Are you mac, or PC?

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Just a few days ago I installed Jeff Minard’s excellent WordPress plugin, WP-ShortStat. I am really surprised to see some of these numbers. According to this, the majority of my visitors are running some flavor of Windows. I would have never expected that. Yes, Windows has the majority of the market, but my site is so mac-centric that I would have expected a much larger mac readership. Do I really have enough content to keep Windows users interested?

Are you mac or PC? Let’s conduct a little informal survey shall we? Leave me a comment on this post, stating what operating system you run. Feel free to include any other stats… browser, monitor resolution, etc…

18 thoughts on “Are you mac, or PC?”

  1. I’m running Microsoft Windows 2000 with a resolution of 1280×1024 and for the love of all that is good, i use Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 and not Internet Exploder.

  2. I owned an Amiga 2000 which was a wonderful machine that I adored.

    However, it soured me on owning the (other machine)

    Sony VAIO Windows XP Internet Explorer. Call me a conformist but even if I don’t think like the rest of the world does, it’s sometimes helpful to know the way the rest of the world experiences things.

  3. I am using a first generation iBook, the “blueberry” one.

    Hardware Overview:

    Machine Model: iBook
    CPU Type: PowerPC 750 (83.0)
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    CPU Speed: 300 MHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 192 MB
    Bus Speed: 67 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 3.2.4f1



    Size: 64 MB
    Type: Built-in
    Speed: Built-in


    Size: 128 MB
    Type: unknown
    Speed: PC100-222S

    PCI/AGP Cards


    Type: display
    Bus: AGP
    Slot: ATI
    VRAM (Total): 4 MB
    Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
    Device ID: 0x4c4e
    Revision ID: 0x0064
    ROM Revision: 113-XXXXX-110


    Resolution: 800 x 600
    Depth: 16-bit Color
    Built-In: Yes
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes


    Hard Disk

    ATA-4 Bus:


    Capacity: 5.59 GB
    Model: FUJITSU MHK2060AT
    Revision: DA36
    Serial Number: 01091655
    Removable Media: No
    Detachable Drive: No
    BSD Name: disk0
    Protocol: ATA
    Unit Number: 0
    Socket Type: Internal
    OS9 Drivers: Yes

    Hard Disk:

    Capacity: 5.47 GB
    Available: 3.17 GB
    Writable: Yes
    File System: Journaled HFS+
    BSD Name: disk0s10
    Mount Point: /


    ATA-3 Bus:

    MATSHITA CR-175:

    Model: MATSHITA CR-175
    Revision: 5AAE
    Drive Type: CD-ROM
    Removable Media: Yes
    Detachable Drive: No
    Protocol: ATAPI
    Unit Number: 0
    Socket Type: Internal

    USB Bus:

    Vendor Name: Apple Computer, Inc.
    Speed: Up to 12 Mb/sec
    Bus Power (mA): 500

    Generic USB Hub:

    Vendor Name: ALCOR
    Speed: Up to 12 Mb/sec
    Bus Power (mA): 500

    This system is running Mac OS X 10.3.9

    I use Safari 1.3.5

    And yes I am in need of a newer mac I know

  4. Wow, that’s a little more info than I was looking for. :)

    Believe it or not, we’ve got the exact same machine downstairs, it’s even the same ‘flavor’. The only difference is its running OS 9.2. It actually belongs to anne marie (my girlfriend), but she doesn’t use it anymore. She primarily uses my old 1st generation Titanium Powerbook 500 mhz.

  5. Powerbook G4 and Dual G5 tower depending on if Im traveling or not… use a 23″ Cinema HD display as my external monior.

  6. Right now im using an awesome “less known brand” laptop with the Radeon X700 pci-e gfx card…running Windows Xp, modded to look like a mac. Since i use maya a lot, this laptop was too good an offer to miss!

    I use and teach illustrator and photoshop at college using osx panther, so i dont really need a mac at home just now…most of my apps are still windows only…but im gonna wait for the Intel macs to come out, hopefully by then ill of saved up enuff cash for an awesome 17″ Powerbook.

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