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    DescriptionReady 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 OS X. Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. You won't find 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 OS X Mountain 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 OS X.


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    Title
    Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Pogue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 764
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,143 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781449330293
    ISBN 10: 1449330290
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    B&T General Subject: 224
    B&T Approval Code: A93691204
    BISAC V2.8: COM050020
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: XA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16360
    B&T Approval Code: A93503600
    BIC subject category V2: ULH
    DC22: 005.446
    BISAC V2.8: COM084030
    DC22: 005.4/46
    BISAC V2.8: COM046020, COM046040, COM084020
    DC23: 005.446
    LC classification: QA76.774.M33 P65 2012
    Thema V1.0: ULD, UKPM, UFB, ULH, UDF
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Imprint name
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Publication date
    01 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Sebastopol
    Author Information
    David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.