30 days with Mac OS X

Posted on Sunday, Jun 10 2007 @ 12:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
After trying Linux and Windows Vista, HardOCP now published their opinion on Mac OS X after using the operating system for a full month.
It should come as no surprise that the user interface is intuitive and easy to use, as well as aesthetically pleasing. It also should come as no surprise that the system is very stable. And although it's hard to prove a negative, we've seen no evidence to dispel the idea that Macs are secure and safe from malware.

Additionally, the operating system comes with a suite of tools with a few simple features, but these features were always of high quality and not simply added in. The iLife suite is indeed a very compelling set of programs, and while there are equivalents available on other operating systems, iLife remains a gold standard. Indeed, the iLife suite is also useful for professionals in supplementing their more professional programs. A Flash guru may use Garage Band, for example, to come up with good background music. A professional musician using something like Logic Pro may use iPhoto to quickly clean up pictures of the band sent in by fans before using iWeb to upload a photo archive. The Mac platform is known for supporting multi-multimedia transactions, and the iLife apps are the lifeblood of that capability..
Read on over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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