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I am not a technically minded person, I just like to know that when I turn my computer on it will work and enable me to get on with doing what I want to do without fuss or worry.
My experience with PCs was not good, they always seemed to crash at the most inconvenient moment, and then there are fears about security and viruses.
Since getting my mac it has not crashed once - I took it out of the box and was online within minutes which was quite astounding. It automatically checked in with the Apple website and updated the latest versions of software, including security updates which seem to occur on a fairly regular basis. It is reassuring to know that I am constantly being guarded against the latest hacker threats and viruses.
Mac computers seem expensive when compared to PCs but you get so much useful software included that would otherwise cost many ££££ add to this the reliability issues and you realise that you are getting incredible value for money. This is certainly the Rolls Royce of computers. If you are happy with a tempramental run-around get a PC but if you want to enjoy carefree motoring look no further than your Apple dealer.
If you go to an Apple Centre you can also benefit from their free seminars which really help get the creative juices flowing.
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features that make a great notebook even greater.New processors and graphics. Pull out all the stops.Top-of-the-line processors.The 15-inch MacBook Pro features the new 2.3GHz and 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processors with 6MB of shared L3 cache and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6GHz. And you can configure it to be even faster. Choose the 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 with 8MB of cache and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.7GHz. And go for the new 512GB third-generation SATA solid-state drive, which is up to 4x faster than a traditional hard drive. To increase storage, upgrade to a 1TB hard drive.The 13-inch model also speeds things up with either the 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 or the 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 ? the fastest mobile dual-core processor available. With Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6GHz, these processors bring more power to everything you do.The very latest graphics.The new integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 processor boosts performance by up to 60 percent.1 That extra power gives you a smoother, more fluid experience than before. Its still highly efficient, too, so you get long battery life when youre out and about.For graphics-intensive applications, the 15-inch MacBook Pro automatically switches to the new NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M discrete processor with up to 1GB of video memory. Its also up to 60 percent faster than the previous generation,2 so you see more frames per second in 3D games and get greater speed and responsiveness for your HD video projects.The fastest, most versatile I/O in a notebook.Imagine accessing multiple streams of uncompressed HD video ? from your MacBook Pro ? at speeds that let you edit an HD feature film in real time. Thunderbolt technology allows you to connect the high-performance peripherals that make it possible. Ultrafast and ultraflexible, the Thunderbolt pipeline is up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and offers unprecedented expansion capabilities.FaceTime HD camera. Sa
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Laptop . Intel performance Powered by a 3rd generation Intel i5 processor and running the expressive Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system, you can expect seamless computing and rapid operating speeds. A 500GB hard drive and 4GB of RAM provide the storage and speed you need for expansive computing, no matter the task. OS X Mountain Lion OS X Mountain Lion offers an advanced user interface allowing you to get the most from your MacBook Air . Feature-rich, it hosts full screen apps, auto saving, built-in sharing, a games centre, calendars and contacts, notifications, Photo Booth, heightened security and built-in social networking. With the iCloud you can share files seamlessly between your Apple devices. Enjoy easy, real-time transferring of you mail, calendars, contacts, notes and more, so you can access them wherever you are ¿ it's automatic too, so you don't have do a thing. Precision graphics The new integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 processor improves performance by up to 60% over previous models, delivering a smooth, rich graphics experience that makes the most of media, photos and general browsing alike. Combined with the 13.3-inch LED wide-screen display you can enjoy work and play with the crisp, vivid visuals you expect from a Macbook Pro. iCloud iCloud letsyou store and access content and media from any other Apple device you choose, including the iPhone and iPad. Plus, if you take a picture with your iPhone, iCloud will add it to all your other devices ¿ ideal for organising work and pleasure. Thunderbolt Also featured is Apple's innovative Thunderbolt port that offers data transfer speeds over 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and 12 times faster than FireWire 800. Connected When you're not making the most of the graphics for work, you can use the Macbook Pro to chat via the internet using the integrated webcam or simply surf your favourite sites quickly and easily with the slick Safari web browser. Plus, integra
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architecture. The latest Intel processors. Remarkably thin and light 13?inch and 15?inch designs. Together, these features take the notebook to a place its never been. And theyll do the same for everything you create with it.When you pack so many pixels into a display ? over 4 million on the 13?inch model and over 5 million on the 15?inch model ? the results are positively stunning. The pixel density is so high, your eyes cant discern individual pixels. Images take on a new level of realism. A spectacular 2560-by-1600 resolution on the 13?inch MacBook Pro and an equally impressive 2880-by-1800 resolution on the 15?inch MacBook Pro let you see more of your high-resolution images with pixel-for-pixel accuracy. And text is so sharp, youll feel like youre reading email, web pages, and documents on a printed page.The Retina display reduces glare while maintaining incredible color and quality. Its high contrast ratio results in blacker blacks and whiter whites. And everything in between is rich and vibrant. IPS technology gives you a wide, 178-degree view of everything on the screen, so youll see the difference at practically any angle. And youre going to love what you see.Fourth-generation Intel mobile processors. Dual-core. Quad-core. Serious power.With the latest-generation dual-core Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processor, the 13?inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lets you take your most performance-hungry apps on the road. That means wherever you can take your camera, you can take Aperture and your entire digital photo studio, too. Hyper-Threading technology, which enhances performance by letting each core handle multiple tasks simultaneously, is included in every model. And with speeds up to 2.8GHz, shared L3 cache up to 4MB, and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.3GHz, these processors are ready for just about anything.The 15?inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has the power to do even