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Comment by arkadiydeliev
about macOS · Aug 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

Still don't amaze it. Mac OS X sounded perfect! Wherefore macOS. Apple, you're confusing me agency also a great deal nowadays!


macOS is atrocious compared to Mac.

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Comment by Satuim
about macOS · Jul 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as spam

In brightness level of Orchard apple tree announcing the re-branding. I rich person changed the epithet and updated the descriptions. Although I've stuck with the OS X icon for now.

Comment by harshbarj
about macOS · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

The mac os is not an option to whatsoever feel of windows. To foot race it you indigence a Mack computer. A true alternate volition footrace on the lapp hardware. So Windows is an substitute to the mac os as it installs on a mac, but the mac os will not instal on a pc (without hacks that are against the EULA).


This input could wealthy person equitable been avoided by removing mac as an alternative to windows. And mackintosh inevitably to arrest its capitulum kayoed of the cloud and admit their OS to be on whatever data processor not fair their pre-approved 100 multiplication the cost ironware -.-

You can't brand alternatives go one-way. Unless maybe you're an admin or something similar.

Also, Apple uses their OS to assist sell their hardware. Fashioning it ladder on anything knocked out of the loge would be horrible business concern strategy. Unless crazy things bechance to the company, it bequeath never happen. Microsoft and Malus pumila are deuce real different business enterprise models.
"100 times the cost hardware" is a bite of a stretch. If you hunt for likewise specced products from early manufacturers, you close up with similarly priced hardware. (the current elision being the Mac Pro.)

I implore to differ I bought my macbook professional for about 2000$ i put option together a electronic computer 450$ which ended up better than the macbook pro, mayhap not 100* but its not that alir off.

Well, that's an unfair comparison. When comparing whatsoever laptop to whatever desktop, the screen background leave always advance by a large margin. Whether it runs Windows or Mac OS X is irrelevant. It's comparing apples to oranges (pun not intended).

Here's a bettor cost comparability of Macs and PCs.

Whatsoever combining weight non-appple branded laptop computer testament be importantly to a lesser extent expensive than an orchard apple tree branded counterpart. Lapplander goes for literately anything apple branded, phones, desktop, all-in-one, laptop, smartwatch, mp3 player, everything. You are compensable for the malus pumila logo, and all of the intangible bunk that comes with it. It is all by design, apple's butt consumers are hoi polloi with money and little if whatever technical knowledge. They betray a nice shiny, pretty look image, and mass w.h.o. don't know whatsoever punter are volition to earnings for it. The OS itself is unintentional to make jeune fille hefty computer hardware feel more adequate.

Don't arrive me wrong, orchard apple tree material is built well for the near part, and it looks good, but it's overpriced through and through. It's good how apple operates. They arent nerve-racking to deal to tech savy people, or masses world health organization actually attention astir individual technical foul specifications. If you are the form of individual w.h.o. cares whether you've got an intel or an age-related macular degeneration cpu, then you are not apple's fair game consumer. If you acknowledge what RAM is, and the figure of gigs matters to you, you are not apple's mark consumer. If you cognise what and HDD vs an SDD is, you are not apple's taget consumer. If you deficiency a courteous bright unexampled miniature and don't brain gainful ko'd the fuck for it because it's the aplomb affair that's articulatio coxae and everyone you cognize is using, and not because you're in reality acquiring your moneys worth, you are apple's object consumer.

Comment by Munchlax
about macOS · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Story as spam

The screenshots aren’t all from OSX, some are from aged versions......


Wherefore didn't you alteration them?