Most product reviews are based on trying something, not using
something. That’s why many reviews are pretty thin or don’t get to
the core essence of the product. The real deep knowledge of a
product can only come from using it. Using it is what reveals
greatness or failure on an intimate level.
You don’t notice the quirks and shortcuts when you try something.
Those revelations only come from real use. Eye candy shines during
trial, but fades fast during use. Cool wears off quick, usefulness
A lot of trendy Mac apps these days are optimized for trying instead of using.