“Unbeknownst to much of the general public, there’s actually a larger gap in quality (and in the rate of technological advancement) between Apple computers and their Windows counterparts, than there is between the iPod and its imitators,” John A. Hanson writes for FactWatch.

“And Apple just released it’s most advanced OS upgrade yet, ‘Tiger,’ while Microsoft continues to labor on it’s upgrade to Windows XP, dubbed Longhorn, due out in late 2006. Microsoft has about a year and a half to attempt it’s typically bizarre collection of kludges only superficially imitating the Mac of days-gone-by,” Hanson writes. “It’s in this context Henrico County school officials decided to end a pilot period of leasing Apple iBooks to instead lease Dell Inspiron 600m’s,” Hanson writes.

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