19 posts • joined 29 Feb 2012
Google switched to Mac
A few years ago when Windows got slammed by a virus Google made the switch to the Mac platform. I forget what virus it was, but in order to use Linux or Windows you have to make a good claim on why you must use those. Mac is about the only choice at Google to my understanding unless you make your case!
Its not surprising as iOS has the most mobile traffic on the web with people who actually use their devices.
• iPhone was released 5 years, 7 months, and 19 days after iPod.
• iPad was released 2 years, 9 months, and 5 days after iPhone.
• Tim Cook has been Apple CEO for 2 years, 8 months.
What about later on
What happens years later when all your data is on their servers in the cloud and they go crazy on the pricing then?
Look at unlimited data plans for cell phones as an example.......
I don't see what the big deal was.....I just used another browser until it got fixed. They said the update was near and figured it would be this week. Whoopee!!
If they would have rushed out a fix and screwed something up then everyone would have been complaining about that! It was put in a current about to be released update and tested and released! That simple!
Bad decision and taste
Take notice the back of the head looks like Steve Jobs when he was sick and near the end of his life. I think that is poor decision making at the person who ok'd the videos and publishing them! Thats just not right.
Same features as last model?
Does it come with the same features as the last model?
Yea more netbook junk
All a Chromebook is, is a netbook piece of junk. But this time you have a company selling you to their customers the advertisers!
As infested as Google Play is I would ban them as well. Google is just as dirty as MS if not dirtier, do some research!
I would be more worried about what Google does. They scan everything you do, your email, etc. They add code to their site to bypass security in browsers. To Google your the product being sold to its customers the advertisers!
They should feel so proud
Copying another company to make 8Billion.......I feel proud for them!!
Keep em as long as possible
lol.......Microsoft, keep him as long as possible! Apple and Google will greatly appreciate the gesture!
Hopefully not a subscription or buy add ons weapons etc
If they start a subscription or in game buying like buy your weapon and stuff I'm done playing video games if it takes that turn! I don't mind buying a new $40-$50 game, but I won't be in EverQuest mode, sorry!
Get your facts straight
Apple is going after all servers that is talking to this malware and Dr. Webs is one of them. Its not the only server being gone after.
As far as Apple trying to sweep it under the rug! Not so! They are making a detect remove utility and is surprised by this like everyone else. I still don't believe it, I think Dr Web is behind the whole mess. That company is in russia where most malware comes from and was the only one with the data at first. Seems suspicious to me!
Apple is learning as they go and are still learning about the problem and investigating the issue. They haven't been attacked like Windows OS has over the years so they are not professionals at malware/virus protection. Grow up and learn about the company! Want a company to hate go look at Google, Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft.
iArrogance......I have over 200 macs under me and none have been infected by this bug. Its not arrogance its standing behind a product you believe in and a company that supports its users and doesn't sell you like Google does.
Go to Dell and price a comparable laptop meaning a Precision laptop and spec them out the same and see the prices then. All the laptops at $499+ all look good on paper.
Look at the ultrabooks coming out now to compete with the Macbook Air......they are having a hard time getting the price under $1000 because of quality components and not junk.
And as always with Apple they usually only update once a year, maybe twice with the laptops, but its usually best to wait for the next update to get the latest and greatest. Sometimes Dell/others get the products out quicker that have been updated over the year, but usually Apple will update pretty quick on a new release of hardware like the upcoming ivy bridge.
Plus with a Mac you have less problems with hardware in my experience over 11 years, plus you can run OS X, Windows, Linux, etc. I only run OS X, its nice not having to worry about spyware, etc and things always just work usually.
Every time I turn my Windows 7 PC on I am troubleshooting or updating or wasting time in one way or another.
Re: Shot across the bow
Then they would loose alot of customers!!
This article is flawed in so many ways........Apple isn't hurting.....heck today it was announced that the ATF is dropping blackberries for iPhones. The iPhone had the most sales over the holiday quarter and the last few months iPhone is going up as Android is evening out and going the other way.
But in the long long run I think its Microsoft all over again....we are seeing Android all over being used on junk up to good products and it will have the most marketshare just like Windows and Apple with have its own little niche market just like the Mac. There are so many junk Android phones out there and too much confusion and choices its a mess. Apple has a nice simple way of doing things and having its niche market is fine with me! Apple makes the best hardware and software and it will continue.
Only Android tablet worth getting is the Asus or Samsung and we see how much those are....just as much as the iPad. The rest are cheap junk....you get what you pay for!
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