Excellent: we've another either /or debate for our list: Mac Vs Windows.
Add to the list: Dot 4 Vs 5, Push Vs Pull, Gear oil Vs Engine oil in
-- I've a windows laptop for my endentured servitude and a MacBook Pro for
my fleeting moments of fanciful freedom. I have the capacity to be
frustrated by both machines. I abstain.
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 9:03 AM, John Macartney <
> Hi, Bob
> I'd agree that Apple products have 'a degree of reliability' over and above
> Windoze equivalents. Trouble is (for me at least, in "goode olde we'll
> financyialle rippe-youe-offe Englande" that to invest in an Apple product
> entirely cost-prohibitive. I'm currently in the process of buying a new
> and have studied many different versions currently on sale here. Sadly, an
> Apple of the type I'd like will cost me more than 2.5 times the cost of a
> Sony, Tosh or Fujitsu - and this seems rather a waste of valued pension
> reserves for essentially private and non-commercial use?
> There used to be a saying over here (in the commercial and industrial
> organisations this country once had before they all migrated to China) that
> "no-one got fired for buying 'Big Blue'" - a reference I believe to IBM and
> clones of that ilk? But maybe I've just been lucky this far (?) as I've
> the offerings of Mr. William Gates' somewhat mind-boggling worldwide
> to have actually proved to be entirely dependable for me and therefore I
> little point in making the change. And anyway, I'm an 'oldish' dog who
> too willing to learn (simple) new tricks :)
> To keep within a Triumph topic, why bother to learn how to set up
> when you already know how to get a Lucas petrol injection system (almost)
> working as it should?
> Cheers, Jonmac
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