Mac advice

Marek Szulen mszulen at
Sun Apr 24 22:29:07 CEST 2022

I would definitely go Mac.
A year ago, I've replaced my old macbook pro with new one M1.
I can't go wrong with Mac :)

Venray, NL

On Sun, 24 Apr 2022 at 22:11, Andrew Robinson <andrew at> wrote:

> All Macs these days have wifi, so you could just throw out the cable, but
> to be honest for a 'non-computer person' the cognitive load involved in
> adapting from PC to Mac is probably greater than the integration benefit.
> Having said that, Apple make great laptops and iMacs have great screens,
> so I'd recommend going to an Apple Store and seeing if there's sufficient
> levels of 'I want one of those' after having a few minutes playing with
> those.
> - Andy_R
> On Sun, 24 Apr 2022 at 20:57, Peter Korsten <peter at>
> wrote:
>>  From what I understand, one or two of you may have a Mac. 🙂
>> Recently, I had a problem where I urgently needed to get my wife to be
>> able to use her (very old) PC, the network port had simply disappeared
>> (probably due to humidity), so I took my son's old Core i5 mobo/CPU to
>> replace her ancient Core i3 mobo/CPU, and set it up in the living room.
>> Considering how much work she already does on her iPhone and iPad, I
>> thought that getting her some sort of Mac might make sense. She'd only
>> be using it to write court sentences (that's what she does for a living:
>> sending people to prison and fining them), and maybe access some
>> documents.
>> The biggest issue really is the network in her office. There is an
>> Ethernet cable running from the "network hub" (the living room) to the
>> other side of the house, where her office is, but it seems that the
>> signal gets degraded, or perhaps the cable just broke. That's something
>> I need to solve anyway.
>> So, is it worth getting a Mac? Would it offer a good integration in
>> Apple's ecosystem?
>> Cheers,
>> - Peter
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