[KDE/Mac] Another round of success
iandw.au at gmail.com
Wed May 27 03:16:12 UTC 2015
On 27/05/2015, at 10:12 AM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Tuesday May 26 2015 17:23:53 Jeremy Whiting wrote:
>> Looked at refurbished macbooks and such and they also seemed to be
>> priced higher than their newer counterparts somehow.
> The refurb store has always been considered to be a source for good deals, but recent Macs have also never been cheap. (And I've never seen anything of interest to me in the local refurb store here in France.)
> It's possible that the older hardware with its upgradability has become more sought after, with demand driving up prices to beyond what a new Mac costs.
Availability of DVD drive, rotating hard drive, USB ports and several other
connections might be a factor, even perhaps with the newest Mac mini.
The latest MacBooks are very beautiful (and reasonably cheap), but with not
many connections to the outside world, other than the Internet, and they have
solid state drives. My son and daughter have each acquired one during the
last few months and left me drooling over their boot-up and app-loading speed
and 5 megapixel picture quality.
But check connections against needs before buying…
Cheers, Ian W.
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