Switching from OSX to Windows

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby kingweed » Fri May 09, 2014 10:08 pm

Yeah, chrome just doesn't feel right.

I've got opera as well which I'd use over chrome.

Chrome does load faster but i've not got any addons on it, where as firefox has a bucket load with scripts and the like.

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby RB » Fri May 09, 2014 10:14 pm

Chrome is better because it shares bookmarks and passwords across all platforms.
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Mr.Clark » Fri May 09, 2014 11:03 pm

I found Firefox to be more bloated and memory-intensive than in days of yore. Chrome feels faster.

Could just be all in my head though...

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Helios » Sat May 10, 2014 9:29 am

Chrome makes my laptop overheat just by simple browsing.
Firefox does not.
Firefox wins.
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby kingweed » Sat May 10, 2014 10:31 pm

New FF update is out.

It's actually noticeably faster!

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Ekona » Sat May 10, 2014 11:23 pm

...and it looks like every other fucking browser now, as they've moved all the helpful stuff away from the top left and tucked it away on the address bar. FFS.

Now I get to spend an hour making it look like it used to. Joy.
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby kingweed » Sat May 10, 2014 11:52 pm

Yeah, it's like a carbon copy of chrome now.

*sigh*

I've got mine back to the way I like it. Or as close to it as possible.

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Joe » Mon May 12, 2014 3:43 pm

So browser wars and "essentials" aside, do you guys use any fancy task switchers or application launchers, taskbar apps or other workflow-enhancing magic stuff?

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Ekona » Mon May 12, 2014 3:52 pm

None at all, I let Windows handle everything.
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby siteguru » Mon May 12, 2014 5:26 pm

I tend to pin frequently used applications to the taskbar ... a bit like the old quick launch bar in XP. (Launch an app, then right-click its icon on the taskbar and choose Pin to taskbar).

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby RB » Mon May 12, 2014 5:43 pm

In 7 I used Fences to better arrange my desktop.
http://www.stardock.com/products/fences/
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby Polito45 » Mon May 12, 2014 7:23 pm

Yuck, fuck that.

I keep my desktop... like under my foreskin, very clean.

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If I get finger prints or spit on it, I polish it till it shines. ;)
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby kingweed » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:24 pm

Now that i've got my shiny mac book. I have to say I can now confirm as an actual user OSX is utter dogbollock shite.

First of the whole installation process, obviously if i'm installing a program I want to be able to use it.
You can't individual control the volume of different applications through the OS, you have to fanny around with each and every 'app'.

You can't uninstall all the shite because it's 'required by the os' how sticky notes is vital part of it i'll never know or photo booth!

Starting to get to grips with it but it's no where near as good as windows.

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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby RB » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:32 pm

Amen brother. I used to love Apple, then I liked them, now I think they suck. They've really gone down hill since Jobs croaked.
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Re: Switching from OSX to Windows

Postby kingweed » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:12 pm

Yeah, utter bollocks, the hardware itself is lovely and the screen is beautiful. Keyboard is great etc but man their software for desktops is woeful.

I've got windows running over it as a virtual machine so I don't have to deal with all the apple crap. I knew it was bad but didn't know how bad it was!

Honestly can't believe that people actually prefer OSX to windows.


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