[sdiy] Bootcamp . Parallels/ off patch over priced Mac rubbish

Harry Bissell harrybissell at wowway.com
Tue Sep 14 18:41:25 CEST 2010


here are some ideas for you...

http://www.ixibo.com/2009/07/dont-just-throw-your-old-computers-read-this-first/

H^) harry



----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Gravenhorst <music.maker at gte.net>
To: synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
Sent: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 12:24:09 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Bootcamp . Parallels/ off patch over priced Mac rubbish

"Paul Burns" <paul at fitvideo.co.uk> wrote:
>I have four dead Mac systems on my deck at the moment ...towers and laptops
>both .... 
>
>They really are not worth repairing ... mainboards are blown in all four ...
>all the expense goes in the looks , not what is under the bonnet ...they run
>way too hot and burn out ...
>
>So now I understand why there is a market for Parallels and Bootcamp... that
>is so that at least when they are alive any Mac can run Windows and
>something useful�like Autocad (I find this really funny in that students all
>want Macs, convince their daddies to buy at horrific prices, but they know
>when they are at Uni they are going to have to get in the real world , hence
>run real world software , ergo have to run Parallels or
>Bootcamp...hilarious)... 
>
>I might chop the boxes up and make something useful out of them... some kind
>of rack system, they are pretty enough, if indeed a little to effeminate for
>my tastes, but I am sure they appeal to some... perhaps plant racks or a
>goldfish bowl if I can seal it up. Who knows? I shall recycle somehow ...
>
>regards
>
>Paul

Thanks Paul, I found this post quite humorous!



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