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    Apple - Some advice please

    My Laptop is starting to get old. Quite a large one and heavy to lug around. Also starting to give one or two hassles. I have always believed in trying to "keep up" with technology otherwise you do fall behind and things are not compatible anymore, new printers don't work because of "issues"

    So my question is - Do I look at the Mac laptop - I think its the air or the pro or do I go for another HP normal computer ?
    My problem is - I do NOT like the new Windows 8 !

    I quite like the Mac's - they are lightweight and quite thin and I have an Apple phone and ipad.

    Would it make sense to keep apple or is the Mac not really suited for business.

    Any opinions/advice would be appreciated - thank you
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    I know absolutely nothing about Apple but I love my Acer laptop and my Galaxy Tab. The Acer runs on Windows 7 Pro and although the networking sucks bigtime and Windows broke some common tools for no reason I am still satisfied with the machine. Windows 7 is like having a car that doesn't always want to shift into third...it annoy you but you live with it. If I had to choose between Windows 8 and Apple...I would probably go for Apple...Windows 8 is simply totally crap...its like a car without a dashboard and they put the gearbox in back to front...it just sucks....no matter what you do!
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    I got an iphone 5, then realized what a big mistake i made, you ask why, because i didnt have any other apple devices. I then got an ipad. My opinion, if you have apple devices upgrading to newer models, not a bad idea, but unless you want to go the whole hog and move over to apple, rather dont buy 1 device. They are incompatible with other devices.

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    By the way as you there is an app for everything, i dont see why you cant run your business from a mac

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    When my current Windows laptop comes to the end of its lifetime, I think that I may migrate to Mac. They are beautifully engineered machines that "just work". My only problem will be that Pastel only runs on Windows. But then I can simply use Parallels on the Mac and install a virtual copy of Windows on that, with Pastel installed there.
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    Thanks for the input guys. Neville - I seem to recall you bought a Galaxy phone a while back, so for you to say Mac laptop seems to indicate something. You then will have to ditch the Galaxy and get the Iphone
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    Quote Originally Posted by HR Solutions View Post
    Neville - I seem to recall you bought a Galaxy phone a while back, so for you to say Mac laptop seems to indicate something. You then will have to ditch the Galaxy and get the Iphone
    Mac laptop is one thing - iPhone and iPad (which I have) is another thing. I love my Galaxy because of the Android OS, as I am a GMail guy through and through.

    Hmmm, perhaps I should consider the Chrome Book rather?
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    Look... I am not a tec guy, but I spoke to my brother in law who works for IBM and he is a heavy tec guy. He said that going Apple is foolish. He reckons that apple is f*****. He said that he sold his apple stock a long time ago. According to him apple is a Raphus cucullatus.


    Given what his thoughts on the matter are, what are yours? Is Apple on the brink of something amazing, or just plain on the brink?
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    Apple is on the verge of going down the iToilet. They brought the 5C and 5S out and nobody batted an eyelid. What heavy new innovation could they possibly come out with, curved screens are on the cards for Samsung, Google has the glass thing, nobody cares for Android wrist watches so what left....an iYoYo perhaps...for the arty in crowd?
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    I'm looking at things at present. Windows which is seriously kak vs Mac, which I enjoy on the iPad and phone ......
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