Yeah PC's are better. . I was walking to class when I stumbled across an apple orchard.. Good job, text recognition. macs suck


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User avatar #1 - wtfduud (05/15/2013) [-]
Good job, text recognition.
User avatar #179 to #1 - supertanto (05/16/2013) [-]
so that's what that lightbulb is... I thought it was DJ 4DM1N just writing in some random **** when he felt like it....
User avatar #188 to #179 - miniroll (05/16/2013) [-]
I thought it was just translating into Yiddish.
#11 to #1 - jakeattack (05/16/2013) [-]
oh god its learning.
#301 to #11 - gktubr (05/16/2013) [-]
Its learning from us and adapting O_o
Its learning from us and adapting O_o
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User avatar #117 to #12 - cfeuer (05/16/2013) [-]
that sad life when im going to school for game design and im forced to learn to be an advertiser and never do anything coloring, animating, lighting related but ONLY typography.

and even though they all say to use macs, my teachers are smart and upload everything on dropbox. and im the only person not using a mac book.
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User avatar #319 to #317 - VaultTechy (05/16/2013) [-]
Meh, the great big tide of Funnyjunk voters dislikes my side of the argument, I'll leave ya be now. Good luck with the game dev thing but I really was just trying to tell you that it's a hard market....glad we were able to discuss instead of argue.
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Rather not discuss in comments, I was gonna go for level 300 today and this kinda messed me up hahahahah. PM me if you actually want to talk I guess! (Yes, I care about thumbs, but I acknowledge it's a silly thing to prioritize)
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User avatar #325 to #316 - samanthathepylon **User deleted account** (05/16/2013) [-]
Although I agree that finding a job in games indrustry or being successful as an indie is very hard.
Bashing someone for wanting to do something for they love is retarded, I would rather live in a 2 room apartment, making barely enough money to subtain myself but doing something I love, than work 8-4 shift someplace I hate with every fabric of my being.

Who knows, maybe he will be successful.
Maybe not.
But bashing him is ******* pointless.
User avatar #255 to #194 - jakesir (05/16/2013) [-]
I'm still gonna do it. All that told me was to be careful selecting a school.
User avatar #256 to #255 - VaultTechy (05/16/2013) [-]
And that there's only positions available for maybe 20% of people with degrees in that field?
User avatar #327 to #256 - jakesir (05/16/2013) [-]
That's not true of any field. Especially if you go to the right school. 60% employment for graduates in their studied field is considered quite bad. 20% is just unheard of.
#259 to #12 - seyren (05/16/2013) [-]
You gotta be kidding, i am going to the university next year to study game design
You gotta be kidding, i am going to the university next year to study game design
#282 to #12 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
And yet to play any, you need a PC
#295 to #12 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
That's why I changed my focus from design to programming actually
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User avatar #34 to #12 - sheepysquirrel (05/16/2013) [-]
Probably not hard to guess you go to Full Sail
User avatar #113 to #12 - garymotherfingoak (05/16/2013) [-]
you're not serious are you?
User avatar #32 to #12 - lilRican (05/16/2013) [-]
what kind of hell hole do you go to
#234 to #12 - firesky (05/16/2013) [-]
I like Mac OSX, but no one should be forced to use it.
That's as much ******** as selling new computers with Win8 even if they don't have a touchscreen
User avatar #128 to #12 - jakekel (05/16/2013) [-]
Taking games design in college, had my interview in the room, not a mac in sight, all hardcore gaming PC's, and a God of war carboard cut out, guess I'm just lucky.
User avatar #19 to #12 - settlwlvs (05/16/2013) [-]
Had to use Final Cut Pro on a Mac for three years of broadcasting. Loved the software, despised the computer's operating system. If only the good software came out for PC, apple computers would die out.
User avatar #175 to #12 - asimplepotato (05/16/2013) [-]
...Game Something isn't right.
#224 to #175 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
The graphic arts aspect of game design I would guess
User avatar #43 to #12 - Kairyuka ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
Well as long as you don't pay the ridiculous price yourself, there's not much issue with it, except for getting used to another operating system
#143 to #43 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Except for the fact that you have bought an Apple.
#163 to #143 - Kairyuka ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
Just... Argh
Just... Argh
User avatar #162 to #143 - archonlb (05/16/2013) [-]
High quantities of D.E.R.P in this sector, captain
User avatar #300 to #43 - thenez (05/16/2013) [-]
for the price they could have gotten a clevo though.
#7 - bakinboy (05/16/2013) [-]
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User avatar #127 to #7 - motorbowden (05/16/2013) [-]
I lol'd harder at this than i thought possible
User avatar #237 to #7 - berkut (05/16/2013) [-]
I don't get the point here.
User avatar #260 to #237 - srapture (05/16/2013) [-]
It's a metaphor that is often used. Calling someone a sheep implies that they just "follow the herd" rather than thinking for themselves. In this case, it refers to people buying Apple products because their friends have them etc.
#258 to #237 - falloutreaper ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
People that buy apple products are depicted as sheep.
#257 to #237 - ending (05/16/2013) [-]

