Switching to Mac Superguide - Macworld Editors

Switching to Mac Superguide

By Macworld Editors

  • Release Date: 2010-08-16
  • Genre: Computers
Score: 3.5
From 33 Ratings


When it comes to switching to an Apple computer from a Windows PC, there is no better team of experts to help you make the big move than the writers and editors at Macworld, the world's foremost authority on everything Mac.This book will explain the ins and outs of your new Mac's operating system, OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). We'll walk you through the basics, like working with files and using Apple's built-in applications. You'll learn how to search your Mac efficiently and pick up helpful tips on customizing your preferences to make your Mac fit your needs. You'll also get the lowdown on transferring your data to your new Mac from a PC, and learn what software can replace any favorites you left behind on your Windows machine. If you still want to run Windows and Windows-only programs, we'll show you how to install and use the Windows OS right on your Mac. Finally, just in case you hit a few bumps on the road, you'll find instructions on how to troubleshoot your Mac like a pro. We know moving can be a pain. Let us help you keep your files, as well as your sanity, intact during the transition. After a little time spent reading this guide and getting settled with your new computer, you'll feel like a lifelong Mac user.

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  • Could be better

    By dr_punditington
    I just used the sample. I had problems with the book discussing undefined features without any pictures. I was able to follow most of it because I do have some experience with Macs, but I would think that someone just starting out isn't going to have a clue. I found two books with similar titles by David Pogue in the iBooks store that seem so much bettet (and far better written) that there's no comparison. I certainly wouldn't buy this.
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