Words from Nerds #57: Mac Switching

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Our feature story this week is all about switching to the Mac. We’ve used Windows computers for YEARS, both professionally and at home. Yet, for various reasons, we each made the switch to Mac at home in the last four years. In this episode, we’ll share with you some of the things we’ve learned along the way in case you are considering making the switch. Or just in case you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about.

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Feature Story: Switching to Mac

  • What do we like and what don’t we like.
  • likes:
    • ease of plug-n-play (ext hard drives, integration with Time Machine backups)
    • based on Unix; pleasurable developer experience
    • multimedia editing apps built-in
    • things seem to work easier
  • dislikes:
    • Finder vs Explorer
    • Microsoft Office
    • cost of equipment

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