Help, Guides, and News on making the Switch To Apple Macintosh Computers
In a June 2, 2009 article posted at InfoWorld, Tom Yager highlights the performance and power efficiency of Apple's Xserve server. Yager begins his article by noting the Xserve's ranking, quality, engineering, durability when he states:
Apple's MacBook portables have taken three top spots in the June 2009 issue of Consumer Reports. Apple Macintosh laptops ranked highest across the 13-inch, 14-to 16-inch and 17- to 18-inch categories as Apple readily beat out PC vendors who sell Windows based systems. Interestingly the systems that Microsoft has featured in their recent television ads came nowhere close to Apple systems in the ratings.
In an article posted at the Wall Street Journal Walt Mossberg highlights the newly released VMWare Fusion 2.0 and calls it "the better choice for running Windows on a Mac virtually." He also indicates that in his testing, Fusion performs faster than Parallels.
In an August 11, 2008 article posted at the Houston Chronicle, Bob Levitus provides 12 reasons why parents should send their kids to college with a Mac in hand.
In a June 12, 2007 article Eric Bangeman of Ars Technica posted a review of the new Santa Rosa based 17-inch MacBook Pro. It's a very detailed and extensive review that's a must read for anyone who is considering the 17-inch MacBook Pro. Bangeman often compares the new model to prior generation 17-inch models so it's a great way how the new model stacks up to older models.
Edward C. Baig states that you don't have to hold back on making the switch. His column starts off with the following statement:
- "The Bottom Line Outperforms competitors with hardware and software innovations"
- "There's little not to like about the MacBook Pro."
- "I'd wholeheartedly recommend the MacBook Pro for those looking for one of the very best notebooks on the market."
A quote from the article:
"Sporting the most powerful Intel chip currently available in Apple's lineup, the 15-inch, 2.16 GHz dual-core MacBook Pro is, simply, a speed demon. There has never been a Mac laptop this fast. It's so fast, it even outpaces professional workstations in several key benchmarks. What's more, with its ability to run both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems, it's two computers in one. There has simply never been a better time to buy an Apple notebook computer."
A nice read on the new Intel powered iMac. The writer starts off by giving a review of the iMac and his experience with various software installed on the system. The writer ends by stating: