OT PC Surgery

Jack Davis jdavisf8 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 28 18:14:41 EDT 2009


Would seem so.

Jack

--- On Wed, 10/28/09, John Francis <johnf at panix.com> wrote:

> From: John Francis <johnf at panix.com>
> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 3:12 PM
> 
> My guess would be that's because W7 is trying hard to be
> device-
> independent, and is paying attention to the notional DPI of
> your
> image.
> 
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 02:13:51PM -0700, Jack Davis
> wrote:
> > Decided to check this thread after seeing it for a
> while now. 
> > I installed Windows 7 this past week as I read , "it's
> simplicity and elegance challenges that of the Mac". High
> praise indeed..I guess. ;)
> > Only difference I've noticed at this point is that I
> have to reduce the pixel size of a image in order to post it
> as wallpaper on my monitor. If not it is way too large.
> Wasn't necessary with Vista. 
> > A benign tiny bother.
> > 
> > Jack
> > 
> > --- On Wed, 10/28/09, P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> wrote:
> > 
> > > From: P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> > > Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > > To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> > > Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 1:21 PM
> > > Most of that isn't true. And PCs are
> > > just as capable in terms of photo editing
> software as Macs.
> > > But a whole generation of photographers and art
> directors
> > > grew up on Macs, so they are still predominant in
> the
> > > graphic arts trades.
> > > 
> > > The main advantage of a Mac these days is that
> there are
> > > far fewer viruses and spyware out there to haunt
> your
> > > computer. Macs still don't seem to be a target
> for the
> > > idiots. And most who use both platforms consider
> the Mac
> > > interface quite a bit less clumsy than a PC.
> > > Paul
> > > On Oct 28, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Sandra Hermann
> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > There is also the argument that a mac last
> for many
> > > more years than a pc.? They told me that overall
> my mac
> > > would last approx. 6 years.? I may need to
> eventually
> > > get an external hard drive but the equipment part
> will last.
> > > When my dad figured out how much it costs and how
> many years
> > > it will last it was approx. 75 cents per day to
> own the
> > > machine... The guy at the mac store told me the
> same
> > > thing.? I asked why I couldn't just pay him 75
> cents
> > > per day as long as the machine worked.? He
> really
> > > didn't take well to that idea.
> > > > 
> > > >? Help me support Autism research!? Join my
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> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > --- On Wed, 10/28/09, David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > 
> > > >> From: David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com>
> > > >> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > > >> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> > > >> Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:54
> AM
> > > >> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:39 PM,
> > > >> Sandra Hermann
> > > >> <jeepgirls2004 at yahoo.com>
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>> I have my new imac.... It's
> wonderful... I
> > > love it...
> > > >> Seriously
> > > >> 
> > > >> Your not helping.:-)
> > > >> 
> > > >> Dave
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>? Help me support Autism research!?
> > > Join my
> > > >> team!? http://www.walknowforautism.org/stlouis/blubiconsbuddies
> > > >>>? http://stampmine.blogspot.com/http://samsphotopage.blogspot.com/
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> --- On Tue, 10/27/09, Michael Beacom
> <mbeacom at mac.com>
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>> From: Michael Beacom <mbeacom at mac.com>
> > > >>>> Subject: Re: OT PC Surgery
> > > >>>> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List"
> <pdml at pdml.net>
> > > >>>> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009,
> 9:23 PM
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> On Oct 26, 2009, at 7:27 PM,
> David J
> > > Brooks
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>>> Snip----
> > > >>>>> Now, he can build me a nice
> new PC for
> > > around
> > > >> $700,
> > > >>>> but i'm
> > > >>>>> not sure i want a PC, but it
> is a lot
> > > cheaper
> > > >> than the
> > > >>>> imac. Argggg.
> > > >>>>> 
> > > >>>>> I'll run this on for a while
> anyway/
> > > >>>>> 
> > > >>>>> Dave
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> That's about the price of a Mac
> Mini- not
> > > quite as
> > > >> powerful
> > > >>>> as an
> > > >>>> iMac, but it might be worth a
> look.
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> https://www.apple.com/macmini/
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> Cheers
> > > >>>> Mike
> > > >>>> 
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