Companies Embrace the MacSlowly

There are more reasons than ever for businesses to choose Apple computers over machines that run Windows. Why aren't more of them doing it?

New hires at Google—and there are legions at a company that adds an average of 84 new people a week—get many perks. Among them: coin-free washing machines, free shuttles to nearby locales, and even on-site dental care. A recent addition to the list, depending on the job: the option to use a Macintosh, rather than a machine running Microsoft (MSFT) Windows. A Google (GOOG) spokeswoman says Windows computers far outnumber Macs, though Macs are less rare than they used to be at Google's Mountain View (Calif.) headquarters.

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