-You can built your own PC, you cannot custom-make a mac.
-90% of hardware upgrades come out for PC market first.
-PC hardware is cheaper than mac hardware, which makes upgrades cheaper.
-Macs can run only 10% of the software designed for all computer systems.
-They're not compatible with many web sites.
-Macs lag bedind in developement of applications. Prime example is iChatAV--it came out for mac in 2005, when PC's had
video conferencing already in 1995.
-In order to upgrade a mac, you need to buy rare 'mac compatible' hardware.
-Maintaining apples is more expensive: apple technitians are on average 25% more costly.
Our (adiantum4.tripod.com/macreality's) motto:
"if you're looking for a healthy alternative to Microsoft,
support the community (FreeBSD), not the corporation exploiting it (Apple)."
Here are some articles/journals/blogs about Apple found all over the web. Enjoy the lecture :)