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

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Column 6 Try a Mac? Why it won’t hurt as much as you think

David Coursey,

Executive Editor, AnchorDesk

Monday, February 25, 2002

What does it take to turn a Mac voyeur into a Mac user?

Last week I wrote about people who are very interested in Macs but remain firmly wedded (welded?) to Windows. In response to that column, I received email from a reader (whose identity I won’t reveal, since he works for Sun) challenging me to present the Mac’s case and convince him that it’s worth making the switch.

It occurred to me that this reader’s concerns might be yours, too. So let’s take a look at his questions and see if my answers will change you from cautious fan to convert.

1. Convince me that on a Mac I’ll be able to share and swap files (word processing, ...

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