[9:00 AM] Introducing The Cross-Platform Mac Handbook
Prentice Hall has released a must have book for those trying to survive with a Macintosh in a Windows based world. The Cross-Platform Mac Handbook provides tips and techniques for using a variety of those OTHER platforms along with your Mac. According to Prentice Hall:
Prentice Hall PTR is proud to announce the publication of THE CROSS-PLATFORM MAC HANDBOOK by David L. Hart, the essential guide to making your Macintosh work smoothly with Windows, UNIX, Palm handhelds, and a world of digital devices.
The HANDBOOK helps you navigate through the solutions to problems including:
Exchanging and converting Mac, PC, and UNIX files on disks, via e-mail, and over the Internet
Supporting Macs on file and print servers running Windows NT, NetWare, or UNIX
Working with applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop that run on both Mac OS and Windows
Accessing Windows and UNIX software through emulators, remote control software, application servers, and other options
Understanding and using file formats and Web standards for maximum cross-platform compatibility
Integrating your Mac with the expanding digital world of pagers, Palm OS organizers, digital cameras, home automation, and more
Designed for average Mac users who interact with other platforms or network administrators who need to support Macs in multi-platform environments, THE CROSS-PLATFORM MAC HANDBOOK points you in all the right directions and makes sure you can keep your Mac in today's digital world.
The Cross-Platform Mac Handbook is available for US$29.99, and you should be able to find it at your favorite bookstore. You can find more information at The Cross-Platform Mac Handbook web site.
The Mac Observer Spin: We have not read this book yet, but it does indeed sound very handy for those living or working in a cross-platform environment.