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  Talking About Life With Mac OS X
Subject:   Time on OS X vs Classic vs OS 9
Date:   2001-04-28 07:44:34
From:   derrick
Response to: Time on OS X vs Classic vs OS 9

Scott, I think you make many good points in your post. There's one in particular that I'd like to touch on.


I think PowerBooks and Mac OS X are a wonderful match -- even more so that with the desktop machines.


The Airport networking (for newer books with Airport slots), the fast wake-up, iTunes on the road, iMovie, etc, etc have added new life to my PowerBook experience.


I understand you concerns about Apple's shortcomings too when it comes to supporting customers. As I said in the article, sometimes it feels like tough love.


But other times there are solutions and work-arounds that I just don't know about. Such as using Airport with non-Airport transmitters. I thought I was cooked with OS X.


But I found out that if I enter the Hex version of my password, I can connect. Weird! I'm sure that will be corrected with time.


That's why I think these forums are so important. We can help each other survive these exciting, but painful transitions.