Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition

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Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide helps you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X. Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. No viruses, worms, or spyware. No questionable firewalls or inefficient permissions. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you're using Windows XP or Windows 7, we've got you covered. Transfer your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac is the easy part. This guide gets you through the tricky things: extracting your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files. Re-create your software suite. Big-name programs from Microsoft, Adobe, and others are available in both Mac and Windows versions. But hundreds of other programs are Windows-only. Learn the Macintosh equivalents and how to move data to them. Learn Mac OS X Lion. Once you've moved into the Macintosh mansion, it's time to learn your way around. You're in good hands with the author of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling guide to Mac OS X.FireWire Disk Mode/ThunderboltDisk Mode is a brilliant but little-known Macintoshonly feature that lets you turn one Mac into an external hard drive for another. This is by far the fastest ... You want to repair it, using another Mac as a a€œ front end.


Title:Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition
Author: David Pogue
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-03-06
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