dumb people referred to as sheeple
#226 to #7 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
This was in Tirol in Austria, for those who wanted to know.
#118 - suiker (05/16/2013) [-]
lock them up and make them find their way out by using only apple maps
lock them up and make them find their way out by using only apple maps
#168 to #118 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Slow down, satan
User avatar #8 - trojanmannn (05/16/2013) [-]
I have a pc for games and a mac for school work and funnyjunk browsing.

**** me, right?
User avatar #24 to #8 - pappathethird (05/16/2013) [-]
Macs are excellent for funnyjunk browsing. THey take quick screenshots as well.
User avatar #31 to #8 - mhden (05/16/2013) [-]
couldnt you just buy a ********** compatible PC .
I think anything with an Intel processor and an Invidia card works with ********** .
Or at least that is what i have heard .
User avatar #39 to #31 - toughactintinactin (05/16/2013) [-]
Yah you can make a frankentosh fairly simply from my understanding. Just need a program such as VMware fusion or another virtual desktop. Or there have been people who have gotten OSX to run as the main OS on a PC, don't know why you would considering their OS is the worst part, but its possible.
#172 to #8 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Same, and have no complains
Mac compatibility is increasing exponentially these days
#252 to #8 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Desktop for gaming, ASUS G73SW for gaming and school.
Sure, the G73 is getting pretty old by today's gaming standards, but I'd rather pay a fair price for a reliable product than overprice for a reliable, limiting product.

I have yet to see a Mac do anything a PC can't do on the same level or better. I'm sure it's a lot more intuitive in its design, but I see no logical reason to get one other than that.

I don't hate you Mac users, I just don't get you.
User avatar #271 to #252 - trojanmannn (05/16/2013) [-]
I use my mac a lot for picture and video editing. Everything just runs faster (youtube, funnyjunk, Photoshop, etc.) on my mac.
User avatar #309 to #8 - sodaberg (05/16/2013) [-]
So exactly how much did you pay for a word processor and an internet browser
User avatar #333 to #309 - trojanmannn (05/17/2013) [-]
not exactly sure what your argument is. That's really what you're paying for for any computer. I guess it also includes a gaming system but...
User avatar #336 to #333 - sodaberg (05/17/2013) [-]
"a mac for school work and funnyjunk browsing."
The implied argument is: how much did you pay for a word processor and an internet browser, and how much should you pay
#23 to #8 - secretdestroyers (05/16/2013) [-]
A mac for Funnyjunk browsing? Shouldn't that be a form of Internet treason or something?
User avatar #58 to #8 - symustafa (05/16/2013) [-]
Same here, no complains so far. Although I'm finding that I'm using the PC less and less everyday as I'm losing time for games.
User avatar #84 to #58 - trojanmannn (05/16/2013) [-]
we are the same person
User avatar #78 to #8 - psychlogic (05/16/2013) [-]
Desktop PC for gaming and Ubuntu on my laptop for schoolwork/browning. Much cheaper!
User avatar #85 to #78 - trojanmannn (05/16/2013) [-]
my macbook only cost be 400$ off of craigslist. The girl was kind of an idiot..
#15 to #8 - dummyrayp (05/16/2013) [-]
Same exact set up!
#42 - felixjarl ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
#3 - echobase (05/15/2013) [-]
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#33 - durkadurka (05/16/2013) [-]
Apple orchard?

