Help, Guides, and News on making the Switch To Apple Macintosh Computers
February 2008 Archives
Our MacBook Guide has been updated to reflect the new models released on February 26, 2008. The guide offers an overview of the MacBook as well as detailed information broken down into the following areas:
Our MacBook Pro Guide has been updated to reflect the new models released on February 26, 2008. The guide offers an overview of the MacBook Pro as well as detailed information broken down into the following areas:
On Tuesday February 26, 2008 Apple released a new line of MacBook and MacBook Pro portables that use the latest Intel Core 2 Duo, larger hard drives, and 2GB of memory standard in most models.
In a February 20, 2008 review, Edward Mendelson states that Apple's Mac OS X Leopard version is "by far the best operating system ever written for the vast majority of consumers".
In a February 17, 2008 article posted at InfoWorld, Galen Gruman discusses if it's time to leave Windows for Mac OS X or Linux.
In his review following the latest update of Mac OS X Leopard (version 10.5.2), Edward Mendelson makes a compelling reason why the Mac operating system gives Windows users the strongest reason to make the switch. His review starts out by stating that Leopard is the best operating system available:
I've always been annoyed that Yahoo Mail didn't work with Apple's Safari web browser. I can finally stop clicking on "switch to Classic mode" when I use Safari to check my Yahoo email. I can imagine the productivity gains!
I recently came across an article that I wanted to share as it highlights the level at which creative professionals rely on the Macintosh. The February 11, 2008 article titled 'APPLE MACS RULE BACKSTAGE AT GRAMMYS' posted at DigitalArts was authored by Jim Dalrymple. He provides some key insights into the level Macs had at the 2008 Grammys.
In a February 9, 2008 New York Times article, Harry Hurt III writes in "Sending an S O S for a PC Exorcist"' that John Dvorak, a noted advocate of Windows and the PC platform, urges people to purchase a Mac. He makes note of the following quote:
In a February 2008 PC Magazine review Joel Santo Domingo rates the Apple Mac mini a 3.5 out of 5 and states that it is "Worth putting on your short list". He starts his review by stating:
Internet retailer Amazon is currently offering a $150 rebate on current MacBook Pro models. Of note is that the rebate is only effective on purchases made up to and including Monday February 18, 2008.
In an article posted to New Jersey dot com (nj.com) Allan Hoffman asks the following question: Should you switch to the Macintosh? Hoffman puts forth several issues surrounding one's decision to switch to a Mac. He urges those in the market for a new computer to give Apple's Mac computers serious consideration by stating:
In an attempt to expand the iPhone user based, Apple has started to air new television commercial that highlights the popular Facebook social networking site running on the iPhone. The advertisement first appeared on television on Tuesday February 5, 2008.
On Tuesday February 5, 2008 Apple released an update to iPhoto that takes the version to 7.1.2. The update addresses security-related issues and the publishing of photos a .Mac Web Gallery.
On Tuesday February 5, 2008 Apple introduced higher capacity iPhone and iPod touch models that double the storage space of the prior high-end models. The new 16GB iPhone and 32GB iPod touch are now available for purchase from the Apple Store.