You could take the attitude that computers are tools with specific purposes, or that different people have different preferences which can be best met by different operating systems. But what fun is that? This trio has a lot invested in their platform of choice -- the Windows true believer went and got all those certifications, the Linux evangelist has a fanatical belief in the righteousness of open source, and of course the Apple fanboy has invested a large sum of money in shiny, curvy, translucent computer equipment. Naturally, for maximum drama, the Silicon Shore's producers have made these three roommates.
Memorable moment: The Linux evangelist, having long been in an uneasy alliance with the Apple fanboy due to his "anyone but Redmond" sentiment, dramatically drops his iPhone down the house garbage disposal as the news hits of the latest draconian addition to the App Store terms of service. A radical restructuring of in-house alliances ensues, along with a rearranging of bunk-bed arrangements in the trio's room.
Picture courtesy Sabah Hussain
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