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  • Switching from a Mac to a PC: Five lessons from an Apple fanboy

    The Internet is filled with testimonials of people ditching their PC for a hip new Mac. Where once they trudged through stodgy spreadsheets, they now write screenplays and edit flashy videos (if the ads are to be believed). But there's almost no material documenting the opposite experience. Most of the personal switching-to-Windows stories are many years out of date and center around now-obsolete "But you can't play games and none of your software will work!" arguments.So, here are the top five things an Apple fanboy learned from two months using Windows.

  • Horizons New laptops: Is this the year of the 'ultrabook'?

    Looking for new laptops? This year's Consumer Electronics Show is filled with ultrabooks -- new laptops that are thin and light -- and a few models are getting positive press already.

  • Tablet computers passe? Here come ultrabooks.

    Tablet computers passe? Here come ultrabooks.

    Tablet computers were ubiquitous at CES 2011, thanks to iPad. Ultrabooks will be featured at CES 2012, thanks to MacBook Air. But 100 tablet computers are expected to debut.

  • MacBook Pro gets faster processor, better graphics

    MacBook Pro gets faster processor, better graphics

    MacBook Pro gets update from Apple as competition for MacBook Pro heats up from Dell and others.

  • Opinion Steve Jobs and his art of simplicity

    To Apple's Steve Jobs, design was not just a matter of aesthetics. It was also the experience of using products. His genius was in blending design and experience, tuning in to our complex lives and helping us orchestrate them. Just ask my mom.

  • In Pictures Remembering Steve Jobs

    The main Apple Inc. website featuring Apple co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is seen on an iPhone in Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 6. Mr. Jobs, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur who reinvented the world's computing, music, and mobile phone industries and changed the daily habits of millions around the globe, died on Oct. 5.

  • Can a Gap card wreck your credit rating?

    The Simple Dollar Can a Gap card wreck your credit rating?

    Store credit cards, Roth IRA vs. 401k's, and other reader questions

  • Steve Jobs and Apple: How his vision transformed the way we work and play

    Steve Jobs and Apple: How his vision transformed the way we work and play

    Apple under Steve Jobs launched iconic toys and tools and software, so successful in form and function that competitors stood in awe and customers lined up overnight for the latest gadget.

  • Mac OS X Lion: The pros and cons

    Mac OS X Lion: The pros and cons

    Released on July 20, Mac OS X Lion makes it easy to migrate your Windows computer onto a Mac. Should you make the switch?

  • Is Apple declaring war on DVDs?

    Is Apple declaring war on DVDs?

    Apple quietly removed the DVD drive from its Mac Mini line last week. Are we moving toward a discless future, or is Apple being too bold in pulling the plug?