Hidden Costs of Mac Ownership: I read this entire article, and I can’t figure out if it’s pro- or anti-Mac, so it must be neutral.
Once you get your Mac, those costs are done,” said Mac Observer editor Bryan Chaffin. “You most likely won’t need to pay anyone to reinstall Mac OS X because something broke when you tried to load printer drivers. You won’t need to pay a repair person to root out those viruses your Windows buddies are dealing with. And installing your own software, upgrades and peripherals is a breeze.
I don’t know if I buy this a particular argument — my home computer has a copy of Windows XP which is going on two years of continuous use without a re-install or serious tweaking, and I’m really hard on operating systems.