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Get over it! There's no Apple netbook

Mar 11, 2009, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"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 feel.

"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 hardware.

"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.""

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