Posts Tagged ‘os x’

The Alternatives to Windows 8

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Just in case you’re not exactly thrilled by the pre-release reviews of Windows 8 …

Windows 8 is unique in that it is the first version of Microsoft’s mighty operating system that faces serious and stiff competition from its rivals.  For the first time there are not just one but a great many serious contenders for the role of your desktop OS.  So with so many people wary about the changes that Microsoft are bringing forth I thought I’d take a look at the alternatives, see how they might fit with your Windows world, and examine just how realistic a switch away from Windows this year can actually be.

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Apple to pioneer USB Drive Software

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

This is a very interesting idea, that could very well be the beginning of the end of the CDROM as a means of distributing software and other media …

I’ve been waiting patiently for this moment for years and it comes as no surprise to me that it’s Apple leading innovation in the software sales market.  The company launched their new OS X Lion operating system update as a download through the new Mac App Store.  What they also announced however was that this $29.99 OS update will also be available to order, for a modest premium, on a USB Pen Drive from late August.

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