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Switcher Hangout The place for switchers to discuss their new machines, and how to work with OS X. General support can be had here for newbie stuff, like "How do I restart my new iMac?" :)

Looking for a good Book


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I was dreaming about a Mac for years and got my MacBook pro a few days ago. I love it
Could anyone recommend a good book to help with the transition. Main interest is in OSX basics, IWork, .Mac and web design. I would also like to migrate all my data from MS Outlook and use Mac to synchronize with Palm PDA.
Background: Commodore C64, ATARI ST, DOS, 20+ years of PC. Thanks for good tips.
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i have heard that the Missing Manual series is good for OSX.

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I have both the Missing manual Switching guide and the OSX guide.. Recommend both of them highly.

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yeah them books are great but the thing is they cover ilife 06 and we are in ilife 08 so they are outdated
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