Tool shed.
#36 to #33 - planetofthehomoes ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
the apples are filled with worms it seems
#60 - loodee (05/16/2013) [-]
just gonna drop this here
#65 to #60 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
#22 - muck (05/16/2013) [-]
My response to people who say Macs are better than PC
My response to people who say Macs are better than PC
#101 to #22 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Funny that's my same reaction when anybody tries to act like their preferences are empirically better than another persons'.
User avatar #25 to #22 - zapgod (05/16/2013) [-]
to be completely honest i only see content like this and people pissing on macs.
#56 to #22 - thereasonableperso (05/16/2013) [-]
Ive had an Ipad 2 for a 1.5 years. The only thing i dont like about that its apple, and restricted as **** .
#41 to #22 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
For study purposes only, macs are better than PCs.
User avatar #63 to #41 - pineapplechunkss ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
Your logic......

Is shockingly acceptable........
User avatar #119 to #41 - padrerebelscumole (05/16/2013) [-]
for study puproses, linux beats all
User avatar #199 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
heh, i find it funny that people in gamedesign have to use apples..

they get to develop games they can't play..
User avatar #200 to #199 - joshlol (05/16/2013) [-]
They only do artwork though, I'm a games developer and I use PC. The reason artists use Mac is because the IPS screens are a lot better than the typical TN panels you get with most PC's, though anyone can buy an IPS monitor and use for a windows based PC, I do this personally so it annoys me when people claim you that mac holds anything over PC in terms on graphic design.

I'm not hating on Apple though, I use a MacBook Pro and it's easily better than any windows based laptop I have used.
User avatar #216 to #200 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
actually, no.
i only know females who study gamedesign here.. so i'm basing this off a select studygroup.. but all the ones i know, don't have a secondary computer on which they play games. they do however play facebookgames and lousy crap like that.

i however really enjoy some of the features OSX has and have modded my win8 to have some of those features.. i also have a nice linux distro AND OSX on tripleboot?(unsure whether the naming is correct )

and i have to agree, some of the parts of macs are above the average PCs you find..
you just have to know what you purchase..
like whether your PC is compatible with hackintosh.. whether all components are worth their value etc.

the only reason for not buying anything mac related, is the name they've made for themselves by sueing EVERYONE for frivolous reasons, while most of their products are partial or complete clones of other products.
User avatar #220 to #216 - joshlol (05/16/2013) [-]
When you say "Game design" that usually implies artwork, but sorry if I'm misunderstanding. Writing out the code we usually call it games development.

Personally if I really liked a product, I wouldn't let factors like whether or not the company sues people influence me purchasing said product. But to each his own, many products are "clones" of others now though, I've seen many laptops that mimic the macbook style, and fair play it's what people like. That is just business.
User avatar #225 to #220 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
we don't have game development at my school
that would've been an awesome class.
User avatar #230 to #225 - joshlol (05/16/2013) [-]
I never had it at school either. It's probably less fun than it sounds, a lot of it is just frantically working out why your code isn't working haha.
User avatar #233 to #230 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
that's most of programming :/
i could bear those obstacles a lot more if i knew i'd be helping in developing a masterpiece millions of people are going to enjoy, including myself probably.
User avatar #239 to #199 - achphoenix ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
uhm, Visual studio? please?
User avatar #245 to #239 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
you're welcome?
i don't really get your point..
User avatar #251 to #245 - taintedangel (05/16/2013) [-]
You have to set up a virtual machine on a Mac OS in order to use Microsoft Visual studio (one of the main tools for making the code for a video game), otherwise you can't.
User avatar #318 to #251 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
game design isn't writing code. it's art, concept and modelling.
none of the people i know in design have ever needed to run visual studio.

programming is done in game development.. a choice not included in my school.
User avatar #322 to #318 - taintedangel (05/16/2013) [-]
Game design is all aspects of the game, besides artwork and story writing. That includes the coding, 3D design, mechanics, ect.
#275 to #199 - calibratuner (05/16/2013) [-]
Your argument is invalid.

