The Macworld Mac Basics Superguide is a new 78-page book, direct from the editors of Macworld!
Nobody spends more time with Apple’s Mac computers than the writers and editors at Macworld , the world’s foremost Mac authority in print and on the Web.
Now Macworld’s team of experts uses its knowledge to create a straightforward guide to getting started with Mac OS X. Whether you’re new to the Mac, just need a refresher course, or suspect that you’ve only scratched the surface of your Mac’s potential, the Macworld Mac Basics Superguide will give you (or your mom!) the hands-on advice you need to feel like a Mac whiz.
Inside these pages, you’ll find detailed tips and information about using the Finder and the Dock; running and switching between programs; using Apple’s Spotlight search tool; opening, saving, and printing files; and setting up system preferences and user accounts. Our experts also give you vital troubleshooting and security advice—and even recommend 17 inexpensive add-on utilities that can improve your Mac experience in ways you’ve never thought possible.
If you want to take advantage of Apple’s built-in programs, you’ll find helpful tips on getting started with Safari, Mail, and other included software. And if you’re switching to the Mac from Windows, you’ll find helpful guides to the Mac equivalents of familiar Windows features.
Let Macworld’s team of experts show you how to get the most out of your Mac.
The book is available in several formats, so you can choose whichever is most convenient for you:
Downloadable PDF ($12.95): A complete 78-page book in a 3.5 MB download.
Want to try the book before you buy? Click here to download a 16-page sample (684K)! (Control-click on the link and download it to your Mac for viewing in Preview or Adobe/Acrobat Reader.)