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Which MacBook should I get?

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June 16, 2019 / By Bonnie
Question: So like My school is asking me to get a laptop for next year and I was wondering which MacBook to get. Like basically I'm just going to do a couple of essays and the rest is going to be music (I'll probably just have like 500 songs), surfing the web and watching YouTube videos. Now don't suggest pc laptops because most teachers and students have MacBooks at my school.
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Alannis Alannis | 5 days ago
Just because your schoolmates and teachers are apple lemmings don't mean youo have to be one too. I think you will get better value for your money if you stay away from apple products.
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Alannis Originally Answered: I plan on majoring in Management Information Systems. Will a Macbook/ macbook pro be ok? Or should i get a PC?
Since a business that uses Macs will have much less need for someone like you, it will be in your best interest to convince your employer to never consider Macs. In real world IT and MIS, phrases like "compatibility", "industry standards", and "stable market benchmarking" are used on a regular basis to justify staying with the lesser system and therefore maintaining the large support staff for PCs. Gulf Stream, for example, has one man in charge of maintaining about 750 Macs. Where I work, we have two men maintaining about 150 PCs. If you uses the normal tactics (as you surely will) of keeping your employer from using Macs, it would be hard to explain why you have Macs at home. Therefore, you are better off using a PC. Although my reply is entirely tongue in cheek, it's the only time I have ever suggested that anyone buy a PC.
Alannis Originally Answered: I plan on majoring in Management Information Systems. Will a Macbook/ macbook pro be ok? Or should i get a PC?
Currently own both a pc computer and a MacBook Pro, so this answer is in no way biased. Honestly, I would've gotten a "better" pc laptop equivalent to the price of my MacBook. In the end, it came down to personal preference. I chose the MacBook because of the os, I just love the look and feel of the operating system. You can run Office on both a PC and a Mac, or you can run iWork on Mac exclusively. With PC, the advantage is that you can run a lot of programs that you can't on a Mac. If you're worried about compatibility and communication when it comes to using a Mac, don't be. All of my pcs and Macs at home "get along" quite well.
Alannis Originally Answered: I plan on majoring in Management Information Systems. Will a Macbook/ macbook pro be ok? Or should i get a PC?
I'd Say Mac Is A Good Idea But Compatibility Mac Tottaly Suck More Than Half Of The Software's Don't Work On Mac. But Windows Pretty much is Compatibility with everything. So Mac Is Good In : Security Speed Looks Mac Is Bad In : Compatibility Windows Is Good For : Gaming Compatibility With Software's Windows Is Bad For : Security Speed SO AS ALWAYS IT DEPEND ON YOUR PREFENCE
Alannis Originally Answered: I plan on majoring in Management Information Systems. Will a Macbook/ macbook pro be ok? Or should i get a PC?
Pretty much everything you're going to be learning will be based around Windows Domains, Windows programming, and Windows Windows Windows. If you want to have the best luck in always being compatible with your next 4 years, I would definitely go PC. There are so many things that businesses use that are just plainly not mac compatible right now - or will always be a 'wait-for-6-mo-while-we-program-how-to-d... that you'll get very frustrated. good luck!

Alannis Originally Answered: Apple Users: Should I get the new MacBook Air or the MacBook Pro?
I would go for a MacBook Air, it is true that DVD drives are becoming obsolete. 8GB of RAM is plenty of enough but 4GB can still handle a lot of things but 8GB would be better than nothing if your having 15 tabs with 10 other programs open, in college portability is very important and having a thick and heavy computer will be a pain to carry around with, my brother is in college so he explains this crap to me lol but he got a air a couple months ago after having a MacBook Pro, he says that it is much better than carrying a Pro but since it is a SSD the storage is more smaller but at least its really fast. But when your only writing text documents then it should be fine since they're not even a megabyte. One megabyte is 1/1000 of a GB so 1000MB=1GB you would need to write almost a thousand documents just to get one gigabyte taken lol
Alannis Originally Answered: Apple Users: Should I get the new MacBook Air or the MacBook Pro?
1.) What crap on Windows computers? You mean that you bought a $300 windows laptop and it sucked, because that's why. It was cheap. If you got a good Windows laptop, it would be as good as a good Apple laptop. Anyway, I'll answer your actual question. You don't need the horsepower in a Macbook Pro, which is more geared towards power users that need processing speed. They might be playing games, editing videos, compiling code, or running virtual machines. Since you're only typing and browsing the web, an Air would be better for you because it's smaller/lighter and just as good. BQ: 1.) It's RAM, not REM. 2.) 8 GB is plenty, whereas 4 GB might be cutting it a little close. 3.) You can either spend $100 to get more, or save money, buy a screwdriver from iFixit, and buy the RAM yourself.
Alannis Originally Answered: Apple Users: Should I get the new MacBook Air or the MacBook Pro?
The Pro has better resolution and more storage, but the Air had longer battery life and is more portable. So it all depends on what is most important to you.

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