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New Mountain Lion Books from O'Reilly

July 25, 2012


Move your Mac ahead with Mountain Lion today. David Pogue explains all of Mountain Lion's exciting new features and how to get the most out of them. Plus Chris Seibold's guide keeps tips handy.

Please email me if you wish to review OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual by David Pogue or OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide by Chris Seibold.

—Sara Peyton, reviews@oreilly.com

New Mountain Lion Titles from O'Reilly

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual
Answers Found Here!

by David Pogue
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What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.

In Pogue's OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual, you'll learn about:
  • Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. AirPlay TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Mountain Lion Watch. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Messages, Preview, etc.
  • Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power users. Security, accounts, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide
The Ultimate Quick Guide to OS X

by Chris Seibold
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Get the concise information you need to start using OS X Mountain Lion, the latest version of the Mac operating system. This handy guide goes right to the heart of the OS, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, utilities, and other features.

Once you're familiar with the fundamentals, use this book as a resource for problem-solving on the fly. You get configuration tips, lots of step-by-step instructions, guides for troubleshooting, and other advice—all in an easy-to-read format.
  • Learn what's new, including improved iCloud integration and other iPad-inspired features
  • Discover how working with multiple devices is easier and more streamlined with Mountain Lion
  • Get a guide to the Finder, Dock, user accounts, and other essentials
  • Use Mountain Lion's system preferences to customize your Mac
  • Take advantage of OS X applications, such as FaceTime and Time Machine
  • Manage passwords and secure your data
  • Work more efficiently with a complete list of keyboard shortcuts

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