OS X Lion Reviewed By A Windows User

I’ve been using Microsoft Windows since version 3.1, which came out in 1992.  I’ve seen it triumph:  2000, XP & 7 were all very strong releases.  I’ve seen it struggle:  ME & Vista were lackluster.  Nineteen years of mastering every single quirk and intricacy which has driven many users away from the platform.

About a month ago I began using Mac OS X Lion as my primary Desktop OS.  I’ll have to say that overall, Lion is fantastic.  There are few aspects that windows can say it does better, but they definitely exist.  This review talks more about what Lion doesn’t do as well as windows. Continue reading OS X Lion Reviewed By A Windows User

File Zen: Consistent Data Folders Synchronized Between Desktop & Laptop Windows Machines

visualizing my drive usage in windirstat

My goal was to have as close to identical as possible environments on both my desktop and laptop machines, and to have them back eachother up in case of loss of either one of them.  The idea is that I should be able to work from either machine without having to alter where the files I am working with exist. Continue reading File Zen: Consistent Data Folders Synchronized Between Desktop & Laptop Windows Machines