Monthly Archives: February 2007

Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 7

Hello, again; Today I discovered something new. I downloaded the beta of the next version of Parallels Desktop and boy, is it neat! They’ve taught it a new trick! Now you can run your Windows programs, and Parallels Desktop can … Continue reading

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Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 6

Howdy, Friends; This evening I prepared to make a slide show on DVD to show at my wife’s birthday in a few days. I planned to use digital photos taken over the last several years, as well as a great … Continue reading

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Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 5

Howdy, Folks; The transition is going well. If you’re willing to learn the interface differences between Windows and the Mac, go for it. As mentioned before, I am running Vista Business in a virtual machine (VM) under Mac OS X. … Continue reading

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Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 4

Howdy; Amazing. It’s still going well. I did encounter one glitch on the Mac, however. This is related to the Logitech VX Revolution mouse I installed in Chapter 3. It seems that if the mouse looses communication with it’s USB … Continue reading

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Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 3a

Howdy Everyone – Just finished previous post. Decided to do something useful on my old XP machine, and guess what? It had failed to log off last time it was used because some blasted program or other decided it didn’t … Continue reading

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Switching from Windows to Macintosh – Chapter 3

Howdy, Everybody! Things are going great with the transition. Hooking the Mac up to the network at my Day Job was a no-brainer. I had an old 5-port hub already, so all i needed was a couple of ethernet patch … Continue reading

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