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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 14 Feb 2011, 21:11

well, actually, on macs you can simply use normal pc memory and hard drives, you dont have to use the memory from the apple website that costs $100 for 1gb...its the exact same stuff :)

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 15 Feb 2011, 13:31

One thing about Apple is that they try to get you to buy all apple products. They make every one of their products compatible with only certain other products, but they're always compatible with other Apple products.
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby Connor » 15 Feb 2011, 18:03

^ Like Microsoft and xbox

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 15 Feb 2011, 20:41

Xbox doesn't count. They don't monopolize the gaming system world. Mac has monopolized the MP3 world by storm. There are other good gaming systems out there, by major companies. Nintendo with Wii, Sony with PS3, ect.
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby giodog2000 » 15 Feb 2011, 22:58

THCAndy wrote:One thing about Apple is that they try to get you to buy all apple products. They make every one of their products compatible with only certain other products, but they're always compatible with other Apple products.
MONOPOLY!!



True apple makes everything compatible with apple stuff . Thats a good thing.

But my iphone talks to a PC as well as it talks to my mac. Does that count? :lol:
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 16 Feb 2011, 01:08

yes but my iphone got stolen so i dont care if it works with mac and or pc

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 17 Feb 2011, 13:15

iPhone and iPod Touches must be the most stolen thing.
I got 2 stolen....
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby bitrun » 19 Feb 2011, 19:49

Windows is my native OS, I really have no interest in a mac


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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby giodog2000 » 19 Feb 2011, 21:27

bitrun wrote:Windows is my native OS, I really have no interest in a mac


Nothing wrong with windows/pc.....But forgive me for asking but have you ever tried a mac? Just curious....
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby bitrun » 19 Feb 2011, 21:31

giodog2000 wrote:
bitrun wrote:Windows is my native OS, I really have no interest in a mac


Nothing wrong with windows/pc.....But forgive me for asking but have you ever tried a mac? Just curious....


I've been on a few macs. Not extensively, but I got the idea of the concept.
It seems like a solid OS, but I am not much for change and I'm used to Windows, and don't have many problems with it..


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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby giodog2000 » 19 Feb 2011, 21:44

bitrun wrote:
giodog2000 wrote:
bitrun wrote:Windows is my native OS, I really have no interest in a mac


Nothing wrong with windows/pc.....But forgive me for asking but have you ever tried a mac? Just curious....


I've been on a few macs. Not extensively, but I got the idea of the concept.


It seems like a solid OS, but I am not much for change and I'm used to Windows, and don't have many problems with it..



That was my fear also (the change) as I was on pc for over 15 years. I have to say it wasn't so bad.
The only down side , was to start all over from scratch with softwares.
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby Sweet Simplicity » 20 Feb 2011, 07:59

I don't really know, I've only been on macs a few times, and they confused the HELL outta me, because I'm pretty good with a windows set up. So I'd be more inclined to go with the easier route of windows, since I'm already familiar with them...
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby giodog2000 » 21 Feb 2011, 19:17

Sweet Simplicity wrote:I don't really know, I've only been on macs a few times, and they confused the HELL outta me, because I'm pretty good with a windows set up. So I'd be more inclined to go with the easier route of windows, since I'm already familiar with them...



It only takes a few days to ( 1 week) to really feel get use to the change ,,,,
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 22 Feb 2011, 02:34

the thing that is most hard to explain to new mac users that are used to windows is that the red X doesnt actually close the porgram - just the window, and that the program is stil running :(

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 22 Feb 2011, 12:09

Then how do you close the program?...
From what I hear though, all of Macs programs are pretty sync'd and run smooth.
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 22 Feb 2011, 12:17


Closing Programs
A pet peeve of mine is when people close programs by clicking on the red circle with the black X in it (top left corner of widow). This does not close the program, it only closes the window. A client called me because his Mac was frozen. Looking at his dock it was clear that ALL of his programs were open. Once we closed all those programs the Mac worked fine. In older OSX you can tell which programs are open by a black arrow pointing at the icon (in the Dock). In newer OSX there is a small white circle. In the window below it's clear that someone closed the iCalc window and not the program (iCalc is still showing in the Menu Bar)

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 22 Feb 2011, 20:54

That doesn't say how you close the program. The answer may be obvious, but I'm not on a Mac nor am I a Mac user.
That's good info about the white dot though! ;)
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 23 Feb 2011, 11:14

http://www.ehow.com/how_5609800_close-a ... n-mac.html
basically where us pc people have the menu where it says File Edit ... Help
there is one extra thing on the mac like this: Program Name File Edit ... Help
and if you click Program Name it brings up a menu and you can click "Quit Program Name"

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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby THCAndy » 24 Feb 2011, 12:56

Ah, so it isn't more than a few clicks away.
Not so bad.
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Re: Windows vs Mac || The Great Debate!

Postby shovenose » 25 Feb 2011, 12:15

or you just do Command-Q on the keyboard.
btw, while macs do have a control key, all the key combinations are done with Command. it's the button often mistakely reffered to as the Apple Key (WRONG)...:)

so like copy would be Command-C NOT Ctrl-C :(


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