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Mac OS X for Windows Users: A Switchers' Guide by David Coursey

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Column 4 Why I just love the new iMac (and why you might, too)

David Coursey,

Executive Editor, AnchorDesk

Monday, February 4, 2002

It’s been a week since I started using a new iMac as my full-time desktop computer and a PowerBook G4 as my portable PC, all as part of my monthlong challenge to see if I, long a loyal Windows user, could make Apple the center of my computing universe. There are still a few problems—specifically related to getting PDA data in and out of Microsoft Office.

But besides that, I’ve made a very smooth transition. I have even started using the Apple key instead of the Control key when cutting and pasting.

None of the photos I’ve seen do the new iMac justice. It’s hard to take a picture of a white computer with a clear ...

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