Enable two-finger scrolling on your PC.
Since i got a MacBook, i’ve not been able to use a PC laptop trackpad without thinking the thing is broken. That is how natural i find the “multi-touch” two-finger scrolling gesture of Apple’s notebooks. The traditional but cumbersome click-with-your-thumb-then-scroll-with-index-finger manoeuvre of PC trackpads is quickly forgotten once you’ve spent even a little time with the MacBook1.
Thus i was very pleased to discover that the latest Synaptics trackpad drivers incorporate two-finger scrolling, and even more so that it is supported on older hardware2. Yep, if you find yourself stuck with a PC laptop at work but it uses a Synaptics ‘pad, you should be able to add some two-finger scrolling goodness. Hallelujah!