Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Confirm comment report request

Ha, and people say Macs are expensive?

So the two new machines are expensive, but then what do you expect in a low volume market - they have to recoup their development costs some how.

At the end of the day, like with getting a Mac, you make a decision. Are you willing to pay a premium for what you really want, rather than just getting the cheapest "it'll just do" thing? I decided (for various reasons) that I was, and got a iBook, and haven't ever regretted that decision.

If you're on a budget, then you can always get a RiscPC and put it in a tacky PC case and pretend it's an Iyonix ;)

-- Dougal

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 28/5/03 11:13AM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 34.229.113.106
Comment GID: 4305
Timestamp: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:59:56 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • RISC OS vs. AmigaOS
    Are we so dissimilar?
     36 comments, latest by micken on 18/08/04 8:41PM. Published: 30 Apr 2004

  • Random article

  • Christmas roadshow news
    New Techwriter, UniPrint and Grapevine teasers, 32 bit ROS 4 and more
     14 comments, latest by JohnR on 16/12/05 9:22PM. Published: 15 Dec 2005

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "I must put drobe.co.uk on the blacklist of UN USER FRIENDLY ACORN WEBSITES"
    Page generated in 0.0585 seconds.