Sources: Apple, Reuters
quote: However, many less tech-savvy Mac users do truly believe that their machines are immune to malware.
quote: The disillusionment when they learn the truth may be a blow to Apple.
quote: No it won't. Seriously...looking back at trainwreck that has been the reality of Apple, vs. the propaganda of Apple, over the past <really long time>, when has any problem...whether minor or massive...had any effect on the propensity of the Apple faithful to dutifully tithe to their church?
quote: If motoman wanted his case proven. He couldn't have asked for better evidence than you.
quote: So you couldn't dredge up any evidence to supports motorman's absurd statement either. But then why bother with troubling facts when it interferes with your prejudices?
quote: My only question is why? Why would anyone in their right mind spend so much time nad effort on a tech website defending a company. It makes zero sense to me. I guess he has nothing better to do and no hobbies to occupy his time so its just take to his keyboard and spank it to the full life size cut-out of Steve Jobs that stands above his bed in mom's basement.
quote: It turns out malware that exploits a third party piece of software that is not part of MacOSX and does not come bundled with Mac got compromised
quote: Personally I am looking forward to Apple's quarterly report on the 24th, should be a good one, plus a nice big dividend sometime in July or so. Nice
quote: Macs will continue to grow markets share
quote: Good luck with fending off the increase of malware as a result.
quote: You have lies, damn lies, and statistics.... all information can be fabricated.. I don't see these "user satisfaction" articles as little more than plain marketing gimicks. I don't think they are proof of nothing, other than marketing works, perhaps?
quote: Apple itself says it: about 50 percent of buyers at its own stores are getting their first Mac.
quote: The cliché of the Mac "faithful" dominating the platform hasn't held true for years, if ever.
quote: Macs are definitely not immune to security woes. But you're trying to exaggerate one incident when you know this is what Windows has dealt with every single day for two decades.