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.
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual is a handy book
to have around. I recently went from Windows to Mac.
If you have never worked on a Mac, you have to ask yourself the question: 'Do I really know what I am doing in switching from a PC?'. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Old Viking
When I switched to a Mac, I needed a book to help me out since I had no clue as to what I was doing. This book has been very helpful and I would highly recommend it to anyone.Published 17 months ago by Queenie
Never having used a Mac before I had many questions and wondered about the comparisons between Microsoft and Mac. This book explains everything very clearly and plainly. Thanks.Published 18 months ago by Joyce
Coming as I did from using a PC computer, much of the Apple system was mysterious. This book has been very helpful in making sense of it all and I recommend it highly.Published on May 3, 2011 by shane
I understand it is necessary to go into detail when learning something new for the first time. The book is made for people in that situation with Macs. Read morePublished on November 21, 2010 by J. Marin
All of Pogue's manuals are very useful and user friendly. This one is no exception. For prior PC users, it is very helpful to have a book that provides a painless transition from... Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by Anne Johnston
I just finish reading the manual this week. I am first time Mac user. The manual was very useful to inform me what Mac can do. Read morePublished on August 28, 2010 by Ben80525
So far this book is helping, but it doesn't seem to address using a Windows keyboard.Published on August 9, 2010 by Barney