Chapter 1. Switcher or Adder?

Thank you for buying my book (or for merely thumbing through it if you’re not past the cash register yet). I appreciate the opportunity to have a conversation with you that I’ve always wanted to have but that a lack of time has usually prevented.

It’s the conversation I’ve had—always in a much more limited form—with dozens, perhaps hundreds, of people who wanted to know if a Macintosh was the right computer for them. Some made a pro-Mac decision and some didn’t, but I felt all had at least given thought to which computer would be best for them.

With this book, I hope to expand the conversation both in the number of people I can have it with and in quality. The contents of this book would make a long conversation ...

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