Apple StoreFor PC users who don’t want to upgrade to Microsoft’s Windows Vista, U.S. News & World Report’s David LaGesse offers alternatives like sticking with Windows XP or trying Linux or the best alternative by far:

Buy a Macintosh: Apple’s computers are attractive, stable, and secure–and more fun than Windows. Macs can handle all of the Internet, audio, and video functions that most families need, though some games and other software are not available. While they appear more expensive than comparable PCs, Macs can be cheaper than a computer that’s properly outfitted to run Windows Vista. One more bonus: If you must, you can run Windows on your Mac with programs like Parallels.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Matson” for the heads up.]

MacDailyNews Take: Those that take LaGesse’s advice to buy a Macintosh will be very, very happy personal computer users.