Are Macs more secure than iPads?
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Published on: Mar 29, 2023
Updated on: Mar 30, 2023
MacOS operating System:
The macOS operating system was first released by Apple in 2001. macOS operating system is used in mobile phones, iPads and MacBooks of Apple company. MacOS stands for Macintosh Operating System. At the beginning of the distribution of this system, there were problems, but it was solved over time. At first, because it was new, there were not many apps to install and run.
MacOS has different versions, the latest version of MacOS is called MacOS Big Sur, which was introduced by Apple in 2020.
Comparison of Mac operating system and Windows operating system:
These two systems are one of the most widely used operating systems in the world. Both of these systems have advantages.
The difference between these two systems:
1_ The design of these two operating systems is different:
Mac is simpler and Windows is more complex, the Mac operating system uses compatible apps, but the Windows operating system uses a user interface called UI.
2_ The Mac operating system uses the Dock to access the shortcuts, and in Windows, it is accessed through the Start Menu and Taskbar.
3_ The Windows operating system is suitable for those who are gamers because of its hardware support, and Windows operating system users know an environment for playing, while this environment does not exist in Mac.
4_ The voice assistant of Mac is Siri and the voice assistant of Windows is Cortana. Cortana has more features than Siri.
5_ Security: The Windows operating system has experienced more viruses and malware than the Mac operating system, and the Windows operating system is more adaptable than the Mac operating system. Apple has more control over its hardware and software, so the Mac operating system is more secure than the Windows operating system.
6_Software in Windows operating system and Mac operating system: Each of these two operating systems offers different software for users. Mac provides users with software that is not available in the Windows operating system.
MacBook is a portable laptop manufactured by Apple. Mac laptops have been using the proprietary macOS operating system since they hit the market. Mac was introduced by Apple in May 2006. Apple company released MacBooks for purposes such as education and buying and selling in the markets. In 2008, Mac was the best-selling laptop in America. MacBooks are produced with very strong hardware and a very beautiful appearance.
Advantages of MacBook:
1_ Requires less care.
2_ Easily connects to other Apple products and devices.
3_ The beauty and stylishness.
4_ It is less thick and very lightweight.
5_ MacBook battery is of high quality.
6_ It has a very strong CPU.
1_ One of the disadvantages of the MacBook is that the internal memory cannot be upgraded in some models.
2_ They cannot be connected to TVs.
The difference between MacBook and other laptops:
1_ The laptop uses the Windows operating system, but the MacBook uses the MACOS operating system, which is exclusive to Apple.
2_The thickness and weight of Mac are less than laptops.
3_ The keyboard of Mac is softer than the keyboard of normal laptops and produces less noise during work.
4_ Mac are attacked by fewer viruses than other laptops.
Checking the types of MacBooks:
MacBook is divided into three main models according to the needs of users:
Users can choose and use three Mac devices according to their needs.
Each of these models is different in terms of hardware.
MacBook: The simple MacBook was introduced to the market for quick portability. MacBook Air: The MacBook Air version was first introduced in 2008. MacBook Air is the most popular line of Apple laptops. In 2008, MacBook Air was called the thinnest laptop in the world due to its low thickness. These laptops are suitable for everyday use. MacBook Air uses Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs.
The second-generation MacBook Air entered the market on October 10, 2010. The third-generation MacBook Air entered the market in 2018. And the latest MacBook Air model entered the market in February 2020 with a Magic keyboard. MacBook Pro:
MacBook Pro is one of the most professional Apple laptops. MacBook Pro was released in January 2006. MacBook Pro is suitable for office use and appming and graphic work.
The first generation MacBook Pro was launched in 2006. The second generation MacBook Pro entered the market in 2008, and the body material was changed compared to the first version.
The third generation MacBook Pro was released in 2012, this model was slimmer and thinner than the previous models.
The fourth generation entered the market in 2016.
The fifth generation MacBook Pro was launched in 2020.
The sixth generation entered the market in 2021, in which the Retina screen was used.
Advantages of MacBook Pro compared to other MacBooks:
1_ Mac Pro is made of the highest quality components and has a very powerful processor.
2_ Apple has used an attractive and unique design to produce Mac Pro.
3_ MacPro uses powerful SSD memory and extraordinary RAM
MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?
Both of these laptops have their own unique features, to the extent that it is difficult for many users to decide which MacBook to choose.
But in the rest of this article, we will check the features of Mac Air and Mac Pro:
Most Mac Pro models use powerful 4-core and 6-core processors, but Mac Air models use 2-core Lee processors. Models with higher number processors have powerful performance.
MacBook Air models are offered in the market with 11 and 13 inch screens, but Mac Pro models are offered in 13 and 16 inch sizes.
The Mac Air model is lighter than the MacBook Pro model.
The sound quality in Mac Pro models is excellent.
iPads are one of Apple's keyboardless products that entered the market in 2010. iPads use the iOS operating system and have a high-precision touch screen. iPads are much more powerful than other smartphones and have great quality and performance.
Until now, Apple has offered various models of iPads to the market, and each model has different features and uses.
Some iPad models have Wi-Fi capability and some other models have Wi-Fi and 3G and 4G capabilities.
The first iPad model introduced in 2010 had a 9.7-inch screen and a powerful battery that could hold a charge for up to 10 hours.
In March 2011, Apple introduced the second model of the iPad. iPad 2 had 512 MB of RAM and was lighter compared to the previous series.
In March 2012, Apple introduced the third iPad.
The fourth model of iPads was introduced and entered the market in October 2012. The storage capacity of the fourth model of iPads increased to 128 GB. At the same time as the fourth model, Apple introduced the iPad mini, these tablets entered the market in capacities of 16, 32, and 64 GB.
Apple introduced the iPad Air in October 2013, which replaced the fourth-generation iPad Air.
After about two years, Apple introduced the iPad Pro, which has a large display of 12.9 inches. Along with the iPad Pro, Apple introduced two additional devices: a physical keyboard and a special pencil.
In March 2016, Apple introduced a 9.7-inch version of the iPad Pro with 32, 128, and 256 GB of storage and a 12.9-inch version.
In 2017, Apple introduced new versions of the iPad to the market with a storage capacity of 64 and 512 GB. The company also increased the size of smaller versions from 9.7 to 10.5 inches, and in 2017, Apple abandoned the iPad Air naming convention and released a new version of the tablet, calling it the iPad, which today is officially the iPad. It is known as the fifth-generation iPad and is one of the most popular iPads among users.
Application of iPads:
iPads are small personal computers that users can easily carry. iPads can do many of our daily tasks. For example: surfing the web, receiving and sending messages and emails, setting and viewing the calendar, setting the clock, installing applications, and making video and audio calls.
On iPad, files can be saved as Pages, Word, or PDF if needed.
Comparison of security in MacBooks and iPads:
MacBooks are more secure against viruses and malware than other laptops, and users who have a MacBook laptop do not have to worry about the security of their system.
iPads also have high security and cannot receive viruses and malware unless users download apps from a store other than App.
MacBooks and iPads are both Apple products that are made with the world's most powerful components, both of which have applications, features, advantages and disadvantages that users can choose according to their needs for office or personal use.