I’ve been venting in recent days regarding Windows Update problems. Sure enough, I received the following advice in an Email today:
“Dude, get a Mac.”
Good Advice, or Religious Advice?
Macs are better, right? Well, here’s the problem…
The advice is bad because it was offered without first asking for requirements.
I don’t like advice like this because it presumes a particular solution without bothering to ask for requirements.
Possible Reasons to Stick with a PC
Maybe a Macintosh costs too much for me. Or perhaps I already have a huge investment in Windows software and don’t want to purchase new licenses in order to switch. Or maybe I’m at work and am forced to use PC-only software. Or maybe I’m using a specific version of Java that isn’t available on Mac.