Colin Devroe

Photographer. Podcaster. Blogger. Reverse Engineer.

Definition of Apple fanboy

December 13, 2011

Jim Dalrymple’s definition of an Apple fanboy hits home for me. Especially this particular part of the definition:

“someone that loves to get the job done instead of working on their machine”

When I began my switch to the Macintosh nearly a decade ago my single biggest reason that I trumpeted to friends was that I could focus on my work rather than wasting countless hours maintaining my computer. I remember spending far too much time reinstalling my operating system, defragmenting my hard drive, installing virus and malware protection software, and other such tasks. Since switching to the Macintosh I have not had to spend a single minute on any of those things. The Mac lets me do work and get back to life. And I’m a huge fan of life.

/via Marco “Please don’t email me” Arment.