Aside from the usual list of tips that you’d expect to see in a thread for Mac newbies (learn to use Apple+Q; there is no Registry, and you don’t need to defrag; Quicksilver rocks; etc), I spotted a few choice snippets of advice and opinion that I thought deserved a wider audience…
I love that I no longer even have to THINK about IE except when I’m developing web applications … I like TextMate. I absolutely adore not having to worry that the next patch tuesday is going to bork some system driver, and avoiding driver version hell is nice. — SpecialK
After using a Mac for awhile, going back to work on a Windows machine is pure, RSI-inducing hell, because you end up comfortably using your thumb to invoke the Command key on the Mac, whereas on Windows, the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts are invoked with totally un-naturally located Control key. — melorama
Take your time. the situation was good for me cause i had a windows box i used when i needed to get things done, and a Mac to play on. and after i certain amount of time i realized the Mac was where stuff got done. — [@I][:+:][@I]
What’s the one thing you always say to Mac newbies, or wannabe newbies?