after seventeen years …

Scan 132540005with Windows, I’ve now spent a little over two weeks with Mac. After one day, I could say I had the basic grip of it, and now … after two weeks, I’m feeling really comfortable. I guess that says something about the intuitiveness of the whole thing!

The second day, my friend asked me to name one thing that was better on a Mac. At first, the question kind of stunned me. The first thing that came to mind was the integration with my two, other devices … the iPhone and the iPad. The other things aren’t really good reasons, as such … the are more subjective feelings: It feels «stable». It’s still very early, but not once have I experienced any kind of ‘hang’ or blue screen, even though I’ve hit so many keys by mistake [the keyboard short-cuts seem to sit in my spine]. The actual machine itself, has a very solid feel to it. Now I can use several of my favourite «apps» on the computer, not only on the mobile devices.

Apart from that, our printer is properly installed, which I don’t think it ever was before! It’s fairly new, I doubt it’s even a year old, a HP Photosmart. I had some trouble connecting it to both our computers, so I downloaded drivers from HP and installed. Then I scanned an old photo of mine … this here above was shot 1996 somewhere in Sweden. To my great surprise, the whole scanning procedure was all of a sudden much simpler. It only scanned the photo … I no longer had to cut it out [crop] of the white area. The quality even seems better. Perhaps I never really installed it the way it should be on the old computer … I don’t know, but now it’s good.


9 Replies to “after seventeen years …”

  1. The photo is gorgeous. It sounds like you have it all together now. The integrattion of all the units does make it appealing.

    1. I like that photo, and I remember when I took it, with a cheap little plastic camera that I’d gotten for free somewhere!

  2. so glad there doesn’t seem to be a huge learning curve. I’ve pretty much decided when this laptop dies I’m switching to a Mac but I might chicken out at the last moment. I’m so proficient with Windows! Change is good though, right?

    1. Well, so was I …about Windows. It’s like exercise for the brain, with all the new and a little challenge too. Feels good, that I’m still able to learn. I like change in certain aspects of life! 🙂

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