If you are still torturing yourself with MS Windows, you have my sympathy. there's more to life than fiddling (Unless that IS your hobby).
I'm a strong proponent of Apple products because they are build on quality hardware with robust, telco grade operating systems. They are well designed, fun to use and get out of the way when I need to get work done. Best of all they play nicely togeather.
I use a Mac Mini at work and home an 11 inch MacBook Air for mobile use an iPad and iPhone