datamation.com: Over the years, I've come very close to giving OS X serious consideration for replacing my existing Linux PCs. Recently I decided to look into my mindset a little more closely.
macworld.com: When the weekend comes, Macalope likes to put his hooves up and enjoy some alfalfa and a grain-based beverage. Is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, according to PCWorld’s Katherine Noyes. Why else would she have so thoughtlessly decided to write this insipid piece—”Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever“—about Mac and Linux security?
linuxinsider.com: It's been just a little over a year since Linux Girl last raised the "pad" question with Linux bloggers, who were noncommittal at best back then. Now that we're on to the next iteration, she couldn't resist checking back to see if their opinions have changed.
petur.eu: Linux is, without doubt a good operating system, although I feel more needs to be done to de-alienate it for the average user. I’m going to list 5 things i feel OS X does better than Linux, or should I say Ubuntu Linux to be more specific?
lockergnome.com: Every once in a blue moon, the opportunity to re-evaluate exactly which OS is best for a given user comes along. And this can come into play on a number of factors:
sharms.org: A common trend among many of the best developers is to see them posting screenshots running OS X. Many of the best developers, some my personal ‘developer heroes’, have made the switch to OS X.
muktware.com: Heavy usage of adjectives seems to be the keyword of Apple's guideline for press releases. The company has over-used words like magical, revolutionary, reinvents and advanced so many times that they have lost their meaning.
gnuski.blogspot: At today's Apple conference, one of the big roll-outs is Apple's new Mac Store. Basically, its a way to use aptitude on OSX, for paid apps.
pcworld.com: I think the success of the Mac is mostly a matter of marketing. Whatever your own personal beliefs, though, there's no denying that there are certain things Linux clearly does better than Mac OS X. If you're trying to decide on a platform for your business, these factors are worth keeping in mind.
asinen.org: Mike has ditched Linux for Mac OS X. His blog post and most of the comments are quite measured, which is nice. A lot of Mike’s criticisms are probably quite valid too. However, he is comparing quite different things.
zdnet.com: It’s an in-depth analysis from Florian Mueller, whose FOSSPatents remains fiercely opposed to all software patents. It’s something of a follow-up to a May piece in which he considered the idea of a Fair Troll.
computerworlduk.com: The museum now has the source code of two software components from the original Macintosh available for your download and study with Apple's blessing.
blogs.computerworld: Apple has long had a history of being arrogant. But, more often than not, they've been able to back it up by the quality of their products. But now, with Apple locking out Adobe Flash and Google Ads, not to mention their cute trick of setting up an HTML 5 demo site that only works with Apple's own Safari Web browser, I think Apple has overstepped their authority.
phoronix.com: Now it is time to see how Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3 compete with one another.
- Apple has gone too far
- Apple faces an anti-trust suit. Is there an app for that?
- Will Apple put its lawyers behind the open codec patent attack?
- It's Apple and Microsoft versus Google and Mozilla in a tag team match for the video codec in HTML5
- Apple: Worse for open source than Microsoft?
- Stop Fighting Apple
The release of yet another crippled Internet appliance by Apple, Inc. ordinarily wouldn’t be worthy of mention on these hallowed pages — but there’s been such a deluge of hipsteria about it over the weekend that I wanted to make sure that you caught the important stuff.
phoronix.com: We have published an extensive set of tests comparing the performance of Mac OS X 10.6.2 against a development build of Ubuntu 10.04. This is our first time exploring how Canonical's Lucid Lynx can compete with Apple's Snow Leopard.
pcworld.com: Here's a look at standout good guys and bad guys -- from passionate heroes who balance profit with innovation and social responsibility to money-mad, egomaniac villains who simply cannot be trusted.
earthweb.com: For a new version of Microsoft's operating system that just began shipping to consumers just a few months ago, Microsoft Windows 7 is doing quite well, according to new figures release by Web analytics firm Net Applications.