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Dear Apple…

 

So I received an email today from Apple saying how the new Icloud is on its way, ready to take over MobileMe. I have to say first of all, that Mobileme has been a blessing for me for the past 3 years. Ive started and made business through Iweb. What is Iweb??? Its the greatest tool for all you website illiterate graphic designers like myself. Ive become such a pro at creating websites with this app that you might even think a real web designer created these websites. lol.

Anyhow, here’s my main concern with this transition.

Will Icloud support all iweb features including hosting? Will we still have access to our files in Idisk? If they will support it, how much will it cost us? Right now we are paying 109$ a year for mobile me, which i dont mind.

All these questions are burning probably within all Iweb users and none have been addressed at yesterdays keynote at Apple.

I know some bloggers have mentioned using a different ftp service, where you can “publish” iweb sites. Its a great solution but thats like telling your children they have to switch schools.

 

Anyhow, let hope things work out in our favor. Im just curious as to how many iweb users are out there? I feel like we are an underground society and we must look for each other. LMAO

check out some of my iwebsite:

www.endigee.com

www.roberto.com

souslepalmier.com

p.s. OS X LION??? really? couldnt they wait a year!? Why dont i just direct deposit my work checks to apple?!

 

Mac vs PC

It has been long debated on which computer is better…Mac or Pc’s.  Well here’s a better question for you: Which computer is better for graphic designers? (cue in dramatic music….)

In the late 90’s I was in college doing a program called Illustration and Design. A hybrid program that taught you everything that has to do with art. From drawing to painting, to airbrushing all the way to  graphic designing. Now in the first semester we started using photoshop 5.5 and illustrator version 8 or 9, on a computer called a Macintosh.

At the time I didnt think it wouldve been such a big deal on which computer you were designing on. And I dont think it really did till maybe around 2002. (this is just a guesstimate of when i started to notice the epic battle starting to brew up)

Now Ive designed on both a pc and a mac and besides the different key combinations for actions, they both perform well……Im lying. I found that working on pc’s, the programs made the computer crash a few times during long hours of work, and this can be due to the fact that Creative Suite programs require a lot of multitasking and RAM. On the other hand, for some reason, a Mac takes care of shit. And I say it like that because based on my experience, my Macbook Pro has probably worked 72 hours straight at most with out even a single reset or glitch. And I stand by Apple because they stand strong even when you abuse them (not physically). But….I’m not knocking PC’s. Yes the Creative Suite programs are more expensive than the actual computer but, its affordable if you cannot dish out the 2000$ for a mac.

I would probably get a pc as a back up should my mbp breaks down. FYI I’ve had my laptop since 2008, and not one problem besides me dropping it which caused the housing to slightly crack.  LOL

And to finally end my biased post on this topic, it seems nowadays that people automatically assume that graphic designers, all have Macs. I dont know how this came about, but let me tell you this. It bothers me a whole lot when i see people with Macbook Pros, and find out that they are not designers. I mean, why do you need such a powerful laptop when the most technical program you use is Excel! Lmao

Mac vs Pc = Cool vs Practical