Howdy and I hate Macs............

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    Howdy and I hate Macs............

    Until I tried playing with an iTouch this past Friday and realized I'm 40years old and I've been wrong all those years and man I'm an idiot. Next thing I know Im buying a 64GB wifi only iPad. :D

    I think the only thing I don't like is the fact I've been using a PC for so long and the entire iTunes thing is a bit wonky. I'm figuring things out, but man I'm just so glad there are other things floating around out there to help you get things on/off.

    I'll start a new thread on a few questions I have.
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    Welcome from a Windows 7 fan who loves me some iGadgets!
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    I have yet to have an issue with iTunes. In the 5 years or so I have been running iTunes on some flavor of Windows and sharing the library files across 3 machines via portable HDD, I have yet to have any problems.

    If it is just getting to a familiar point or knowledge in the product, there is plenty of help to be gleaned from this site and others.
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    Greetings and welcome to the forum!

    When you get some time, I suggest you download a copy of the iPad User Guide. It is available for free in several different formats.

    a) As a free PDF download from the Apple website --
    Apple - Support - Manuals

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    This can (and should!) be saved on your computer and your iPad.

    b) As a free iBook once you download the free iBook app from the iTunes App Store.

    c) Online using the link provided in the Safari favorites on your iPad.

    The answers to many questions, especially if this is your first Apple mobile "iDevice", can be answered by spending some quality time with this handy document.
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    Thank you for the heads up on the manual. I stumbled upon that after I installed iBook, which is kinda slick and I'm glad it pretty much slaps you in the face when you first fire up the App Store.
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    I think we've all been there. I used to feel the same way. I now use Mac only (except for a VM that I run where I occasionally need access to a PC app - and whenever I do, I realize how much I do NOT miss working on a PC). I feel very fortunate to work for a company that is cloud based as far as things I need to access, and platform agnostic. This allows me to be highly productive whether on my iPhone, iPad or Macbook pro. Nobody can force me back to a crappy PC again!!
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    I'm still on the fence... I do love myself some PCs, but can't live without my old-school iPod Nano. And iTunes is pretty convenient...
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    Don't get me wrong. I have plenty of Windows machines at the house doing various things and they do them perfectly. Two linux servers and well now two new iDevices to figure out how to use. ;)
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    From one newbie to another I'll say hello. Thread titles a little misleading it doesn't appear that you really hate macs.;)
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    I don't see this as a zero-sum game, either - there's stuff I use Windows and Unix for, and then there's Apple's devices, and I don't "love" or "hate" them for what they are.
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    Oh man, use a mac computer for a little while and you will seriously change your mind! iPad is mac lite.

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