Whether you've been using Windows XP, Vista, or even Linux, you'll find simple, straightforward ways to make your transition go smoothly. That will leave you plenty of time to get familiar with Mac's prodigious and dynamic OS X capabilities. You'll also connect with iLife, Mac's amazing integrated software suite that lets you turn your computer into a powerful media center--not just for listening and watching, but for creating music, video, and much more. Discover how to: Decide whether the switch to Mac is right for youChoose the Mac that will change your lifeKeep and reuse elements of your old setupGo online with your MacConnect to your home network--even that old PCGo media crazy with iTunes, iPhoto and moreTake advantage of Mac's business capabilities
Complete with handy cheat sheet of common Mac short cuts and commands as well as a glossary of Mac world lingo, Switching to "Mac For Dummies" ensures that your switch will be the smartest thing you ever do.
The number of Mac users continues to increase significantly each year. If you are one of those people and are eager but also anxious about making the switch, then fear not! This friendly guide skips the jargon to deliver you an easy-to-read, understandable introduction to the Macintosh computer. Computer guru Arnold Reinhold walks you through the Mac OS, user interface, and icons. You'll learn how to set up your Mac, move your files from your PC to your Mac, switch applications, get your Mac online, network your Mac, secure your Mac, work with the iLife suite, troubleshoot common problems, and more.Dives in to helping you make the switch from PC to Mac as smooth and effortless as possibleWalks you through the latest features of Mac OS X Lion to help you take advantage of all the cool things your Mac can do that you might not know aboutOffers clear instructions for working with the iLife applications, running Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp, networking your Mac, and switching your family or your business to a MacShares essential advice for troubleshooting common problems and provides easy tips for keeping your Mac happy
"Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition" is all you need to switch to a Mac and never look back!