The list author says: "Now that you've decided you want the perfect desktop publishing system, you may be asking 'what computer? what software?' If like me you had no place to turn (back in the ancient days of 1995), you probably spent countless wasted hours searching for the right answers. Look no further. Having been in the print and web design biz for 15+ years, you can benefit from my years of experience."
"Contains all the software you'll ever need and then some. Can't go wrong (think of the price as an investment in your future). They also make cheaper collections, so get the one that's right for you, and your budget!"
"Sometimes printing with an inkjet is overkill. So every office needs a color laser printer. They're fast, simple, and great for draft color proofs. Stick with HP. When you run out of toner, just buy another one. Yeah, they're cheaper that way."
"You'll need this for clients who have existing files in this old-industry format. Has been replaced with InDesign by most serious print designers. You can purchase an InDesign plug-in that opens Quark files. Your decision."
"This little bugger will scan docs, photos, and business cards. If you need super high-quality scans, bring your photo(s) to Staples and have them do it. You'll wonder how you lived without this. Fast, easy, great quality and software."
"With four hard-drive bays in the Mac Pro, why not add more memory…especially with prices dropping every few months. A great size for storage-intensive tasks like video production and music composition, as well as a back-up disc for Time Machine."