a simply OS perfect. There'll always be security gaps, no matter what you're told.

About the hardware in a mac: you can buy a windows pc with the same specs for half of the cash...
So the rest of the cash you spend on buying a mac is for the name and looks :P
But correct me if I'm wrong :)

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I'm Pro-Windows, but I may be getting a Mac soon. About saying that you can buy a Windows computer with the same specs for half the cash, it's irrelevant because they're on two different operating systems, and each of them handle processes differently/more efficiently

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:27 PM

About the hardware in a mac: you can buy a windows pc with the same specs for half of the cash...
So the rest of the cash you spend on buying a mac is for the name and looks :P
But correct me if I'm wrong :)


Whats the difference between a Ford Mustang GT and a BMW M3? The Mustang costs $40k and the M3 $80k. Mustang has a faster 0-60 time than the M3. Sure, a Mustang can keep up with an $80k M3 but the M3 can keep up with a $120k Porsche.

The point I'm trying to make here is that yes, it costs more but with the extra price you get some great features. Apple's customer service is the best out there. Build quality? Exceptional. It is a luxury computer and you pay that price. Macs also last incredibly long on battery power and best a majority of the PC laptops out there.
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Posted 06 May 2012 - 10:57 AM

I used Windows, not sure I know how to use anything else >.<

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 09:45 PM

I have always loved windows, 'cept I love Itouches/IPods
I love how simplistic the ipods/itouches are, but I don't really like that quality in my computer. I like to discover new things about my computer, and it helps my burn time a lot. Windows is also amazing for business'y and professional stuff, which makes me love it even more, even though I'm in high school
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:18 AM

well apparently if you have ever bought an ipod you are in a class action lawsuit against apple right now so yeah might want to look into that


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Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:43 PM

I personally use a custom made computer with the top notch quality. I used to despise mac because of the classes I used to take on computer technology and repair. Pc are extremely simple to repair if you have the proper parts and tools (basically a phillips screw driver) whereas a mac (model depending, mostly the new ones) the screen is the computer and you have to ship it into a company that is certified to repair it unless you happen to have that top notch training (very unlikely for common trade)

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 08:51 PM

PC != Windows

I can make a pc have mac os.... >.>

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:14 PM

Fatal I was going to say the exact same thing, to the "!=" lol.

PC is better.
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