And we're back!
Started by Barrister, August 24, 2009, 01:50:38 PM
Quote from: DontSayBanana on August 24, 2009, 07:02:09 PMYou can get 6 inches of air in a bumpy car ride.
Quote from: crazy canuckBB's treatment is consistent with one who defends positions taken by the conservative wing of the Conservatives.
Quote from: Barrister on August 24, 2009, 07:07:00 PMFor Chrissakes slow down!Objects inside my car have never gotten "6 inches of air", and I've driven some of the worst roads imaginable.
Quote from: Valdemar on August 25, 2009, 06:17:10 AMMac.. a reliable way to get a trip to the hardware store..
Quote from: BuddhaRhubarb on August 25, 2009, 11:15:26 AMThe best feature I see in Snow Leopard is the more reliable disc eject.
Quote from: Barrister on August 25, 2009, 11:17:30 AMGrr...I can't find an online vendor that can sell me both Snow Leopard AND cheap RAM upgrades. The price Apple charges is absolutely insane (5-10x what it costs for no-name stuff).
Quote from: DontSayBanana on August 25, 2009, 12:44:39 PMQuote from: Barrister on August 25, 2009, 11:17:30 AMGrr...I can't find an online vendor that can sell me both Snow Leopard AND cheap RAM upgrades. The price Apple charges is absolutely insane (5-10x what it costs for no-name stuff).See, THAT'S my real issue with Apple. I gripe about shoddy construction and piss-poor technical support, but really, lots of computer makers do that- at least you can usually tell by the price what you're getting. Apple has no excuse anymore to be charging the amounts that it is. Even Alienware doesn't, since being acquired by Dell.
Quote from: BuddhaRhubarb on August 25, 2009, 11:13:49 AMwow computer companies with crap service. wow. film @11. That said back in tha day I dropped my ibook several times. no problems. it only died when i spilled beer in it. reasonable that that wasn't covered in warranty (which had lapsed 2 weeks before beer spill anyways.) I've had other non mac computers and had about the same amont of issues with them.
Quote from: Valdemar on August 25, 2009, 01:51:39 PMAnd, BB, consider our bitching a payback for all your Mac comments in PC threads :p V
Quote from: Barrister on August 25, 2009, 12:54:38 PMYou know I very nicely made a specific Apple thread so I could talk about Apple stuff. You're free to come and piss on Steve Jobs if you really want, but I wonder why?Apple computer themselves are reasonably priced when you look at the exact components. When I bought my Mac Pro I priced out identical PCs, and the price was almost identical. But you had to be very specific in what you were pricing out - in the case of the Mac Pro that meant pricing out a quad-core Xeon. Or if you compare an iMac you have to compare to other all-on-one form factors.But one thing that Apple will screw you on is memory. I really don't know why. That's why I ordered my system with the factory minimum in both RAM and harddrive - because non-Apple components would be much cheaper. But the system itself was fairly priced.
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