That was the point at which it struck me that the world is pretty much conditioned to doing things “The Microsoft Way”, and that Apple is a really excellent example of showing that not only are there alternatives, but some of them are actually better. Read the rest of this entry »
My old laptop (a Thinkpad T43) is getting old. It is slow, its disk is small (and full), it needs a new battery, memory (2GB, can’t go higher) is too small for a lot of what I need to do.
So I started looking around for a replacement.
I noticed that a lot of colleagues and friends seemed to be using macbooks. I also noticed a lot of them on airplanes and in the different Red Carpet lounges I visited at different airports. People demoing software seemed to use virtual machines running on macbooks. Read the rest of this entry »