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

#Friday5 – 5 Copies of ‘OS X Mavericks: 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 Mavericks: The Missing Manual!

OS_X_Mavericks__The_Missing_Manual - O_Reilly_MediaWe have hooked up with O’Reilly to give away 5 copies of OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual (e-book version) – the ultimate go-to reference for everything you could want to know about Apple fancy schmancy new version of OS X – take your Mac to the next level! OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual 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 Mavericks: The Missing Manual is this week’s @MacDrops #Friday5 – The ultimate Mavericks guide! http://mctr.st/YcViNJ

What is OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual?

From the publisher:

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—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 11 years straight.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud Keychain. iTunes Radio. Maps. iBooks. Automatic app updating. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Nips and tucks. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notification Center, Messages, Time Machine…
  • Shortcuts. Meet the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power users. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X’s Unix chassis—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them.


Congrats to @Gucchie23, @tpgough, @mcjunkie, @timothyt & @HurGoddess! They won a copy of OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual! And an extra congrats to @gucchie23, who also won a $20 iTunes voucher!

That wraps it up for today’s #Friday5 – tune in next week for another chance to win!

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.

  1. Doktor says:

    What does “and RT the below message on Twitter” mean? I assume it means tweet it. But what does RT stands for?

      1. Doktor says:

        I see. Thanks! As you can see, I’m not well-versed in Twitter lingo 🙂

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