Advantage of Mac

In: Computers and Technology

Submitted By hasham91
Words 419
Pages 2
ADVANTAGES OF WINDOWS XP &
MAC OS X MAC OS X | WINDOWS XP | Mac OS X has a simple, easy-to-use interface perfect for Technophobic, Kids, and Geeks alike. It's easy enough for the home user and powerful enough for the programmers. | It was the first operating system produced by MS built on the Windows NT architecture. | Mac computers overall last longer (in years) than Windows PCs, and they can be sold on eBay for a big portion of what you paid for them. (Sometimes up to 3/4 of what you spent on it can be gotten back by selling it) | Windows XP presents a significantly redesigned and much user friendly graphical user interface. | If you need to run a Windows program, you can run Boot Camp on all Leopard Intel Macs and install Windows on your Mac. When you need a Windows program, just reboot into Windows. When you're done, you can reboot back into Mac OS X. You can even run Mac and Windows applications at the same time with software like VMware Fusion or Parallels. | Runs on a far larger range of computers. OS X is specifically tailored to certain hardware configurations, so not only will it not support some of the hardware on a computer other than a Mac, it won't even boot on them. XP will run on almost every computer with an Intel or AMD processor from 1998 to the present. | Contrary to popular belief, Macs can run many games out for PC without the need to use Boot Camp, Parallels, or VMware Fusion. | Cost. A computer with XP will (or did) cost far less than a Mac would. | Defense against viruses and other malware. With virtually no effort on your part, Mac OS X offers a multilayered system of defenses against viruses and other malicious applications, or malware. For example, it prevents hackers from harming your programs through a technique called “sandboxing | It offers good GUI (Graphical user interface) as compared to older versions. | It has…...

Similar Documents

Mac Daddy

...Ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo big mac daddy in the house yeah buddy big mac daddy daddy boy get on my level becuz im mac daddy, this aint to real essay homie you know that. This gotta be 250 so imma copy and paste this til I get 250 Ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo big mac daddy in the house yeah buddy big mac daddy daddy boy get on my level becuz im mac daddy, this aint to real essay homie you know that. This gotta be 250 so imma copy and paste this til I get 250 Ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo big mac daddy in the house yeah buddy big mac daddy daddy boy get on my level becuz im mac daddy, this aint to real essay homie you know that. This gotta be 250 so imma copy and paste this til I get 250 Homey I copy pasted this twice and im only at 232, so imma do it one more time. Ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy ay yo im mac daddy yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo big mac daddy in the house yeah buddy big mac daddy daddy boy get on my level becuz im mac daddy, this aint to real essay homie you know that. This gotta be 250 so imma copy and paste this til I get 250 Yeah homey now we at 323, itz mac daddy....

Words: 324 - Pages: 2

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mac and Windows

...1 Advantages MAC 1. Mac UI is geared towards simplicity. It employs the best possible design principles with its hallmark minimal UI concept that apple has mastered over decades. As a result users have a short learning curve. 2. It is built upon the Unix core which is known for its security features. Its extremely difficult to install a Virus on a Mac unless the user specifically grants it Root privileges. 3. Since 2008 Apple has been updating its Mac OSX yearly with 100s of new user features of which most of them are adopted from its iOS line. Hence, it has seen some phenomenal changes over the last few years iOS was released 4. Apple makes both, the OS and the Hardware. Apple controls every part of it. Since the OS is developed from scratch purely for the hardware, chances of failure and breakdown reduces. Moreover, Apple owns several hundred retail outlets throughout the world that provide various hardware, software and other services which helps shape the customer experience in the end. 5. Since Mac Store was launched it has become the most popular way for users to download and install Applications just like on an iPhone Disadvantages MAC : 1.Since it enjoys a minority share the number of Applications is low. 2. Mac only runs on an Apple hardware so ultimately the options for end users becomes limited. 3. The Support from community is not as vibrant as that of Windows. 4. Mac OS is relatively inexpensive compared to Windows however the cost of the......

