Chapter 10. Having More Fun With Audio & Video

For years, Windows users tried to put down Macs by saying that the only things Macs were good for was multimedia (a word coined by Apple, by the way). What's funny about that is that Windows users were implicitly confirming that yes, Macs were better than PCs at viewing and creating audio and video (and images, of course). Nowadays, it's still true: Macs are still far better than PCs for multimedia. It's just that now Macs are far better than PCs at virtually everything (except gaming, but even that's changing—thank you, Valve and Steam!).


Steam is the biggest gaming platform in the world, but for years it's been available for Windows only. Earlier this year, Valve, the company behind Steam, announced ...

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