Following up from my “Top 30 mistakes made by new Mac users” post (which has received a rather staggering 25143 views thanks to news/link aggregators like digg.com and del.icio.us) comes the Top 10 things all ‘switchers’ should know.
Scott Moschella, the guy behind Gimpshop (a version of the open-source image editor Gimp with a Photoshop-like interface grafted on top) has done a really great job here… the points are funny but true. For example:
You cannot make OS X look like a Startrek Control Panel (like the Windows XP theme shown above right).
Your choice of OS X themes are as follows.
Also, if you think you need anti-virus for your Mac, Scott would rather sell you some snake oil instead.
And… while defragging a Windows machine displays calming moving blocks that make a Windows user feel like everything’s being put back into its place and tidied up, you don’t need to do it at all on Mac.
It’s well worth a read… plasticbugs.com