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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by biggeordiedave » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:59 pm

golasambi wrote:yeh work in computers n its ace my bf was so jeal wen i got it lol
Nice! What is it you do if you don't mind me asking? Do you write reviews or something?
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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by golasambi » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:17 pm

im technical lead at a company uv prob heard of. dnt do as much codin these days n kinda miss it. specialisin in java n front-end frameworks like laravel. ne other guys or girls lol here who do it? i dnt meet many other girls in my industry as u can imagine lol and wat do u do dave?

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by el héroe » Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:30 pm

golasambi wrote:im technical lead at a company uv prob heard of. dnt do as much codin these days n kinda miss it. specialisin in java n front-end frameworks like laravel. ne other guys or girls lol here who do it? i dnt meet many other girls in my industry as u can imagine lol and wat do u do dave?
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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Micky Quim » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:33 pm

Those Lenovo Thinkpads are plastic s****

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Micky Quim » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:33 pm

golasambi wrote:im technical lead at a company uv prob heard of. dnt do as much codin these days n kinda miss it. specialisin in java n front-end frameworks like laravel. ne other guys or girls lol here who do it? i dnt meet many other girls in my industry as u can imagine lol and wat do u do dave?
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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Duke » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:39 pm

<laugh>
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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by golasambi » Fri Dec 16, 2016 9:40 pm

haha

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Micky Quim » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:36 am

I need a new laptop. I love my Macbook Pro but they are very expensive. It is worth buying another or something else?

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Duke » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:10 pm

Aren't windows laptops both better performing and cheaper?
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Post by asbo » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:44 pm

Duke wrote:Aren't windows laptops both better performing and cheaper?
That's such a sweeping statement. Generally they're not better performing in my opinion and Windows is horrendous to use on a daily basis, especially for someone who's been using OSX. Does anyone ever make the switch from Mac to Windows?

If you don't want to spend the money on a Mac your best bet is to install a Linux distro on a PC.

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by biggeordiedave » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:49 pm

I need a new PC. My budget is about £500. Do any of you nerds know any good sites to use? I'm happy buying something pre-built or building it myself. I don't intend to use it for gaming or anything so it doesn't need to be anything ridiculous, it's just for general use.
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Post by overseasTOON » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:05 pm

biggeordiedave wrote:I need a new PC. My budget is about £500. Do any of you nerds know any good sites to use? I'm happy buying something pre-built or building it myself. I don't intend to use it for gaming or anything so it doesn't need to be anything ridiculous, it's just for general use.
You should be able to get a decent tower for £500.

I was in PC world the other day and they had some good deals on the all in one styles.

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by asbo » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:15 pm

https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/

I haven't used them but they're who I'd try if I needed a new computer. You can spec it exactly as you want, you get everything you need, you're not paying for stuff you don't want, no bloatware, and the prices seem decent.

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by Micky Quim » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:31 pm

asbo wrote:
Duke wrote:Aren't windows laptops both better performing and cheaper?
That's such a sweeping statement. Generally they're not better performing in my opinion and Windows is horrendous to use on a daily basis, especially for someone who's been using OSX. Does anyone ever make the switch from Mac to Windows?

If you don't want to spend the money on a Mac your best bet is to install a Linux distro on a PC.
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Re: Computer Workshop

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asbo wrote:
Duke wrote:Aren't windows laptops both better performing and cheaper?
That's such a sweeping statement. Generally they're not better performing in my opinion and Windows is horrendous to use on a daily basis, especially for someone who's been using OSX. Does anyone ever make the switch from Mac to Windows?

If you don't want to spend the money on a Mac your best bet is to install a Linux distro on a PC.
But can't you get a Windows PC with the same specs as a Mac (or better) for far less?
I dunno

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by asbo » Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:16 pm

Duke wrote:
asbo wrote:
That's such a sweeping statement. Generally they're not better performing in my opinion and Windows is horrendous to use on a daily basis, especially for someone who's been using OSX. Does anyone ever make the switch from Mac to Windows?

If you don't want to spend the money on a Mac your best bet is to install a Linux distro on a PC.
But can't you get a Windows PC with the same specs as a Mac (or better) for far less?
Not really, in my opinion. Go into PC World and have a look at a MacBook Pro and a similarly spec'd Toshiba or HP; they might be similar in terms of processor, hard drive etc. but they'll be nowhere near in terms of build quality, display, audio and design, which are far more important to most people's user experience than what's underneath. Buying an Acer might be a cheaper way of getting a machine with an I7 processor in it but it would be in no way similar to a MacBook, they cut corners all over the place to sell them at those prices.

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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by biggeordiedave » Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:41 pm

asbo wrote:
Duke wrote:
But can't you get a Windows PC with the same specs as a Mac (or better) for far less?
Not really, in my opinion. Go into PC World and have a look at a MacBook Pro and a similarly spec'd Toshiba or HP; they might be similar in terms of processor, hard drive etc. but they'll be nowhere near in terms of build quality, display, audio and design, which are far more important to most people's user experience than what's underneath. Buying an Acer might be a cheaper way of getting a machine with an I7 processor in it but it would be in no way similar to a MacBook, they cut corners all over the place to sell them at those prices.
That's certainly true for Apple fans.

I care far more about what's underneath than how shiny it is or how smooth the edges are. I know I can get a decent spec Windows PC that might look like s*** but is reasonably priced, but to get a Mac of equivalent spec would require remortgaging my house.
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Re: Computer Workshop

Post by asbo » Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:56 pm

biggeordiedave wrote:
asbo wrote:
Not really, in my opinion. Go into PC World and have a look at a MacBook Pro and a similarly spec'd Toshiba or HP; they might be similar in terms of processor, hard drive etc. but they'll be nowhere near in terms of build quality, display, audio and design, which are far more important to most people's user experience than what's underneath. Buying an Acer might be a cheaper way of getting a machine with an I7 processor in it but it would be in no way similar to a MacBook, they cut corners all over the place to sell them at those prices.
That's certainly true for Apple fans.

I care far more about what's underneath than how shiny it is or how smooth the edges are. I know I can get a decent spec Windows PC that might look like s*** but is reasonably priced, but to get a Mac of equivalent spec would require remortgaging my house.
You don't think display quality is important? Or build quality?

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