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 .

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, pictures, and files.
  • Re-create your software suite. Big-name programs from , Adobe, and others are available in both Mac and Windows versions. But hundreds of other programs are Windows-only. Learn the equivalents and how to move data to them.
  • Learn . 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.

Book Details

  • Title: Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 712 pages
  • Edition: Lion ed
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-03-13
  • ISBN-10: 1449398537
  • ISBN-13: 9781449398538