"Macintosh" Essays and Research Papers

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Macintosh versus Windows (Final Essay) Daniela Vanegas- Botero COM/170 Version 4 April 9, 2013 Dr. Tracy A. Boothe Macintosh versus Windows (Final Essay) The comparing and contrasting between Apple supporters and Windows fans has raged on college campuses, social networks, and Internet message boards. It is a discussion that invited flame wars. Choosing between two of the most well-known and favorite computers in the world can be difficult because they are both competitive...

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Reasons for Apple Macintosh to Survive and Expand as a Business

Since the early 1980's, when the establishment of Macintosh by the Apple company was established - mainly due to its involvement in various markets such as personal computers, and more recently; MP3 players and computer hardware and software - it has since then been known as one of the pioneers of the computer industry. With its computer products originally aimed at the market of education, home and professional creativity, Macintosh has now expanded massively across the globe as regards to their...

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Disk Management of a Macintosh Operating System

Disk Management of a Macintosh Operating System Michael Seeley American Continental University Abstract Disk management and their utilities are becoming increasingly complex as drive capacity becomes even bigger. With this paper, I decided that I would try to explain something that I have considerably less experience with, namely Mac OS X. Applications such as Time Machine, Disk Utility, and a third-party application called Permanent Erase are excellent ways to manage your hard disk with...

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Battle of the Bytes: Macintosh vs. Windows 95

Battle of the Bytes: Macintosh vs. Windows 95 It used to be that the choice between a Mac and a PC was pretty clear. If you wanted to go for the more expensive, easier to use, and better graphics and sound, you went to buy a Macintosh, for the cheaper price, it was the PC. Now it is a much different show. With the release of Windows 95 and the dynamics of the hardware market have changed the equation. On the other hand, Apple has made great price reductions on many of their computers last October...

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Apple’s “1984”: Greatest Commercial Ever Made

Apple’s “1984”: Greatest Commercial Ever Made "1984" is an American television commercial which introduced the Apple Macintosh personal computer for the first time. The commercial served as a significant milestone in the history of adverting and had a massive effect on the popularity of Apple. The ad consistently been lauded as a classic, winning critical acclaim over time. It is now considered a watershed event and a masterpiece in advertising, and is widely regarded as one of the most memorable...

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Brief History of Apple Computers

Brief History of Apple Macintosh The first Macintosh was the 128 K released first in 1984. Macintosh was first affordable computer to include a GUI (Graphical User Interface). It was built around the Motorola 6800 chip which was significantly faster than previous processors. It came in a small case with a black and white monitor built- in. It even came with a mouse and keyboard. Big progress from the Apple I which came out in 1976 which included only the circuit board, but here's the real kicker...

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Apple’s Increasing Problems and Core Strategic Issue(S) Leading to the Crises Around the Mid 1990s

in 1981, the competition between Apple with its Macintosh Operation System (OS) and Microsoft with its “open” DOS (later Windows) OS has begun (see case p. 2). At least one factor which led into Apple’s crises was that both competitors followed different market entry strategies. On the one hand, Apple kept its Macintosh OS proprietary and was not willing to license the software and technology in order to enable other manufacturers producing Macintosh clones. Michael Spindler was the first CEO which...

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the history of microsoft word

Since then, Word 2007, Word 2010, and most recently, Word 2013 have been released for Windows. In 1986, an agreement between Atari and Microsoft brought Word to the Atari ST.[1] The Atari ST version was a translation of Word 1.05 for the Apple Macintosh; however, it was released under the name Microsoft Write (the name of the word processor included with Windows during the 80s and early 90s).[2][3] Unlike other versions of Word, the Atari version was a one time release with no future updates or...

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Apple Supply Chain Management

end of the 1970’s Apple have a good sized staff of bother computer designers and a production line. The Macintosh was made well-known by the 1.5 million dollar commercial “1984” released on the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII on January 22, 1984. The Macintosh at first sold well, but it soon withered off because of the high prices and limited choice of software titles. The Macintosh Portable was presented in 1989 and was designed like a desktop and weighed 17 pounds. In 1998, Apple’s iMac...

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Apple Case Study

model was based on selling a computer that could be used straight out of the box with a closed platform. In 1981 IBM introduced a Microsoft's DOS operating system and it’s an open system and easily cloned, whilst a lack of compatible software on Macintosh (Mac) made net income fall 17%. Steve Jobs was removed from his operational role by the board. Jobs left Apple to find a new company NeXT. The Scully years, 1985-1993: In 1985 John Scully was appointed as CEO. Scully was an operations and marketing...

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