Switching to a Mac

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Switching to a Mac

Format:  Paperback,

335 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2011

ISBN-13: 9780470874400

ISBN-10: 0470874406

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Switching from a PC to a Mac is a breeze with this book

Anyone considering making the move to Mac from the Windows world will find this book smoothes the way. While Macs are famous for ease of use, there are fundamental differences in Mac and PC ways of thinking, plus there's the hassle of moving files, calendars, and other essential data from one platform to another. This guide lays out all the information, explains basic Mac procedures for the newcomer, offers great tips on data-sharing (including running Windows applications on a Mac), and provides everything the new Mac user needs to move forward with confidence.Mac sales have recently surpassed the sales of new PCs, and many new Mac users are trying to adjust to a different way of working with the computer and struggling to transfer essential data from an old PC to the MacPortable Genius books focus on the most accessible, useful information and deliver it in the most direct way: exactly what these users want Covers the basics that new Mac users need to get started, intermediate-level information to help them make the most of the Mac, and plenty of advice on transferring important data, running Windows applications on the Mac via Boot Camp, maintaining a Mac, and more

With help from "Switching to a Mac Portable Genius, Second Edition," former PC users will find themselves comfortable in the Mac world in no time.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2011
ISBN-13: 9780470874400
ISBN-10: 0470874406
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 335
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.42
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.02 x 0.74 x 9.0

Chapter outline

Acknowledgments viii
Introduction xvi
What Are the Differences Between Mac and Windows?
Which Mac Applications Do I Use?
How Do I Perform Everyday Mac Tasks?
How Do I Transfer E-mail, Contacts, and Calendars to My Mac?
How Do I Move My Other Windows Data to My Mac?
How Do I Work with Files, Folders, and Programs?
How Do I Connect and Work with Devices?
How Do I Perform Mac Maintenance?
How Can I Solve Mac Problems?
How Can I Share Data Between Mac OS X and Windows?
How Can I Run Windows on My Mac?
Mac Online Resources
Mac Shortcut Keys
Glossary
Index

Book description

Switching from a PC to a Mac is a breeze with this book

Anyone considering making the move to Mac from the Windows world will find this book smoothes the way. While Macs are famous for ease of use, there are fundamental differences in Mac and PC ways of thinking, plus there? s the hassle of moving files, calendars, and other essential data from one platform to another. This guide lays out all the information, explains basic Mac procedures for the newcomer, offers great tips on data-sharing (including running Windows applications on a Mac), and provides everything the new Mac user needs to move forward with confidence.

  • Mac sales have recently surpassed the sales of new PCs, and many new Mac users are trying to adjust to a different way of working with the computer and struggling to transfer essential data from an old PC to the Mac
  • Portable Genius books focus on the most accessible, useful information and deliver it in the most direct way: exactly what these users want
  • Covers the basics that new Mac users need to get started, intermediate-level information to help them make the most of the Mac, and plenty of advice on transferring important data, running Windows applications on the Mac via Boot Camp, maintaining a Mac, and more

With help from Switching to a Mac Portable Genius, Second Edition, former PC users will find themselves comfortable in the Mac world in no time.

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