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I have a brand new Macbook 5.1. This is my first exposure to a computer other than PC.

Can you please recommend a good book to get introduced to the potential & features & tips of and for Mac environment?

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It is good to get to know the free utils available for MAC. I think I will wade through these tools first.

But if you a intro book you have in mind, it will be good to keep that also in reference.
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Send me the screen of about this mac.

Example attached.
comman+shift+Num4

I would like see what you have so i can get the right information.

Ta
Javeed Abdul

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10.5.7 here too.
2.4 Ghz
2GB Ram
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Click here to download the book


Javeed Abdul


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I do not understand how the responses above relate to your question.

For your question, these two are probably the most relevant, choose one:
http://www.amazon.com/Switching-Mac-Dummies-Computer-Tech/dp/0470140763
http://www.amazon.com/More-Macs-Dummies-David-Pogue/dp/0764502670

Cheers
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IncisiveOne

>>>I have a brand new Macbook 5.1. This is my first exposure to a computer other than PC.<<<
I gave her/him time to surf what mac can offer.

See the comment from author
>>>It is good to get to know the free utils available for MAC. I think I will wade through these tools first.<<<


>>>But if you a intro book you have in mind, it will be good to keep that also in reference.<<<

Click here to download the book (here i provided the book )

>>>I do not understand how the responses above relate to your question.<<<
Do you still don't understand ?


Ta
Javeed Abdul

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No, I "still" don't understand how your links relate to "a good book to get introduced to the potential & features & tips of and for Mac environment".  But, please, I do not need an explanation.  My comments were for the seeker.


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Apple has a wealth of on-line videos that will probably get you started faster than a book:

Mac Basics:  http://www.apple.com/findouthow/mac/

Start with the ones in the right hand side bar. There is one in particular for switchers from Windows.
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excellent resources. thanks.
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