Hi guys...I need your advice and help here.. I'm a high school student in my final year studying in Dubai... I'm looking to head to U.K. or U.S. for my further education. I am planning to buy a laptop by the end of this year. I really want a Mac Book Pro. Earlier,the only reason for me buying it was because it is a "Mac Book." I was more obsessed with the status of the laptop. But now I have an interest in that laptop. I am aware that it's user friendly, has a longer battery life than others and is less prone to viruses. I will be using it for ... Work Studies Presentations Web and maybe a little gaming(the one's that do not take a lot of space and no high graphic card req.) But the problem here is that my farther is against my decision on planning to purchase the Mac Book Pro. He has a 12 core Mac Pro which he uses for designing and media at his workplace. He feels that the Mac Book Pro is not your every day user friendly laptop which can be used by students for their performing their necessities. He does not understand the diff. b/w his Mac and the Mac Book.. How do I convince him that it is used by students too?? What features should I tell him that I will be making use off?? He wants me to get a Dell XPS.. What do I tell him that will convince him that the Mac Book is a better choice?? FTW!!!!!!