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Why are Macbook Pro's so popular? (Need laptop advice)

#41animanganimePosted 4/2/2014 4:52:34 PM
Can someone find me something that is comparable or beat the retina Macbook Pro 15" for less? particularly the 2012 model.
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#42mjc0961Posted 4/2/2014 4:53:46 PM
cynicwithin2000 posted...
As someone who used to use a macbook pro as a laptop, I can tell you that one area that apple outright destroys the competition in is customer service. They have always been willing to help me out and fix my mac regardless of the cost whenever I had a problem. And I didn't even have a warranty. Most people don't realize that the warranty isn't even necessary with apple. You just have to ask and, most of the time, they are willing to fix it for free. I had a total of about $700 in repairs done for free. There is not a single other competitor that can come close to apple for that.


Completely false. Apple customer service is terrible and they most certainly do not offer free out-of-warranty repairs. They wouldn't fix my broken iPod Touch when it was still under its warranty, and didn't even send it back with a logical explanation as to why. So I tried to call them and they wanted to charge something like $15 for the privileged of talking to a customer service agent because I didn't have Apple Care.

Apple has the worst customer service I have ever seen and I will never buy another Apple product (or even song off the iTunes store because f*** them getting a cut of the sale) because of that experience.
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This topic is so stupid I had to slap my wife.
#43ARMEDnPISSEDPosted 4/2/2014 4:54:44 PM
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.
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#44PraetorXynPosted 4/2/2014 4:58:19 PM
ARMEDnPISSED posted...
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.


That's because sane people use mice.
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#45urtvPosted 4/2/2014 4:59:13 PM
the same reason beats are so popular
#46animanganimePosted 4/2/2014 5:01:09 PM
PraetorXyn posted...
ARMEDnPISSED posted...
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.


That's because sane people use mice.


Try to use it on a bus, train, airplane, your lap etc....
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#47DRAGON07891230Posted 4/2/2014 5:02:19 PM
Why not get the laptop for the screen, weight, trackpad, etc. and then boot into Windows if you want to use Windows?
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#48CybercIawPosted 4/2/2014 5:02:27 PM
PraetorXyn posted...
ARMEDnPISSED posted...
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.


That's because sane people use mice.


Defeats the point of a laptop, then.
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#49blax34dmPosted 4/2/2014 5:04:20 PM
CybercIaw posted...
PraetorXyn posted...
ARMEDnPISSED posted...
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.


That's because sane people use mice.


Defeats the point of a laptop, then.


This. Unless you have a large, flat thigh or something.
#50ShubPosted 4/2/2014 5:09:13 PM
PraetorXyn posted...
ARMEDnPISSED posted...
I have yet to see any Windows-based laptop that has a trackpad as good as a Macbook's.


That's because sane people use mice.


Fallacy.
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