"There are times where I can't see a difference until I am on my Windows machine and want to be able to use some of the intuitive gestures that are available on OS X (i.e., spaces, expose, dashboard) and can't. As Mad Max said, as you begin…"
"If you're proficient with Windows and know how to troubleshoot any problems you may have, save some money by going for the OEM license for sure. Of course, you always have us here to help walk you through problems, too. :-)
"The basic difference between the two is that an OEM license doesn't include technical support, can't be used to directly upgrade an older copy of Windows, and is tied to the PC you originally install it and activate it on. With a retail…"
I enjoy technology immensely with all that that entails like computing & electronic gadgetry's!!
How did you find out about our Geek community?
What are your "geeky equipment" specs?
Mac Mini was sold. New PC build underway.
Dell Latitude D505
Generation I iPhone - 8GB
iPod Classic (Black) 80GB
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Computer/network support technician
What makes you laugh?
Just about anything (which happens to get me into trouble sometimes).
What is the thing in life you treasure most?
My family and close friends.
What's the geekiest thing you've ever done?
Since I couldn't afford wireless peripherals to create a wireless network in my house, I proceeded to improvise by hanging an ethernet cable from the ceiling that required anyone visiting to duck under in order to walk past it. It looked hideous, but I got to have my internetz!
What do you do to entertain yourself?
Watch movies, browse the web (YouTube, chat rooms, etc...), go out for a bit of photo-walking.
Music: Alanis Morrisette, The All-American Rejects, The Allman Brothers Band, Augustana, The Black Crowes, Black Eyed Peas, Blues Traveler, Breaking Benjamin, Buckcherry, Bush, Coldplay, Counting Crows, The Cranberries, Daniel Powter, Dave Matthews Band, Evanescence, Finger Eleven, The Fray, Gang Of Four, Garbage, George Strait, The Georgia Satellites, Gnarls Barkley, Good Charlotte, Incubus, James Blunt, Jewel, Jimmy Eat World, Joe Walsh, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, The Last Goodnight, Linkin Park, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Matchbox Twenty, No Doubt, Sick, Puppies, Smash Mouth, Smashing Pumpkins, Snow Patrol, Staind, U2, Usher, 3 Doors Down, and more.
Movies: Men of Honor, Pride and Prejudice, Carrie, Urban Cowboy, Cinderella Man, A Perfect World, Ransom, Cast Away, Die Hard, Dirty Harry, The Silence of the Lambs, Jaws, Meet The Parents, Meet The Fockers, Scarface, Shaun of the Dead, When A Stranger Calls, Pearl Harbor, Forrest Gump, Heathers, The Godfather, Gone Baby Gone, A Time To Kill, You’ve Got Mail, Speed (I and II), Christmas Vacation, Saw (I, II, II, IV, V), A Nightmare on Elm Street, Pirates of Silicon Valley, Taken, Tron, Hackers, Gone in 60 Seconds, Resident Evil, and more.
Books: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Pride and Prejudice, The Bible, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Goosebumps, War and Peace, Utopia, and more.
Shows: House M.D., CSI, MythBusters, How I Met Your Mother, Rome, Dirty Jobs, Big Love, So You Think You Can Dance, Cops, Dog the Bounty Hunter, and more.
Artists: Marc Chagall, Leonardo Da Vinci, Claude Mone, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, and probably some more that I can't think of right now.
Games: Monopoly, Cranium, Skip-Bo, Clue, World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, Halo, Crysis, Mario Kart, Resident Evil, Ratchet and Clank, and more.
People: family & friends.
Events: parties, reunions, and other social gatherings