MacBook in Easy Steps

Covers MacOS Sierra

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Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781840787450

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 192

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The MacBook is one of the most iconic devices of its kind and continues to develop as a stylish and powerful laptop computer. The MacBook now comes with the latest Apple operating system, macOS Sierra, bringing an increased range of features and functionality.MacBook in easy steps, now in its fifth edition, gives a full rundown about using a MacBook and making the most of macOS Sierra: Demystifies Mac jargon and MacBook versions Explains the Dock, Desktop and the Finder Introduces the new Touch Bar (available on some models) Shows how to use Family Sharing with other family members Covers iCloud and the iCloud Drive for backing up and sharing files Details getting started with macOS Sierra Covers new features of macOS Sierra, including the digital voice assistant, Siri Shows how to customize your MacBook Demonstrates the Launchpad for viewing apps Reveals all about finding and obtaining apps Addresses battery issues and security Covers using MacBook for work and for leisure Use this guide to accelerate your learning and take control of your new MacBook! Covers macOS Sierra (OS X 10.12), released September 2016

MacBook Pro Portable Genius

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Author: Brad Miser

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118363604

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 9153

Discover loads of tips and techniques for the newest MacBook Pro You're already ahead of the game with a MacBook Pro. Now you can get even more out the popular Apple notebook with the new edition of this handy, compact book. Crammed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, this book will help you increase your productivity and keep your Apple digital lifestyle on track. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications, this book avoids fluff, doesn't skimp on the essentials, saves you time and hassle, and shows you what you most want to know. Includes savvy advice and plenty of no-nonsense information in a clear layout that is easy to access Covers essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like desktop sharing, wireless networking, running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 4th Edition shows you just how to get more out of your MacBook Pro.

MacBook For Dummies

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Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119417260

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Get the most out of your MacBook Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do. Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!

Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook

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Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119471230

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The visual learner’s ultimate guide to the MacBook and macOS High Sierra Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ultimate guide to getting up and running quickly with your new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air! Whether you’re new to computers or transitioning from a PC, this graphics-heavy guide will show you everything you need to know to get the most out of your new laptop. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each task, with screenshots that help you follow along with confidence. You’ll learn how to manage files, work with macOS software, organize photos and media, set up email, access the internet, and adjust settings and preferences to make your MacBook work the way you work. You’ll also explore the features that bring computing to a whole new level, including iCloud, FaceTime, the App Store, and so much more! The Mac has long inspired a legion of loyal fans, and you’re about to find out why. From sleek design to intuitive interface, to an OS that just works, Apple has cornered the market on the high-end computing experience. The MacBook makes sublime computing portable, and this book shows you how to take advantage of all that your MacBook has to offer. Get acquainted with the latest macOS version and its new features Perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Customize preferences and settings to suit your needs Download new apps, video chat, save to the cloud, and much more! No confusing tech-speak, no vague instructions, and no complex tangents into obscure tasks. This friendly guide is packed with screenshots, easy-to-follow instructions, and a practical sensibility; you’re not launching the space shuttle, you just want to open your email. If you’re ready to explore all that your MacBook can do, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ideal companion.

MacBook Pro: For Seniors

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Author: Matthew Hollinder

Publisher: Conceptual Kings

ISBN: N.A

Category: Internet and older people

Page: 20

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The MacBook Pro is one of the releases of the Apple computer line that was initially introduced to the market as far back as January 2006. It is a powerful computer unit that allows users to be able do whatever they need in an easy and efficient way. Senior citizens are defined as people who are over the age of 55 years old and may not be particularly technologically inclined. They may have challenges in using computers but with the latest Apple technology, they have made it somewhat easier for them to understand new concepts. One of the main aims of Apple is to make their devices more user friendly and allow persons to easily achieve what they want to do. There should be no bells and whistles in getting their activities done. They aim to be the leader in computing and with their innovative devices they are certainly getting there. Related specifically to the MacBook Pro, it has many features that give seniors a comfortable experience in using computers.

Master Your Mac

Simple Ways to Tweak, Customize, and Secure OS X

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Author: Matthew Cone

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593274068

Category: Computers

Page: 424

View: 1785

Provides information to quickly improve and customize a Mac computer, enable undocumented Mac OS X features, automate tedious tasks, handle media, and troubleshoot disk issues.

iMac: For Seniors

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Author: Matthew Hollinder

Publisher: Conceptual Kings

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 20

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The iMac is an all in one desktop computer that is manufactured by Apple Inc. It has been one of Apple’s offerings since August 1998 and it has been through many different forms. Through the many forms, Apple has always pushed technology to improve the previous releases and it has always been a leader in the industry. The iMac computer can be a convenient unit for seniors as it contains all they need to get their various activities completed. All that is required is to search the app store to find what app they want at a particular time. This book will seek to cover some of the features of the iMac computer system and why it is a great choice for senior citizens. After reading this piece, the reader will be certain of the specific uses of the unit as it applies to older people.

