November 6, 2009 in Tips and How To (F)
[prMac.com] Hoffman Estates, IL - Class on Demand(R), a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, announced today that "Basic Training for Mac OS X Snow Leopard(R)" is now available for pre-order. The critically acclaimed Mac OS X upgrade boasts vast performance improvements, including: 64-bit architecture, built-in support for Microsoft(R) Exchange, faster startup, shutdown and installation times, and an additional 7GB of freed space.
The new Class on Demand training release is lead by world-renown instructor and Apple guru Tom Wolsky. An expert in Apple video applications and operating systems, Tom has authored five Apple(R) Final Cut(R) instructional books, developed a video journalism curriculum for Apple Computers and has a seat on the Board of Directors for the Digital Media Academy.
"Snow Leopard has been receiving rave reviews since its late August release. Whether familiar or new to the Mac platform, we wanted to quickly make available a practical jumpstart guide to assist users in becoming familiar with its new features and fast interface," says Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. "Tom's real-world knowledge, coupled with his passionate delivery, truly makes this video-based guide a tremendous learning experience and I am confident that our users will find his instruction methods extremely informative. Tom adds incredible value to our Apple training series and, as always, we look forward to working with Tom on future releases."
The video-based "Basic Training for Mac OS X Snow Leopard" title delivers exceptional viewing quality combined with just under 2 hours of instruction by Tom Wolsky. The 13-lesson training delivers an in-depth explanation of the new Mac OS X from desktop dock and application instruction to the new Boot Camp 3.0. The Class on Demand training methodology enables users to focus on specific new features and functions; stepping through the training in a non-linear approach best suited for their individual learning needs.
To sample lessons from "Basic Training for Mac OS X Snow Leopard," including "Product Overview," "iTunes(R)" and "Spaces," please visit Class on Demand online.
Pricing and Availability
The new Class on Demand training for Snow Leopard is priced at $39.95 (USD) and is available to pre-order from Class on Demand.
About Instructor Tom Wolsky
Tom Wolsky is on the Board of Directors of the Digital Media Academy, for whom he is an instructor in Final Cut Pro at their Stanford University summer program. Tom is an internationally known guru on Final Cut and the author of five Final Cut instructional books. Having developed video journalism curriculum for Apple Computer, Tom also does professional development training and teaches in schools around the country.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.
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