Switching from PC to Mac.. anything you wish you knew?

Started Nov 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Tom_N
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Re: Switching from PC to Mac.. anything you wish you knew?
In reply to graybalanced, Nov 13, 2012

graybalanced wrote:

It's also possible that Apple sets a different default for the desktops than the laptops.

Aside: Mac desktops haven't had power buttons on the keyboards in ages.  When Apple switched from ADB (Apple Desktop Bus) to USB, they gained the ability to hot-swap keyboards, mice, etc., but the keyboard power buttons vanished.

I believe the explanation at the time was that USB specifications prohibited power-on keys.  (I do not know if the specs say "Thou shalt not …" or if they simply define USB in such a way that the necessary support for such a key is missing.)

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