“The VAR Guy has a confession to make. He recently dumped Windows for an Apple MacBook. It’s a stunning move for those who have followed his career. (OK, nobody follows his career other than his parents, but just humor him for this blog.) In the 1990s, The VAR Guy was a Windows NT fanatic, writing about the operating system for Windows Magazine. At the time he kept on calling for Apple to dump MacOS and instead deploy NT on PowerMacs,” The VAR Guy writes for TechIQ.
“Fast forward to 2006. Frustrated by Windows Vista delays and constant software fixes from Microsoft, The VAR Guy recently moved to a MacBook. He reasoned that the notebook can run MacOS or Windows or most any other major operating system for that matter,” The VAR Guy writes.
The VAR Guy writes, “But once he had the MacBook in hand he made a firm decision: The system would run Mac OS … and ONLY MacOS. “
“When Vista debuts, The VAR Guy may consider putting it on his Mac Book. But in the meantime, he doesn’t miss his daily battle with Windows viruses, bugs and spyware,” The VAR Guy writes.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “elMACho” for the heads up.]
MacDailyNews Take: See how it works? On the day that Apple released Boot Camp, April 05, 2006, we wrote in our MacDailyNews Take, “Welcome to ‘Embrace and extinguish,’ Apple-style. The war ain’t over, folks. It never was. Now, a new chapter begins and today’s shot will be heard around the world! Don’t you just love the smell of napalm in the morning? This doesn’t hurt Microsoft (yet), but it absolutely puts Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, etc. into a world of pain… As Windows-only users buy Macs that will provide them their ‘comfort’ of Windows, they will experience Mac OS X and use it for the excellent Mac-only applications. We all know what happens when people are given the chance to really use Macs for longer than five minutes, they usually want to buy a Mac. These new Apple Mac hardware users will start out using Windows more than Mac OS X and end up using Mac OS X exclusively. Watch and see.”
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