Microsoft Revives "PC Versus Mac"

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ericmcdace

the only thing pc have going for them is hardware options, i know that microsoft will regret this one

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snazzman

If windows is trying to say they're better, why are they copying so many of the Macs' features? And do they mention the like 1000x more viruses for Windows?

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CaptainV45

I was surprised that the twitter buzz didn't say "Crud my PC just crashed again" I am forced to use a PC at work, and it has already frozen twice with only three apps running. I was a Windows user from 1995 until 2001 when someone gave me a six year old Performa with OS 8. It ran better and crashed less than my one year old PC with Windows 98.

But what I found most humorous was the top right corner of the page where it says "Upgrade your Internet experience" with a link to Internet Explorer. Even PC users despise Explorer.

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mac_daddy

The Mac isn't friendly?????? ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I export Pages documents to Word all the time! I open PowerPoint presentations on my Mac like weekly, AND WE CAN RUN WINDOWS. If that's not "friendly" then tell me what is!

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theshark15

Where do you think Microsoft gets all of their ideas from? APPLE! The new 'taskbar' is just the Mac OS X dock!

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rfay

And Windows (1 through) 7 was my idea...

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Jamie

The fact that all Macs run Windows natively which renders this whole tired, sad argument 100% moot. Does anybody care if their computer plays physical media anymore? They really are stuck in 1995.

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Howard Brazee

I'd pay more to be able to play Blu-Ray on my Mac.

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randoo53

...that PCs come built in with super-duper Bloatware! (why didn't they mention that!?)
And Apples not as intuitive? THAT was the part I couldn't get past.

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Howard Brazee

"Bloatware" depends on what you want. How many people use all of the software that came with their Mac?

But it doesn't matter if you never use Garageband (or whatever Windows program you don't use). Disk space is cheap.

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Holt

I am a student at Full Sail University and I have to disagree with that statement. I couldn't imagine doing my graphics on a pc.

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idbardin79

I couldn't get past the part that said "Microsoft!" :)

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Maël Thibault

I'm still laughing! HAHA. Easy to use?NO WAY!
I didn't get past that either Juan.

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JuanGuapo

Intuitive, familiar, and easy to use, PCs do what you want: they just work.

I'm still trying to get past that part.... was anyone able to get past it?

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SuperMoose

They're even copying Apple's marketing lines now.
And by saying that PCs do what you want: they just work, they are implying that macs don't just work, because you only boast about the fact that your product does what it is supposed to if the competitors product sucks.

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CardsFan29

You need to realize, someone who has used a PC or a Mac for years will always think that their side is more intuitive.

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melixi

this is wrong at least as far as I`m concerned. I was a windows man for many years and I was actually kind of annoyed when my boss said that I had to switch to mac cause one of us in the department had to learn this GUI. After 2 weeks of usage I was converted and I`ll never go back to WIN ever again. I used to like to make things work on my computer now i like to use my computer... there`s a difference!!

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Howard Brazee

I'm a Mac convert too. But I still have troubles wanting immediate focus. When I click on a different application I still want to start typing immediately. I'd love the ability to adjust that.

But for the most part, Windows has copied features so that "intuitive" isn't a big deal anymore.

Unless we need to work from the command line. BASH & Unix are much more powerful than what Windows offers.

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