Should I get a Mac or a PC?
PC Vs Mac
We've briefly covered this topic in the past and the Mac is usually the better choice with some caveats. But we figured now would be a good time to go through each of the pros and cons in detail to ensure a solidified answer for you as an individual.
Macs have a higher price point across the board. This is, for the most part, everything that Apple does is in-house. The software, the hardware, the programming, and the UI are all done through Apple so you have a consistent and stable product throughout.
The Benefits of PC - Renew
The benefits of the PC revolve around the fact that there are multiple entities working together to create a competitive marketplace for you. You can go out and build your own PC, upgrade your existing one, or just outright purchase an entire build for your PC.
The same goes for software, there are multiple different software for every product you could be looking for showcasing the fact that PC is all about choice.
Countless developers and manufacturers make it easy for you to choose the right thing. But with that, comes the need for information in something you might not want to get involved in.
The Cons of Mac
The price point of Mac is the biggest turn off for most users.
The Cons of PC
Open software can lead to people getting way in over their head. If you're not tech savvy, chances are you're not going to get the proper mileage out of this.
Some parts don't play well together. If you are building or upgrading a PC you need to look up guides online to ensure you're doing everything right. Luckily it's easy to contact the community but accidents can happen.
Viruses and Trojans. Now, this isn't as big of a problem as it used to be, provided you practice safe browsing methods and know the best antivirus that will work with you, but viruses and trojans are a thing and some of them watch what you are doing.
Microsoft tends to do dumb things (e.g., Windows 8) to their customers all the time and Apple tends to do offensive things (e.g., No headphone jack on new phones) to their customers occasionally.
Need Help Choosing?
If you are not tech savvy, chances are you're going to get more mileage out of a Mac. If you are looking for a good buy and know exactly what you're going to be using this for, then be sure to send us a message or give us a call, we can help you choose straight away.
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