Words: 2332 - Pages: 10

Mac Os

...Learning More about your Mac Apple Training, Videos and Text Tutorials Mac 101 - Getting Started with the Mac “Give me the grand tour of the Mac interface” 5 lessons Apple - Support - Mac 101 - The Grand Tour “Get me working and playing” 27 lessons Apple - Support - Mac 101 - All Work and Play “Show me how to set up my Mac for me” 6 lessons Apple - Support - Mac 101 - Customize Your Mac “Connect your peripherals or get on the Internet” 7 lessons Apple - Support - Mac 101 - Connect and Use Your Devices “My Mac needs help” (Troubleshooting 101) 2 lessons Apple - Support - Mac 101 - Troubleshooting 101 “My Mac Cheat Sheet” Whether your Mac asks you for certain information or you're seeking help from Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP), there may come a time when you need to have access to your serial number, hardware configuration, passwords, email server or internet access information. And then you discover that you've either forgotten or misplaced this information. page 1 Here is a link to a PDF form where you can keep all your basic information. http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/51/3047521211216301/www.info.apple.com/images/ kbase/304752/my_mac_cheat_sheet.pdf This form can also be found on the last page of this handout. Switch 101 If you're a PC user who has just switched to the Mac and want to find out how to adapt your old working habits to the Mac OS, this is the right place. Visit Switch 101: The former PC user's guide to......

Words: 2413 - Pages: 10

Annie Mac

... the weekend officially starts on Radio 1 with Annie Mac. No pre party would be complete without an Annie Mac set blaring through the speakers and whatever problems you faced during the week, now seem irrelevant after that first drink. Now imagine seeing Annie and special guests work their magic in a sellout party of 2700 people in the o2 academy Leeds. I was lucky enough to attend this musical soiree on Friday and had the chance to see some of this year’s hottest talent with my own eyes. True to form, my friends and I managed to push our way to the front – yes, we are those annoying people who barge past you at gigs – just in time for the party to begin. First to grace the stage were Disclosure, who got the crowd going with chart toppers “Control” and “Latch”; Annie Mac even tweeted at this point saying “Arrived in Leeds O2 to hear 2,700 people sing ‘Latch’ at the top of their voices. Go Disclosure!..” so as you can imagine, it was an intense start to the night! Arguably one of the most anticipated songs of the night was Feel The Love – Rudimental. The combination of the strobe lights, the saxophonist and the amazing voice of John Newman was enough to send shivers down your spine and led to 2700 people screaming the lyrics at the top of their lungs – I’m still singing it in my head 3 days later! Shortly after Rudimental had made my hairs stand on end, the moment we’d been waiting for had finally arrived – Annie Mac. She stood behind the somewhat makeshift DJ booth......

Words: 622 - Pages: 3

Mac Memory Manacement

...Mac Memory Management For rough draft Mac OS is available on two processor architectures: the Motorola 68k series and the PowerPC. Mac OS has a flat address space, shared between all processes. There is no per-process memory protection. Application code runs in supervisor mode, so there is no instruction protection. Mac OS has virtual memory, in the limited sense that a larger fixed address space can be simulated, by storing the entire address space on disc. This size of this address space is fixed at boot time. The lowest part of memory is occupied by the system partition. This contains some system global values which applications should not access directly, although there is nothing to prevent them doing so. Historically, the Mac OS used a form of memory management that has fallen out of favor in modern systems. Criticism of this approach was one of the key areas addressed by the change to OS X. The original problem for the engineers of the Macintosh was how to make optimum use of the 128 KB of RAM that the machine was equipped with. Since at that time the machine could only run one application program at a time, and there was no fixed secondary storage, the engineers implemented a simple scheme which worked well with those particular constraints. However, that design choice did not scale well with the development of the machine, creating various difficulties for both programmers and users. References: The Memory Management Reference Memory management in Mac......

