Multiple desktops (Mission Control)I've heard so many people say that Mac is more convenient once you get used to it.
Is there some specific features that make Macs more convenient than Windows?
Yes.Is that free when youre buying new laptop?
Nope. Older macs still have to pay for it.Now it is. It used to cost something but never as much a office. The Word, Excel equivalents aren't quite as good and very often interoperability with Microsoft Office because of work or study is a problem.
Microsoft probably wouldn't have been allowed to bundle that much software with their OS because of market share. They do have Windows Life which covers some of the non Office areas and Mail.
iWorks is I think even free if you buy an older used Mac. As long as you can get into the AppStore (since OSX 10.6.8) you should just be able to download it for free.
No question but the big difference AFAIK, is that its more of a self inflicted wound. That is without antivirus software for windows, its difficult to avoid infection. With a trojan on OSX you generally have to install an app that prompts for your admin credentials. There are some exceptions but for the most part you have to be an active participant in the process.It still does harm to the user
i think the one possible way is to report bugs via their Radar (bug reporting) system.How does one submit an updated program or source code back to apple? I'm not disagreeing with you but I through with Apple, its a one way direction. With the open source they let you use it, but they don't incorporate any changes.
I can understand any Win 8 users relieved to be using OSX, though I support it I wouldn't dream of using it myself aside from on the test rig I have. 7 really didn't need replacing as like Vista lots of 8 was not very well thought out with the metro stupidity, confusing a desktop OS with a tablet and menus options spread stupidly all over the shop, though like Vista underneath there was much to find good in. 8.1 was an improvement, half way but still not enough. From what I hear it will be 8.2 that will give a desktop OS back that succeeds 7 as a worthy competitor, though in my case I feels it's more complimentary to a Mac.
They both do different things good and have their own strengths and weaknesses and I couldn't do without either of them!