Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual (Google eBook)

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Oct 8, 2009 - Computers - 906 pages
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For a company that promised to "put a pause on new features," Apple sure has been busy-there's barely a feature left untouched in Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard." There's more speed, more polish, more refinement-but still no manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the humor and expertise that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for eight years straight. You get all the answers with jargon-free introductions to:

  • Big-ticket changes. A 64-bit overhaul. Faster everything. A rewritten Finder. Microsoft Exchange compatibility. All-new QuickTime Player. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Snow Leopard Spots. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, iChat, Preview, Time Machine.
  • Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power usage. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X's Unix chassis-this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.


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Review: Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

User Review  - Jesper Benson - Goodreads

Good book for getting to the know the OS. Light on terminal stuff though. Read full review

Review: Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

User Review  - John Bastin - Goodreads

David Pogue does his usually excellent job of explaining this version of Mac OS X in an entertaining and easily readable manner. Read full review


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About the author (2009)

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. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.

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