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Mac OS X for Windows Users: A Switchers' Guide by David Coursey

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iApps for Organization

And then there are iApps for keeping your life and Mac in order.

iCal

iCal is a personal calendar application that does a very nice job of helping you manage your time. Apple’s description of it as “elegant” is appropriate, and comparing iCal to Microsoft Outlook is an excellent example of the differences between Apple’s way of thinking and Microsoft’s.

iCal lets you create separate color-coded calendars for your work, home, school, or other activities (Figure 7.19). You can view all these calendars at once in a single day-at-a-glance, week-at-a-glance, or month-at-a-glance window.

Figure 7.19. iCal, as I write this, is a first-generation product and shows some rough edges, but it’s a nice, functional application that ...

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