Mac OS and Windows Through the Years

by , 11:55 AM EST, November 26th, 2007

The clever gang at Gizmodo set their Wayback Machine so they could compare Apple's Mac OS and Microsoft's Windows interfaces over the years. The visual history starts with Mac OS 7 and Windows 95 and ends with Mac OS X 10.5 and Windows Vista, and shows how both have gone from boxy and basic to translucent eye candy adventures -- and also shows Microsoft's penchant for OS-based advertising.