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A man named Bill Westerman has penned a very down-to-earth article listing some of the ups and downs of switching to the Mac. Following a long line of switchers, Bill pens a nice mix of typical and not-so-typical scenarios, reactions and thoughts on the experience that I haven't seen capture quite a...

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The way that applications, windows and our OS behave is a subject of much debate. Toss some life-long switchers into the mix and boy-howdy, you got yourself the nerd version of a bar fight. One of these much debated behaviors between Mac OS X and Windows is how to handle switching between applicat...

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Remember Ellen Feiss? She because famous in 2002 at the tender age of 14 for her Apple Switcher commercial, in which she talked about how her dad's computer had devoured her homework. Bummer, that. A controversy arose about whether or not Feiss was a stoner, and whether she was under the influence ...

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Several TUAW readers have written in to let us know that the UK just debuted its own "Get a Mac" adverts, starring Peep Show comedy act Mitchell and Webb as Mac and PC. After the US and Japanese offerings, these UK ads have a distinctly British feel to them. Some videos will feel familiar and ar...

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Coming to the rescue once again, digg's users have highlighted a fairly prominent Windows coder's testimony of a switch to Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux. Pete Wright, a (former) Windows developer who made Microsoft's 'influencer' lists by working for such clients as American Express and Enron, has said...

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There are switchers, and then there are Switchers. Robyn Peterson, executive product director/executive producer at Ziff Davis, is a capital-S-Switcher; when the guy who's responsible for PCMag.com jumps the tracks to a Mac, there's a serious movement afoot. Peterson has his rationale for the switch...

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Judging from the fact that this entry has 104 comments as I type this (more then you read it, no doubt) chances are that you have read Scott Moschella's Ten things all switchers should know. If you haven't, you really should because not only is it useful, it is entertaining. One thing I would like t...

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