July 25, 2012
New Mountain Lion Books from O'Reilly
New Mountain Lion Titles from O'Reilly
OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual|
Answers Found Here!
by David Pogue
What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.
In Pogue's OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual, you'll learn about:
- Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. AirPlay TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
- Mountain Lion Watch. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Messages, Preview, etc.
- Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
- Power users. Security, accounts, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.
OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide|
The Ultimate Quick Guide to OS X
by Chris Seibold
Get the concise information you need to start using OS X Mountain Lion, the latest version of the Mac operating system. This handy guide goes right to the heart of the OS, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, utilities, and other features.
Once you're familiar with the fundamentals, use this book as a resource for problem-solving on the fly. You get configuration tips, lots of step-by-step instructions, guides for troubleshooting, and other advice—all in an easy-to-read format.
- Learn what's new, including improved iCloud integration and other iPad-inspired features
- Discover how working with multiple devices is easier and more streamlined with Mountain Lion
- Get a guide to the Finder, Dock, user accounts, and other essentials
- Use Mountain Lion's system preferences to customize your Mac
- Take advantage of OS X applications, such as FaceTime and Time Machine
- Manage passwords and secure your data
- Work more efficiently with a complete list of keyboard shortcuts
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