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With macOS Big Sur, a new operating system comes to the Apple Mac. After several Mac OS X versions, macOS 11.0 heralds the era of ARM chips. But the new system does not only run on new Mac, iMac and MacBook models with “Apple Silicon” - also on numerous older versions the computer. The various manuals that are already available now reveal which new features the OS expected for users in the coming week will bring, how to use which app and which settings to adjust for which adaptation. You can find a selection here.
This book is by Anton Ochsenkühn, who is certainly not only known to the readers of this blog. The author of Apple manuals and guides has been working with Cupertino products since the 1980s. The Big Sur manual "macOS Big Sur - The standard work for beginners and users" is in amac-buch publishing house published and offers not only 570 pages full of information, instructions and screenshots, but also 5 hours of video tutorials. The videos can be accessed from the iPhone or iPad using a QR code. As a paperback, the compendium costs 34,95 euros; as a Kindle eBook only 9,99 euros. To the Amazon product page you come with this link.
Philip Kiefer, the author of this book, is also no stranger to specialist literature on the apple company. The book he wrote about macOS 11.0 Big Sur will be published on October 30, 2020 by Markt + Technik Verlag. The cover on the Amazon product page currently shows that the book is still being worked on. Because Big Sur is called "macOS 10.16" there. This is also still the case in the product description. The Big Sur handbook is likely to be released the correct version number of the Mac operating system. The book then costs 16,95 euros and provides instructions on 336 pages.
And again the name Ochsenkühn: The book “macOS Big Sur keyboard shortcuts: Finder, Safari, Mail, Photos, Music, Siri, etc. more effectively using” by Simone Ochsenkühn was published on October 1st and offers 90 pages full of abbreviations. This booklet, which specializes in shortcuts, was also published by amac-buch Verlag and can be purchased as a paperback version for 6,50 euros or as a Kindle eBook for 1,99 euros. If you want to take a look in advance, then you can do for example here at Amazon. In addition to the mere keyboard shortcuts for the Mac under macOS Big Sur, there is also an introduction to the Mac keyboard and the system settings.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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