Your argument is invalid.
User avatar #320 to #275 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
it was a joke.
and yeah, parallels are good.. i'm not familiar with bootcamp, but if it's a visual machine, i'd like to see you play any modern video game on it..
#337 to #320 - calibratuner (05/18/2013) [-]
Virtual Machine*

And no it is not a virtual machine. Bootcamp is literally running windows natively on a mac whereas paralles is a virtual machine and may/may not game as smoothly.
So yes, you can game on a MAC.

User avatar #215 to #199 - taintedangel (05/16/2013) [-]
Apple is only for the artists who make up the concept art and 2D art in the game design. The 3D modeling, game mechanics, level design, pacing, scripted events, and everything else is done with a PC because PC is better at programming and modeling.
User avatar #236 to #215 - joshlol (05/16/2013) [-]
You are right, but I think all programmers wish there was a version of XCode we could use on windows/linux.
User avatar #240 to #236 - taintedangel (05/16/2013) [-]
True, but as far as operating systems go:
Linux is for the very hardcore programmer who knows what he is doing and being able to write his own console commands.
Windows is for the moderate programmer who knows what he is doing.
Mac is the easy to use for the computer illiterate and those that want to draw pretty pictures.
User avatar #218 to #215 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
programming, sure..
but then you're even better of on linux.

and i know some people in gamedesign who use their macbooks for maia 3d modeling..
so.. i'm not sure...
User avatar #219 to #218 - taintedangel (05/16/2013) [-]
I'm actually in the game design course (which teaches all but the story writing stuff), and no one has ever used a Mac for that class ever.
User avatar #221 to #219 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
i'm studying informatics, there are people in my class who use their macbooks for programming..
it's not impossible.. it's just not optimal.
and well.. everyone i know in gamedesign here in hasselt, belgium, uses a macbook for gamedesign.. they usually don't have a 2nd laptop.. so.. maybe the classes are adjusted so everyone who owns a macbook can follow the classes..
or the class can easily be followed using one.
User avatar #238 to #199 - heartlessrobot (05/16/2013) [-]
Considering you can have a Mac run Unix, Windows, and OS, they probably could play them. If they were good with computers. Which most Mac users aren't. Which is why they bought a Mac.
User avatar #243 to #238 - nogphille (05/16/2013) [-]
yeah, i study informatics myself, i think 2 in my class have a dualboot macbook..
#110 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
I wonder how many Mac bashers actually have owned both a Mac and PC and know the differences rather than rely on the bandwagon opinion of PC or Mac fanboys.
#131 to #110 - lifeiscool **User deleted account** (05/16/2013) [-]
I've never owned a mac. I've tried some though... they don't really match my interests.
User avatar #210 to #110 - daslasher (05/16/2013) [-]
I've tried both and they're both good but i prefer pc because all i ever do is watch porn play games and be on funnyjunk, a mac would be wasted on me
User avatar #136 to #110 - alyosha (05/16/2013) [-]
Never owned one, because what experience I have with those I've putzed around with has all been terrible. Plus, "user preference" doesn't justify a multi-thousand-dollar price gap between a given PC and the stats-comparable Mac. If it's not Alienware, it has no business whatsoever retailing for $3,000.
#191 - mikemeiers (05/16/2013) [-]
let me get this straight...we can all get along with other peoples fetishes and ideas (unless youre a ****** ), but when it comes to computers, the one you use is always the better?
User avatar #201 to #191 - joshlol (05/16/2013) [-]
lol'd at "unless you're a ****** "
User avatar #267 to #191 - srapture (05/16/2013) [-]
No one (of moderate intelligence) is saying that Macs are **** . The point is that the amount of money you have to pay for a Mac is not proportional to the specifications and overall performance of the computer when compared to PCs, which is a non-biased statement. If money is not an issue, it just boils down to preference of operating system. It is a bit of a downside that Macs don't run .exe files though.
#279 to #267 - calibratuner (05/16/2013) [-]
Unless you want stability over price. Which some people prefer to pay more for a pc that crashes much less often.

