lol. I had forgotten about that Maddox article.
Apple is a trend, particularly around college campuses. They see a regular laptop and they go into maximum-douchebag-overdrive, spouting off all sorts of absurd irrelevant "facts".
The annoying users that buy into this trend tend to not be very computer-savvy, and are sadly not the brightest individuals you'll meet.
There's plenty of other folks, out there, that are not like this, but many are now shying from revealing their ownership; just to avoid being associated with retards(anticonformity?).