“There seems to be a perception that there is a race between Apple and Microsoft to be the first to bring their new operating systems to the market. This is total baloney there is no race, no competition because the two systems don’t intersect and anyway Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger is already probably at least on a par if not ahead of the upcoming Vista. Leopard, when it is released, will likely be way more advanced,” Stan Beer writes for iTWire.

Beer writes, “as far as the competition between Vista and Leopard is concerned, there is none. Steve Jobs and the Apple team have shown enough at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this week to demonstrate that Leopard is light years ahead… users will have the option of running Vista on their Intel Mac if they really need to use Windows applications. However, there will be many new buyers who buy a Mac box because it gives them the option of running Windows but who may later decide that they don’t need Windows at home. This is bad news for Microsoft.”

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: As we’ve been saying since Apple announced the Intel transition. Beer gets it.

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