Using a Mac is easy. This guide makes switching easy too!
Congratulations! You've decided to leave hassles behind and join the user-friendly, more secure community of Mac users. Consider this guide your welcome basket. It'll tell you what to expect, how to choose a Mac (if you haven't already), and howto make the switch a breeze. Discover cool new OS X Lion features, the Mac's handy built-in apps, and how to work the Mac way.
Meet the family — compare the MacBook Air®, MacBook Pro, iMac®, Mac Pro, and Mac mini
I'm a Mac, and you're leaving a PC — see what's alike and what's different, and learn to use Apple menus and the Finder
Can I keep it? — find out which peripherals will still work with your Mac
Moving day — transfer your files, address book, and content stored on other media
Ready, set, connect — set up your Internet service and e-mail application, and connect to your printer and other peripherals
Get an apptitude — add apps from the Mac App Store; manage your music, photos, movies, and more with iTunes®, iPhoto®, and iMovie®
Safety first — learn what makes Macs safer and why strong passwords are still important
If you just can't say goodbye — see how to run Windows® on your Mac
Open the book and find:
How a Mac can simplify your life
Tips on keeping your Mac updated and secure
Ways to unleash your creativity with photos, audio, and video
Advice on navigating with Launchpad and Mission Control
Help with switching specialized software to your Mac
Special tips for seniors and parents of young kids
Instructions for Mac network and Wi-Fi setup
How to enjoy Facebook® and other social networking sites
Choose the Mac that's right for you
Transfer your files from Windows®
Surf the web, send and receive e-mail, and make FaceTime video calls
Get the most from Mac OS X Lion and create cool projects with the iLife suite
Arnold Reinhold has more than three decades of experience in the software industry. His first Apple product was a Mac 512. He has authored or coauthored numerous books, including Mac mini Hacks & Mods For Dummies, Green IT For Dummies, and Internet Quick Reference For Dummies.