fanboy

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fanboy

A male, or "fangirl" if female, who is devoted to a particular product or company. Fanboys are loyal and steadfast in their dedication and opinions. With regard to technology, fanboys outnumber fangirls by a huge margin and may be enamored with specific computer platforms, MP3 players, smartphones, operating systems, video games or applications. See iSheep, Fandroid and fanboi.
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Born in 1955, Jobs arrived just slightly too late for the 1960s counterculture, but he scrambled to make up for it with primal scream therapy, a pilgrimage to India, unembarrassed Dylan and Beatles fanboyism, and countless LSD trips.