“Over the past few months, I’ve put aside my PC and switched over to a Macintosh full time. I wanted to take a closer look at the viability of the Mac for business use, something more and more users are considering. I settled on a MacBook, since I need portability and the MacBook Pro is too heavy to carry on a regular basis. I ran the latest version of Mac OS, 10.4.9, and installed Windows XP with Service Pack 2 under both Parallels Workstation and Apple’s Boot Camp beta,” Michael Gartenberg reports for Computerworld.
“The Mac of today is not the Mac of old. The benefits outweigh the hassles,” Gartenberg reports.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “qka” for the heads up.]
MacDailyNews Take: Please note that nearly all of the “hassles” that Gartenberg lists are caused by proprietary Microsoft products and formats, not by Apple. These artificial fences – that Microsoft has erected in an attempt keep the sheep in the pen – can be overcome, as Gartenberg explains in his article.