“People use Windows because they must, not because they necessarily want to. Those that can afford to buck the IT department’s preference [business executives] are all running Mac OS X now, and not because they must,” Matt Asay writes for CNET.
“Until you’ve spent time on a Mac, you’re almost certain to pillory this perspective, but there’s something very different about using a Mac,” Asay writes. “It’s a beautiful piece of hardware, complemented nicely by an inviting, rock-solid operating system with seamless integration into the services – iPod, iPhone, iLife (Apple’s creative productivity suite) – that people desire.”
Asay writes, “Windows is IT. It’s industrial and it’s useful. The Mac is something more, and that is why more and more people choose to buy it.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: “Mac users have made a conscious technology choice and are therefore better informed.” – Paul Thurrott of Windows Vista Secrets, Windows IT Pro Magazine, Windows Weekly, SuperSite for Windows, etc., December 06, 2004