10 main differences between Mac and Windows computers
Between Mac computers and Windows PCs (or so-called PC) kept epic battle for many years. Windows PC were preferred by consumers for a long time and programmers used to write the best apps first for Windows.
But in the last few years things have changed. Now it is almost impossible to find an application for Windows, which is not available for Mac. And in recent years after the release of Windows 8, Apple’s operating systems and Microsoft have developed and changed even more.
Here we have compiled a list of 10 major differences between Mac computers and Windows PC computers. Before you see who they are, maybe it will be interesting to read the article: ‘What drives us say to us’ and ‘How are Mac users and PC’.
1. Apple boasts the design of their computers
Apple holds many of this company’s products look good. The company pays attention to all the details, even the internal components are beautifully crafted. On the other hand the design of PC-th depends on the company that makes them, but they usually are not as attractive as the Mac-s. Of course there are exceptions such as Dell laptops by 2012.
2. Mac computers are generally more expensive
Overall, Mac computers are much more expensive than PC computers. Do a quick check on the internet shop equipment and you will see that it is a few times higher prices. Of course, there are some models of high-end PCs with Windows, which cost almost as much as the MacBook Air (or even more), but you can easily find a super cheap computer models with Windows.
3. Windows offers more opportunities for gamers
It is a fact that gamers prefer mass machines with Windows OS, because they can increase the performance of your computer with a good graphics card or add more memory to handle the toughest games. Mac-s usually can not compete as a gaming machine, unless you are willing to spend huge amount of money.
4. The owners of Mac receive better support
When your Mac computer is damaged, you may take it to your local Apple Store. It will help specialist and if the injury is minor and easy removal may not have to pay. You will have much more trouble, however if your PC computer breaks. Then in most cases you have to call directly to the manufacturer of your computer to get help and guidance on how to proceed.
5. Mac computers are more secure against malware and viruses
According to the company AVG Apple platform is still a bit more secure. This was apparently due to the fact that Mac-s are less preferred by consumers than Windows computers. With the increasing popularity of Mac computers, however, hackers began to target the Apple platform and evidence that we have seen in recent years. It was one of the reasons Apple to add a new type of encryption and security features in OS X Yosemite.
6. The two operating systems look different
Windows 8.1 and OS of Apple, OS X look totally different. By default, the Windows interface is tile from which users can access news, photos, contacts, or ability to browse the Windows Store, among other options. You can view your applications by scrolling left and right or by swiping down. Mac OS X has a cleaner and easier on the eye interface. At the most basic level, you have a desktop dock for access to all your favorite applications and taskbar at the top of the screen.
7. PC computers offer a wide variety of hardware
There are many different manufacturers of personal computers and thus consumers have a wide choice between different options and brands. Microsoft has created software, and companies such as HP, Acer, Lenovo, Dell, and many others make hardware. As to Apple, the company makes the hardware and software, which very limited consumer choice.
8. Some models Windows computers have touch screens
Many models have a Windows PC version with touch screen as the interface of Windows 8.1 is designed for these displays. This possibility does not exist currently for Mac.
9. Windows works on tablets, not just laptops and desktops
Platform Windows 8.1 is available for devices of all sizes – from giant ‘all-in-one’ computers to laptops and tiny 8-inch tablets. OS X is available only for laptops, desktops and ‘all-in-one’ computers from Apple.
10. Windows can run on Mac computers
Mac-s allow you to run Windows or a virtual machine or directly on the system. Every Mac has built-in program called Boot Camp, which lets you install Windows on your machine. If you want, you can divide the space on your hard drive between Windows and Mac OS X, so you can use both operating systems on the same computer.http://szlifestyle.com/sz/2014/12/10/10-main-differences-between-mac-and-windows-computers/https://i2.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/sz_windows-8.1-Vs-OS-x-mavericks.jpg?fit=599%2C337https://i2.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/sz_windows-8.1-Vs-OS-x-mavericks.jpg?resize=150%2C150TECH NEWSApple,Microsoft,WindowsBetween Mac computers and Windows PCs (or so-called PC) kept epic battle for many years. Windows PC were preferred by consumers for a long time and programmers used to write the best apps first for Windows. But in the last few years things have changed. Now it is almost impossible...Richard D.Richard Deendeen@szlifestyle.comContributorRichard Deen is a writer at szlifestyle. What can I say I love gadgets!szlifestyle.com Tech News, Life Style, Reviews, Videos!