Mac OS X ? Unix? Secure?

Friday, 23 July 2004, 12:33 PM EST

The Macintosh is generally regarded as having one of the most consistent, refined and intuitive user interface designs this side of the toaster. It's one of the reasons that the people who love them were willing to put up with the myriad of problems related to hardware cost and availability, mysterious sad Apple crashes, and other annoyances that have kept yours truly from paying the premium associated with the wonderful user interface design.

With Mac OS X a shift has occurred, substantial portions of the underlying operating system have been completely redesigned and the response among many hard core techies has been enthusiastic. OS X tastes a lot like Unix due to its BSD grand-parentage, but without the hoops needed to get a pretty desktop with clear fonts, plus it runs MS-Word and a few games. So we have what appears to be a perfect world. Hallelujah.

By Daniel Hanson at SecurityFocus.

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