“Choosing a new personal computer used to be difficult. But this year, the choice is especially easy, thanks to a new kind of computer from one of the oldest manufacturers in the PC business,” Al Fasoldt reports for The Syracuse Post-Standard.
“The new computer is a dual-function PC from Apple Computer, which has been making personal computers since the mid-1970s. It’s sold with Apple’s advanced internal software, or operating system, along with a suite of programs for managing photos and music, making DVDs, recording audio, doing e-mail and Web browsing,” Fasoldt reports.
I’ve been recommending Apple’s [Mac] computers for many years [which] are easier to use than the ones made by all the other PC makers, called Windows PCs. They’re also much safer – Windows PCs are, literally, under siege from 200,000 viruses and countless spyware invaders, while Macs have no actual viruses or spyware – and, as if this weren’t enough, Macs also tend to last longer,” Fasoldt reports.
“If you add the other advantages Macs have – they have a stunningly modern version of Microsoft Office and thousands of other highly rated programs, have parental controls built in and fit easily into modern decor, unlike the ugly beige boxes of typical PCs, to name just three – you’d probably wonder why anyone shopping for a new computer would choose a Windows PC,” Fasoldt reports.
Fasoldt reports, “But shoppers already used to a Windows PC sometimes prefer what they know over what they don’t know. So Apple did an extraordinary thing when it designed its latest computers: It gave them the ability to pull a fast switcheroo and change into a Windows PC. Apple’s Macintosh computers are the first [and only] consumer models from any PC maker that can do this.”
Full article here.
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