Re: comparing x86 and powerpc laptops
On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 10:18:42AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 11:57:20PM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > hi!
> > >
> > > im currently thinking about buying a laptop. basically i
> > > wonder if its worth to get a powerpc laptop, since most
> > > x86 ones are alot cheaper.
> > >
> > that's their only "adventaje"
> And not even that is really true. I have recently counseled my niece on
> the buying of a laptop, and she finally went for an ibook (the cheapest
> version). This was just after Apple lowered their price last autumn.
And BTW, there seem to be a speed bump on ibooks programmed soon, as can
be seen here :
There is nothing more frustrating to buy a notebook and to find the week
thereafter that the models have been upgraded. And you may even find
rebate on older models too.