Maybe I should get a Mac. I learned BASIC programming on an Apple back in 7th grade, then Pascal on the Apple II in high school. I love FreeBSD & Linux, but I would appreciate the higher quality UI that you get with a Mac.
On the other hand, do I really need to spend that kind of money? I don't know what I'd actually do with the Mac anyway. I guess it would take over from my Red Hat box as my personal email & surfing machine. And I suppose it might do the job better. I've never done any development on a Mac so it could be an interesting learning experience.
Something I'll have to think about I guess. And I suppose my wife might have an objection. She's always steering me away from the Mac store at the mall. Hmmm.