Thursday, July 12, 2007

To Mac or not to Mac?

I finally did it, and though buyer's remorse is slowly creeping in I am truly happy with my purchase. I ordered a Macbook today. It will be smaller, lighter, more efficient and able to last longer than 36 months without major defects or the blue screen of death.

The down side: I get to learn a new system in the middle of one of the busiest times of the year for our profession.

The up side: My sister, who works for Microsoft, will not disown me. And I know now that it's not "Macintosh" it's "Apple"... and all of the customer service reps speak perfect North American English.

Oh, and I ordered a new printer that does everything except toast bread.

3 comments:

Tim Lewis said...

Welcome. I own a dual 1.8 Ghz G5 Powermac. It's great. A lot of the software I previously owned didn't work, but it did pretty much everything I need it to, plus there's free opensource software for a lot of stuff. It's crashed much less than previous PCs and I don't worry about viruses anymore.

Leah said...

I'm like a kid on Christmas. I CAN'T wait!! It should be delivered today but we don't have anyone in the mail room so I might call Fed Ex and ask if I can go pick it up.

James Wood said...

You should check out software from Omni. My brother is one of the founders of the company and they do good work (or so I've heard, since I don't have a mac-er-apple). I'm ok with the purchase, just as long as you don't turn out to be a smarmy jerk like the dude on the comercials (or Tim).