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Welcome to NewtotheMac. NewtotheMac is all about helping spread great applications and tips for Mac users.
How It Started
Hi, I’m Josiah, and I’m the one who runs this site. I’m a college student studying Film Production, and I enjoy helping people out with their Mac’s and other technology, and this website is a way to further that.
NewtotheMac.info was started in a college dorm room on September 11th, 2011. I had spent my first few weeks at college being barraged with questions from friends about Macs. I love helping others with their computers and other electronics, but it got overwhelming. As the questions were pouring in, I started to realize there were many common questions. I went to Google to see if these questions could have been solved with a quick search. I discovered that many wouldn’t have been. I was surprised that there wasn’t a decent website dedicated to tips and tricks for new Mac users.
Then late at night on September 11th, I went and bought newtothemac.info and spent the night starting this website. Only an hour or so into it I realized this site would be way bigger than I had initially though. I decided I wouldn’t launch until November, 2011 so I could be sure to include everything I could come up with. As work progressed, it continued to turn into an even bigger project. The launch date was moved back, and all related domains were purchased. I spent months working on the site until its launch on January 31, 2012. At launch, the site was still in beta as there was still quite a bit of work to be done.
In December of 2014, NewtotheMac relaunched with a similar design, but rebuilt from the ground up on a different platform. The new platform allows for the site to be continually updated. The previous site was relient on 30+ wordpress plugins, none of which could be updated due to incompatibilities. The site had begun to stagnate, so a new platform was necessary. We're proud to be running NewtotheMac on Adobe Muse & Adobe Business Catalyst.
Welcome to NewtotheMac - a site filled with helpful tips, tricks and tutorials for new Mac Users.
Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.
You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.