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

ISBN: 978-1-118-02446-1
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432 pages
October 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: Informed Switching Starts Here 7

Chapter 1: Why Switch? Demystifying the Mac Mantra 9

Chapter 2: Meet the Mac Family 23

Chapter 3: Deciding What to Buy 49

Part II: Making the Switch 83

Chapter 4: The Big Day: Setting Up Your Mac 85

Chapter 5: Mac OS X for Windows Users 99

Chapter 6: Moving Files from Your PC to the Mac 131

Chapter 7: Switching Applications 149

Part III: Connecting Hither and Yon 169

Chapter 8: Getting Your Mac Online 171

Chapter 9: Networking the Mac Way 195

Chapter 10: Staying Secure in a Connected World 215

Chapter 11: Connecting with iDevices, iTunes, and iCloud 235

Part IV: More Software, More Choices 247

Chapter 12: Picturing iPhoto 249

Chapter 13: Producing Movies and Music on Your Mac 261

Chapter 14: Building Your Space on the Web 273

Chapter 15: Enjoying Other OS X Goodies 283

Chapter 16: Oops, It’s a PC: Running Windows on Your Mac 297

Part V: Specialty Switching Scenarios 307

Chapter 17: Switching with the Whole Family in Mind 309

Chapter 18: Switching Your Business to Macs 329

Chapter 19: Desktop to Dashcode: OS X Advanced 335

Part VI: The Part of Tens 347

Chapter 20: Ten Terrifi c Troubleshooting Tips 349

Chapter 21: Ten Ways Your Mac Can Help the Planet 361

Chapter 22: Ten Creative Uses for Your Old PC 369

Appendix: Mac Speak versus Windows Speak: A Translation Glossary 373

Index 401

Bonus Chapter 1: Converting from OS 9 and Other Operating Systems BC1

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