Switching from PC to Mac

Posted on Saturday, Aug 19 2006 @ 15:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Graeme Philipson from The Age switched from his PC to a Mac and described his experience.
When my MacBook Pro arrived I threw myself straight into it. I started using it immediately, for a large and important PowerPoint presentation I needed the following Monday.

It has been an interesting transition, and one that has gone much better than I expected. I knew it would be tricky. Moving to a new computer always entails a fair bit of work, and moving between architectures involves more.

The first thing was to copy all my files across from my old PC. This was a simple enough job - I didn't try to network the machines, but used a 5 GB USB drive I have. Then I installed Microsoft Office for the Macintosh.
Read on over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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