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    Originally Posted by edman007
    because they do it right, and that's part of the reason why they cost more, they spend money on looks where few other companies will as it affects price without making the computer that much better, they do the same with the OS
    Their designs indeed look nice, but that shouldn't be a reason why you buy theirs instead of others.

    One of the main reasons why iPod succeded was because of their white design. Other manufacturers had HDD-based mp3 players, yet they never experienced the success of iPods. As much as I hate iPods, their strategy is commendable.
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    Originally Posted by pmam21
    Their designs indeed look nice, but that shouldn't be a reason why you buy theirs instead of others.

    One of the main reasons why iPod succeded was because of their white design. Other manufacturers had HDD-based mp3 players, yet they never experienced the success of iPods. As much as I hate iPods, their strategy is commendable.
    It's always about the "whites" being successful...

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    Originally Posted by pmam21
    Why do people like Apple designs so much? Some woman on the electronics shop today was buying Apple computer just because she likes how their monitors look like.
    I'm guessing it's the same reason I love Red Hat's artwork so much: It's a lot of eye candy and pretty things; yet it's not enough eye candy to be distracting in anyway and lets the user get his or her work done quickly.
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    you can get these from various stores. Some online sticker printing companies also offers these in very inexpensive rates. i have got my personal laptop stickers from a sticker printing web site.
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    "various stores" ... got it. Good enough reason for a seven year bump, eh?
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    You asked this question before etsy custom laptop stickers were even a thing. I thought at first that you were being really dense.
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    Lol...Yeah, a bit dated. Nice example of a thread from the "old days" though. I still have and use the T43 daily. The wife's R-whatever died a few years ago.
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    Man, I loved my t43. Or t42. Something like that. The one just before they started offering the fingerprint reader.

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    42, probably. The 43 has the fingerprint reader.
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    When last I posted in this thread I was a DIY "I'll build my own #$(%*#% PC thank you" and now ... I have a Mac for my personal use.

    And that's about the least amount of change in my life in the last seven years :-)
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    Little flashbacks like this are fun. I guess I have to thank the troll.
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    Originally Posted by Sepodati
    I guess I have to thank the troll.
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    I had kids, too, so I cultivated a troll. Bingo.
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