It Began Back Then Historians have recently discovered that Mac/PC fanboyism sparked at this very moment. Get the best tips from MakeUseOf in your inbox, free! 8 Comments - Write a Comment Reply Markus Klyver August 10, 2013 A Macintosh computer *is* a PC. *sigh* And referring to “Mac” is just stupid. Do you mean Mac OS X (the operating system), Macintosh (the hardware) or MAC (which is an unique identifier assigned to network interfaces). Your comment Cancel reply Name Email Spam check: Do you speak English? (yes or no) Thank you for commenting on this article! Please… comment constructively, stay on the subject of the article, and respect the opinions of others Our authors do not provide personal tech support. If you have technical issues, especially if not related to this article, you are welcome to ask a question at MakeUseOf Answers.