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Topic: Windows 7 vs Snow Leopard

Microsoft denies Apple had influence on Windows 7 design

11/12/2009, 07:11 am

After a Microsoft official was quoted as saying that the "look and feel" of Windows 7 was inspired by Mac OS X, Apple's rival to the north has officially retracted the statement.


Microsoft official admits Windows 7 design inspired by Mac OS X

11/11/2009, 02:11 pm

When it looked to redesign its dominant operating system after the struggles of Windows Vista, Microsoft reportedly turned to Apple's Mac OS X for the "look and feel" of Windows 7.


Apple's Snow Leopard bests Windows 7 in speed tests

10/16/2009, 08:10 am

When both Mac OS X 10.6 and Windows 7 were tested on a MacBook Pro, Apple's new operating system clearly beat Microsoft in terms of speed, a new test has shown.


Mossberg: Windows 7 narrows the gap with Apple's Mac OS X

10/08/2009, 11:10 am

Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal has given Microsoft's Windows 7 a glowing review, noting that Microsoft's latest operating system is still behind Apple's Mac OS X, but not by much.


Windows 7 vs. Mac OS X Snow Leopard: Apple ups the ante

01/23/2009, 10:01 am

While Microsoft is working to refine its flagship operating system to be more palatable to a wide audience of PC users, Apple is working to keep Mac OS X a key attraction to Mac hardware to woo potential switchers and retain its loyal users. Here's what's known about Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.


Windows 7 vs. Snow Leopard: Microsoft's comeback plan

01/22/2009, 11:01 am

As the previous segment detailed, Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard aren't competing directly; instead, each is part of competitive strategy to either grow the Mac user base at Microsoft's expense, as Apple has been doing, or in Microsoft's case, to stop the hemorrhaging market share losses and reclaim leadership of desktop operating system development.


Windows 7 vs. Mac OS X Snow Leopard: competitive origins

01/20/2009, 11:01 am

The tech media is working to pit Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 release against Apple's new Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, but the two products aren't really direct competitors.