"Mac mindset" claim is more marketing than science

January 20, 2008, John Timmer of Ars Technica writes:

"It's no secret that Apple products have a whiff of elitism about them. Their computers have been favored by a minority that emphasize unquantifiable features like design and workflow, and they cost more than many others on the market (this is, however, becoming less true over the years). Their users are often enthusiastic about the product, sometimes to the point of pathology. But do those users represent an extreme, or is there really a quantifiable Macintosh frame of mind shared by its users. A story that is making the rounds suggests that there is."

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Torch4666d ago

Man, is that ever an understatement.

niall774666d ago

I mean who is gonna but the macbook air and think its a good laptop. that thing is a great example of style over substance.

FadeToBlack4666d ago

You can pry the PC out of my cold dead hands!!!

Rooted_Dust4666d ago

I know this is in the tech section, but Mac's are about as far from gaming as a PC can get.

Cat4666d ago

I game on my Mac. Now, mind, I don't consider it the ultimate gaming machine...;)

bootsielon4666d ago

pompous assholes. Well, not all of them, but you get the point...

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