Sunday, November 29, 2009

Mac or PC: the "battle continues


This “Fast Forward” article from the Washington Post Holiday Tech Guide: “Home computers: decisions”, by Rob Pegoraro, is already among the most visited at the newspaper’s online site this morning Nov. 29 (two days after Black Friday's pre-dawn wakeup call for a lot of retail employees). The link is here.

He links to an earlier review on Windows 7, which, in terms of simplicity and boot-up speed, offers an enormous improvement. Some Best Buy customers get a free upgrade from Vista as part of their purchase contract on some models.

But he still thinks that the Mac is simpler, and only slightly pricier, the one “luxury” most consumers should consider. The writer considers Mac’s tech support (and genius corner) more reliable and simpler than those of most outlets selling PC’s.

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