Apple Computer Inc Compliment - Windows vs Mac Computers, Laptops
Ok I just have to put in my 3cents! My first experience with computers was back in the late 70's early 80's when my dad got the first radio shack computer TRS-80, where you had to upload from a tape cassette! Then he brought home a Mac II, a little square box. I was just a little kid copying text from a book and writing cute little programs on the computer. it wasn't until my sales career boomed and after my first million $ year my boss bought me a win pc computer for home. How do I turn this on? From then on I was hooked. An AOL junkie, on the computer 24/7 learning the wyles of the internet. For the last 20 years I've always used Microsoft's windows pc going through all the awful experiences of upgrading each time they came out with a new OP system. (You're better off just to go buy a new computer. I think that's one of the reasons they keep "upgrading" the operating systems so they can sell more computers because everyone gets so frustrated)
I would say I'm very proficient and comfortable with a windows pc. After starting my own company and dealing with hard drive crashes and viruses, I decided to take a leap and cross over into Mac land in hopes of not having to deal with the headaches of a windows pc. Over the years I've often thought back to the early years of mac. And hearing about the mac problems of not being able to share files with pc users. They were an "outcast".
I always stayed with windows because it was the "norm" and everyone used it. Well I'm here to tell you "STOP!" Stop the madness. I picked up an 24" screen iMac which has the hard drive and everything right in the monitor. No more big box cluttering up my desk!! And its quiet. Have you ever had a "whirring" pc? Well I have. The hard drive is intermittent or non stop screeching. I was very nervous about taking the plunge with the new Mac. This is my business after all! I feared I wouldn't understand it or be able to learn it. Well I also got a little 13" iBook mac laptop. Took it camping with me. It was a cinch to learn over the weekend. I was using all the basic programs it came with to take digital photos. Sitting around the campfire everyone gathered around and 1,2,3 Click! snapshot with iPhoto! Can we say WOW?
For anyone even contemplating mac or windows. Do yourself a favor... GO MAC you'll be happy you did.
Everything works!! Theres Microsoft office for mac, PDF for Macs. I have no problems communicating with my clients. While they still have wires everywhere with video cams, mines built in right into the computer. click 1 button and whola!
So the whole purpose of this rant is because I'm kicking myself for waiting for so long. But on the other hand maybe it was good. Because if you're wondering if apple mac has caught up with windows, well let me tell you - the last time I checked, it SURPASSED windows.
Feel free to email me any questions, comments. Id love to hear from you.
From Silicon Valley to Colorado!