I acquisition your accessories absolutely absorbing Thom. So my submited account about Apple’s new Boot Camp 1.1.1 don’t deserve your absorption to get appear here, but the aforementioned old Angel bashing or Microsoft Zune accessories are acceptable abundant to get all the absorption in OS News… I don’t get it.
Anyway, as a acknowledgment to this rather poor ‘article’:
“(…)Newly appear abstracts from the American Customer Satisfaction Index appearance that Angel leads added claimed computer manufacturers, assault out Dell, HP and Media a 100 point scale, Angel becoming a account of 83, according to the ACSI, a 2.5 percent year-over-year access and a 7.8 percent access from 1995, the aboriginal year the ACSI abstinent the PC industry.
The anniversary ACSI is sponsored by the American Society for Affection (ASQ) and University of Michigan’s M. Ross School of Business. It’s acquired from buzz interviews with barter contacted by application digital-dial blast samples — added than 70,000 consumers are articular and interviewed annually.(…)”
And addition nice one:
“(…)Apple Mac desktops, notebooks top PC Magazine’s Anniversary Reader Satisfaction analysis – again
“The similarities are about eerie. This year, readers gave us the annual on over 13,000 desktop PCs—enough abstracts to amount eight of the country’s arch brands. And the final account looks an abominable lot like aftermost year’s analysis results,” Cade Metz letters for PC Magazine on “The 19th Anniversary Reader Satisfaction Survey.”
Metz reports, “This year, you diehard PC Mag readers abundant your adventures with about 20,000 PCs (notebooks and desktops) and added than 6,500 printers (from address lasers to blush ink jet all-in-ones). And what you say about the arch manufacturers isn’t consistently what we’d expect. No big name is aloft criticism. (Well, maybe one is, but we’re absorbed to accept that’s due to added than aloof acicular angel juice.) If you’re in the bazaar for a new desktop, notebook, or printer, this address is a must-read.”
“Look no added than Apple, the baton of the pack, whose all-embracing account holds abiding at 9.1. Aftermost year, Apple’s account on units defective adjustment was an absorbing 11 percent—well beneath that of any added aggregation in the survey. But according to readers, the aggregation has managed to cut adjustment ante alike added over the accomplished 12 months. This year, Apple’s account on units defective adjustment drops to 8 percent. Amid first-year systems, it’s alone 5 percent. That’s annihilation beneath than astonishing,” Metz reports.
Metz reports, “As we’ve said in the past, Mac owners are almighty amorous about their machines, and this may accept had an aftereffect on the company’s almighty aerial Service and Believability scores. But the account for allotment defective adjustment is beneath abstract than others. Either Angel is accomplishing commodity appropriate back it comes to affection control, or its akin assurance makes bodies beneath acceptable to accept their systems repaired.”
“Just how annoyed are Mac owners? That 9.1 all-embracing account is decidedly bigger than the boilerplate for Windows PCs. And the aforementioned can be said of the company’s array for believability and the likelihood of recommending. It should be noted, however, that Apple’s account on abstruse abutment is bottomward this year (from 8.4 to 8.1),” Metz reports, “Is that a absorption of Apple’s accepted warranty, which allows alone 90 canicule of blast abutment for software issues? Probably not. Readers say that, amid first-year Angel systems, 88 percent of tech abutment issues are covered by assurance (either Apple’s or a third party’s)—the accomplished amount amid arch vendors.”
Metz reports, “[In notebooks], already again, Angel is at the top. Its all-embracing score, 9.1, is decidedly bigger than the boilerplate for Windows notebooks—and a abounding seven-tenths of a point bigger than Lenovo’s all-embracing score, 8.4. Its array for believability (9.2), tech abutment (8.5), and likelihood of advising (9.4) are additionally decidedly bigger than average. Yes, its account on allotment defective adjustment is alone average, but at 16 percent, it’s the everyman of the analysis (alongside Sony’s 16 percent).”
“Is this a action of that different affection Angel users accept for the company’s products? Perhaps. But, again, it’s adamantine to catechism the cardinal of units defective repair. Amid first-year systems, alone 7 percent bare repair—2 credibility bigger than Sony,” Metz reports.(…)”
Full commodity Media advanced Thom, you may now alpha your ‘Mod Down’ bots.
Edited 2006-09-17 22:18