You can buy PCs and PC software products at thousands of stores around the country. As far as worrying what components are in my PC and worrying about the company I buy from, I have always objected to Apple’s proprietary mindset: If you want a new hard drive, you must buy it from us, and you will pay what we want.I like competition, and I like the fact that I can open up a PC and change out the hard drive with an inexpensive product that is the result of a lot of competition. is a fully customizable case management package that handles your contacts, calendars, tasks/to-do’s, notes and more.
Macs work just fine with most printers, scanners and multifunction machines.
Even better, there is no time-snatching search for drivers.
Ben Stevens and Rick Georges are not only lawyers using opposing systems; they are proponents who advise on the use of technology in the law office.
They have strong opinions, and they’re not afraid to state them. There are any number of reasons for switching from a PC to a Mac. And since 2005, I have been running a Mac-environment law office.
Since I have actually used both PCs and Macs in my family law practice, I believe that I am uniquely qualified to address the differences in the two systems and state which is better.
The simple fact is that more lawyers don’t use Macs today because of misperceptions that still exist—and I hope this article will set the record straight.And the best analogy for the Mac versus PC debate is this: You can buy a Hyundai or a Mercedes. But which one is more dependable, and which one is more fun to drive?Here I’ll offer some specifics of how a Mac office can save you time, money and aggravation.Forget those memories of the blue screen of death, and dream on.There are any number of reasons for staying with the PC and not switching to a Mac.And with each round, the question grows: Is there a reason to switch to Apple, and is now the time?This year the ABA Journal is letting some real advocates argue the case.PCs may seem cheaper, but I don’t think they are less expensive.If qualities like dependability, security and ease of use are important to you, you should be using a Mac—period.Daylite allows you to link various types of documents (spreadsheets, PDFs, JPEGs) to specific client files, and then organize and even open those files from within Daylite.You can schedule and delegate appointments, create lists, print reports and send e-mails—all from within Daylite.