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

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Switcher Diary: Howard Yermish

“The key here is your brain and your productivity. I’m simply more productive and more creative with the Mac. It lets me do my job, which has nothing to do with configuring my computers.”

Howard Yermish grew up in a very computer-savvy home and ended up using Windows almost by default: It was just what people, including his father the Ph.D., bought. When he started a Web design business, he naturally started with Windows and ended up on Macintosh, as he says it, “by accident.”

Howard: My father has a Ph.D. in computer science, and I’ve been around computers since I was four years old. We always had some form of PC at the house, and I’ve always known how to build them from scratch. I guess what I liked was that ...

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