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April 21, 2005

Apple a day keeps the music at play

BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Apple a day keeps the music at play: "The Italian philosopher, Umberto Eco, once wrote, tongue only partly in cheek, that Macintosh is Catholic while Microsoft computers are Protestant.

Macs, Umberto Eco opined, were 'cheerful, friendly, conciliatory,' traits he associated with Catholicism. More to the point, though, their way of operating was different from Microsoft's, giving more guidance to users."

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