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ZDNet: Why you should take a look at Mac OS X.1

Oct 01, 2001, 23:45 (46 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Coursey)

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"This weekend, Apple released the first major revision to System X, the Unix-based Macintosh operating system of the future. The new version, called 10.1 (or should I write X.1?), cleans up some of the loose ends from the first release, especially by improving performance.

OS X is the nicest operating system I've ever seen. It works like an OS should work, but is very different from all previous Mac operating systems. Mostly, this is a good thing for average users, though people used to troubleshooting Mac problems must begin their education pretty much from scratch.

...If the Linux community really wants to hurt Microsoft--a frequent theme in some of the e-mail I receive from readers--wouldn't buying a Mac be a good way to do this without having to deal with some of the challenges of Linux? Just a thought."

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