I’m as guilty as the next person. I mean to post in a blog regularly and I do for a short time, and then it gets neglected.
Whats been occurring?
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to buy a secondhand iPad Mini 2 for a good price so I did. It’s been a real useful addition too. I like the size; quite frankly my Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 is too big to chuck in a car at pocket and carry around everywhere.
Then the PC died. I’d been running Windows 10 Technical Preview on it for the best part of a year, and it was certainly better than Windows 8, but it was still prone to annoying slowdowns and lock ups.
I decided to go for a Mac instead. My current budget wouldn’t stretch to a Mac Pro, and as I already had a decent Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse and a widescreen monitor only a few months old, a Mac Mini fitted the bill just right.
As I had my data on external drives and in the cloud, set up was a doddle, and I was up and running in no time. Of course, when you’re running software, the Operating System should really just be there in the background taking care of everything and OS X does just that. None of those hang ups or slowdowns either. I’m happy with the switch, and perhaps a new iPhone might logically complete this change to a new ecosystem.
I’ve actually been writing this post on my iPad Mini. I’d be the first to say I’d rather be using a full size keyboard, but the experience hasn’t been too bad. Better than blogging anything more than a couple of sentences from a smartphone!