The Big Debate: Mac vs. PC

We've all seen the commercials. "I'm a Mac," "I'm a PC." The Apple sponsored commercials show the differences between the Mac and the PC in a humorous way, giving the Mac the edge. But, what don't the commercials show you? What do PC's have that's better? Are Mac's really the best choice all around, or is there a better option for small business owners? Let's explore.Back to the BasicsPerformance is one of the most important factors when deciding on which computer to buy for your small business. In general, the performance of any computer depends on the random access memory (RAM) which comes with your computer. The RAM is commonly referred to as the memory of your computer. More memory means a faster boot up and a more efficient experience. Based on information from various websites and my own personal experience with my PC and my college roommates' Mac, the two are very different. I have had one PC with Windows XP and one with Vista. Although Vista is the newer of th... [Read Full Article]

The Battle for XP

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants. -- Theodore Roosevelt True, President Roosevelt was not discussing Microsoft management when he spoke those words, but were he alive today he might well approve of their use in this case. There is a battle looming in the world of personal computing. A fight that will pit the mighty against a foe that still does not know its own strength: Microsoft against that host of loyal PC users for whom Windows XP is the operating system of choice. Now, before you yawn and wander off, dismissing this as a nerd-centric argument that could never possibly impact your life, let me ask you a question: If you had a product that worked well, did nearly everything you asked of it and offered greater satisfaction than you had from previous versions; how would you like to be told that you would have to switch to... [Read Full Article]