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Meh. Wake me up when Apple patents selling operating systems for money and sues Microsoft. At the rate these patent wars have been going it will happen at some point.
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post #32 of 143
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During Apple's keynote event, the newly minted CEO, Tim Cook, took no time in slinging mud over towards the Microsoft camp. In describing the download rate for Lion, he called out Microsoft because Lion is having a faster adoption rate than Windows 7.
This should not even deserve comments...
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post #33 of 143
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Windows 7 is only moving slowly because XP still works perfectly for 95% of users. In my eyes the only real difference between what I can do with 7 vs XP is DX11.

That and mac customers have a tendency to buy whatever is the newest thing out from Apple.


Very well said.
post #34 of 143
Whatever, only Appletards care.
post #35 of 143
How about looking at the actual numbers of Windows 7 sold over Lion... I think there is going to be a big difference there and this Cook guy will be silenced.
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post #36 of 143
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Win 7 SP1 download rates against Lion download rates (because let's face it, Lion is more a service pack than a new OS) and I believe the results are self-evident.

+1 for the bikini vs statistics from above, thank you for the laugh tpi2007

Thanks! You're welcome

and +1 to you too! (can't rep you of course)

I wonder what Apple would say about Windows XP, with it's SP1, SP2, and SP3, and Windows Vista with it's SP1, SP2, and platform update that gives it's users DX11 support, amongst other selected Windows 7 technologies.

Adding to that, you also have to consider all the applications and application updates Microsoft provides for free, such as MSN Messenger and the Live Essentials pack (includes Movie Maker), Windows Defender, Security Essentials, DVD Maker, Outlook Express / Mail, etc.
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post #38 of 143
LOL 10% of the population of Windows users is probably more than 100% of the population of Mac users. And yes, most XP/Vista users are happy with XP/Vista and have little reason to upgrade to 7, especially if they're casual users or businesses.
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That's because XP was so good.

Yet to see OS X have a similar awesomeness level OS like XP, just sayin'
    
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That'd be because Windows 7 is $200-400 whilst Lion is $30, for all your Macs.
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