"Any story comparing PCs and Macs that talk about
costs, always make the point that you get more hardware horsepower
from a PC vendor. What you don't get though is the Apple look and
"Compare any laptop, for example, to Apple's new MacBook Pro to
a Lenovo ThinkPad Or, Dell's Ubuntu-powered Mini 9 to the far more
expensive MacBook Air. Which laptops here are more attractive?
Which ones do you lust after? If you're honest, it's the Apple
"Yes, Apple sales are down, but, then everyone's sales are down.
And, as NPD Group analyst Stephen Baker pointed out about Apple's
sales, "The higher-end stuff seems to be holding up better.""