“Before I came to work at MSNBC, all the computers in my house were Macs. But at MSNBC, I was forced to work on a PC and have been doing so ever since. Had to. All the software needed to run our site is PC-based,” Gary Krakow reports for MSNBC.
“But now, Macs are able to run Windows XP as well as OS X. And Macs run both very well. That means I could be very happy using the new MacBook that I’ve been testing as my only computer,” Krakow reports. “Quite frankly, this notebook computer is the best I���ve ever used.”
“The keyboard is new too. It feels nice on the fingers and definitely is up there as far as great Mac keyboards go,” Krakow reports. “Even opening the MacBook is nice: The latch is magnetic, which means no more little metal pieces sticking out, getting loose or breaking.”
“The new MacBook also can run Windows XP. You need to download the Boot Camp software from the Apple Web site and follow the instructions carefully. You’ll also need a full copy of XP-SP2. It takes about an hour to create a Windows partition on the hard drive and install the OS,” Krakow reports. “The new Intel-based Macs run Windows really well — as well or better than any laptop I’ve ever tested. I have no problem recommending a MacBook to any OS X or Windows user.”
“The MacBook is a jewel of a notebook computer that acts like two separate computers, has lots of terrific built-in features — both software and hardware — and is only one inch thick,” Krakow reports. “I like the new MacBook and can heartily recommend it to anyone who needs a modern, new portable. I’m going to miss the test computer when it goes back to Apple.”
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