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Mon Apr 25 11:30:12 CEST 2022
Get her a PineBook. You don’t need macOS.
> On 25.04.2022, at 03:19, Andrew Tarpinian <andrewtarpinian at gmail.com> wrote:
> The current MacBook Air would be fine for her, it’s up to you if you want to up the ram/storage. I believe the 8gig is actually fine for most people.
> Side note, I’m super happy I moved away from apple for visual stuff. There’s the weird quirk here and there but my whole workflow speed increased x4.
>> On Apr 24, 2022, at 3:57 PM, Peter Korsten <peter at severity-one.com> 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?
>> - Peter
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