I Am No Longer A User

I Am No Longer A User

It might be ‘Monday Morning Quarterbacking’ (Whoa - did I just write that ? Need to drop another post on that one) Still, the point is that articles like this just make so much sense …. after the fact. But the really weird thing is just how many people still do think this way - for example;

Before the Internet all most people cared about was Office. And Office was really the only reason anyone wanted Windows machines instead of Macs.

They still do - but it is less and less important. Really - it is. Now we just have to get everyone on board with that thinking.

  • I have been a user of Macs since the first iPod (another thread).
  • I have been a Mac only user for around 7 years.
  • I have been a non Microsoft user for 3 years. (I will admit that I do still have Office installed on my Mac for those occasional times of checking that the export works before passing the document over to a client. But even that is increasingly rare - since mostly that format is (as it should be) PDF anyway.

I aspire to this:

I havent even bothered to install Office on my last two computers at all.

My next Mac will definitely have no Microsoft product on it anywhere. I am also thinking it won’t have any google either - but
that’s another story.

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April 15, 2013