(Dont get me wrong, i dislike apple, but they have their place)
#17 - cgfg (05/16/2013) [-]
I'm just going to leave this here.
#16 - dennisc (05/16/2013) [-]
Honestly I can't stand most apple products. They're not very user friendly, too expensive, and are overrated. I prefer to stick with Windows and Droid.
#21 to #16 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
For the causal user they are very userfrendly. I can't speak much for a mac, but I got an iPhone. It's really easy to use if you only want to do basic stuff. Downloading and using appss, browsing internet and calling people is all simple. If you want to do something more advanced and/or configure it to your own liking, apple productes are **** .
User avatar #26 to #21 - rainbowrush (05/16/2013) [-]
If it's not drag and drop, don't want it. **** itunes.
#53 to #16 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
The iPhone is the most userfriendly **** you could ever get,

lelz smailizyy
User avatar #273 to #16 - condormcninja (05/16/2013) [-]
The entire point of them is to be user friendly. Saying they're not is just bull **** , even if you don't like them you have to admit they're simple and easy as **** to use.
#54 to #16 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
Ive used XP for close to a decade and then finally made the switch to 7.
Took me about 4 hours to get comfortable with it.

Last year I got a Macbook (for developing & general web browsing), I have never used MAC OSX peviously, but it took me less than 1 hour to get comfortable with it.

User friendliness, check.

Expensive = made out of aluminum, glass and generally latest tech.
Battery life will rape anything running Windows. You can finish watching 2-3 full lenght movies, while browsing the net on full brightness, whereas with a Windows laptop you'd be lucky to finish watching the first half.
#83 to #54 - garawra (05/16/2013) [-]
I can agree with the user friendly bit. Battery life is a bit of an unfair comparison though. If you were to buy a $1000 ultrabook w/ windows it would typically have the same if not more battery life.
User avatar #115 to #54 - garymotherfingoak (05/16/2013) [-]
latest tech? yeah , that's BS. you can buy a gaming laptop that can run BF3 perfectly for the price of a macbook that has some integrated ******** .
#262 to #115 - andrz (05/16/2013) [-]
Yes, so because you can buy a PC with great techs, that means that macs dosent come with the latest? that makes perfect sense.
Yes, so because you can buy a PC with great techs, that means that macs dosent come with the latest? that makes perfect sense.
User avatar #326 to #262 - garymotherfingoak (05/16/2013) [-]
So it's the latest low end tech.
#170 to #145 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
You're comparing 13" and 18,4" laptops. That's like comparing truck and sedan. If you want to compare, do it properly, ******* .
User avatar #171 to #170 - yutdollacwwwthree (05/16/2013) [-]
You should try using the scroll wheel, it'd do you some good.

Scroll down on the apple page.
#173 to #171 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
There is still no 18,4" apple laptop. And there will never be.
User avatar #176 to #173 - yutdollacwwwthree (05/16/2013) [-]
Because it would be $5,000
#177 to #176 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
And do you have any facts for that? If not, please shut up.
You Apple-haters are way worse than applefags. And I hope both of these groups die.
#202 to #177 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
No one ever said alienware's aren't overpriced. Build yourself a laptop, an $1000 Windows laptop can crucify a mac in all categories
#228 to #202 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
All categories? Fine, tell me which $1000 Windows laptop has unibody aluminium chassis or Thunderbolt.
User avatar #147 to #145 - garymotherfingoak (05/16/2013) [-]
alienware is the Apple of the PC industry. even with their overpricing, the alienware for 2300 is much better than the 1600x900 macbook for 2700.
User avatar #167 to #147 - yutdollacwwwthree (05/16/2013) [-]
That was my point, I didn't really say it but I tried to imply it.
User avatar #229 to #54 - akkere ONLINE (05/16/2013) [-]
I'll give you the user friendliness, because it's well-known Macs, as well as apple products in general, were designed to be user friendly.

"Generally latest tech"

Average Windows Laptop of Standard Quality; about $460 at Sale price ($600 Standard Pricing)

Macbook Pro Laptop of Similar Stats; About $1080 at Sale Price ($1800 at standard price)

Stock price of glass and aluminum doesn't amount to those numbers either (not that the materials are any special other than pure aesthetics), and they still request you have a case if you want insurance with their product.

