Under the ”think different” theme, Apple currently pays tribute to Rosa Parks, who recently passed away. While Apple has used their frontpage earlier to make statements, it is quite refreshing once again to see a large company which dares to make a statement and pay a tribute [via cupertino.dk].
If you’re a European Mac user, and using the weather widget in Dashboard, now would be a good time to replace the Widget from AccuWeather with a BBC Weather Widget. The weather reporting and forecasts a much closer to the real world than accuweather has ever been.
Generally speaking moving from Windows to OS X has been a far lesser challenge than excepted. So far I’m only missing a few applications from the Windows world and most daily tasks on the Mac has been surprisingly easy to figure out. Here are some of the challenges I’ve had most difficulty with.
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Apple choose not to do a live feed from Jobs keynote at MacWorld SanFran this time, but with a little delay it’s available online. Some surprises was spoiled ahead, but there was a number of cool introductions – The Mac OS X Tiger, iPod Shuffle (flash player), Mac Mini (headless computer), iWork (office-like suite) and an update to iLife (Moives, Photos and more). I’m still looking for PowerBook updates though. Where are they?
So, I’ve been wondering if I should by a Mac. Windows works for me, but causes a fairly large number of headaches. Linux is nice for server use, but I’m not nerdish enough to get a desktop running. With the many positive reviews, switching stories and others I was thinking of going Mac.
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