Are Macs Better? The short answer is yes. About 3 months ago I ordered a Macbook Pro (Intel based Macintosh notebook computer). It was brand new, and still not shipping so I waited about a month to get it. I have never had a Mac computer before. I had always heard everyone that had a Mac say how much better they thought it was etc, but I was happy (As I could be) with my very fast dual opteron windows xp machine.
The main reason I ordered the Mac was to make sure everything on Bluehost worked flawlessly for our Mac users. We always want all our users experiences to be as good as it can be. To make a long story short, I now have my Macbook pro that I use here and there in the house, an Imac in my home office, and an Imac at my “real” office. To be fair, I have 3 windows notebooks, and 3 windows machines at home (I have 4 kids that are geeks like me and need computers of their own – Even my identical twins that are 3). I don’t hate windows, I just LOVE Macs. At first when I used my Mac I didn’t feel totally competent. It works differently than windows. I made the decision to use it exclusively for 2 weeks to make myself become somewhat proficient with OS X (The Mac operating system). When I started using windows again I quickly realized I had become spoiled. I use windows only when necessary now. The Mac design is just SMART. They THINK about how things should work.
The next time you are running some software uninstall program on your windows machine, think about how I simply drag an icon to the trash folder to uninstall a piece of software. I would be interested to see if there was ANYONE out there that had used OS X for any length of time that prefers windows.
The new intel-based Macs even run Windows XP flawlessly now, so when you are FORCED to use windows on your Mac you can. I have tried it out on all my Macs and it works great. Now there is no reason to NOT buy a Mac except that they are generally 50% more expensive than the equivalent windows machine. Some things are worth it
Matt Heaton / President of Bluehost.com and a NEWLY CONFIRMED Mac user for life!