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2. It doesn’t crash.

Are you just a tad too well acquainted with the notorious “blue screen of death”? Bid it a fond farewell. With Mac OS X, you’ll become accustomed instead to industry-leading stability. In this elegant new operating system, memory is fully protected and applications can’t conflict with the OS or one another. And, oh yes, Mac OS X is built on the industrial strength of Unix. Most Fortune 500 companies, governments, and universities rely on Unix for their mission-critical applications. And now, so can you.

To be fair, Windows XP is pretty crash-proof, too. Both, however, are prone to a long moment of introspection when something goes wrong with an application. Crash-worthiness is almost as important in operating systems as it is in automobiles. Think of Mac OS X as a Volvo and Windows XP as, well, whatever is a close second to fine Swedish engineering.


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