Mac OS X Leopard vs Windows Vista 2: The Indirect Choice

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Date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2006, 20:28
Category: Opinion

Apple is strongest where Microsoft is weakest, and vice versa. Despite the intense interest in pitting Apple against Microsoft, Leopard and Vista simply aren’t direct competitors.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RDM

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Leopard vs Vista 1: Prerelease Marketing

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Date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2006, 08:00
Category: Opinion

The biggest hurdle in directly comparing Mac OS X Leopard against Windows Vista is that Apple and Microsoft have very different marketing strategies, particularly when it comes to prerelease software. Why is Apple so Secretive? described this in greater detail. Here’s the difference of ‘known knowns.’
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RDM

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The Apple Core: CoolBook adjusts Core Duo voltage and clock speed

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Date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2006, 08:00
Category: The Apple Core

coolbook-controller.pngHot on the heels of my story yesterday about undervolting your Core Duo CPU to save on battery and heat comes a nifty piece of shareware. CoolBook is a GUI to control CPU clock speed and voltage. It’s like the author was reading my mind!
CoolBook is a $10 shareware application for the MacBook and MBP that allows you to adjust the frequency (clock speed) and voltage of Intel Core Duo and Core 2 Duo CPUs.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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