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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Greetings,

I need advice on Apple Laptop.
Features in Apple Laptops
How better is Apple than windows.
How many OS does mac have.
which is the best apple laptop to go for

I am very new to MAC.But really interested to try using it.I am a network Engineer and how useful would it be for me.I use Remote desktop to login to my servers in US.

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mac book pro may be a good choice, you may use both windows and mac on it.

But as a network pro, I would recommend you to go for a dell laptop with windows os.
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Dear Roylong  and Mac Guru,

Both your explanatons turned great!Let me read in thoroughly and get back to you very shortly.

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Whatever you get here, would be trifle. My suggestion, get in touch with an Apple Genius @ an Apple Store. If you ask me, if you do not have to run an particular application that require a non-mac go for a Mac. Once you decide, Genius can help you which one is best, All the best :)

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@ramabcdefg I think you are selling short the experience of the experts on here.  I have been working with macs since 1991 and have a UK hons degree in biological science.  I now run the GIS department for a mac based research company in the UK.  My point? I think the experts on here are more than qualified to give suggestions on technology requirements.

Next time you are in an Apple store ask the 20 something behind the counter if they could build an Apple IIci from a box full of bits.. ..better still, just ask if they know what a IIci is :)
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Greetings,

Thanks nappy for your suggestion!I would be using mac RDP client to login to my windows servers in US.Please let me know if MAC is a good choice to do Remote control of my servers .

@MAc guru

Thanks a lot for all advices.All were valuable.I am planning to get mac pro 15'' as 13'' would be too small for me to use RDP.Portability is not a main factor.But 17'' is too hefty.15'' would do the job i feel.

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I'm on a 17" right now, RDPing to 3 different Windows Servers through VPN... they work nicely! =)

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I use my MacBook pro (15") to log in remotely from home, rdp, ssh and web based administration.

In the office I plug into a 24" monitor with external keyboard, power and mouse. I just put my mac in sleep mode in between.

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Thanks Roylong macguru and Nappy.

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