Cockatoo Software

Switching to Mac OS X

Published on 12 May, 2010 by Keith Pitty

Are you a new Mac user? Or perhaps you use Windows but are tempted to make the switch. If so, this brief article will interest you.

In September 2004 I bought my first Apple computer, an iBook G4, having previously used laptops that ran Windows or Linux. I haven’t looked back and am currently enjoying a MacBook Pro.

As a Mac OS X enthusiast I take every opportunity to encourage others to consider switching. Recently a business associate here on the Central Coast took the plunge, which has motivated me to post a couple of useful links for new Mac users who have switched from Windows:

And if you’re preparing to purchase a new laptop and would like help with comparing OS X Snow Leopard with Windows 7, this thorough analysis will tell you all you need to know to make your decision.

Finally, if you need further assistance, remember that Cockatoo Software is happy to help.

Keith Pitty is the owner of Cockatoo Software Pty Limited. He has over 30 years of professional software development experience and has a passion for providing software solutions that help people. Away from computers he loves sport, especially cricket, golf and Australian Rules football.