Thoughts on Going PC: A Decade-Long Mac User Makes Peace with Microsoft

My post from a few weeks ago, detailing why I’d decided to switch to a PC from a Mac, really got some of your blood boiling. While there were a few folks utterly aghast at my decision to nix the shiny world of Apple for the starker, more sterile world of Microsoft, on the whole, […]

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How I Became a PC: Five Steps from Mac to Microsoft

If you follow me on Twitter, you might have noticed that I’ve been changing the computer regime over here. It isn’t that I don’t love the shininess of my MacBook. It isn’t that, given the money and all that, I’d just go out and buy a top-of-the-line Mac… because, honestly, I’d consider it. As important […]

Why I’m Not Standing With the iPhone Crowd

Today, I am not standing in line anywhere for an iPhone. It’s expected to be close to 100F here in North Carolina, and even though I’m sans child, I have no inclination to do such a thing, nor do I harbor feelings of jealousy against the people who have ordered and can afford these new […]

Yes, You Can Have Your Mac and PC, too

I bought my first iMac ten years ago, just after graduating from high school. He was Strawberry and his name was Bob. Sadly he met his demise when he was dropped by the USPS on the way to my college dorm and was never the same again. I did manage to collect insurance, however, and […]

Mac fans: We’re stuck up!

Ilya Kochanov Contributor, [GAS] Macs are cool computers. They’re technologically advanced and awesome looking to boot. They’ve even got a bunch of dandy features like multi-touch, back lit keyboards, and innovative graphical user interfaces. Great. Owning one however, shouldn’t evoke a self-important smugness and sense of superiority any more than a pair of socks would. […]

MacWorld keynote leaked?

By Ilya Kochanov Contributing Writer, [GAS] Take this with a grain of salt folks, the things mentioned in this so-called “leaked” keynote are a bit too good to be true. Apparently, Steve’s notes began making their way around the interwebz after being posted on Wikipedia. The notes mention everything us geeks were hoping for this […]