Words: 1794 - Pages: 8

Mac vs Ps

...I would recommend PC. It is because by outweighing the overall value received from PCs than Macs, It should be clear to any well-informed consumer that PC gives you a “better bang for your bucks”. Firstly when looking at hardware compatibility, PCs ultimately triumph against Macs. Microsoft gives its users a large variety of hardware choices to choose from i.e. processors, hard drives, Ram etc. On the other hand Mac only gives its customers a selective few. Even when looking at software compatibility, Macs runs on software that is specifically designed for its OS and since relative speaking it has only been in the market for a short time it lacks a wide variety of software than PCs and a lot of software developers are more skilled with using PCs because they are more familiar with the interface. This is a leading factor why software like “Microsoft Office” has more tools and functionality ingrained in the Windows version than in the Mac version. It should also be brought into attention that some software cost more in Macs than in PCs because programmers may have to develop new codes for the Mac version, which would consume more resources. When looking at all these petGro should go with PC because having computers that are compatible with majority of software out there, would make business to flow smoothly with less time and hassle spent in dealing with software incompatibility problems. By choosing PCs this problem would be eradicated. petgro would also not be bound by......

Words: 611 - Pages: 3

Intro of the Mac

...Amanda Perry Module 1: Intro of the MAC CCT 271 August 21, 2014 Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in Los Altos, California. Steve Wozniak was born on August 11, 1950 in San Jose, California (www.biography.com/stevewozniak). The pair founded Apple Computers Inc. on April 1, 1976 with Ronald Wayne. They were responsible for releasing some of the first personal computers on the market. Jobs and Wozniak partnered together to invent the Apple I computer in 1976. They were hoping to sell their first computer to their fellow members in the Homebrew Computer Club (www.biography.com/stevejobs). The Homebrew Computer Club was a computer hobbyist group out of Silicon Valley, California, and was founded by Gordon French in 1975. The group met together twice a week to exchange different ideas about computers and how to make them more accessible to people. The group consisted of many computer enthusiasts that later became high profiled hackers and computer entrepreneurs like Jobs and Wozniak (www.princeton.edu/homebrewcomputerclub). As time went on, the two continued to work on building bigger and better things like the LISA. In 1979, a crew from Apple, led by Jobs, decided to go and visit Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). It was said that Jobs walked away with a vast amount of knowledge and secrets from Xerox that he used in the original MAC. It was believed that the ideas behind the graphical computer display came from PARC when all actuality,......

Words: 573 - Pages: 3

Mac vs Microsoft vs

...other operating systems. Linux uses a tree like structure for memory management, and also using a numeric algorithm to make the best use of its valuable memory. The memory it manages is maintained in structures which enable protection of them by converting the list into the tree like structure. The tree is also balanced and not too much in depth. This helps for the information to be reached much more easily because it is closer for the processor to grab and use. It also cuts the time it takes for the processor to reach the data that would otherwise take longer to reach. The Virtual Address Descriptors marks the nodes within the tree as reserved, committed, or free. MAX OS works in a similar fashion to UNIX. Each task created within the MAC operating system has its own memory map. Within the operating system, the memory map mentioned before takes a form in to what it looks like an ordered doubly linked list. The objects within the linked list contain lists of pages as well as references to other objects. There really is not a need to be able to ever access the memory map directly unless you are skilled and absolutely need to modify something within the system. The mapping can be referenced to a specific object. To put this into perspective, the object has its specific place within the map. (Apple 2014) As we move on to Windows, let’s begin that by far it is considered by many to be one of the easiest operating system for any person trying to learn the basics of any......

