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#Friday5 – 5 Copies of ‘OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual’ to Give Away + a $20 iTunes Voucher!

#Friday5 – 5 Copies of ‘OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual’ to Give Away + a $20 iTunes Voucher!

What is #Friday5?

#Friday5 is a weekly giveaway that rewards 5 of our Twitter followers with a free copy of a Mac app, iOS app, or e-book each and every Friday! Cool huh? But wait, there’s more…. one of the lucky five will also pocket a $20 iTunes voucher! Hurrah!

#Friday5 – OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual!

We have hooked up with O’Reilly to give away 5 copies of OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual – the ultimate go-to reference for Apple’s new desktop OS! This ebook would normally set you back $27.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!

To enter the giveaway all you have to do is follow @macdrops (our new giveaways and discount deals Twitter account) and RT the below message on Twitter.

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual is today’s @MacDrops #Friday5 – The go-to guide for Apple’s new OS! http://mctr.st/Mn7WGR

What is OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual?

From the publisher:

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.

  • Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. Air-Play TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Mountain Lion Watch. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Messages, Preview…
  • Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power users. Security, accounts, networking, build-your own Services, file sharing with Windows—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

There’s something new on practically every page of this new edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Apple’s brought a new cat to town, and Mac OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual is the best way to tame it.


Congrats to @Jdcs1223, @Geiststreicher, @ChrisGiroux, @GChats, and @ismailkarim! They each won a copy of OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual in today’s #Friday5! And an extra congrats to @Jdcs1223, who also won a $20 iTunes voucher!

The Winners

We will pick out the 5 winners at random, and we will also reward one of the lucky winners with a $20 iTunes voucher. The competition is open to everyone (there is no regional restriction).

The competition runs for two hours after this post is published. Winners will be announced on this page and on Twitter.

In order to claim the $20 iTunes voucher you must have an iTunes account. If you do not have an iTunes account (or can’t create one) we will draw another winner at random from the four remaining app winners and reward one of them with the voucher.



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