Battery Life, though not mentioned on the Windows Laptop's page, reports to be great by numerous reviews, so there goes the "rape anything running windows"

I don't like to roll with fanatical Anti-Apple crew that's manifested with this site, but it's inaccurate statements like these that remind people why there's an anti-apple grouping in general.
#121 to #54 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
My laptop has the same specs as your precious mac (i7, 8 GB Ram, mid end NVidea graphics), is made out of magnesium (magnesium > aluminum for strength) has 3 year all in service (hell I tossed my last one on the ground 4 times, it wasn't even dead and they still gave me a new one), battery life of about 9 hours and it costs "only" 1200 euro's where an equivalent mac costs about 1500 plus mine is more user serviceable and has twin SSD's (for a total of 384 Gigabyte).

You can like your mac but saying it's superior to any Windows pc is just wrong, maybe to some obscure Acer or something but those Acers cost 1/3 at max so that ain't a fair comparison.
#50 to #16 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
Not very user friendly? Are you ******* kidding me? They're specifically designed to be user friendly, so even older people can use it.
******* haters with no real arguments.
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#306 to #277 - hylebus (05/16/2013) [-]
Even for more complex tasks Mac OS X is equipped better than Windows, because thanks to BSD core it shares very important tool with Linux - console. Windows PowerShell is fine, but it has **** on any decent console implementation. As occassional Linux user, I find a lot of things easier to do with console than with GUI, because it takes considerably less time.
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User avatar #244 - kiratheunholy (05/16/2013) [-]
This debate shouldn't even exist. It should be 'Windows vs OSX' You know why?

OBVIOUSLY Macs are a stupid choice. They're basically PC's with OSX that have a ridiculous price-stamp. Anyone who says they're worth the price is moronic.

If you say "Oh I like the interface that's why I buy it!" or some other **** like that saying OSX has better things than PC's. Well then buy a PC and put OSX on it. It's not rocket science and you'll be able to afford at least twice as much as you could buying a mac.

TL;DR There is no competition in Macs vs PC's. In Windows vs OSX there will be valid debates.
#265 to #244 - calibratuner (05/16/2013) [-]
I am sorry bud, i am a windows technician and i can tell you that is ******** .

Macs cost more due to the environment.

Windows is a universal platform, drivers are made for hundreds of different systems, and THEN have to be compatible with hundred(s) other parts! Oh, and cannot forget they also are made for 3 different operating systems(counting only the consumer market) (hence cost=competitiveness)

Macs on the complete opposite side have a very limited selection of parts used, hence the stability. Drivers are made with SPECIFIC components in mind, hence the reason why the drivers work much better than in the windows environment.

DO a little research before you spout a load of nonsense.

On the flipside, i dont care that windows crashes too often, because i prefer the layout, i prefer cheaper parts, and i prefer the ease of repair(considering i can fix or at least diagnose problems with windows extremely quickly. I am still using windows 7 because it is an excellent operating system, my problems atm are due to a very aging computer because i cannot afford a new machine.
Socket 939 dual-core athlon with 3GB of DDR(Yes ddr).

Oh and please do not start flaming, i am only trying to inform.
User avatar #332 to #265 - kiratheunholy (05/17/2013) [-]
You're informing badly...

First off 'windows-technician' Windows is software, not hardware. Technician is not the proper job-title name for someone who works with software. I already know you're pulling this out of your ass.

Oh and just to make sure you don't fight back on that here's the webster dictionary definition of technician:

A person employed to look after technical equipment or do practical work in a laboratory.
An expert in the practical application of a science.

Neither of those are someone who works with windows. Anyways moving on from that.

Macs do require specific hardware, however that hardware is much cheaper than it's advertised. You could build an actual mac today for less than half the cost using the exact same parts. I never said I preferred either, I just said the debate is NOT Mac Vs PC it's OSX vs Windows. I like Windows myself, though some people prefer OSX for whatever reason.

I repeat the debate is NOT PC Vs Mac. Macs are overpriced due to the average consumer not being smart enough to research before they purchase. They take whatever money they can from the consumer. They only sell from one brandname which is apple.

