For Immediate Release: November 23, 2011

Exploit secret settings and hidden apps, push built-in tools to the limit, radically personalize your Mac experience and tweak your system so it’s just right for you. Every one of these 300 quick and easy tips, tricks, hints and hacks in Mac Kung Fu (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $35) makes “it just works” even better. Become the ultimate Mac user, working faster, smarter, and simply have lots more fun with your Apple computer.

After you’ve uncovered the basics in Lion, Mac Kung Fu is your next step. You’ll learn how to master everyday tools such as the Dock, Spotlight, Mission Control, Launchpad, and Dashboard. You’ll discover other amazingly useful tools and built-in add-ons that you never knew existed. You’ll customize the OS X interface, refine your workflow, learn valuable security tricks, work better with photos, movies and documents, and test your Mac hardware. You’ll wow friends with your insanely great Mac knowledge!

Each tip in this unique book is deliberately short and readable, and you can dip in and out whenever you want. Most take less than a minute to complete, yet the results last for a lifetime of better computing.

Available in epub, mobi, and PDF direct from the publisher and in paperback from fine bookstores worldwide.

What People are Saying

Simply amazing… Even very advanced users are going to find something here they didn’t know. —Patrick Burleson, Owner BitBQ, LLC

This book is easy to read and should be a staple for anyone using a Mac. —Wesley Matlock, Mobile Team Developer Lead, overstock.com

I love how accessible this book is. No fluff, no filler, and no extraneous content to weed through. Just lots of interesting things that I could put into practice immediately. —Angela Murtha, Girl Meets Bit

Book Information

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Mac Kung Fu

Over 300 Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks for OS X Lion

by Keir Thomas

ISBN: 9781934356821, 320 pages, $35.00US, $37.00CA, 7.5×9.

Pragmatic Bookshelf Titles are distributed to bookstores internationally by O’Reilly Media.

Additional Resources

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