Mac OS X: The Missing Manual: The Book That Should Have Been in the Box
Unfortunately, learning Mac OS X is also whole new ballgame. As author David Pogue notes in his introduction, "Mac OS X" is a misnomer--it isn't really th ...more
The book is excellent, and within a couple of days I was already comfortably navigating through OS X, setting preferences, etc. The "Where did it go?" appendix for windows users is very useful, as you can quickly find your way to everything yo ...more
Basically, if you're new to the Mac and you want to know all of its hidden capabilities, this is a good place to start. Just beware because there is a lot of discussion about the differences between this version and the older version (Mac OS 9). Simply gloss over these parts.
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. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "For Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music)...more