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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 25 Feb 2008 17:55:22 -0500
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What sort of support system for solving problems with the computer? If 
she has a PC savvy relative available, go PC.

Ease of use and set up? I would go mac.


Kathleen Garness wrote:
> Hi; this is a bit O/T, but I have an older artist friend who is just 
> learning to use computers and is undecided whether to go PC or mac 
> platform. It would be used primarily for email and internet. I, being 
> technologically maladroit, prefer a mac. She is getting conflicting 
> advice about the different platforms, but would prefer ease of use and 
> stability. And probably a laptop, all other things being equal. When I 
> compared the macbook and a comparable mid-level Dell, I was surprised to 
> see that the price points didn't seem that far apart (about $1000, with 
> a free printer thrown in for good measure in both cases).
> Any suggestions?
> Kathy G
> Every Day Is a New Beginning
>   "The friendships we develop determine the quality of our own souls"  
> Joan Chittister, OSB