Playing the X Game
Windows XP, Mac OS X, and Linux: Is your OS worth an upgrade?
Professional, $299 ($199 upgrade)
|Mac OS X version 10.1, $129 ($19.95 for Apple’s Up-to-Date program)
||Red Hat Deluxe Workstation, $79.95; Caldera Open Linux Workstation Release 3.1, $59
|Clean interface, recognizes USB devices, and offers numerous multimedia features.
||Quality video, audio, anddigital imaging features.
||Sophisticated OS can be tailored to meet specific needs.
|Users may need to upgrade their PCs with larger hard disks and more memory
||Some applications not available in Macversion.
||Few Linux versions of popular applications; not for novices.