Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Sep 2012 19:36 UTC
Apple I bought a brand new iMac on Tuesday. I'm pretty sure this will come as a surprise to some, so I figured I might as well offer some background information about this choice - maybe it'll help other people who are also pondering what to buy as their next computer.
Permalink for comment 536713
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Umm...Build your own?
by lucas_maximus on Thu 27th Sep 2012 20:47 UTC in reply to "Umm...Build your own?"
Member since:

Though I think Thom decision for a Mac has primarily been because he doesn't like Win8 rather than anything else ... I have to defend the support option

If something breaks and it is affecting your source of income, waiting for a RMA's PSU or something just isn't an option. You need to be up and running ASAP. End of.

I have pretty vanilla hardware and there is not one shop in 10 miles of Gibraltar that can supply me with spare parts for my main computer at home within a week.

In fact could probably get something posted by the Royal Mail faster on regular postage.

Edited 2012-09-27 20:49 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 2