Words: 2337 - Pages: 10

Mac 1140

...use your computer's operating system and software quickly and easily. Keep in mind that this is not a computer literacy course; but students enrolled in online courses are expected to have moderate proficiency using a computer. Please go to the "What's Required" page to find out more information on this subject. Please visit our technical requirements page for additional information. Accessibility And Accommodation Obtain more detailed information about the specific limitations with the technologies used in this course. Review Blackboard's Accessibility Commitment for more information.  For additional assistance please contact our Disability Resource Center. Course Prerequisites MAC 1105 with a “C” or better or appropriate score in the ALEKS placement test for students without prior college-level coursework in mathematics. Review the course catalog page for prerequisites information. Proctored Exam Policy Please note this course requires 3 proctored exams. All tests are offline! See the syllabus for dates and times, so as not to schedule any other classes in this timeblock. Students in South Florida will take these tests on FIU's University Park campus. Students outside South Florida must find a school, community college, or university in their locale where a proctor can administer the test on the same day (not necessarily at the same time) and fax the completed test to me. The......

Words: 1926 - Pages: 8

Hack a Mac

...Hack a Mac With only 30 minutes of physical access. by Jeff Browning Evan Savage and Alex Galvin Published by 2 Disclaimer: The information contained in this guide is for informational purposes only. Any instructions in this guide are intended to be performed on a machine that you have permission to use, as well as permission to execute the following commands and procedures upon. We take absolutely no responsibility for any damages of any kind resulting from the use of any knowledge in this guide. By reading further, you agree release HackMac.org from any and all liability, and assume all responsibility for your own actions. No part of this publication shall be reproduced, transmitted, or sold in whole or in part in any form, without the prior written consent of the author. All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing in this guide are the property of their respective owners. Users of this guide are advised to use their own due diligence when it comes to making any sort of decisions and all information, products, and services that have been provided should be independently verified by your own qualified professionals. By reading this guide, you agree that HackMac.org and its authors are not responsible for the success or failure of your decisions relating to any information presented in this guide. © 2011 HackMac.org All Rights Reserved 3 Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Admin Hack! Boot into Single-User Mode! Mount the Hard Drive! Remove the......

Words: 2647 - Pages: 11

Big Mac

...winning people and employment practices into many different cultural settings. Its way of careful planning is a lesson for every business. It's no small potatoes. McDonald's International, that is. Cooking up its first international revenues m 1967 with restaurants in Canada and Puerto Rico, McDonald's now serves up a fast-food extravaganza ranging from soup to nuts (or nuggets, in this case) in 18,380 restaurants in 91 countries. Total revenue for 1995 was more than $10 billion, and total sales outside the United States contributed 54% to the firm's consolidated operating income for the year. This is an organization that knows how to grow globally. Each day, more than 33 million people around the world are gobbling down McNuggets and Big Macs faster than you can say: "two all-beef patties special sauce lettuce cheese pickles onions on a sesame seed bun." And they're served by more than one million employees, with estimates that the number will double by the year 2000. It's a company that reveres flexibility and sensitivity to local cultural mores. You may think that translates into flavoring the burgers a little differently from country to country, but the company's global astuteness is much more far-reaching and profound. For a business, in the minds of Americans, that's synonymous with all-beef hamburgers, McDonald's will open its first restaurant in India this year without any beef products at all. Vegiburgers, or burgers made with mutton or lamb, may take their place.......

Words: 3321 - Pages: 14

Big Mac

...CME Group (a major US site for sourcing futures and option prices) Self-test Quiz Questions Hull Ch. 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 3.7 Tutorial Questions Hull Ch. 3: 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.15, 3.17, 3.20, 3.27 Additional Questions OZ Minerals pays the price for not hedging its bets Bryan Frith. The Australian January 01, 2009 It seems clear that a key factor, if not the key factor, that has brought the base metals and gold producer OZ Minerals Ltd to its knees is the failure to carry some hedging against its exposure to commodity prices. Prior to the onset of the global financial turmoil in late 2007, there had been a trend for miners, particularly goldminers, to de-hedge, because hedging was holding them back from taking advantage of soaring prices. In large part, the companies were responding to pressure from investors. OZ Minerals was formed in mid-2008 through the merger of lead-zinc producer Zinifex and goldminer Oxiana. At the time Zinifex had no hedging contracts against commodity prices, currency fluctuations or interest rate movements. Similarly, Oxiana did not hedge against commodity prices, except for its Sepon gold-copper mine in Laos, where the lender required 35 per cent of gold price exposure to be hedged. The OZ view has been that the best protection against low commodity prices is to operate low-cost mines. Consequently OZ has a policy of not hedging its commodity exposure or in any way limiting its exposure to commodity prices. It's fine......

