Tag: purchasing

After trying repeatedly to get a job with our local Apple store (unsuccessfully), I’ve decided that I will be sharing information normally given to new customers with readers of this blog. A natural first step is to explain the differences between the different Apple models, and how each one is best suited for a particular user.

The first question you need to ask yourself is what you plan on doing with your new computer. While each model is surprisingly powerful for doing a wide range of computing tasks, some do them better than others. By knowing this going in, it makes choosing the system much easier.

The second question — generally decided by the answer to the first one — is whether you want a laptop or a desktop. Laptops have greater portability, but often lack high powered components, and sometimes come at a higher price. Desktops generally come at lower prices, but at the expense of portability.
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In less than 2 weeks iPhone 2.0 will be released to the masses and developers will start making the iPhone and iPod touch a viable computing platform. I, for one, am excited to see what will be released in the coming months.

If you’re a developer looking for some application ideas, here is a list of applications I hope are made soon after v2.0 is released.
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iPod touch
After hearing about the new software upgrades for iPod touches and iPhones, I knew I had to get one eventually. After some penny-pinching and a few eBay sales, I finally have a touch to call my own.

I’ve only used it for a few weeks, but already I can tell this is going to be a great product that I will be using for a long time.
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