Mac or a PC?


Who : Avada Kedavra
What : Mac or a PC?
Spicy : Not everyday do you get a technical post from Avada Kedavra. In this post you get to know the technical gyaan on whether to go for a Mac or a PC. Read it now.


The age old battle of which operating system is better for a computer is still ON! Just yesterday we had a battle at my workplace where in some of my teammates were Windows supporters and some Linux and Mac. We spent almost one and a half hours arguing which one was better. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages and neither of them is the best OS in market for sure.

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Leaps in technology

Back to my same old theme.. 😀  I was thinking about how the technology is getting advanced day by day.. I mean, there was a time when people did not have a computing machine or even a calculator.. Everything was done manually.. Today, we even have PDAs and Iphones.. I recently watched an episode about Chimpanzees.. They are our closest ancestors.. Even though they are intellectually almost as good as a human, we are studying about them and it is not vice versa..

I remember those days when the computer came to India.. We were so small and in school and we had a computer science subject.. We just had one huge computer in the entire school and the teacher would take us to the room, which had so much of air conditioning that any person would catch cold.. You have to remove your slippers before entering the room (as if it was a god and you are entering a temple 😛 ) We got so much fascinated after seeing it and reading about CPU or ALU etc and they just had DOS as the operating system initially.. Then after some years, they invented Windows 3.1 operating system which had all the fancy stuff like Program manager and all the nonsense… Yes! I had learnt Windows 3.1 then.. It introduced all the new concepts like that of an icon and I guess, a device called “Mouse” came into existence after that.. But still the machines were so huge and were so bulky too..


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Wireless card setup in Linux

I am a newbie in Linux…havent used it much other than for the curriculum projects… I had to set up wireless network on my laptop since I wanted to access Internet from Linux… I had found an alternative for this by using the Ethernet cable from the modem.. But it was very inconvenient since I had to sit in the vicinity of that cable in order to have internet access while working in Linux.. I googled a lot and read through lot of articles in the linux forums and finally did the following in order to set it up:

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