Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Panther Edition
David PogueISBN: 0596006608; 9780596006600;
Maybe you've been persuaded by Apple's "Switch" ad campaign. Maybe you've been seduced by the sleek, sculpted lines of today's Macs. Or maybe you're just fed up with windows. In any case, there's never been a better time to switch to Mac OS X Panther--and there's never been a better book to help you do it. This funny, authoritative guide takes an honest approach to the three challenges involved in crossing from Microsoft's worldview to Apple's: Transferring your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac by cable, network, or disk is the easy part. But how do you extract things like your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files? Now you'll know. Re-creating your software suite. The big-name programs (from Microsoft, Adobe, and others) are available in both Mac and Windows versions, and their documents require no conversion on the Mac. But hundreds of other programs are available only for Windows. This book describes the Macintosh...