Mac VS Windows : What You Should Consider

Mac VS Windows : What You Should Consider
Mac VS Windows : What You Should Consider

Do you want to know a secret not so secret?

Computers would almost always cost you some good money.

But you’ll agree that your productivity is only as good as your performance.

A good laptop makes all the difference between finishing your work, winning a game or suffering from lag and being blocked altogether.

So we totally understand, when you come to us with all the fuss about making the right choice for your laptop needs.

In this post, we have come up with this checklist to help you know what to expect from the MAC and Windows.

So, before you make your choice, here goes….

SIMILARITIES

  • They both use the same basic hardware components.
  • They are both compatible with third-party keyboards and mice, including wireless keyboards and wireless mice.
  • They both have a virtual assistant. The Mac has Siri, and Windows-based PCs have Cortana.
  • They both allow you to use cloud services such as Dropbox, Box.net, and Google Drive. Popular browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft’s Edge browser are available for both, with Safari no longer supported on Windows.
  • They both work well with Microsoft Office and so you conveniently work on docs.

DIFFERENCES

  • Microsoft Windows has more software written for it, including proprietary software some people need for work.
  • Microsoft Windows supports both touch screens and the familiar keyboard and mouse setup, while the MacOS does not.
  • More viruses and malware target Windows-based PCs. However, malware is written specifically for the Mac.
  • Windows-based PCs are usually less expensive than Macs. Because it is built by many different manufacturers, including HP, Dell, and Lenovo. Macs are built and sold by Apple. This results in better stability, but it also means fewer options.
  • Microsoft Windows has better support for gaming. This includes support for Virtual Reality hardware such as the Oculus Rift.
  • It is easy to upgrade a Windows-based PC part by part than a Mac.

So you see, that your choice for Windows or Mac all comes down to your personal taste.

If you are shopping for laptops, the right place to be looking is our selection of Apple and Windows Computers. You can buy now and pay later with Specta both online at our retail stores. Our 360° Service Support also has you covered for all installations you need.

But inside tip, Mac’s are better for programmers and content creators and Windows top choice for Gamers.