MacOS High Sierra in Easy Steps

Covers Version 10. 13

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Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 9781840787931

Category: Mac OS.

Page: 192

View: 9363

macOS is the operating system at the heart of Mac computers. The latest version, macOS High Sierra, builds on some of the innovative functions and level of performance that were introduced with the previous version, macOS Sierra, to provide a stylish, effective and powerful operating system for your Mac desktop or laptop computer. macOS High Sierra in easy steps opens up by explaining the foundations of macOS: the Dock and the Finder. Then, it reveals a raft of ways in which you can make the most of macOS High Sierra: Multi-Touch navigation options for getting around in macOS High Sierra. Working with and managing your apps. Productivity options on your Mac. Getting online with Safari, Mail, Messages and FaceTime. Managing your digital lifestyle for photos, music, video, books and games. The invaluable iCloud online function for backing up and sharing your files. There is also a chapter on troubleshooting and keeping macOS High Sierra in tiptop shape. macOS High Sierra in easy steps also covers the new features in the operating system, which include: Internal enhancements designed to make your Mac more responsive and efficient. An improved file system, designed to meet modern computing needs. An enhanced graphics processor for the best graphics on a Mac yet. Support for a wide range of virtual reality options. Enhancements to exists apps, including Photos, Safari, Siri, Mail, FaceTime and Notes Whether you're new to the Mac or just upgrading, use this book to master the essentials and then unleash the power of macOS High Sierra.

Step Into Xcode

Mac OS X Development

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Author: Fritz Anderson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321334221

Category: Computers

Page: 463

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Provides information on using Xcode to build applications with Macintosh languages and technology.

Advanced Mac OS X Programming

The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

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Author: Mark Dalrymple

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0321706544

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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While there are several books on programming for Mac OS X, Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is the only one that contains explanations of how to leverage the powerful underlying technologies. This book gets down to the real nitty-gritty. The third edition is updated for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 and covers new technologies like DTrace, Instruments, Grand Central Dispatch, blocks, and NSOperation.

MacBook Pro Portable Genius

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Author: Galen Gruman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118677692

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 2490

Learn the skills, tools and shortcuts you need in order to make the most of your MacBook Pro This easy-to-use, compact guide skips the fluff and gets right to the essentials so that you can maximize all the latest features of the MacBook Pro. Packed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, this handy book aims to help you increase your productivity and save you time and hassle. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications and more, this book shows you what you want to know. Includes the latest version of OS X, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Covers all the essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 5th Edition puts you well on the way to being a pro at using your MacBook Pro!

The Cult of Mac

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Author: Leander Kahney

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593271220

Category: Computers

Page: 268

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Describes the psyche of Macintosh fans and the subculture they have created.

MacBook All-in-One For Dummies

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Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118118693

Category: Computers

Page: 864

View: 4677

Looks at the features of the MacBook, covering such topics as Mac OS X, customization, iLife, networking, email, iWork, Safari, iCloud, Keynote, and expansion.

MacOS Sierra in Easy Steps

Covers OS X 10. 12

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Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 9781840787443

Category:

Page: 192

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macOS Sierra in easy steps explains the foundations of macOS Sierra: the Dock and the Finder. Then, it reveals a raft of ways in which the reader can make the most of macOS Sierra: Multi-Touch navigation options for getting around in macOS Sierra. Working with and managing your apps. Productivity options on your Mac. Getting online with Safari, Mail, Messages and FaceTime. Managing your digital lifestyle for photos, music, video, books and games. The invaluable iCloud online function for backing up and sharing your files. There is also a chapter on troubleshooting and keeping macOS Sierra in tiptop shape. macOS Sierra in easy steps also covers the new features in the operating system, which include: Siri, Apple's Digital Personal Assistant, is now available on macOS Sierra. Previously only included with mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad, Siri can now be used on a Mac to find photos or specific files, send messages, enter calendar events and search the Web. It can also be used to book restaurants and book taxis. The Photos app has improved face, object and subject recognition and the new Memories function groups photos by experiences and can even turn them into movies. Text messages in the Messages app can be created with a wider range of content, including enhanced emojis and full-screen animations. The iTunes interface has been enhanced to fully incorporate Apple Music and it is now easier to find and organize music. Apple Pay, Apple's contactless payment system, can be used for online shopping, using the Safari browser with macOS Sierra. Universal Clipboard. This function enables you to copy an item on your Mac and then paste it into another Apple device, such as an iPhone or an iPad, if they are using iOS 10. iCloud Drive has been enhanced so that it can be used to store the Desktop and Documents folders from your Mac, thus making them available on other compatible devices. macOS Sierra can free up space on your Mac by looking for files that are rarely used and storing them in the cloud, leaving more space on your computer for the files that are used most regularly. Covers OS X 10.12, due for release Autumn 2016.

