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To Buy or Not to Buy -- It's the question everyone is asking now that Apple has announced it is moving the Mac to Intel processors. This discussion brings up many issues related to buying a computer in general, including notes on backward compatibility with existing software and how long people go between Mac purchases in general. (29 messages)

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Chip switch to promote Windows conversions -- Will Intel-powered Macs convince more Windows users to buy Apple hardware and switch to Mac OS X, considering that the future boxes will theoretically be able to also run Windows? (3 messages)

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