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Windows 7: What is your thought about Mac OS X and Mac Hardwrae

20 Nov 2011   #1
asifnaz

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
What is your thought about Mac OS X and Mac Hardwrae

In my views

Apple Pros

1. No viruses
2. Stable
3. Pretty Cases
4. No activation or serial numbers to deal with

Apple Cons
1. Inconsistent. (Does not really crash or freeze, but I fear there is a ghost in the machine)
2. Ridiculously over priced.
3. Limited Hardware Support/Availability.
4. Lack of retail software availability.
5. No backwards compatibility. (Old apps/hardware wont work when you upgrade operating system)
6. No support. (Average support suggestions include "You just gotta find a workaround")
7. Closed Market (If you want an Apple, you have to buy an Apple.)
(No competition to lower prices, increase support, or advance hardware/software)
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20 Nov 2011   #2
smarteyeball

 
 

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What is your thought about Mac OS X
That it's a viable alternative to Windows and Linux.

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and Mac Hardware?
Aside from the peripherals, there's no such thing really. And you pay handsomely for that no such thing.
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20 Nov 2011   #3
JaidynM

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote:
1. No viruses
There are viruses, just not many. No one can be bothered to make a virus for an OS that's not all that popular.
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20 Nov 2011   #4
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

my thoughts are they're only good for people who don't do anything more than browsing, skyping etc and for some show-offs who dont know much about computing LOL
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20 Nov 2011   #5
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i have a old apple G4 ppc computer running Mac OS X 10.4.11 (tiger) and i also have a linux distro running on a separate drive on the machine both run very smooth and for the age of the machine and the software it runs thumbs up from me considering apple runs unix Mac OS X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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20 Nov 2011   #6
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JaidynM View Post
Quote:
1. No viruses
There are viruses, just not many. No one can be bothered to make a virus for an OS that's not all that popular.
So far malicious code that affects Macs are all social engineering. They have to count on the user clicking to download something (not that it won't happen). But unlike Windows, it won't work just visiting a site. More and more malicious code is targeting Mac, the average Mac user is generally more prosperous, so the "market" is there. A Guy
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