How to Do Everything MacBook Air

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Author: Jason Rich

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071802517

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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Take your MacBook Air to new heights! Discover how to get more than ever before out of Apple’s incredibly thin and light notebooks with help from this hands-on guide. How to Do Everything: MacBook Air shows you how to harness the power of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system, and use iTunes, iWork, iLife, iCloud, Safari, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notification Center, Mail, and other powerful apps. Tap into all the computing power built into Apple’s ultra-portable MacBook Air while you’re at home, at work, or on-the-go. Custom configure your MacBook Air and navigate with the Multi-Touch trackpad Get the most out of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system Transfer data from a PC or another Mac Manage your email accounts with the Mail app Sync all of your data and devices via iCloud Connect peripherals—Bluetooth devices, printers, cameras, and more Use your MacBook Air to connect to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and other services Maximize productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office and the iWork apps Download and play movies, TV shows, and games Manage your iTunes Library Get organized with the new Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders apps Communicate efficiently using the Messages app Video chat with FaceTime or Skype Run Microsoft Windows programs on your MacBook Air Update, back up, troubleshoot, and maintain your MacBook Air

MacOS Sierra: The Missing Manual

The Book that Should Have Been in the Box

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491977213

Category: Computers

Page: 879

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With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.

Essential Mac OS: Sierra Edition

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Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Elluminet Press

ISBN: 1911174185

Category: Computers

Page: 182

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Whether you're upgrading from a previous version or using a Mac for the very first time, this book will guide you through the Operating System one step at a time, to help you understand the software more quickly and easily! Great for beginners, a basic computing class, or as an update for experienced users. Step-by-step, visual approach to help you quickly master your Mac Plenty of full color, illustrated screenshots and photographs to help you. Presented in an easy and simple to read format, written in jargon free English In this guide you'll learn... Setting up your Mac New features of Mac OS Sierra: Siri, Universal Clipboard and more... Getting around Mac OS with Docks, finders, dashboards and widgets Handoff, MailDrop and Messages Launch pad, iBooks and maps App Store, iCloud and spotlight Security considerations Backing up data with time machineSetting up wifi, internet, email, social media and facetime Creating stunning presentations with Keynote Writing beautiful looking documents with Pages Organising your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or iPhone.Get started with Apple Music. Storing, organising and manipulating your photos, share on social media Creating photo albums and slideshows And more... Techniques are illustrated step by step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field. Clear instruction, and easy-to-follow tutorials with illustrated photographs, graphics and screen prints, guide you through the procedures every step of the way. If you want to get up and running quickly and easily with the new version of Mac, this is the guide you need.

IMac in Easy Steps

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Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 1840784318

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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A new edition of the iMac reference guide covers iMac basics, working with Finder, navigation, apps, accessing and browsing the Internet, managing photographs and music, networking, and maintenance issues.

Macs For Dummies

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Author: Edward C. Baig

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119239621

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 8346

Take a bite out of all your Mac has to offer with this bestselling guide So, you joined the cool kids club and bought a Mac. Kudos! Now, do you dare admit to your sophisticated Mac mates that you still need some help figuring out how it works? No worries, Macs For Dummies is here to help! In full color for the first time ever, the latest edition of this long-running bestseller takes the guesswork out of working with your new Mac, providing easy-to-follow, plain-English answers to every possible question in the book! Whether you're trying to figure out the basics of getting around the OS X interface, learning the ins and outs of turning your Mac into a sleek productivity tool, or anything in between, Mac For Dummies makes it fast and easy to navigate your way around your new Apple computer. You'll get the know-how to rocket into cyberspace, browse the Web, send messages, back up files to the Cloud, deal with security issues, get productive with leading Mac apps, and have fun with one-stop shopping for music, movies, and media. Navigate OS X El Capitan with confidence and ease Use your Mac to power your audio and video systems Add your Mac to your home network Troubleshoot common problems when your Mac starts misbehaving Fully updated to cover the latest hardware and software releases, Macs For Dummies offers everything you need to get your geek on—and make your Mac your minion.