Macs Translated for PC Users by Dwight Spivey

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Macs Translated for PC Users teaches lifelong, hardwired PC users how to accomplish on their new Macs all the things they instinctively know how to do on their PCs. This book is different from the many "Migrating to a Mac" books on the market, taking a similar to how a French phrase book gives English-speaking travelers what they don't know (French Phrases) in the context of what they do know (English phrases) rather than attempt to teach them an entirely new language. Rather than teach PC users how to acclimate themselves to a foreign piece of hardware with an entirely different operating system, Macs Translated for PC Users simply looks at all the tasks and shortcuts that PC users are familiar with and translates them so that readers know what to do on their Macs.
 

About Dwight Spivey

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Dwight Spivey, is the author of How to Do Everything Mac, 2nd Edition (McGraw-Hill, 2008), Mac OS X Snow Leopard Portable Genius (Wiley, 2008), and many other Mac books. He's been a beta tester for Apple since 2000. He also has experience beyond the Mac world, writing about a wide range of technology topics, from other operating system platforms (Windows and Linux), to desktop publishing software, to networking. Dwight is currently employed by Konica Minolta as a software and support engineer for laser printers and is responsible for drivers and printer testing with Mac OS X, various flavors of Linux, and all incarnations of Windows. He also trains staff on new versions of the Mac OS and applications and compiles materials for in-house training. He is frequently asked to write documentation for the support group regarding installation, use, and troubleshooting of company products in the Mac, Linux, and Windows environments. He has also been a Mac network administrator for another major laser printer company, which entailed installation and upkeep of operating systems and applications on 40+ Macs, as well as the installation and maintenance of Macintosh hardware.
 
Published May 1, 2012 by Alpha. 317 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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