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A plus (+) is generally good and positive.  
  
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|-
 
|-
| '''Function'''<br>  
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| '''Function'''<br>
| '''PC'''<br>  
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| '''PC'''<br>
 
| '''Mac'''<br>
 
| '''Mac'''<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Docking station available:<br>  
+
| Docking station available:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| NO Dongle required to connect to projector: <br>  
+
| Adapters required to connect to projector: <br>
| +<br>  
+
| + (no adapters required)<br>
| -<br>
+
| - (1-2 adapters required)<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Outlook:<br>  
+
| Outlook:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| INB supported:<br>  
+
| INB supported:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
| limited<br>
+
| very limited<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Hyperion supported:<br>  
+
| Hyperion supported:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Native file server support:<br>  
+
| Native file server support:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
| partial<br>
+
| limited<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Can embed flash/shockwave media in PowerPoint:<br>  
+
| Can embed flash/shockwave media in PowerPoint:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -
 
| -
 
|-
 
|-
| Common chemistry/physics software supported:<br>  
+
| Common chemistry/physics software supported:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Support for most specialized applications*: <br>  
+
| Support for most specialized applications*: <br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Built-in secure remote support:<br>  
+
| Built-in secure remote support:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| R25 supported<br>  
+
| R25 supported<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Internet Explorer supported:<br>  
+
| Internet Explorer supported:<br>
| +<br>  
+
| +<br>
 
| -<br>
 
| -<br>
 
|-
 
|-
| Easy video editing<br>  
+
| Easy video editing<br>
| partial<br>  
+
| partial<br>
 
| +<br>
 
| +<br>
 
|-
 
|-
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|-
 
|-
 
| Free photo/graphics software<br>
 
| Free photo/graphics software<br>
| +
+
| +  
 
| limited
 
| limited
 
|-
 
|-
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|-
 
|-
 
| Viruses  
 
| Viruses  
| -  
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| -&nbsp;
 
| some
 
| some
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Can spread viruses to other Macs and PCs  
 
| Can spread viruses to other Macs and PCs  
 
| Yes  
 
| Yes  
| Yes
+
| some
 +
|-
 +
| Susceptible to SPAM, phishing
 +
| Equally
 +
| Equally
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Proofing tools  
 
| Proofing tools  
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| Yes  
 
| Yes  
 
| very limited
 
| very limited
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|-
 +
| OCR software
 +
| Many
 +
| Limited
 +
|-
 +
| Computer Games
 +
| Many
 +
| Some
 
|}
 
|}
  
<br>  
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<br>
  
 
*Not available for Macs: MS&nbsp;Access, MS Publisher, MS OneNote, Outlook, Minitab, LabVIEW, Sonar, ChemOffice, applications needed for running scientific instruments, Allele A1ATLAS.ti, CMAP Tools, Cn-3D (NCBI), DL Recorder, EViews, Express (USA Express), FatePC, FTS (Financial Trading System), GenMAPP, GeoSim, IGOR Pro, MDL Chime, MestReC, Mike's Bikes, OpenBabel, OpenPerl IDE, OR Tutor, PCGets, PC-ORD, PopCycle, Protein Explorer, RasMol, Swiss PDF Viewer, TeXnic Center, Viewer Lite (Accelersys),VMD, WinEdt, WinHaze, Brainstorm, DataStudio, E-Prime, Kaleida Graph, Logic Works, Multisim, Shazam, Spartan 08, StatTransfer, etc.<br><br>Not available for PCs: Final&nbsp;Cut Suite (Final&nbsp;Cut Pro, DVD&nbsp;Studio, Motion, Color, etc), iWork (Pages, Keynote, Calc), iLife (iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand).<br>
 
*Not available for Macs: MS&nbsp;Access, MS Publisher, MS OneNote, Outlook, Minitab, LabVIEW, Sonar, ChemOffice, applications needed for running scientific instruments, Allele A1ATLAS.ti, CMAP Tools, Cn-3D (NCBI), DL Recorder, EViews, Express (USA Express), FatePC, FTS (Financial Trading System), GenMAPP, GeoSim, IGOR Pro, MDL Chime, MestReC, Mike's Bikes, OpenBabel, OpenPerl IDE, OR Tutor, PCGets, PC-ORD, PopCycle, Protein Explorer, RasMol, Swiss PDF Viewer, TeXnic Center, Viewer Lite (Accelersys),VMD, WinEdt, WinHaze, Brainstorm, DataStudio, E-Prime, Kaleida Graph, Logic Works, Multisim, Shazam, Spartan 08, StatTransfer, etc.<br><br>Not available for PCs: Final&nbsp;Cut Suite (Final&nbsp;Cut Pro, DVD&nbsp;Studio, Motion, Color, etc), iWork (Pages, Keynote, Calc), iLife (iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand).<br>

Revision as of 17:11, 16 March 2010

A plus (+) is generally good and positive.

Function
PC
Mac
Docking station available:
+
-
Adapters required to connect to projector:
+ (no adapters required)
- (1-2 adapters required)
Outlook:
+
-
INB supported:
+
very limited
Hyperion supported:
+
-
Native file server support:
+
limited
Can embed flash/shockwave media in PowerPoint:
+
-
Common chemistry/physics software supported:
+
-
Support for most specialized applications*:
+
-
Built-in secure remote support:
+
-
R25 supported
+
-
Internet Explorer supported:
+
-
Easy video editing
partial
+
Easy Video DVD creation - +
Easy burning of music, or data CDs and DVDs + +
Free photo/graphics software
+ limited
Free screen video capture + -
Viruses some
Can spread viruses to other Macs and PCs Yes some
Susceptible to SPAM, phishing Equally Equally
Proofing tools 40+ 18
Can run legacy software Yes very limited
OCR software Many Limited
Computer Games Many Some


  • Not available for Macs: MS Access, MS Publisher, MS OneNote, Outlook, Minitab, LabVIEW, Sonar, ChemOffice, applications needed for running scientific instruments, Allele A1ATLAS.ti, CMAP Tools, Cn-3D (NCBI), DL Recorder, EViews, Express (USA Express), FatePC, FTS (Financial Trading System), GenMAPP, GeoSim, IGOR Pro, MDL Chime, MestReC, Mike's Bikes, OpenBabel, OpenPerl IDE, OR Tutor, PCGets, PC-ORD, PopCycle, Protein Explorer, RasMol, Swiss PDF Viewer, TeXnic Center, Viewer Lite (Accelersys),VMD, WinEdt, WinHaze, Brainstorm, DataStudio, E-Prime, Kaleida Graph, Logic Works, Multisim, Shazam, Spartan 08, StatTransfer, etc.

    Not available for PCs: Final Cut Suite (Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio, Motion, Color, etc), iWork (Pages, Keynote, Calc), iLife (iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand).