When it comes to technology, nearly every person has a differing opinion on what they like and why. This holds true for software like Internet browsers as well. Talk to any Apple user and they will all recommend a different browser as the absolute best.
Over the past decade Apple has made a complete turnaround, going from chasing to PC manufacturers to being the manufacturer every other company strives to be. This is largely in part due to the OS X operating system. At the end of July, Apple released the newest version of OS X – Mountain Lion, and there are some users who can get it for free.
Apple has long been popular with the designer crowd, producing sleek and beautiful computers and software that turns out equally beautiful output. In the past few years, starting with the introduction of the iPhone and more powerful computers like the Macbook Pro and Mac Mini, Apple has started to grab the attention of small businesses and regular consumers alike.
Apple computers and the operating system they run, OS X, are being adopted by small businesses in growing numbers. If your business has recently moved to OS X you’ll know it can be a bit of a chore to migrate over to a new system, and when you do, employees have to learn to use and get used to the new system.
The external hard drive is one of the most common peripherals owned by Mac users. It becomes an extension of the system allowing you to store more data without investing in costly internal hard drive upgrades. While there are many positive benefits they can bring to your system, there’s one drawback: they can slow your Mac down.
The mountain lion is often seen as a formidable cat, it’s highly adaptive and found in almost every major ecosystem in North and South America. These traits are what Apple is going for with its next version of OS X, Mountain Lion. With a scheduled release a few months from now, there are a number of features that will give small businesses the opportunity to roar.
Mac vs. PC – it’s the debate of a generation. In recent years, Mac has been gaining support, with an increasing number of companies opting to integrate Macs into their operating environment. This can be scary to some users as it means learning a brand new system.
Mac OS X is an operating system with some of the most easy-to-use features for improving productivity and makes using a computer more enjoyable for the masses. The number of features can be daunting, even to long-term users. One feature that is under-utilized is Universal Access.