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What Type Of Computer Do You Use?

MattW

MattW

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Our company uses a default OS image for all the machines, which misses loads of default things which are needed, such as the drivers for disabling the little track ball in the middle of the ThinkPad keyboard.
 
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Lauren Turner

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iPad for a lot of things, and I also have an Apple desktop PC which is great, but I don't tend to use that all that much anymore.
 
Gemma Rowlands

Gemma Rowlands

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iPad for a lot of things, and I also have an Apple desktop PC which is great, but I don't tend to use that all that much anymore.
The number of Apple things we have at our house that we don't really use is shocking. It seems like we spend so much money, buying things on a whim, that we're not even going to use! It's terrible really, but I always feel as though I have to buy things when I'm in the Apple store, because everything just looks so beautiful and new and shiny!
 
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Pete Brindle

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The number of Apple things we have at our house that we don't really use is shocking. It seems like we spend so much money, buying things on a whim, that we're not even going to use! It's terrible really, but I always feel as though I have to buy things when I'm in the Apple store, because everything just looks so beautiful and new and shiny!
Well Apple are clearly doing their job well with you, then! I do like them as a company though. When you're buying from them, it just feels as though everything's much more personal than anywhere else, and the machines feel as though they're just for you, rather than other machines which are just made for anyone. I know that doesn't make sense, but it's how they make me feel!
 
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Mike Turner

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Well Apple are clearly doing their job well with you, then! I do like them as a company though. When you're buying from them, it just feels as though everything's much more personal than anywhere else, and the machines feel as though they're just for you, rather than other machines which are just made for anyone. I know that doesn't make sense, but it's how they make me feel!
Apple are doing a great job with a lot of people. I will admit though that they do seem to produce things that are much more aesthetically pleasing, but I suppose at the price they charge, they do have the ability to do that because they have more money to play around with, whereas other companies might only be making minimal profit per machine.
 
MattW

MattW

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Currently using a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 laptop / ultrabook, and a Lenovo Desktop

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cruzo

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Just wondering - what kind of computer do you use, and what drew you towards that as a choice for business purposes?

I'm running a 2011 MacBook Pro, and it still stays strong for four hours of battery, even after three years. This is the main thing that attracted me to it. I know that the machines are a little more pricey (okay, much more) than their Windows equals, but I got a good deal on it (student deal plus staff discount at the time) meaning I paid just £700 for the thing, including MS Word etc!

I don't really see any drawbacks to using it - however all I do is browse and type, so I suppose anything could do that.
Does it really better or easier in use than windows? What are the benefits on it?
 
MattW

MattW

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Does it really better or easier in use than windows? What are the benefits on it?
I've never been able to get on with MacBooks. My wife has just purchased a 2011 MacBook Pro, and she gets on great with it. She prefers them over Windows based Laptops.
 
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cruzo

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Probably you are right just need to used to it, I will stick with windows for now I think!
 
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