The Problem with Apple Products

November 25, 2009

Hey guys, I know that I’m probably going to get I lot of grief from angry Apple lovers who read this, and I know that you are probably one of them, and I know that also probably makes it not such a smart idea for a first real post, but I’m going to inform you right away about my dislike  for their products, just so you’ll know that as I talk about products in the near future, so let’s go into it:

I understand that Apple works for many people, and if it works for you; that’s great; I’m not trying to stop that. The products are (I admit) easy, simple, smooth, and fast. I have always had a ton of computer problems; it seems like something is always going wrong, as a PC user. For example, as we speak, I have no laptop because of a problem with the motherboard causing  it to overheat. I have had it for a little under one year, and it has been broken the whole time. About a month ago, it started to get so bad that I couldn’t use. I am writing this on my NetBook, which can not run my complicated chess programs, doesn’t watch videos, etc. Sure, I can use my regular computer, but it is not very easy to access. Now, I am not complaining; I just want to show you what goes on with PC’s, because I have heard that Apple does not have any of those terrible problems.

Those are the reasons that most people like it, along with the fact that they have 100,000’s of Apps. I actually use ITunes, but I don’t really know who doesn’t anymore. Even my 54 year old dad has an IPhone.

Those, however, are exactly why I DON’t like Apple products. Apple gears them for simplicity, not business use. They simply do not have the tools that one needs need to get into complicated things. For example, it will not run chess engines. Apples are made for the casual user, not heavy duty computer users like me and you.

Did you ever notice that business owners often use Blackberry’s? Blackberry’s, unlike IPhone’s, have the tools that one needs to run a business.

Of course, the problem with Blackberry’s, PC’s, etc. is that they sometimes simply don’t work. That is the main complaint behind Microsoft, and the reason that everyday, people are converting to Apple’s products.

Since I am a lifetime Microsoft user, I’m used to all the problems, so they don’t really strike me as anything out of the ordinary, but I think that if Apple added all these complicated programs, unless you used a very expensive computer, there would be the same problem..

So, what do you use, Microsoft, Apple, or something different?