Switching to MacOS X

I made the switch from a Sony laptop running Linux to a 17" Apple Power Book around two months ago. Here's a list of some of thing things that I had to learn.

Before making a purchase I had two worries: one was over a specific piece of software I had to use and the second was how fast the machine would be. I decided to rent an iBook for a week. This demonstrated that the software I had a concern over would indeed work, but it also taught me that iBooks are fine machine. Now that I've finally made the Power Book purchase I'm happy with the performance. I had been using a Pentium III 800Mhz laptop with 256M of memory: the 1GHz Power Book with 1G of memory is a huge improvement... but that could mostly be the memory for all I know.

Now here's that list...