First, if this isn't the correct spot to post this please let me know. I've just sold my somewhat new HP laptop and I'm considering the move to a Mac laptop. I have $800 to work with but can go a little more if I need to. My current computer environment consist of all PC based machines. I mainly want to try a Mac because everyone I've ever known to use one will never switch back to PC. I need the Mac to be able to first and foremost, not be slow. I'll be using it mostly for business, to include web design, word processing, email, IPod Stuff, web surfing, burn DVD's and CD's. I would like to be able to run Office for MAC and Quickbooks also. I've looked at some used laptops on eBay and new ones but I just wanted to get some information here before I made the jump.
My office environment is a Windows 2003 Server domain. I would also like to be able to join the machine to the domain and access current files and printers if possible. Thanks in advance.