I am a born again Macintosh fan. I have an iPod and a Mac mini. They are just great. A solid UNIX implementation with a great graphical interface packaged without a fan in a box the size of a stack of six CD jewel cases. 'Born again' is a recursive event as I have been reborn as an Apple Computer zealot several times. I was:
The Java based software I now document is substantially platform independent. While my company does not certify the Mac as a platform for our clients, brokers, and tools, I have used our Linux installer to install on OS/X and SonicMQ has shown no errors yet (not that I am looking for any: I am doc, not QA.)
I deliberately avoid all Microsoft software on my Mac. It's a good thing. Life without Internet Explorer or MS Office. Imagine that.