Help, Guides, and News on making the Switch To Apple Macintosh Computers
February 2007 Archives
Brian Bergstein, AP Technology Writer reports that Microsoft is imposing restrictions on the ability of running the Home Basic and Home Premium versions of Vista with virtualization software.
Wilkes University, based in Pennsylvania, will be replacing all Windows based computers with Macs. Wilkes University is one of the first college campuses in US to make the switch to university-wide switch from Windows-based PCs to Apple’s Intel-based Macs.
An article at Internet Retailer details statistics from a January 2007 Nielsen/NetRatings report that demonstrates that Apple.com led all computer hardware manufacturers in average time per visit and number of unique visitors.
Richard Hoffmann, in his Computerworld article titled, "Virtual realities: All the world on a Mac", provides an excellent overview of virtualization options on today's Macs.
In his review of Microsoft's new Vista operating system Thomas Greene of The Register makes the following conclusion, "Don't buy it, at least until after the first service pack is out. Don't pay to be a beta tester".
This past week's Best Buy advertisement urged buyers to "Make Your Move to Mac". The advertisement stated, "You're creative, brilliant, stylish and mobile. Now you can get a computer to match. Apple-- at Best Buy."
Data demonstrates that Apple's Mac operating system market share continues to rise and most notably, it has risen 48 percent year-over-year from January 2006 to January 2007. The data has been rounded to the nearest whole percent, the actual rise is 47.7 percent.