The extra money that you pay when buying a Mac as a opposed to a computer with the same
specs from another manufacturer. Some people consider the Mac tax to be a good
trade-off, others do not.
"My new iMac was 1500 bucks."
"WTF, why'd you pay the Mac tax, you could've gotten
a Dell for like half that."
now I have
an operating system that works, from a company that doesn't have
monkeys for tech support?"