Leaving Windows for Mac, but taking its best features with me

After recently witnessing my work laptop die after less than 15 minutes of being unplugged, I sent that e-mail to my IT administrator that many an office worker is tempted to write when

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Express IT: Mac vs. PC budget edition

We all have our preference. Some of us live and breathe Windows on the PC platform, while others are die-hard Mac fans - and the debate has been fueled thanks to funny and

Published on: November 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

5 not so pleasant surprises about Macs at work

More and more employees wish their companies would give them Macs. After all, Macs are powerful, sleek-looking machines that also run iTunes and Guitar Hero. Yet Macs at work have their own quirks.

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

26 negative tech ads that roasted the competition

In 2009, tech advertising took a sharp turn toward the negative. After years of being sucker-punched by Apple's anti-Windows ads, Microsoft finally fought back with a series of "Laptop Hunter" ads in which

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Harry McCracken

Apple uses new ad campaign to bash Microsoft marketing

Apple Inc. continued to bash Microsoft Corp.'s $300 million Windows advertising campaign today with another television ad that knocked its rival's renewed Vista marketing effort.Apple's new "bake sale" commercial.Like the two advertisements Apple

Published on: October 24th, 2008 Gregg Keizer and Eric Lai