1. Jude526's Avatar
    I know this is an older post but I just purchased the 2015 retina 13 inch 3 weeks ago and am thrilled with it. A learning curve coming from PC but am not looking back. I am loving it. Fast and no lag. I am all Apple ecosystem now. The dark side is really a ray of light for me.
    firstborn80 likes this.
    03-25-2017 02:37 AM
  2. Brian Embry's Avatar
    Interesting title. I really don't consider "drinking the Kool-Aid" purchasing or even switching to a system that just flat out works. Nothing against Microsoft, because they got some cool things going on with their Surface products. I use a a mid 2010 MacBook Pro. It still works very well. I have a HP that is a few years newer and it is well slow. So slow. So enjoy your new Mac.

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    Just_Me_D likes this.
    04-07-2017 10:55 PM
  3. p1xel's Avatar
    This might sound kind of basic, but one of the things I love most about the MBP is 2 finger scrolling on the trackpad. It just feels smooth, responsive, and comfortable. Sometimes I even forgo my mouse when browsing. I've tried Windows laptops including the highly praised Dell XPS 13, but it just wasn't the same.

    On the flip side I can't say the same for the Apple Magic Mouse. If you're considering buying a mouse, I'd highly recommend trying or borrowing one. For me at least, I find it very uncomfortable over extended use. And scrolling with that doesn't seem to work as well even though it seems like it should.
    05-11-2017 10:00 PM
  4. kjung7's Avatar
    I just tried giving up my MacBook Pro for a Surface Pro 4. I gave up on it after a day. Mac is way ahead in terms of user interface and over all consistency in design of all software. Also, battery life on Windows was terrible. Even sleep mode drained battery like crazy.
    05-12-2017 02:36 PM
  5. OZsMac's Avatar
    For anyone coming over from Windows, the one thing that will drive you crazy is the lack of window management (i.e. how to minimise, maximise and also have windows take up left or right of the screen via keyboard shortcuts).

    Could I suggest (and I'm not affiliated at all or paid for this) you check out BetterTouchTool, helped me through the biggest adjustment for me in moving from Windows to MacOS. Things that I setup:

    Four finger swipe right = make app/window take up right half of screen
    Four finger swipe left = make app/window take up left half of screen
    Four finger swipe up = maximise window (not full screen)
    Four finger swipe down = minimise window
    Four finger double tap = Quit application

    I've setup a whole pile of other gestures (i.e. four finger force press sleeps my system), I love the flexibility and also that you can customise any input device (from mouse, to keyboard through Siri remote).
    05-17-2017 07:11 PM
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