Mac OS X Snow Leopard is built on a rock-solid, time-tested UNIX foundation that provides unparalleled stability as well as industry-leading support for Internet standards. Improvements include a more responsive Finder, new look and features for Expose and Stacks, quicker Time Machine backup, faster common tasks and installation, a smaller install footprint, and plenty more. New core technologies unleash the power of today’s advanced hardware technology and prepare Mac OS X for future innovation: 64-bit computing, multicore-optimization, OpenCL, QuickTime X, and more. With virtually no effort on your part, Mac OS X protects itself and you from viruses, malicious applications, and other threats. Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes built-in support for the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server, so you can use Mail, iCal, and Address Book at home and at work. While you can have Mac Box Set (with Snow Leopard) in $149.99 but the Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard DVD is for just $25.
Apple updated the aluminum unibody MacBook Pro line to include 13-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch models featuring Apple’s innovative built-in battery for up to 40 percent longer battery life. Each MacBook Pro includes an LED-backlit display with greater color intensity, the innovative glass Multi-Touch trackpad, an illuminated keyboard, an SD card or ExpressCard slot, a FireWire 800 port and state of the art NVIDIA graphics. Apple also updated the incredibly thin and light MacBook Air, making it more powerful and more affordable.
It’s hard to switch to MAC from Windows because there is not much support for MAC. Users are not sure that they will be able to run all their favorite programs at MAC or not. MAC is different experience. It’s usage is different. What if something goes wrong with MAC? These are the questions which prevent user from switching OS. Okay now these problems are really history. Welcome to Apple Genius Bar. The Genius Bar is a tech support station located inside every Apple Retail Store, the purpose of which is to offer help and support for Apple products. Ron Johnson, the Senior Vice President for Retail, has often referred to the Genius Bar as the “heart and soul of our stores”. Employees are specially trained and certified at the Genius Bar. Their role is to help customers with Apple hardware and software. All in-store repairs of Apple products are carried out by “Geniuses”, formerly known as Mac Geniuses.
This post is a treat for me and TechMynd’s readers. I am going to highlight several things about Microsoft, Apple, Macintosh, IBM, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and the movies which I think every IT professional or geek should watch. The Pirates of Silicon Valley and The Antitrust. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two college drop outs. Yet they ceased the future and gave this world a new dimension to explore. Now people live different, they think different, they communicate differently. Here I am mixing up some facts, fun and fiction together. Enjoy!
Ever wondered, “who were the first men to create a computer?”
Transform Ubuntu, MAC, Windows or XBox into a Media Center. XBMC is an award winning media center application for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and XBox. The ultimate hub for all your media, XBMC is easy to use, looks slick, and has a large helpful community. Viewing and play a vast library of audio, video and image formats. Manage all media seamlessly. Plugins support and much more.
Leopard is the world’s most advanced operating system. So advanced, it even lets you run Windows if there’s a PC application you need to use. Just get a copy of Windows and start up Boot Camp, now included with Leopard. Setup is simple and straightforward — just as you’d expect with a Mac.