Why You Should Buy An Apple Macintosh Computer

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Do you own a computer? What kind of computer is it? Is it a Microsoft PC, running Windows Vista? Or is it an Apple Macintosh running Mac OS X? Using a PC can be such a hassle. Macintosh computers are so much better and easier to use than a PC. Macs also are better for the planet, have a longer lifespan, have more reliable hardware, are less likely to crash or get viruses, have better security features, it’s very easy to transfer all your files from a PC to a Mac, and a Mac can be a PC if you really wanted it too. But I will explain that last one later. First, I will tell you about how the build of the Macintosh computer is a big reason of the rapid growth of Macs. In 2007, 2008, and 2009, Apple’s Macbook, Macbook Pro, and I-Mac (their top 3 selling computers) have all received EPEAT Gold medals. EPEAT is a company based on trying to make the electronic world greener. A gold medal from EPEAT means that the computer met all 23 of the required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria. Some examples of the criteria are: making it fully Arsenic-free, BFR-free, and Mercury-free, having fully PVC free cables and hard drive systems, and increasing the recyclability of the product and packaging. In October 2008, Apple rebuilt the Macbook and Macbook Pro. And they rebuilt it using 50% less structural parts. They also completely redesigned the battery, giving it up to 10 hours of battery on a single charge. The way the new battery is designed, gives the entire computer as a whole, a new lifespan of up to 5 years. Compare that to the average PC’s battery life of 1-2 hours and full lifespan of 2 years and the old Macbook’s battery life of 4-5 hours and a full lifespan of 3 years. And all Macintosh computers use LED backlit disp... ... middle of paper ... ...t to designate to Boot Camp, restart your computer, and it asks you if you want to start using Windows. Then it’s running just like a PC without the hassle. And when your ready to go back to the Mac platform, just restart your computer normally, and it will go back to normal. There are even programs available for purchase like “Parallels” and “VMware Fusion,” that let you run both Mac OS X and Windows at the same time, and let you switch back and forth without having to restart your computer. Please, go out now and buy your Mac. As you could see, it’s very simple to make the switch, you won’t have the worry about getting viruses, it’s better for the planet to buy a Mac than to buy another PC, and if you really had to you could easily run the occasional Windows program. So for your benefit, I would get on apple.com and start the purchase right now, for your sake.

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