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List of things I miss from Windows or IBM PCs

List of things I miss from Windows or IBM PCs

I purchased a Macbook Pro recently and so far I am loving it.  However, there are some things that I miss from Windows or IBM-based PCs:

  1. Page Up / Page Down keys
  2. Home / End keys
  3. Double-click to maximize window (On a Mac, this minimizes the window and I get killed by this all the time so I just disabled it.)
  4. Visual Themes! (Apple is so strict with their visual styles eh?  I was hoping to get the OS X Tiger look, to no avail.)

I thought this was going to be a long list.

Later.

MacBook Pro 15.4″ 2.8Ghz 4Gb RAM

MacBook Pro 15.4″ 2.8Ghz 4Gb RAM

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Yep, I recently bought one… and count me in as one of the growing Mac converts.  Thanks to Windows Vista, I finally took the courage to switch.  Windows just plain sucks.

This package came via DHL and ordered via Apple Philippines (website).  There’s no stock available in Davao (I waited for a month) and I didn’t want to fly to Manila.  It was a bit more expensive than retail but don’t you just love it when they deliver it to your doorstep?

What are you waiting for? Join na!

Here are more photos of the un-boxing.  I don’t care what you think, I’ve-got-a-MacBook 😛

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Microsoft vs Apple – I’m a PC

Microsoft vs Apple – I’m a PC

Google screenshot.Do you think Apple hijacked the keywords “i’m a pc”? When you search Google for the phrase “i’m a pc”, the first results that come out is an Apple web page.

“I’m a PC.”, of course, is the slogan that Microsoft uses repetitively in their new series of advertisements post-Seinfeld.

I don’t know if I should laugh or cry. I feel bad for Microsoft. Aesthetically, Mac/OSX is better. But Microsoft Windows/PC products are very useful to me right now.

What are you gonna do? Most application developers look to be compatible with Microsoft first, before Mac operating systems.  If all functionalities were equal, I would prefer Apple products because they look cooler. Read the rest of this entry