Subject: Re: Enerloop batteries overpriced?
In article<MPG.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Alfred
> > My last expensive Mac sold, used, after 6 years, for more than people
> > pay for middle of the road Windows PC's and that cash offset the cost of
> > this Mac which will eventually sell for more than ... well, you get the
> > picture.
> > Never mind the quality of the display on Macs that doesn't come with the
> > "bundles" that are so appealing with PC offers.
> > Never mind time saved by not dealing with Windows issues, one after the
> > next.
> > Never mind that Apple major OS updates are free.
> > Never mind that there is a single flavour of Mac OS for all kinds of
> > use. (None of the low value idiocy of Windows editions (home, student,
> > professional).
> All these issue do not exist with this PC I'm using right now. And in
> any case, after 6 years a PC is totally depreciated and you buy a new
> one. 500 Euro every 6 years is not much.
a new mac mini is $499, or about 400 euro.
> In any case, it's absurd to save a few Euro on some batteries, which are
> critical things (poor quality ones tend to run out of power in the worst
> possible moments). Better to spend a few more Euro and have reliable
if they are actually identical, then it's absurd to pay extra for the
label on the outside.