Definition - What does Macintrash mean?
Techopedia explains Macintrash
The term Macintrash is used to denigrate the Macintosh computer or to show preference for its competing product, the IBM-compatible desktop or laptop computer. The Apple and IBM/Microsoft systems are two competing monolithic systems that dominate market share in their categories. Inevitably, users tend to compare the aspects of Apple and non-Apple products including pricing, performance, interface and design.
It is important to note that the term Macintrash may also be used for other reasons. For example, for a hacker or a black-hat individual, the term Macintrash is applied to the Macintosh computer because it is more difficult to hack compared to a regular PC. For those who claim to be technologically sophisticated, the term is applied to the operating system of the Macintosh because it is excessively user-friendly, excessively simple or "not real programming," and also to show preference for Microsoft Windows.
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