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Thread: PC...... Which platform to use

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    PC...... Which platform to use

    I am unsure which way to go.

    All of my Computer knowledgable friends say i should be heading towards a Mac. But the only people i have found that will work on a car pc dont use Mac.

    My laptop isnt a Mac and i am always having issues with it crashing or doing silly things, and my friends say that would never happen with a Mac.

    What way would you recommend and why

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    Erm....look in my signature for my solution.

    I use a MacMini, with dualboot (via bootcamp) WinXP, and it boots fast, runs real well, mine's a core duo 1.83gig setup.

    Small footprint, easy to setup/install/use, great little box

    IMHO the best for a decent CarPuter.

    Should have bought mine before everything else!

    Good luck with your setup.
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    I want to try run some features from mine that might make the answer of which way i go for me anyway.

    I want to get a program made for my pda phone that allows me to control some features of the car when on display at shows.

    This is a Windows Mobile 5, soon windows Mobile 6. wireless or bluetooth connection.

    Would this alter my decision.

    I havnt found anyone that wants to work with a mac car PC install.

    does anyone recommend anyone

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    Look at Innobec Sidewindow, it may help with you question. I use this to extend my Carputer's display to my PDA.

    For remote control, there's some nice sofware out there.

    Small steps, have a clear goal in mind for each.
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    Use what you are most comfortable with, they each have limitations.
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