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so i used a mac to day because i started to do photography at college  (this is the only place in the college that has mac's). it felt so wrong, like i was strate noob at it i didnt no how to reopen what i minimize and lots of other things. have you used a mac what was it like to you.

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I've used one a few times but I picked it up quickly since I knew about the gestures you can use on the trackpad and stuff. It's not that hard it's just all the controls for a window is on the left side instead of right!

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so i used a mac to day because i started to do photography at college  (this is the only place in the college that has mac's). it felt so wrong, like i was strate noob at it i didnt no how to reopen what i minimize and lots of other things. have you used a mac what was it like to you.

It's pretty much the same as Windows with some slight difference, but usually more intuitive to use and once you get used to it its usually a bit easier to do daily tasks. 

 

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Please tell me you sanitized your hands to get rid of the nastiness of a mac....

 

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I use macs all the time at home, I've been brought up using them, and I can honestly say I prefer OSX. It just annoys me I can't play as many games on it as PC. Otherwise, I personally would have a straight up hackintosh, no dual booting at all.

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I own systems with both operating systems and can tell you that OS X definitely has a learning curve from a Windows user's perspective, though as does Windows 8.1/10.

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It's still a computer, I wouldn't really have any problems using one. I' have a problem with buying one, but that's another matter.

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Use it 24/7 in school, we only have macbooks, macbook pros and imacs. I'd say am better than 90% of the people in school.

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OP, please reconsider your mindset and/or phrasing of your post. It's okay to not like a particular brand (and their software), but with your implication that all Apple users are ignorant will spark an argument (as in, the part where you say "it felt so wrong", where it could be interpreted wrongly like I mentioned, when you likely did not mean every Apple user is ignorant).

 

I've used a Mac before for graphic design and while the navigation was different for me since I've been a long-time pure Windows user, I got a hang of it after an hour. So who's the actual noob here? :)

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I've used one a few times but I picked it up quickly since I knew about the gestures you can use on the trackpad and stuff. It's not that hard it's just all the controls for a window is on the left side instead of right!

i think it was a older version because i was not able to click using the trackpad i had to use the buttons on the trackpad so i dont no if that would have worked 

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Only one of their big AIOs in an apple store. The apple mouse and keyboard was the thing that ruined it for me

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I find macs easier to use than windows.

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I used it for work before... The mouse was terrible... It's either you use up the whole desk to move 3 inches or you move the mouse 3 inches and the cursor jumps all over the place... It's not that bad software-wise... It's not that good either... What I find bad about it is when you put in a removable drive (i.e. flash drive)... The OS eats up an unecessary amount of space on the drive... And deleting is not deleting like in Windows...

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Im using a macbook pro right now while my y410p is off being repaired. I love this thing. It looks amazing and is a pleasure to use. :)

 

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I own systems with both operating systems and can tell you that OS X definitely has a learning curve from a Windows user's perspective, though as does Windows 8.1/10.

Coming from using macs mostly and an old Windows XP desktop and Windows 7 laptop, Going to Windows 8 on my custom build wasn't actually that hard. At first I didn't like the flat design but now I have grown to love it a lot. Glad they kept it in Windows 10

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OP, please reconsider your mindset and/or phrasing of your post. It's okay to not like a particular brand (and their software), but with your implication that all Apple users are ignorant will spark an argument (as in, the part where you say "it felt so wrong", where it could be interpreted wrongly like I mentioned, when you likely did not mean every Apple user is ignorant).

 

I've used a Mac before for graphic design and while the navigation was different for me since I've been a long-time pure Windows user, I got a hang of it after an hour. So who's the actual noob here? :)

no no no im not trying to start a war or anything its was my first time using one and the same for my mate and "by it felt so wrong" i mean not being able to alt tab or open things from the dock it would open a new one of the program that i was all ready using.

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I didn't know how to turn the '09 iMac's on at my school the first time I sat in front of one.

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my dad uses macs all the time. loves the apple ecosystem for his documents, and well really all his work anyway. So I am around it a good bit. Once used his macbook pro extensively. I know all the gestures and a good bit at how to get around the OS and also how the filesystem is organized (its somewhat close to linux)

 

so its not that hard for me to use. I like the productivity of OS X but windows supports more of the things that I like to do. Plus i like building my own PC's cause its cool.. and mac is expensive.

 

though i wouldnt mind having an MBA or MBP as a laptop. they work well. Id rather a razer blade though LOL

 

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Im using a macbook pro right now while my y410p is off being repaired. I love this thing. It looks amazing and is a pleasure to use. :)

 

I still miss my y410p

 

 

I find macs easier to use than windows.

 

 

OP, please reconsider your mindset and/or phrasing of your post. It's okay to not like a particular brand (and their software), but with your implication that all Apple users are ignorant will spark an argument (as in, the part where you say "it felt so wrong", where it could be interpreted wrongly like I mentioned, when you likely did not mean every Apple user is ignorant).

 

I've used a Mac before for graphic design and while the navigation was different for me since I've been a long-time pure Windows user, I got a hang of it after an hour. So who's the actual noob here? :)

 

 

Use it 24/7 in school, we only have macbooks, macbook pros and imacs. I'd say am better than 90% of the people in school.

 

 

It's still a computer, I wouldn't really have any problems using one. I' have a problem with buying one, but that's another matter.

This is still valid, and it is with any consumer computer.

 

dont get me wrong i think that its a very good computer as hardware is... dat metal. im just not used to it  

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I'm getting this feeling poking around Win10 since I skipped Win8 all together. :P

 

 

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I have a macbook pro. OSX was no big deal to me as I have used *nix OSs in the past. The GUI is alright.

 

Personally, I installed rEFIt, and then triple boot OSX, WIndows 8.1, and Ubuntu.

Honestly, the build quality of the macbook pro has trumped everything I have used to this day, except for the upper class Lenovos (its on par). 

 

Although I triple boot, I find myself using Ubuntu far more often than OSX and Windows. Honestly, if I need real work done in AutoCAD, Solidworks, or gaming, it gets done on my desktop.

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I use windows and recently got my first macintosh (rMBP 2014) because of how it's built. I rather OSX over windows and didn't find it very challenging to adapt when I got my device in August.

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