A lead story on Wired titled “Why Do New iMacs Surf So Slowly?” discusses performance issues related to Mac OS X and Web browsing. The iMac’s broad appeal is drawing many PC converts who are finding that their new iMac performs such tasks as surfing the Web at half the speed of their former PCs. “I spent $1,800 on a computer that’s slower than the $400 eMachine it replaced,” one iMac owner is quoted as saying.