Friday, December 28, 2007

Fresh Start

I got a MacBook for Christmas.  This is my first post from my new Mac.

This is a fantastic thing!  I am consumed with love for my as-yet-unnamed new laptop.  I am learning all kinds of new things, like the double finger scroll technique on the mousepad.  Or using the "command" key instead of the "ctrl" key.  For some reason, I don't seem to have "home" or "end" keys, but well maybe I'll discover them later.  

I'm thrilled that I can use this laptop on its battery; Athena (the soon-to-be donated IBM ThinkBook) has a battery life of roughly 20 minutes.  It's light, compact, and shiny white, and the screen is beautiful!  (Athena's original screen broke and was replaced by a used one from eBay.)  I can't stop poking at this wondrous thing.  I'll be able to take it with me to places!  No more plug in wireless antenna and external mouse and necessary AC adapter!  Freedom!  

So, my very first laptop was named Moxie, and my second one was Athena Nike.  I'm not sure what I'm going to name this one.  Suggestions?

3 responses:

David Carlton said...

On my MacBook Pro, home is fn-left-arrow, and end is fn-right-arrow. Might be the same on yours?

Constance Squared said...

Congrats on your new MacBook! Soon we will be the majority rather than the minorty!

And I was going to say what David Carlton said - they are the left and right arrow keys, just hold the open apple key.

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