File Size: 6413 KB
Print Length: 137 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Minute Help Press (October 10, 2015)
Publication Date: October 10, 2015
Sold by: Digital Services LLC
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Best Sellers Rank: #256,048 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #23 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Computers & Technology > Hardware > Macs #69 in Books > Computers & Technology > Hardware & DIY > Personal Computers > Macs #189 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Reference > Consumer Guides
As A "newbie" this fit the bill, it also showed me better and faster ways to do some of the things I was already doing. Good screen shots that you can see, not a simulated mess. Helped to ease the transition from Windows 10.
This book is somewhat useful. It doesn't contain everything obviously but enough to help with the basics. The biggest problem with the book is a lack of a Table of Contents or Index. I find myself having to surf through the book looking for what I need and I usually end up just Googling to look for the solution to my problem.
Largely reads like advertising copy--author loves those exclamations. Short, and without much substance. There are a few good suggestions, but other than apps, there's nothing in there that isn't obvious from wading through menus and preferences or googling. Single most useful thing I needed to know about after buying a Mac was the Homebrew package manager since Apple's App Store has such a limited selection; homebrew isn't mentioned in the book.
For someone moving from Windows this was just what I was looking for. My alternative was an 800-page book which I couldn't find the time to read. This was a good, not-too-long introduction.
Very handy to have on my iPad as I transition from PC to Mac. Well written and good for a quick reference.
Not as detailed as I would have liked. However, for the price it was a good introduction to the operating system.
I learned more working with the software than reading this book!!Not worth the cost!!
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