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Discussion on: You Probably Don't Need a Mac

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt • Edited on

MacOS by default has good UX for me. For Windows, it depends largely on the hardware vendor and plugins. Linux is easy to customize, albeit a lot of hardware issues.

So, Windows is OK, if you buy from a good company. Hardware is always well supported.

I really prohibitive about MacOS IMO is Xcode and gets bigger every year. (Just reserve 15 or 20 GB on a 128 GB MacAir).

I also have seen a Windows prohibitively slow -- installed an Ubuntu. Everything solved. Never touch Windows again. Again, largely dependent on the vendor.

What's always good about macOS is support and defaults, but if you can get good Windows support, I would recommend it. Linux? Not recommend, especially if you want to install MS Office and your corporate software.