Learn the Switch to Mac icon

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File size:
387.68 MB
February 4, 2011
January 9, 2013

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We're very proud of "Learn the Switch to Mac" and hope you enjoy it. It's designed for all users - power to beginners. We recommend using our learning app in the first couple weeks you get your new Mac. Start by clicking what you want to learn, then watch Saied, your instructor, teach you about the feature. After he teaches you, you try it yourself on the virtual Mac we've built into the learning environment. If you complete the lesson correctly, you get a gold star. It's really fun. We're really grateful to be apart of your switch to Mac experience. Thank you.

Here is what you'll learn in our completely interactive Mac OS X Snow Leopard tutorials:

Apple Menu
  • Discovering info about your Mac
  • Easter egg to get serial number
  • Quick links to System Preferences
  • Sleep, Restart, Shut Down, Log Out

    Address Book
  • Creating contracts and customizing
  • Creating groups and organizing contracts
  • Printing Address Book labels and more
  • Integration Address Book brings to Mail

  • Activating Dashboard
  • Downloading more Widgets
  • Managing Widgets
  • Deleting Widgets
  • Closing Widgets
  • Creating Widgets from Websites
  • Using widgets such as:

  • How the Dock works
  • Adding Applications to the Dock
  • Removing Applications
  • Adding your favorite folders

    Downloads folder and Stacks
  • Downloading Mac OS X Software
  • Discovering the Downloads folder
  • Using Stacks
  • Adding new Stacks in the Dock
  • Customizing views of Stacks
  • Removing Stacks

  • Activating Exposé
  • Keyboard shortcuts for Exposé
  • Customizing Screen Corners

  • Using Finder
  • Opening and quitting Applications
  • Window control buttons
  • Organizing files in the Home folder
  • Views
  • Using Quicklook

  • Adding events in different views
  • Organizing events
  • Adding alarms and repeats
  • Using the mini Calendar
  • Subscribing to new Calendars

  • Using iChat
  • Getting a free screen name
  • Text Chatting
  • Audio Chatting
  • Video Chatting
  • Screen Sharing
  • Sending files
  • Customizing iChat windows

    Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Teach Mac keyboard shortcuts

  • Activating Spaces
  • Customizing Applications Space
  • Dragging Applications to different Spaces
  • Easter Egg to bring all windows to Space 1
  • Adding more Spaces

  • Adding multiple accounts
  • Using Mail - Get email and send
  • Easter Egg adding attachments
  • Searching
  • Downloading attachments
  • Using Quicklook with attachments
  • Notes
  • To Do
  • RSS
  • Stationary
  • Customizing the Junk filter

  • Using Safari
  • Easter Egg when going to .com sites
  • Tabs
  • Adding bookmarks to the menu
  • Google search
  • RSS
  • Creating a widget from a website

  • Using Spotlight as a:
  • Application Launcher
  • Calculator
  • Dictionary
  • File locator
  • Customizing Spotlight and Privacy

    System Preferences
  • Desktop Background
  • Right-clicking on the Mac
  • Adding a new photo
  • Screen Saver settings
  • Hot Corners

  • Connecting to a wireless station
  • Advanced Network settings
  • Adding a manual IP
  • Creating multiple Locations
  • Quick link to them

    Software Update
  • Checking for new software updates
  • Customizing automatic settings
  • Ignoring Software Updates
  • Installing updates

    Time Machine
  • Setup a new hard drive for Time Machine
  • Changing your Time Machine device
  • Customizing what you want to backup
  • About Time Machine
  • Activating Time Machine
  • Deleting previous backup files
  • Restoring files

  • Using Quicklook
  • Right-clicking on the Mac
  • Putting stuff in the Trash
  • Empty Trash

    How long do the tutorials take?
    Each lesson is about 3-5 minutes long. If you went through every single lesson in one sitting, it would most likely take you a couple hours.

  • Learn the Switch to Mac (com.itsabouttimeproducts.lstm) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Learn the Switch to Mac.app

    Minimum OS version: 10.5

    Copyright: 2010, It's About Time Products