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I will probably get shot down for this...

But does anyone have any old Apple products, as I am new to Apple, I would like something very cheap, just to try and get used to the operating system...

I would be willing to pay for postage?

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I will probably get shot down for this...

But does anyone have any old Apple products, as I am new to Apple, I would like something very cheap, just to try and get used to the operating system...

I would be willing to pay for postage?

Thanks, Dave
Have you tried ebay? They have some fairly old systems for cheap that you could probably get to get acquainted with Apple products.

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Have you tried ebay? They have some fairly old systems for cheap that you could probably get to get acquainted with Apple products.
Thanks mate.

What sort of thing should I be looking for?
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Thanks mate.

What sort of thing should I be looking for?
Not sure of your price range, but doing a search for 'apple laptops' yielded a ton of stuff. Saw a clamshell buy it now for 175. Don't know if that's too much?

May also want to try 'apple computers.' you should be able to find something there that fits the bill price wise.

EDIT: you may also want to throw in OSX or leopard while searching to make sure the computer has the latest operating system. You may also want to consider picking up "The Missing Manual" on leopard. I hear a lot of people swear by it. You can probably find it on amazon.com or some such.

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What price range are we looking at? With that in mind I can make a few suggestions of what to look out for.
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What price range are we looking at? With that in mind I can make a few suggestions of what to look out for.
Maybe like 150 max mate, I'm also in England so would be UK eBay?
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That would probably be best if you used UK's ebay.

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That would probably be best if you used UK's ebay.
But what do I search for mate....

I just want to get used to OSX, have a fairly good system, but not spend alot.
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But what do I search for mate....

I just want to get used to OSX, have a fairly good system, but not spend alot.
It'll probably be very difficult to find something that will run OSX with the amount of money you are looking to spend. If you have a few hours I'd go to an apple store and play around with it for awhile.

I'd also look at getting the book I suggested earlier. You'll probably need to spend more money to get something decent.


http://computers.shop.ebay.co.uk/ite...d=p3913.c0.m24

There are some members on this forum that are from the UK. You may want to wait to see if they can help you out.

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