Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition

by David Pogue

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ISBN-13: 9781449372262
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/24/2014
Pages: 802
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part One: Welcome to Macintosh
    • Chapter 1: How the Mac Is Different
    • Chapter 2: Folders, Dock & Windows
    • Chapter 3: Files, Icons & Spotlight
    • Chapter 4: Documents, Programs & Mission Control
    • Chapter 5: Entering, Moving & Backing Up Data


  • Part Two: Making the Move
    • Chapter 6: Transferring Your Files to the Mac
    • Chapter 7: Special Software, Special Problems
    • Chapter 8: Windows on Macintosh
    • Chapter 9: Hardware on the Mac


  • Part Three: Mavericks Online
    • Chapter 10: Internet Setup & iCloud
    • Chapter 11: Mail & Contacts
    • Chapter 12: Safari
    • Chapter 13: Messages


  • Part Four: Putting Down Roots
    • Chapter 14: Accounts, Security & Gatekeeper
    • Chapter 15: Networking, File Sharing & Screen Sharing
    • Chapter 16: System Preferences
    • Chapter 17: Notifications
    • Chapter 18: The Freebie Programs


  • Part Five: Appendixes
    • Installation
    • Troubleshooting
    • The “Where’d It Go?” Dictionary
    • The Master OS X Keystroke List


  • Colophon

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