NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I recently spent about $3,000 on an Apple (AAPL - Get Report) MacBook Pro with a Retina display. Several friends objected to the purchase, arguing that it's just a computer and you could spend a third of that -- or less -- and get something that does the same thing.In theory, that's true. The $1,000 Sony (SNE - Get Report) Vaio computers I have been buying up until now did what I needed them to do. They computed. However, they were lacking, relative to the Apple experience. I live on my computer, so why not put factors like form, ease of use, amenities and style over function?
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