The only possible debate is OSX vs Windows. Not Mac vs PC. That's all I was ever trying to say and sorry if you misread that.
#340 to #332 - calibratuner (05/18/2013) [-]
Windows-Technician as i call it,

I am a qualified PC technician, yet have no care to work on MACS, perhaps i should have stated this in my post, i concur i was wrong in how i iterated that. I work on all, yet prefer windows because i am most knowledgeable in that area. I know enough about macs do fix them generally, but not enough to call my self properly capable in my eyes.

And when i say technician, i mean i am employed to fix computers, and self-employed to fix computers. I have generally had no complaints from my services and a 95+% success rate in diagnosing and fixing machines.
#339 to #332 - calibratuner (05/18/2013) [-]
Do go back and notice how i said the "environment" as it plays a large role on my arguement.
#338 to #332 - calibratuner (05/18/2013) [-]
I do appreciate that you think i am talking out of my ass,

however you can stop belittling me when i am a qualified technician, hardware AND software.

Unless you have been living under a rock, macs are INHERENTLY more stable than a large portion of windows machines for the very reasons i described above, i see it say in and day out. I KNOW exactly what i am talking about.

I say Windows-Technician because i do not care to understand the MAC operating system, i can easily work on the internals of a mac and generally diagnose a problem with a mac's hardware fairly simply.

There is no arguement that a MAC operating system is more stable than a windows operating system.

OS X Operating system is designed around a limited amount of components, windows is not, and is designed to work with numerous components. Drivers for said parts are coded and designed for said software, and continuously have to updated to work with other components. Whereas there may be some hiccups with a mac, there is not the same issues as there is with windows a portion for the time.

I am not saying a windows machine is unstable, i am saying a mac OS is more stable.

Why do you think it is good practice to make a system restore before updating your machine? Because drivers updated may not be compatible.

And many consumers do not have the patience, nor care to learn to make backups so things will not go wrong.

I never said MAC components are worth the price. However the hardware plays a large role when the operating system makes use of a limited party.
#341 to #338 - calibratuner (05/18/2013) [-]
...Coded and designed for said *Hardware*,
#345 to #341 - hardware (05/19/2013) [-]
you summoned me?
User avatar #347 to #345 - summoned (05/20/2013) [-]
you summoned me?
#348 to #347 - hardware (05/21/2013) [-]
so.....we meet again summoned...
#346 to #345 - calibratuner (05/19/2013) [-]
User avatar #342 to #341 - kiratheunholy (05/18/2013) [-]
You're dumb... not even gonna bother continuing this.
#343 to #342 - calibratuner (05/19/2013) [-]
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User avatar #253 to #244 - thepalmtoptiger (05/16/2013) [-]
100% agree, and I've been arguing that for a while. OSX is a decent operating system, but Macs are not good computers, they are completely overpriced and really don't have any redeeming factors. I'd gladly dual-boot windows and OSX if I ever end up getting a second hard drive.
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User avatar #249 to #247 - kiratheunholy (05/16/2013) [-]
Gotta love linux
#269 to #247 - calibratuner (05/16/2013) [-]
I must admit, ubuntu has caught my eye with it's stability compared to the windows platform.
#174 - antoniospaghettio (05/16/2013) [-]
Everyone in the class uses Windows: carry on.
Everyone in the class uses Mac: omg omg, retard mac fanboys!
#6 - awildniglet (05/16/2013) [-]
Am I the only one who never brings their laptop to lecture?
#9 to #6 - anon (05/16/2013) [-]
you have to bring a laptop at my university
they give you one though, so it's okay
User avatar #10 to #9 - awildniglet (05/16/2013) [-]
They give you one? Dayum. Either those must be some crappy laptops or your school is well funded
User avatar #69 to #10 - yunablade (05/16/2013) [-]
The colleges that give them to you actually just "lend" them.

If you **** them up they will overcharge your ass..

I Had my own personal laptop when in college, but never bought it to class. Had I done that I would surely would have come out of college as an ass clown for wasting time in it.
User avatar #150 to #69 - awildniglet (05/16/2013) [-]
Oh gotcha. My high school had those, my uni only has computer labs though
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