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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
The reason so many people are flocking (haha sheep joke) to Lion is because the last OS Apple put out wasn't that great. Not like Win7.

Win7 isn't being adopted as fast because people can still use a 10 year old OS (XP) without issues. Try using OS X Puma.
Leopard was Apple's Windows 7. SL and Lion have been meh updates.

Lets just say Apple and MS have different ideas of OS releases. Technically Mac users are still on "OS 10" if you look strictly at nomenclature. The releases cant be compared.
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post #92 of 143
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Leopard was Apple's Windows 7. SL and Lion have been meh updates.

Lets just say Apple and MS have different ideas of OS releases. Technically Mac users are still on "OS 10" if you look strictly at nomenclature. The releases cant be compared.
Then why are we comparing Windows 7 to Lion in any way, shape, or form?
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post #93 of 143
one of the new features in lion is the calender which lets you now add YEARLESS BIRTHDAYS!! ADD YOUR FRIENDS BIRTHDAY WITHOUT A YEAR...

is that seriously one of the 250 magnificent changes? that could just be a new version of a piece of software...
post #94 of 143
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Then why are we comparing Windows 7 to Lion in any way, shape, or form?
i'm not. I was just saying service packs are not sl/lion/leopard updates. *shrug*
 
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a $30 OS outsold a $200 OS?

Surely you jest.
Not only do they jest, its plain wrong. There's almost 5x more Win 7 users than Apple computer users.

Hell, more people still use Vista than Apple in total.

Over 5x people still use a 10 year old OS from Microsoft.

Over 12x more people use MS in general than Apple.




I think its not a jest - its just a lie.
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Not only do they jest, its plain wrong. There's almost 5x more Win 7 users than Apple computer users.

Hell, more people still use Vista than Apple in total.

Over 5x people still use a 10 year old OS from Microsoft.

Over 12x more people use MS in general than Apple.




I think its not a jest - its just a lie.
In wading through all this poo slinging people are doing, I like the logic of this post.

When I saw the stats during the keynote I saw the line graph and laughed. x% of people were updated in x amount of time doesn't really translate when you are talking about a HUGE number difference in quantity. Follow?
     
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post #97 of 143
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Not only do they jest, its plain wrong. There's almost 5x more Win 7 users than Apple computer users.

Hell, more people still use Vista than Apple in total.

Over 5x people still use a 10 year old OS from Microsoft.

Over 12x more people use MS in general than Apple.




I think its not a jest - its just a lie.
Apple skewed the results by showing adoption percentages. 10% of 1'000 people compared to 10% of a 12'000 people are radically different numbers.

The 3% they shown is still much higher then apples 10%.

Apply and their logically false advertisement. Isn't that illegal?
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Criticize the competition. Don't say why you're better.

Apple logic.
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Tim who?
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Windows 7 has had double the adoption rate of Vista.

Also Lion is a $30 upgrade. Windows 7 is a lot more expensive. This is just mind share/marketing baloney.

Oh yeah, not to mention Apple has sold WAAAY less copies of Lion than MS has of Windows 7.
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