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Gallant Family Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

I just got a Dell Inspiron 1525  and Im pretty sure for my next laptop I want an apple compeuter, have you had good experiance, which is the best ?


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  • 1. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Gallant Family Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    *COMPUTER*

  • 2. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    leroydouglas Level 6 Level 6 (13,840 points)

    Gallant Family wrote:

     

    I just got a Dell Inspiron 1525  and Im pretty sure for my next laptop I want an apple compeuter, have you had good experiance, which is the best ?

     

    I would not get anything but an Apple computer, portable MacBookPro 15'' suits me fine.

  • 3. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Shootist007 Level 6 Level 6 (16,640 points)

    Well if you just got a new Dell it's kind of early to be thinking about another new notebook computer, Don't you think?

  • 4. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Gallant Family Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    well its not "new" its referbished (spell)

  • 5. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Gallant Family Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    How mush $ ? What do you usually use i for ?

  • 6. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    chacha.com Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Well for a start do not get a regular macbook pro 13 inch. It stinks. Retina display macbook pro is much lighter and has the retina display. Unfortunatly it is more $. what is ur budget?

  • 7. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    JohnTh Level 2 Level 2 (365 points)

    What exactly do you wish to do with it? What exactly are you doing or planning to do with your Dell? If you just want to surf the web, check mail, keep some pictures and video, write some documents, and such 'normal' stuff, then the Mac is a good bet. On the other hand if you have some specific programs that you need to run for work which work under Windows which you cannot do without, then maybe the Mac is not such a good idea especially f you are not so technically inclined. But it all depends up what YOU want to do.

  • 8. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Mr_Geetarz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    If you need something for professional photo/video editing or music production then they're worth checking out, if you're more bothered about gaming or work (Word docs, spreadsheets, etc) then go for a decent PC.

     

    I bought my first Mac in Sept 2012 (Macbook Pro 15", 8GB RAM, etc - £2100 with the warranty) and it lasted less than a month... I'm on my second one (got swapped by the store) and am sick of it freezing/crashing. It's not as good as a standard PC for gaming either (my wife and I have a 1yr old HP Beats Audio and a 6 month old Sony Vaio, along with 2x Dell work laptops) - the £700 HP is equal to, or better than the Macbook in most things except music production (which is what I bought the Mac for) - but the Mac crashes more than the Sony, so it's not the hassle-free experience I'd been promised.

     

    Apple remote support is awful, and their in-store staff are almost as poor at fault diagnosis and rectification; I've enlisted friends who program for Symantec to help me fix some of the problems.

     

    Unless you HAVE to get a Mac, based upon my experience, don't bother - save £££'s and get an HP Beats Audio, or equivalent (can't recommend the Sony - we've had some problems with that one).

  • 9. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    admonmansur Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I own a MacBook Air 13" and a MacBook Pro with retina display. And I would highly recommend the 13" MacBook Air. Due to the weight and repairability. My MacBook Pro has had a faulty display and logic board...

  • 10. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    Russa Level 4 Level 4 (1,315 points)

    .. take the Dell back for a refund and get a Mac.


    Apple has levels of integration between iPhone, iPad, and the Mac that is great to use.

  • 11. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    admonmansur Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Haha! I agree with Russa. The Apple ecosystem is just so much better. Makes life simpler.

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    Courcoul Level 6 Level 6 (11,470 points)

    Provided you're not a closet radical or armchair revolutionary, the cloistered and walled Apple garden is great for the "it just works" crowd.

     

    And before anyone starts ragging about the above statement, I have an MBP, an i5 and nagging the boss to get me a iPad 4.....

  • 13. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    admonmansur Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    LOL @Courcoul get an iPad Mini. I have had an iPad 3 and the mini is just the perfect size. I would never go back to the 9.7" screen and it seemed really heavy.

  • 14. Re: Should I Get An Apple Laptop ?
    John Galt Level 8 Level 8 (36,315 points)

    Macs have built-in spell checking and correction.

     

    computer

    experience

    refurbished

     

    See how easy that was?

     

    Sell your Dell while it's still worth something. I use a Windows PC from time to time and it's like stepping back in time about two decades.

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