Ask a Mac OS X fan or a Windows fan what the difference is between thetwo operating systems, and the short answer might be something like,"The difference is, the one I use doesn't stink." That response may underscore the emotional pull an operating system has with a particular sort of computer user, but it is not veryhelpful for getting at the heart of the matter. The long answerinvolves understanding the soul of each OS.Mac OS X is gaining favor among a growing number computer users.What is it that makes up the real difference between OS X and Windows? The long answer goes well beyond the Dock, the Start Button, or other obvious surfacefeatures and appearance details that any user can easily see at first glance."Apple is second to none in user experience," Bill Gribbons told MacNewsWorld. Gribbons is director of the Master of Science in Human Factors in InformationDesign at Bentley University and senior consultant to the BentleyUniversity Design and Usability Center. "They turned it … [Read more...] about Mac OS X vs. Windows: Does Soul Matter?