Monday, March 14, 2005

My new toy

I got a new Apple laptop last week. I have not enjoyed a new computer this much since my first computer as a kid a long time ago and my first Linux box in 1994. It's an amazing work of engineering and UI design. My favorite feature: the the transparent terminal. Dells, HPs, IBMs do the job. But Apple has really gone the extra mile for making it a pleasure to use the computer. Do I miss anything? I wish the keyboard shortcuts were more customizable like Linux (i.e. I always switch caps lock to serve as the control key instead) or more consistent like Windows.

I'm looking to get a digital camera. If you are really happy with yours, leave me a comment.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

You want a cammera. Good. As I told you the other day, you name it and I buy the best one for your Eid Nowrooz.

10:31 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...


I am planning to buy a powerbook and it is a LOT of money for me to put in. After reading your post I was wondering whether I should go ahead with it or not. I need it for extensive programming and writing ;;)

It definitely has to run some flavor of Linux properly. I'll have to give up windows which I wont mind but it would be a problem at work becoz we generally make our prototypes work on windoz...

SO I was wondering if it is worth the effort and the money to get one.



5:43 AM  
Blogger Reza said...

Well, I think it's worth if you can afford it.

8:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what about help desk from Apple, is it better than the IBM one? i m really impressed from the service IBM is able to do...

12:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ibm is the best i think

8:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i got a sony digital camera, and i think they are the best!

9:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i fully agree with you, it s really worth the price, and make it a pleasure to use the laptop!! sopecially good for people who spend a lot of time with their laptop ; )

5:27 PM  

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