“PC or Mac? Nothing is more of a divisive issue in computing today. But Mac users actively advocate their choice. If you say something crummy about IBM or Dell, you never get a letter. Say something nasty about a Mac and villagers gather at your house carrying torches and pitchforks. It comes from being an underdog; at best Apple has only about 5 percent of the market. But their product is very nice,” James Derk, computer columnist for Scripps Howard News Service writes.
“In my view, the answer is software-driven. If the software you plan to use is available for both platforms, then Apple is the most elegant choice. Their stuff just feels better. The PC is the more frugal, universal choice,” Derk writes.
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