I'm super OCD about the setup and organization of my computer. Probably because I like things organized and structured in general, but more so because I work (and live, to some degree) on my laptop.
It's my primary tool. It's my virtual office. I need it to be organized and efficient. I need to be able to find what I'm looking for when I need it. I need it to be predictable and intuitive, like a great sidekick. So over the decade of almost exclusive Mac-use I've become very opinionated about how a new Mac should be setup. These opinions are suited to my needs, wants and biases, but based on what I've seen on other people's computers, I think some of you could benefit from a few of my basic guidelines.Read More