Oh, that “I’m a Mac” commercial is on the TV again. Then some ugly new ad where some webcam people defend the PCs on behalf of Microsoft: “I’m a PC”. While my brain was tricked into an attempted wash, I realized that I’m not any of it.I’m a human being.
I’m not trying to help you here Redmond but voila, here’s one good ad slogan:
I am not a machine. I’m a human being. And I use a PC.®
I just bought my first MacBook yesterday. My current laptop (a beaten down Toshiba Satellite) was long overdue and I realized that I didn’t want yet another boring Win notebook, it just doesn’t do it for me anymore. I’m in front of a PC every day at
work and I surely don’t want to see the same things while at home. And so I was determined to buy a Mac. My first Mac. I didn’t know that much about Apple and still don’t (imagine that)…
I waited until the new MacBooks were announced (no rush, I don’t know much about these machines anyway) and I started to do my research. A $1500 laptop seems a reasonable price for a good laptop and I had two requirements: not that big and not that heavy. MBPs seemed too expensive so my choices were the 2.0 or 2.4 MacBook. I eventually choose the 2.4 version mostly because of the backlit keyboard.
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