I have a coworker talking about getting a new Mac and (Iím not trolling) I donít see the point- same parts, same programs. I used to think Macs had a tangible and logical niche market but I canít identify that market today. Can someone educate me on why someone would buy a Mac over a PC? --- Steam - http://steamcommunity.com/id/SuperKing61 I love you.
Some people will say they prefer Macs video editing capabilities, but then again most of those people aren't doing editing any more intensive than altering audio levels and making jump cuts. --- How many emotions is people?
I don't have a Mac, and am not interested in getting one, but...
The Mac in-store support and general warranties on hardware are reputed to be excellent. Mac viruses and malware are relatively rare. The computers are very nice-looking aesthetically (there are good-looking PCs, too, but they're harder to find due to the sheer number of PC designs out there.) They're easier to shop for if you don't know a lot about computers-- PCs have a /lot/ more variance. And if you're used to the Mac OS, then you'll probably want to stick with it.
They also cost an arm and a leg. --- I have a blog! Warcraft and other gamer musings. http://oilstainedlibram.wordpress.com/
Misguided belief that Macs don't get viruses, don't crash, and are somehow "better" than PCs. Those marketing ads and other Mac fans tend to sway those not knowledgeable about computers. --- "Asgaard's always been my home! But I'm of different blood. I will overthrow their throne! Deceiver of the Gods!."
MacBooks are excellent choices for college students or other people who need an ultraportable laptop. --- MacBook Pro with Retina Display | 15.4" 2880x1800 | Core i7-3615QM @ 2.3GHz | 8GB DDR3 1600MHz | GT 650M 1GB GDDR5 | 256GB SSD | OSX 10.9 | Windows 8 Pro