DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > Software

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-08-2022, 09:32 AM   #4
Steve Rindsberg
Staff
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 7,517
Default

Mine's running 11.6 (Big Sur). 12 was announced in June and released in late-ish October 2021. Mine has yet to begin pestering me to update (maybe it's finally gotten to the point where it's too old to update any more?) but if/when it does, I'll stall for six months or more. And certainly until the current project I'm working on is well behind me.

Mine's a 13-inch model, 4gb RAM as mentioned, from early 2014, Big Sur.

I'm not especially patient with slow computers, but if this were the only computer I could use to browse the web, use MS Office (I've got 365 installed on it), do a bit of programming and audio editing, I'd have no real complaints.

It's a far more usable device than a much heftier-spec Lenovo laptop that I updated to Win10, which is dog-slow to start up and is no thrill to run once it's awake. To get even marginal performance out of it, I had to disable all sorts of MStuff.

And at the risk of sounding like an Apple fanboi, I'll also mention that the service at Apple stores and on the phone is superb. You want to call first for an appointment or the wait times can be quite long, but once you're on the list, you'll be well cared for. I've taken advantage of the store once and phone support a few times.

I hear good things about the support at Microsoft stores too, but they all closed down some while back (COVID) and have yet to re-open. MS phone support is legendary. For its awfulness.

There ya go. One (Windows-centric) guy's opinion.

   
__________________
Steve Rindsberg
====================
www.pptfaq.com
www.pptools.com
and stuff
Steve Rindsberg is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The future of forums? Andrew B. Web Site Building & Maintenance 4 05-10-2014 05:12 PM
Past or future? terrie General Publishing Topics 11 08-21-2009 12:32 PM
Future of ImageReady Andrew B. Software 2 04-26-2005 08:06 AM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2019 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.