Tag Archives | OS X

Will Windows 8 Leave OS X Trailing in its Dust?

Say what you like about Windows 8 (and who isn’t) but it’s embracing new technologies like never before.  This got me looking at Apple’s desktop operating system, OS X, and…

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Windows More Secure Than OS X

Windows is still more secure than OS X contrary to popular belief. Black Hat security experts have done some investigation into the matter

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Windows’ “OS X Moment” and Lifecycle Questions

Currently, Microsoft Windows has the longest development cycle of any major operating system.  At three years its 33% longer than  it’s nearest desktop equivalent, OS X and six times equivalent tablet…

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Is Microsoft the Only OS Company taking Malware and Viruses Seriously?

Microsoft have good reason to take viruses and malware seriously, more than ten years of complaints about Windows being insecure and prone to attack.  In truth though the company has…

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Why OS X “Lion” Makes Sense for Windows users but might not for Mac Users

Steve Jobs unveiled a whole new raft of goodies from Apple yesterday at Apple’s worldwide developer conference, these included the next version of OS X (codenamed Lion) which will be available…

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Apple to Detail OS Updates, Cloud Service at WWDC

Apple is set to talk details on the next versions of both its major operating systems, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and iOS 5, at its Worldwide Developers Conference on…

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Microsoft and Apple are Clearly Heading in Different Directions

After this weeks CES keynote, it’s clear to me (as if it wasn’t before) that Microsoft and Apple are heading in two different directions.

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Mac App Store Launches January 6th 2011

Both Microsoft and Apple are putting app stores into their desktop operating systems (at least the Microsoft story is true according to a leak earlier this year from HP) but Apple…

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Windows 7 Grows to 25% Market Share (XP Drops to 50%)

There can be no doubt that, just over a year after its release, Windows 7 has been a resounding success for Microsoft and has helped the company avoid the economic…

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Let’s Hope OSX Lion Doesn’t Influence Windows 8

Apple’s vision of PC computing is solely mobile-oriented, as is the case with the next “major” OS releas; OSX Lion.

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Apple’s “Back to the Mac” Keynote Highlights

As Mike mentioned earlier, Apple today held a press conference aimed at getting “Back to the Mac.” OS X has languished since the iPhone’s introduction – OS X 10.5 was…

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October 2010 will be a phenomenal month in computing

It’s difficult to underestimate the impact on technology for the next few years that this month is bringing.  So far, October 2010 has been a phenomenal month and there’s yet more…

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When it Comes to Gaming, Windows is Still the Champ

While Microsoft twiddles its thumbs in the tablet PC market and slowly progresses their new mobile platform for release later this year, there is still one major platform where Windows…

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Windows 7 & OSX Have Critical Security Flaws

I know we constantly hear of updates that are coming to Windows 7 every patch tuesday and new security flaws that have been discovered, but generally these are involved with…

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Windows 7 Now Most Popular Gaming Platform

Just four short months ago, Windows 7 passed Windows Vista as the second most popular gaming platform. This was according to Steam, who are the leaders of digital game distribution.…

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Windows 7 Market Share Still Climbing

The adoption of Windows 7 doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon and as of the 30th of March, Windows 7 made up more than 10% of the devices…

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Windows Gains Market Share, Mac Loses Market Share, Coincidence?

It seems that Apple and Mac OSX have been stopped in their tracks and giving a nice push backwards by Windows 7. According to NetApplications.net, Microsoft Windows increased their overall…

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What Windows has Done Right

I’ll be comparing to a Mac the things that, I believe, Windows has done right, because Mac is well-known and very respected in the OS field. This doesn’t mean that I think…

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