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Time For A New Computer

My computer is dead and it is time to buy a new computer.

I’m looking for a computer that is able to receive messages from outer space.

I know they are trying to contact us.

Anybody have any suggestions about what type of computer would be best?

I don’t know anything about this kind of stuff. I do need a new computer, but this is as tedious a subject as I can imagine.

November 2, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

3 Comments »

  1. Get a Mac, Neil. Irecently got a new computer (couple of months ago) and switched from a PC to a Mac. I love it!

    Comment by Ted McLaughlin | November 2, 2009

  2. When I was a Windows user, my computer was something of an involuntary hobby. This was an enjoyable hobby for someone who is a little screwy, but I never knew when disaster would strike.

    As Linux dumbed down to the point I could use it, I migrated to Ubuntu. Because I don’t require any specific applications for work or whatever, it worked well. Of course, I didn’t have any toys like webcams or video editing and so forth.

    After blowing $300 or so every year upgrading and generally fooling around with these confounded contraptions, I bit the bullet and laid down $1200 for an iMac. I edit video, and am working out how to do so well. I do the webcam and video conference thing. OS worries are gone. Most importantly, I no longer have a hobby. Outside of the $30 for the OS upgrade this summer, it hasn’t cost anything in two years and I have more free time which I need like a hole in the head.

    They just released a new generation of machines which usually means the Refurbished page at store.apple.com fills with impressive deals.

    Why are Macs relatively expensive? They’re worth it.

    The Apple SpacePort is €6499, and only available to Europe and South Korea. It is firewire only, of course.

    Comment by Stan Baker | November 2, 2009

  3. I have read both these comments from what I know to be soild sources. I shall keep them in mind. Thanks to both of you.

    Comment by Neil Aquino | November 3, 2009


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