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Windows 7: Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) vs. Windows 7/8, Whats Next?

29 Jul 2011   #1
Beta

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 
Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) vs. Windows 7/8, Whats Next?

Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) vs. Windows 7/8, Whats Next?
Now that Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) is now out what features do you think Microsoft will jump on and include in Windows 7 Service Pack 2 and Windows 8.

Do you think Microsoft will go App crazy with Windows 8?

Do you think that Apple plays a part in what direction Microsoft will move in?

What features in Lion would you like to see in Windows?

What features in Windows would you like to see in Lion?

Before you start hammering me, I am not a Mac person. I do not own a Mac, however I do have the Mac OS running on my custom build. I buy my copies of Mac OS and have installed it the legal way.
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02 Aug 2011   #2
SnakeDev

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista, Mac OS X
 
 

I have 3 laptops with Windows and 1 iMac and i can tell.. right now, the Mac OS X is far way better and faster .... Windows 8 will need to be much more secured first of all... An App marketplace directly into Windows 8 will be good too, but i don't think they will do that..
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02 Aug 2011   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Beta View Post
I buy my copies of Mac OS and have installed it the legal way.[/I][/SIZE][/COLOR][/FONT]
Apparently not, if you don't have MAC hardware. Installing it on anything else is not allowable according to Apple.

I have very little experience with Apple products in general. As far as their computers go, I find them too expensive and too hardware limited, and software locked down for my liking. There really isn't anything awesome that OSX can provide that I cannot just as easily accomplish with my Windows based PC. I don't find it hard to keep a Windows box running, maintained, and virus/spyware/malware free. Windows 7 has been stable as a rock for me, with very few issues and almost no crashes of BSOD's at all.
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05 Aug 2011   #4
TechWizard86

Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 RC 1 64 bit
 
 

From my understanding, Windows 8 will be the very last release of the Microsoft Windows OS family. It will come in one version I believe, Windows 8 Ultimate. This might give Apple the advantage it once had with the markets when System 7 was the hip thing to do.
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