In the “Mac vs PC” wars, David Pogue, tech columnist for the New York Times, comes down on the side of the Mac. His primary reason is to avoid viruses and spyware, but he also says “they look nicer.”
However he does suggest that a netbook might be preferable to a Mac, because of its size.
See his column here:
Good to see somebody calling it like it is–Macs are more attractive! Although after schlepping my laptop around NJ last week, I am feeling the pull of the netbook…