Caught between computers
In terms of computing platforms, I‘ve been set adrift.
Stranger in a strange land: a long-time Windows power user switches to the Mac
I spent decades using Windows as my primary computing platform. I may not love Microsoft’s OS, but I had learned to live with it, tolerating its quirks and forgiving its faults. By the time I had turned thirty, I was comfortable (if not quite content) in the Windows world. More recently, though, Apple has…
Is it too late to switch to the Mac?
After a quarter-century using Windows, I’m finally getting a Macintosh. Did I miss the Mac’s golden era?
Microsoft’s “convergence” vs. Apple’s “supersession”
Whether tablets merge with PCs or replace them altogether, one thing is clear: you will only need one computer.
30th anniversary of my Mac indifference
This week, Apple celebrated the Macintosh’s 30th anniversary. Pundits, executives, and fanboys lined up to reminisce online, and the team behind the original Mac’s creation gathered for a birthday bash. Most major media outlets posted nostalgic retrospectives. I’ll be honest; I don’t get it. On the one hand, I recognize the Mac’s debut as a…