Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Sep 2006 16:00 UTC, submitted by Sonia Mehta
Apple "I want Vista to be a better OS than it's been promoted to be, but at the same time, I also want OS X to finally receive the public adoption that it deserves. Now is the time for Apple to creatively promote its Macintosh platform with OS X. This is the critical hour, and if Apple is able to take advantage of the uneasy feeling that many have towards Vista, then they could attract an untold amount of new users."
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by TusharG on Fri 15th Sep 2006 01:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: ..."
TusharG
Member since:
2005-07-06

Ha ha its even worst in terms of price than I thought! ;) )
My Notebook is

HP Pavilion with WindowsXP SP2
dv8309us with AMD 64 bit 2 GHz, 1 GB Ram, 100 GB HDD, 8x Dual layer DVD RW,17" Screen, 4 USB, 1 Firewire
PRICE : $882 after rebate
goto http://www.hp.com Price on HP site is more than of the Fry's or Circuit city but still it is below $1000 and if you compare it with mac its way too low!

Apple - with Mac OS
17" Screen, 1 GB Ram, 2.16 GHz, 120 GB HDD, 8x Dual layer DVD , 2 USB , 1 Firewire port
PRICE : $2799
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore?family=...

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by junior on Fri 15th Sep 2006 14:44 in reply to "RE[5]: ..."
junior Member since:
2005-07-07

But it has only one core (1.8GHz at circuitcity) , half the video RAM, lower quality video card, half the memory speed, 1440x900 (apple has that on their 15 inchers), no bluetooth, meagre software bundle, etc. Let's not pretend that machine is in the same league as a 17" macbook. It isn't.

But you're right about it being cheap. What I do like is the 54 exprescard slot and that lightscribe stuff sounds pretty interesting too. Personally I'd go for an intel model though.

Edited 2006-09-15 14:46

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