Words: 4895 - Pages: 20

Mac Osx

...Mac OS X Operating System MEMORY 01/05/15 Mac OS X Operating System MEMORY At start up, the MAC OSX it divides the Random Access Memory into two broad sections. The system partition is a saved portion which always begins at the lowest addressable byte of memory and then extends upward. The other portion is available for use by software components and applications. When launching an application, the system OS only allows for a specific portion of memory to be utilized in what is called an application partition. The system Heap is the main part of the system partition which exclusively reserves itself for the operating system and software components. The Heap loads system code, resources and data structures, including the system buffering and queues. The Heap starts at the low memory end and only expands when needed to the high memory area. In multitasking situations, each application is limited in its memory partition. It is only allotted in total what is assigned as its maximum intended usage to not over access memory usage. If the application requires the use of more memory, the RAM grants the application Temporary memory from the Heap to allow for smoother function ability. The operating environment is controlled by the system global variables which is the elapsed time of each open......

Words: 1686 - Pages: 7

Macs

...Mac Vs. PC “The biggest ongoing discussion has to be the one that’s dominated the technological world for well over two decades: the Mac vs Pc debate” (Intel.com). Many have debated that Pc is better than Mac while others have debated Mac is better than Pc. Only a few have said that it depends on what it’s used for. If only we had more insight to both sides of Mac and Pc. Many people pick a computer based on what they are used for to and don’t find the computer that’s right for them. Others don’t find out the facts about each computer and just go with the cheapest because it’s cheap, even though they would be getting a cheap computer it can still be the wrong kind of computer for them, plus it wouldn’t work to their advantage. Before reading this you have to dismiss the ideas you had about Mac’s and Pc’s. If you put aside what you think you know about Pc, and Mac you will understand what computer is best for you. “Mac is a line of personal (PCs) designed, developed, and marketed by Inc. It was initially targeted mainly at the home, education, and creative professional markets. Since the introduction of the Macintosh, the computer has seen significant evolution now making it one of, if not the most powerful general-purpose computers on the market. It now targets the business, science, and law markets as well.” “Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. Microsoft introduced an operating named Windows on......

Words: 2127 - Pages: 9

Big Mac

...1. How is each of these ingredients digested and in what form do they finally reach your bloodstream? (two all-beef patties, onions, lettuce, pickles, cheese, and sesame seed bun) The Big Mac is composed of the following Food Item | Biomolecule/Nutrient(pre-digestion) | Absorbable form(post digestion) | Function | Two all-beef patties | Protein | Amino acids | Growth and repairAntibodies, hormones, enzymes | Special sauce | LipidsCarbohydrates | Fatty acids, glycerolMonosaccharide’s | Structure, stored energyEnergy | Lettuce, Pickles, Onions | RoughageCarbohydrates | Not digestedMonosaccharide’s | Intestinal work outEnergy | Cheese | Lipids | Fatty acids, glycerol | Structure, stored energy | Sesame Seed Bun | Carbohydrates | Monosaccharide’s | Energy |  The BIG MAC is placed in the mouth. The bread is mainly starch, the special sauce is mainly fat, lettuce, pickles, and onions are niacin. The beef patties are protein, and cheese in a form of calcium, fat, and protein. The piece of the BIG MAC is placed in the mouth and chewed; the starch is being digested by saliva. The starch becomes a kind of sugar which is used as nourishment for the cells. Saliva changes food to a form that can be used by the body called enzymes. The burger is swallowed and passes into the esophagus. This is the muscular tube that contracts along its length to push the food down in to the stomach. In the alimentary canal the meat and special sauce is being absorbed. The fat in the......

Words: 426 - Pages: 2