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  • Press Release
July 20, 2011

To support Apple’s announcement of the release of their latest operating system, OS X Lion, Wiley is bringing to market a series of new titles covering the topic for every level of user:

Mac OS X Lion For Dummies by Bob LeVitus (Paperback; August 2011)

Veteran For Dummies author and longtime Mac guru Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus helps new Mac users and users upgrading to Lion get started with the latest Mac operating system in this friendly, full-color guide.  Mac OS X Lion For Dummies walks readers through the basics and delves into the over 250 new features including Multi-Touch gestures, Mission Control, Launchpad, Full-Screen apps, Versions, FaceTime and the Mac App Store, that are part of the Lion release.

Mac OS X Lion Simplified by Paul McFedries (Paperback; August 2011)

For readers looking to gain a general understanding of the new Mac operating system and some of the common peripherals associated with it, this book is a perfect introduction. Mac OS X Lion Simplified demonstrates basic tasks readers need to help them get started using OS X Lion. These include working with files, customizing their computer, exploring  iPhoto and iMovie applications, and navigating the exciting new features in the latest version of Apple's popular operating system.

Mac OS X Lion Bible by Galen Gruman (Paperback; August 2011)

Written by veteran author and industry expert, Galen Gruman, this book provides a comprehensive reference for all thing OS X Lion. Perfect for new Mac OS X users, as well as experienced users who want to know how to use the newest features of Apple’s desktop OS, this tutorial/reference not only covers the basics, but also offers tips, tricks and advanced information for those ready to step up to the next level with their Macs.

Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers (Paperback; September 2011)

In addition to highlighting the new Lion features, this easy-to-follow guide features eight self-contained minibooks covering every phase of navigating, customizing and expanding OS X Lion – the iLife and iWork applications, maintenance and troubleshooting, Internet activities and much more. From the basics of Spotlight, Finder, Launchpad and Mission Control to more advanced advice on using AppleScript, security and setting up a network, Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies has something for every Mac user – intro to pro.

Mac OS X Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo (Paperback; October 2011)

Mac OS X Lion Server For Dummies is the perfect book to help administrators set up Apple’s new OS X Lion Server. Lion Server is the ideal way to administer a Mac network in the growing number of corporate settings now adopting Macs. This easy guide will help readers learn to secure, configure, and troubleshoot the network, provide support for mobile devices like iPhone and iPad, incorporate a Mac subnet into the Windows Active Directory, and take advantage of services including iCal Server, Podcast Producer, Wiki Server, iChat Server, Mail Services and more.

Click here for a video interview with Bob Levitus, author of Mac OS X Lion For Dummies

Additional new books with OS X Lion information include: Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition (ISBN: 9781118024461, September 2011); Switching to a Mac Portable Genius, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 9780470874400, September 2011); MacBook Portable Genius, Third Edition (ISBN: 9780470642030, October 2011); MacBook Pro Portable Genius, Third Edition (ISBN: 9780470642047, August 2011); Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781118112915, September 2011), iMac Portable Genius, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781118147580, October 2011) and Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac, 2ndEdition (ISBN: 9781118147627, October 2011).