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The Switch

One man's account on switching to Apple
Author: Henrik Paul
Published: 28.08.2006
In English In English
Suomeksi Suomeksi

Foreword

In a nutshell, this is a story about a "PC" user's journeys into the alleged Mecca of graphics designers and Hades of, er, everyone else; The Apple Macintosh. Now me - I'm not that easily brainwashed persuaded by the general opinion. I like to make my own conclusions, and if someone is going to shoot in anyones' feet, let it be my own with me behind the trigger.

 


Mac OS X, version 10.4.7

I've never used a Mac before*). Then again, I've felt that Windows provided what I wanted - until about a year ago. Long story put short and personal beliefs and dodgy company policies aside, decent PC laptops don't come without a preinstalled Windows and Linux support for laptops is always a gamble, so it was time to look on the other side of the proverbial hedge. What I saw, was something white, flat and about 13" in diagonal.

...And no, this isn't a review. This is a journal.

*) Not exactly true. When I was a kid, I managed to break something in my uncle's Mac by playing with the trashcan. "Look at it! it expands when you drag stuff there, *clicky* and now it's thin again! Whee!". I blamed others. If persons concerned are reading this, I'm very sorry...




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