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Old 13th August 2009, 19:41   #16
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True ! But wasn't that only for a Concept called Mouse. or was it the whole GUI...

But Anyways i'm sure you get my Drift.
It was the whole GUI. Apple is just better at taking any stupid feature, adding a ton of buzzwords and eye-candy to it and advertising it like the second coming of your respective God. Do they advertise the copy-paste feature in the new iPhones or are they still polishing it before selling the feature with an updated OS version for 10USD?

And Apple fanboys think Apple innovates.
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Old 13th August 2009, 19:53   #17
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I just purchased the Apple Macbook Pro 15" 2.53 GHz 2 days back.
So when is the opening ceremony?

Put those pics saar. You stopped just with the box
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This thread sure gonna be a entertainer, things are already heating up. Somehow I feel the macs versus others war will be like Fiat vs other car war.
***gonna get my popcorn and watch***

BTW, only apple I have ever got is the iPod and man, it was day time robbery. Someone later told me the full form of iPod and I whole heartedly agreed with that.

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Old 13th August 2009, 20:14   #19
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Wow. This thread is heating up. Gonna get my apples and popcorns.

I love my iPod and that is the only relationship I have with apple. iMac user interface is cool. I would like to use one and experience it, do not intend to buy one.
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Old 13th August 2009, 20:15   #20
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I have a MBP and a 24" iMac at home. I got 'converted' to Mac when I after I started using MBP at work and later I bought an iMac for my home usage.

I don't use my Macs for snob value or whatever that means. I use 'em because I love the integration of h/w and s/w that Mac brings to the table. Everything works out of the box and it just works.

It is very hard to explain this to those who haven't used Mac before. Give a Mac to someone for some time and then try to exchange it back with Windows and you will have your answer
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Old 13th August 2009, 20:40   #21
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All the mac goodness without the snob value and the high price.. I have an HP Compaq with triple boot - Vista, Windows7 and OSX 10.5.8.
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This thread sure gonna be a entertainer, things are already heating up.
Everybody please keep this in mind. You love Mac or you hate Mac is not really the fight here. It's a never ending fight as we all know.
Please keep this thread clean is my request. I'll be on top of it to edit/delete posts without any hesitation.
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Have a Fall 2008 macbook. Absolutely love the OSX interface coming from the **** called Windows. Find it difficult to adjust to Windows now at office after being used to the Mac for over a year.

Mac is the pinnacle of usability.
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Everybody please keep this in mind. You love Mac or you hate Mac is not really the fight here. It's a never ending fight as we all know.
Please keep this thread clean is my request. I'll be on top of it to edit/delete posts without any hesitation.
+1

As long as the mac users stay within decent limits while writing about windows and Linux. I don't see why we cannot have a nice product discussion on Mac's.

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after supporting mac for over a year now(job related), there is no looking back at windows. absolutely in love with them. so very user friendly. waiting for september for them to launch x.6 before investing in one for home.
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So when is the opening ceremony?

Put those pics saar. You stopped just with the box
Haha.
Going abroad tomorrow.
Will click and post pics when i come back
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All the mac goodness without the snob value and the high price.. I have an HP Compaq with triple boot - Vista, Windows7 and OSX 10.5.8.
Thats the way it should be...especially when you consider the fact that you can buy almost 2 Compaqs for the price of a topend MBP.

Apple is no less evil than MS either.

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Haha.
Going abroad tomorrow.
Will click and post pics when i come back
Are you going to North Korea?

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Have been using the MacBookPro for a year now and yes, there is no looking back.

The biggest benefit of Mac is that I download ANYTHING and EVERYTHING on web without thinking for even a second.

P.S.: If it wasn't a company provided one, I would have bought any other laptop and installed Ubuntu on it without thinking for even a second .

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Has anyone wondered why Apple is more stable than Windows?

Apple OS runs on Apple Hardware. Meanwhile, Windows has to run on hardware made by thousands of PC makers all over the world. Windows has to support 1000s of different combinations of system level hardware. And I am not talking about external accessories like USB devices.

I always have advanced telephony boards (often worth many lakhs) of different companies plugged into PCI/PCIe slots of my regular desktop PC while running XP/Win2003/Vista. I run compliers, debuggers, videos and music among other things (browsing/document work) on the same PC.

I always liked the looks of Apple. Always wanted to have one. Then a thought would occur, that there is not much I can do with it. It would be a waste for me.
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Are we talking about computers? There is only one i know of - Macintosh OS X.
Others are mere boxes for entertainment!

Well, a Mac can do everything Windows can, plus do it a lot better! No crashes, no freezes, no blue screens, no auto restarts, no viruses, no nonsense. The GUI is awesome! The features are very good. Agreed that the price is a drawback but then its worth every penny. The only disappointment i have is that there are not many Macs around in India and if there is something i need to know about (eg: a software) i have to look it up on the internet.

Now i have a query:
My Mac OS X 10.5.7 on my Apple Aluminum Macbook takes longer to load/boot as my HDD space is filling up. When the notebook was new, it took less than 10 secs to boot and now it takes 30 secs! On my 250gigs HDD i have about 175GB free now. Should i create a separate partition for my data against the one i use now (root partition on which OS is installed)? Will that help? Is there another way around this?
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