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Building The Mac Office

Building an office around the Apple Macintosh has long been a good business strategy, particularly for SMBs. Macs generally require fewer IT resources and retain their value better than Windows-based PCs -- that's a key consideration for cash- and resource-strapped small and midsize businesses. And the iPhone and iPad, with their strong Mac integration, make it easier for businesses to move into the new era of mobile computing. But before you can Go Mac, you need to know how to get your Mac offi
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With a new size and lower pricing, the latest iteration of the MacBook Air makes it more of a practical choice and less of a luxury purchase. The CPUs aren't the fastest, but that's balanced out somewhat by the speedy solid-state drives. The $999 11-inch model comes with a 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo chip, 2GB of RAM, and a 64 GB SSD, but go-ahead and spend the extra $200 to double the storage. (There's also a 13-inch model for $1,299, but go small or go home.) Pick up the $80 external SuperDrive -- about the size of a CD case -- for installing software.

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re: Building The Mac Office
Mac integration, make it easier for businesses to move into the new era of mobile computing. But before you can Go Mac, you need to know e-papierosy how to get your Mac office up and running. This review of products from Apple and other Mac vendors, will take you on a visual tour of a Mac-centric office that could be your future infrastructure.
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