Things to do on a mac!

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by glay, Sep 15, 2004.

  1. glay macrumors member

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    Hey, I'm a mac newbie and I was wondering what you use your macs for?
    Also, are there any cool things to do on macs, besides gaming. I've just got mine and I don't know how to appreciate it!
    Thanks!
     
  2. GovornorPhatt macrumors regular

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    Professional graphics design. Many websites and magazines are designed on macs. Digital music, photos, and music are great things to do. GarageBand is also fun.
     
  3. yippy macrumors 68020

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    Use it for anything. I think even web browsing and text editing is made nicer on the Mac.

    Well, there is that whole grapics/video design thing that they seem to be made for, but I have never been the creative type :D .
     
  4. wPod macrumors 68000

    wPod

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    i use my computer for work and for school. im a college student so use it for reports and such. and i work in an IT dept at my school. so i ues it to download programs (like ad-aware) for computers that are so tormented they cannot access the internet on their own.

    the coolest thing i do with my mac is laugh at windows users who have viruses/adware/spyware (the record on one computer was just set yesterday at 715, broke the old record of 450!).
     
  5. mcadam macrumors 6502a

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    i use my pb for pretty much anything - except gaming and making coffee...

    one thing which hasn't been mentioned so far is music - connect it to your stereo and you'll never use your cd player again! mmmm - i love itunes...

    but off course - pretty much anything which can be done on mac can be done on pc and vice versa!

    btw - it seem mac is very popular not only w graphics, design, video and so on, but music/sound editing as well?!
     
  6. kgarner macrumors 68000

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    You could use it to make your coffee though. Just get some X10 hardware and a controller program and you could control your coffee maker (or anything else).
     
  7. makisushi macrumors 6502

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    Anything you want!

    I am a Ex-Graphic Designer, so naturally Mac is in my blood. Now I use it for internet, email, video editing (family videos...), it hosts my daughter's website as well.
     

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