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Old 05-06-2011, 05:25 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Default Re: Microsoft: 'Do the math' before you buy a Mac

Originally Posted by 35g700 View Post
No, the DC jack isn't the user's fault it's poor design. With my first laptop I'd plug it in and the cord may have a slight bend in it, but that shouldn't be enough to do any damage. My second one was always charged on a desk/table so there was no stress on the cable at all and the jack still got lose after general use.

And I'm not trying to sway anyone to buy a Mac I was just saying that when buying a laptop it's not always about specs, there are things that MacBook's have that you can't get with other laptops, like the bigger trackpad, and magsafe DJ jack. With laptops, just like anything else in this world you do get what you pay for.
If it always sat on the desk with no stress then how did it get general use?

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Actually, there is not such thing as a "Windows laptop"... there are laptops with Windows installed on them. Microsoft doesn't make laptops (at least not yet anyway).
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