A while ago Buzz Bishop, local radio host [Z95], blogger [MacBlog], podcaster, techie writer [Cyberbuzz] and friend of Miss604.com asked to get my story about making the switch from PC to Mac. I’ve done several posts to express how much of a newbie I am with my Macbook [tag: mac vs pc] and Buzz decided to capture the essence in an article he wrote for this month’s issue of Vancouver View Magazine.
…The MacBook travels well, unlike the big beast of a PC, or â€œFrankenboxâ€ as Rebecca calls it, dominating her homeâ€™s office furniture. Her PC is â€œan ugly beige tower pieced together with miscellaneous parts that sounds like a harbour plane taking off when it boots up.â€
And that description of the olâ€™ PC rings true with a lot of us.
Business Week Magazine reported last year that close to half a million new Mac owners were expected through sales at Apple retail stores alone. Add in those who buy units second hand, online or through authorized resellers and youâ€™ve got a population surge that is making some noise.
But the iSwitch isnâ€™t always smooth. Itâ€™s like learning a new language, it takes time and practice… [Read more in Vancouver View Magazine]
The May issue of Vancouver View is available now at your local newsstand, and the Mac-generated blog posts about the switch will certainly continue on this site. After all, I just got setup with a Mac mini at work, the adventure continues.