I have been a Mac user for about six years now after being a PC user my entire life. I too had an ipod touch (1st gen!) and loved the interface and wanted the Mac for just video, photos, email, internet and some word and excel. Without reading through all the other comments, this is what my experience has been:
*wonderful video editing - so much better than PC
*speed is generally really good (speed of programs opening and simply starting the computer most mornings)
*support from other users is very helpful. Google search for issue with my mac can generally be solved without a *visit to the Mac store
*the genius bar is, for the most part, helpful. While not without issue it's not something you can get from a PC
*even though I only have a 160GB, it took four years to fill with photos (we have two kids and travel a lot, so there are loads of photos in our household)
*there's a word processing and spreadsheet option available through iWork (which I assume is still available) and overall it has compatibility with PC as long as you remember to save it in a readable format, and as long as the other person isn't using a really old version on their PC
*durability - my previous PC lasted 2 years, the one before that 5 years. This puppy is still going strong, although it should for the price. Plus it's been dropped a few times, it's scuffed, but knock on wood haven't had any real issues.
*Devices don't "speak" to each other, at least not on my old computer (maybe this has been fixed in recent years). Biggest disappointment for me was not being able to sync my ipod and laptop without physically connecting them. Big. Huge. Disappointment. As a result I got an Android phone so I could at least connect with my husband's computer for schedules, apps, music, etc
*Even after six years I still don't know my way around the computer very well. I spent SO much time on PCs (20 years worth) that I have to google search for anything I want to do outside of everyday tasks. Like figuring out how much space is available, and how to delete files (it's not always as easy as drag and drop, especially in iphoto)
*in the same vein, "Numbers" (the Excel equivalent) is very hard to use. I don't use it often enough so just to figure out where to find things takes 2-3x longer on the Mac version than I would have been able to do on PC.
*my computer is full, and I can't figure out what to do about it. It's mostly photos and family videos, so I'm trying over time to save them to a thumb drive and upload to photo sharing sites (plus the obvious backup) but it's sad that I can't just keep them on my computer. I finally got all our music files loaded onto Google Play so those files are deleted, but it would be nice if I didn't have to do that with pictures.
*I am the PITA person who has to ask for a "special" file to be sent. Every so often I'll get a file that can't be opened on Mac (it's gotten better over the years but still happens) so the person will need to save in a format like jpg, pdf, or doc that is readable by me
*In the same vein, it's been a challenge for me to find a backup that works with my computer. I know Mac sells their own version of backup, but it's very pricey and I'd like something that works with all our computers. Never found a solution, so I had to go with one for each laptop. It works okay, but isn't wireless (which would have been ideal) and doesn't always sync with the Mac since it's not made by Mac. It's a much bigger hassle than I ever had with the PC
*Genius bar (for all its benefits) is a madhouse. I dread going there for appointments because it's so crowded and loud
Hope that helps a little. At least it may give you some things to consider and weigh in your mind. Good luck!
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