Macs are a good investment, albeit a pricey one. I just get the feeling they're more for show/bragging rights than anything. They look nice, sleek, and simple. If you don't run any software that requires a ton of processing/GPU power, you should be ok with a Mac.
idiot-proof, too. One time, I was looking for a certain menu item and a drop-down list with an arrow pointing right beside the item I was looking for appeared.
Haven't felt that dumb in a while.
More than anything, IMO, the best part about Apple products is that third-party companies really go out of their way to make specific accessories for Macs; unlike their 324324234 PC counterparts.
The "not getting" viruses part on Macs isn't entirely true, either. Windows OS just has tons more instances.
Not to be anti-Mac (I have an iPhone 4), but PC does almost everything that a Mac can do and then some (barring any of the 3445353 patents Apple files over the years). Has tons more software and support than Mac, too. (But AppleCare is
for sure -get that if you have a Mac) I'm loving my new PC gaming rig that gets the same things done -fast. It cost me a little less than the 2011 MBA that I intended to buy (got the PC instead).
Just reminding to buy within your means, OP.