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Macs For Dummies
1.  Macs For Dummies by Edward C. Baig
The list author says:
  "This list has generated a lot of negativity from Mac fans. All I can say is BRAND LOYALTY IS 4 DUMMIES! Let me tell you my story: I used to Love Apple and pestered my friends to buy their stuff."
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Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6 Tiger (Mac)
2.  Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6 Tiger (Mac) by Apple
The list author says:
  "I loved them because the software and operating system were so much easier to use then windows PCs."
£149.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Apple iBook G4 - PPC G4 1 GHz - RAM 256 MB - HD 30 GB - CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - MacOS X 10.3 - 12.1" TFT
3.  Apple iBook G4 - PPC G4 1 GHz - RAM 256 MB - HD 30 GB - CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - MacOS X 10.3 - 12.1" TFT by Apple
The list author says:
  "I had one of these which still looks lovely. But under the curves it was a cheap bit of kit. The latch and power adapter broke. Both the OS's it shipped were discontinued within 6 mnths. Hmm"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Apple I-MAC 20  Desktop PC
4.  Apple I-MAC 20 Desktop PC by Apple
The list author says:
  "I had one of these. The logic board had 2 be replaced twice in 3 years & the disc drive replaced once. Apple refused to replace it for 7 mnths. Google 4 lots of unhappy imac oweners, G4, G5 & intel."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Apple POWERBOOK G4-1.67Ghz Processor 512MB Memory 80GB Hard Drive Super Drive 15" Screeen Airport Xtreme
5.  Apple POWERBOOK G4-1.67Ghz Processor 512MB Memory 80GB Hard Drive Super Drive 15" Screeen Airport Xtreme by Apple
The list author says:
  "I have one of these which over heats and the battery fails. The OS has been discontinued 2 yrs after release, locking me in to  an upgrade if I want up to date software. XP works despite Vista."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Apple iPod 20GB with Click Wheel - 4th Generation [M9282B/A]
6.  Apple iPod 20GB with Click Wheel - 4th Generation [M9282B/A] by Apple
The list author says:
  "I had one of these. It worked for 18 mnths. The click wheel failed, the head phone socket crackles and the head phones broke. £200+ seems a lot for 18 mnths of use. Can you see a pattern yet?"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews)

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iMac 20" Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz,1GB,250GB,SuperDrive
7.  iMac 20" Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz,1GB,250GB,SuperDrive by Apple
The list author says:
  "Apple finally replaced my imac G5 with one of these. It was a battle to get them to do it.  But credit to them, once they agreed they did it quickly. UPDATE the mic and idvd don't work properly!!!"
Used & New from: £529.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Mastering Customer Relations (Palgrave Master Series (Business))
8.  Mastering Customer Relations (Palgrave Master Series (Business)) by Roger Cartwright
The list author says:
  "Something Apple need to read. My expirence of dealing with Apple's Customer Relations team has been terrible. Think of every bad call centre expirience you've had, coz they do them all!"
£21.99   Used & New from: £0.01

The Quality Revolution: Best Practice from the World's Leading Companies
9.  The Quality Revolution: Best Practice from the World's Leading Companies by Steve Smith
The list author says:
  "I recommend you google for a company that makes reliable hardware and fixes thing or replaces them when they go wrong."
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Apple iPod touch 32GB
10.  Apple iPod touch 32GB by Apple
The list author says:
  "No matter how cool this looks…."
Used & New from: £89.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

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Apple iPod nano 8GB black
11.  Apple iPod nano 8GB black by Apple
The list author says:
  "or how cheap Amazon sell this for…."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 28 customer discussions

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Apple iPod classic 80GB black
12.  Apple iPod classic 80GB black by Apple
The list author says:
  "or how great it would no doubt be to carry an 80 gig itunes library in my pocket…"
Used & New from: £120.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews) | 79 customer discussions

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The Rough Guide to the iPhone (Rough Guides Reference Titles)
13.  The Rough Guide to the iPhone (Rough Guides Reference Titles) by Peter Buckley
The list author says:
  "or how well advertised these are…."
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Apple MacBook Air 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo/2GB/80GB
14.  Apple MacBook Air 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo/2GB/80GB by Apple
The list author says:
  "or how cool people on trains look with the laptops; it's the same cheap components inside, and it's what's inside that cpounts. Rigth?"
Used & New from: £750.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Switching to a Mac For Dummies
15.  Switching to a Mac For Dummies by Arnold Reinhold
The list author says:
  "Whilst I'm grateful that my imac was finally replaced, it cost me £8 in phone calls & hrs & hrs of hassle. I'm sick of being treated like a dummie. So I won't buy Apple when I have a choice."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Thank You Whoever You Are [CD 1]
16.  Thank You Whoever You Are [CD 1] by Marillion
The list author says:
  "Thanks for reading my list. I hope you have a better time with your computer and digital music player then I've had with mine."
£28.65   Used & New from: £7.99

The Google Story
17.  The Google Story by David A. Vise
The list author says:
  "One final message for my critics: "GOOGLE APPLE FAULTS". I am not the only one. Please stop blindly supporting companies, they don't care about you."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Then Again, Maybe I Won't
18.  Then Again, Maybe I Won't by Judy Blume
The list author says:
  "Edit: since making this list I helped somebody set up a Vista PC with a BT home hub....sheeeesh! Back to Apple for me I guess. Oh for a user friendly 3rd option!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Ipod Advice Please 7 25 May 2011
To buy or not to buy? 0 19 Apr 2010
refurbished??? 0 24 Feb 2010
will it work 0 9 Sep 2009
why does the chuffing 80gb cost more than the 120gb one? 0 2 Sep 2009
Displaying videos on TV 1 29 Aug 2009
what should i buy mp3 or ipod? 0 26 Jun 2009
Am I right? 1 24 May 2009
My son is 8 and wants an ipod, what do you reccomend? 8 24 May 2009
Ipod touch generations? 0 21 Feb 2009
iPod Nano not working 2 17 Feb 2009
iPod touch new generation closes down 0 21 Jan 2009
 
   

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Last updated: 28/03/2008
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