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Mac OS. Larry Monteleone 8.5. Development. On April Fool\'s Day, 1976, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs released the Apple I computer and started Apple Computers. . Apple introduced Macintosh in 1984. Command button. OS X Characteristics . Dock Bar. Finder. Spotlight. Launchpad.

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mac os
Mac OS

Larry Monteleone 8.5

development
Development

On April Fool\'s Day, 1976, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs released the Apple I computer and started Apple Computers.

Apple introduced Macintosh in 1984.

os x characteristics

Command button

OS X Characteristics

Dock Bar

Finder

Spotlight

Launchpad

Auto-hiding scrollbars

computer hardware platforms for os x

Mac develops and manufactures their hardware as well as their OS.

Computer Hardware platforms for OS X

Mac OS currently runs on Intel chips, which means you can run Windows XP or Vista simultaneously with Mac OS using Boot Camp or Parallels software.

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DISADVANTAGES

ADVANTAGES

Stability

Expensive

Security

  • Not as many programs available as with PC

Excellent for Graphics and Multimedia.

  • Unable to find many disadvantages for this project

Look and feel is preferable

Games – not as many games are available for OS X as Windows XP

Industry standard for most creative fields.

It\'s easy to use, efficient, and features a very user friendly interface.

You can run XP or Vista simultaneously with Mac OS X

MacBook Pro is the most environmentally friendly pc

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Windows XP vs. Mac OS X

  • Released October 25, 2001
  • Cheetah (10.0) was released on March 24, 2001
  • Windows XP is a last-generation operating system created and sold by Microsoft and was bundled with most pre-built PC computers between 2001 and 2006.
  • Mac OS X is a current operating system created and sold by Apple and shipped on all Macintosh products. It is based upon Darwin
  • Puts the launch bar together with its main toolbar and keeps menu functions in the windows of the applications.
  • Separates application menus from its windows.
programming software available for os x

Logic Pro Audio

Programming software available for OS X

Photoshop

iLife

Pro Tools

iTunes

Safari

iPhoto

Mail

summary
Summary

Founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

The command button, dock bar, finder spotlight, Launchpad are exclusive characteristics that make OS X really stand out from the rest.

Current Version is OS X Lion, released July 20, 2010

Mac develops and manufactures their own hardware and operating system.

Advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

There are many great software packages that are made for OS X

citations

"The History of Apple Computers." Inventors. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Apple_Computers.htm>.

  • Estes, Theo. "Apple Computers: The Essential Characteristics | EHow.com." EHow | How to Videos, Articles & More - Discover the Expert in You. | EHow.com. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.ehow.com/info_8355115_apple-computers-essential-characteristics.html>.
  • "Mac OS X." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_os_x>.
  • Jansons, Neal. "Windows XP vs. Mac OS X | EHow.com." EHow | How to Videos, Articles & More - Discover the Expert in You. | EHow.com. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.ehow.com/about_4761604_xp-vs-mac-os-x.html>.
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