Yes, Microsoft will make their own “iPad.” But it will be running Windows 7, and while Windows 7 is supposed to be better than Windows Vista it’s nothing like using an iphone. You can do more with it, yes . but it takes longer to use and is more complicated than using an iphone or ipad. Plus, Windows apps are more expensive than iPhone and iPad apps. Microsoft office costs over a hundred United states dollars, but the iPad version of iWork’s just .
The iPhone isn’t just a phone, it’s a mini-computer that can browse the web, play video games, write emails and go on Facebook. My dad uses one as his only computer. But to call it a “computer” almost seems wrong, because for decades computers have been these huge boxes that you had to be an expert to know how to use. And that weird things could go wrong with at any time, and you had to call in a relative to help you figure out what was wrong with them.
After a few years internet connection became much faster and webcams became a regular part of the computer hardware for many. This gave rise to a new phenomenon – VLogging. This is essentially blogging on camera. This soon became the hip new way to communicate with everyone.
Another myth about the Mac is that they are immune to viruses and completely safe from being hacked. While it is true that it is less likely to get a virus on a Mac because virus programs written for Windows will not run on a Mac, there are viruses that are written for Macs out there. Macs also do have a better security measures than Windows xp and earlier versions since the default user account does not have admin rights, but they are not impossible to hack either.
If you have a choice, consider a Netbook with Windows XP Home Edition. It will run better and have more features than the same Netbook running Windows 7 Starter Edition.
Most Netbooks now run Windows 7 Starter Edition, which has a lot of the common features removed from it. Windows 7 Starter Edition is a starkly stripped down version of Windows 7 Home Premium, which has the features most home and small business computer users want and need.
You can set Restore Points on your computer, but if your Motherboard is fried, then you’ll still lose everything. You can get Motherboard rescue kits, but it’s much simpler to just do a regular back up. To an external hard drive. They’re surprisingly cheap nowadays too.