As one of Thrive’s primary Macintosh resources, I’m beginning to see an increasing trend in companies moving to Mac. Maybe it’s the allure of the “Macintosh Experience”, or the life expectancy of the hardware or even – and this is a stretch – that the average utilization time with a Mac running on batteries is close to four hours at full processor potential.
But moving your users to Mac, and maintaining a Windows Server infrastructure, isn’t without its caveats. Let’s face it, the two are (and always will be) competitors. Sure, Microsoft makes software to run on the (more…)
I took a day trip from Boston to Atlanta this week, 6:00am flight, never fun! However, I made things a little easier on myself this trip. Instead of bringing my laptop, I brought my iPad.
iPads are lighter and smaller than laptops, yet big enough to get more work done in comparison to my Blackberry. I was able to check all my emails, view email attachments without a microscope, review the website of the companies I was meeting with, and provide some feedback on a marketing video. And when I was ready to sleep on the plane, I listened to my music (“Lost Boys” soundtrack). (more…)