Highlands Ranch, Colorado – Are you ready for the Mountain Lion upgrade? Steve Sande and Erica Sadun have created a US$4.99 guide for everyone who wants to get their Mac into shape before Mountain Lion hits this Summer. Learn how to clean up and optimize your system, prepare backups, and strategize about the upgrade so your Mac is clean and primed for the new OS.
In “Getting Ready for Mountain Lion”, Sande and Sadun lay out key strategies for deciding whether to upgrade or not, checking your Mac for readiness, and considering how your applications will be affected.
You’ll discover how to streamline and back up your computer, create an emergency fall-back plan, and prepare for the upgrade itself. The book ends by exploring things you’ll need to know about after upgrading.
Chock full of useful hints, experienced-backed know-how, and practical advice, this is the book every OS X owner needs before making the jump to Mountain Lion. Short, practical, and focused, it offers a great starting point to prepare for your upgrade.
“From the obvious to the esoteric, a great guide to organizing your preparations, and thinking, for the move to Mountain Lion. Whether you are an expert or a novice, this will help you make the transition in a controlled, logical fashion.” – Chuck Joiner, Producer and Host, The MacVoices Group
“Steve and Erica have managed to take an intimidating chore and turn it into an approachable series of tasks. This book is a handy reference for anyone of any skill level.” – Kelly Guimont, TUAW Talkcast host and blogger
“With a great collection of tips and best practices, “Getting Ready for Mountain Lion” is a must-have resource for anyone who’s looking forward to Apple’s major desktop upgrade this summer.” – Federico Viticci, Editor-in-chief, MacStories.
Sand Dune Books is the brainchild of two veterans of the Apple world, Erica Sadun and Steve Sande. Our goal is to write and publish focused electronic books that educate, entertain, and enlighten our fellow techies, and those who aren’t quite so proficient in the world of technology. Erica Sadun writes lots of books and she blogs at TUAW. When not writing, she’s a full time parent of geeks who are brushing up on their world domination skills. According to her academic dosimeter, she’s acquired more education than any self-respecting person might consider wise. She enjoys deep-diving into technology. Steve Sande also writes way too much. He’s the Hardware Editor at TUAW, and recently logged over one million words written for the blog in just over three years. He’s written a number of books for Take Control Books and Apress, is married to a rocket scientist, and spends his days being bossed by a cat. Copyright (C) 2012 Sand Dune Books, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.