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Switching to a Mac For Dummies: Mac OS X Lion Edition

Format:  Paperback,

416 pages

Edition: OS X Lion

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Oct 2011

ISBN-13: 9781118024461

ISBN-10: 111802446X

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Learn how to make the switch from PC to Mac a completely smooth transition

The number of Mac users continues to increase significantly each year. If you are one of those people and are eager but also anxious about making the switch, then fear not This friendly guide skips the jargon to deliver you an easy-to-read, understandable introduction to the Macintosh computer. Computer guru Arnold Reinhold walks you through the Mac OS, user interface, and icons. You'll learn how to set up your Mac, move your files from your PC to your Mac, switch applications, get your Mac online, network your Mac, secure your Mac, work with the iLife suite, troubleshoot common problems, and more.Dives in to helping you make the switch from PC to Mac as smooth and effortless as possibleWalks you through the latest features of Mac OS X Lion to help you take advantage of all the cool things your Mac can do that you might not know aboutOffers clear instructions for working with the iLife applications, running Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp, networking your Mac, and switching your family or your business to a MacShares essential advice for troubleshooting common problems and provides easy tips for keeping your Mac happy

"Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition" is all you need to switch to a Mac and never look back

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Oct 2011
ISBN-13: 9781118024461
ISBN-10: 111802446X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 416
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.44
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Introduction
Informed Switching Starts Here
Why Switch? Demystifying the Mac Mantra
Meet the Mac Family
Deciding What to Buy
Making the Switch
The Big Day: Setting Up Your Mac
Mac OS X for Windows Users
Moving Files from Your PC to the Mac
Switching Applications
Connecting Hither and Yon
Getting Your Mac Online
Networking the Mac Way
Staying Secure in a Connected World
Connecting with iDevices, iTunes, and iCloud
More Software, More Choices
Picturing iPhoto
Producing Movies and Music on Your Mac
Building Your Space on the Web
Enjoying Other OS X Goodies
Oops, It's a PC: Running Windows on Your Mac
Specialty Switching Scenarios
Switching with the Whole Family in Mind
Switching Your Business to Macs
Desktop to Dashcode: OS X Advanced
The Part of Tens
Ten Terrifi c Troubleshooting Tips
Ten Ways Your Mac Can Help the Planet
Ten Creative Uses for Your Old PC
Appendix: Mac Speak versus Windows Speak: A Translation
Glossary
Index

Book description

Learn how to make the switch from PC to Mac a completely smooth transition

The number of Mac users continues to increase significantly each year. If you are one of those people and are eager but also anxious about making the switch, then fear not! This friendly guide skips the jargon to deliver you an easy-to-read, understandable introduction to the Macintosh computer. Computer guru Arnold Reinhold walks you through the Mac OS, user interface, and icons.

You'll learn how to set up your Mac, move your files from your PC to your Mac, switch applications, get your Mac online, network your Mac, secure your Mac, work with the iLife suite, troubleshoot common problems, and more.

  • Dives in to helping you make the switch from PC to Mac as smooth and effortless as possible
  • Walks you through the latest features of Mac OS X Lion to help you take advantage of all the cool things your Mac can do that you might not know about
  • Offers clear instructions for working with the iLife applications, running Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp, networking your Mac, and switching your family or your business to a Mac
  • Shares essential advice for troubleshooting common problems and provides easy tips for keeping your Mac happy

Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition is all you need to switch to a Mac and never look back!

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