My Personal Mac vs. PC Experience: I’m Going with Windows 7

Speaking of the Mac, my year-long experiment is over, and the winner is: Windows 7. Yes, after more than a year using a Macbook Pro (early 2008 edition) as my primary system, I’ve now switched “back” to Windows and have retired the Mac. Some very general conclusions: 1. Windows 7 tipped things in Windows’ favor, […]

Security Expert: Mac Safer Because of Smaller Market Share

I’ve always argued (admittedly, without that sound a technical understanding) that Macs are safer from malware only because Apple’s market share is so much less and therefore there’s less of a market to attract malware writers. Seems like this guy agrees: Pwn2Own contest winner: Macs are safer than Windows: Repeating comments he made earlier, Miller […]

The Mac is NOT Better than the PC

That’s my headline, and I’m sticking with it. I’ll have more in the near future on the Mac vs. PC question, but the bottom line is: for getting real work done, both are more than sufficient. Vista is neither more nor less stable and capable├é┬áthan OS X, and in some ways is even easier to […]