macOS High Sierra For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119417155

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Work, play, connect, and share with the ultimate tour to macOS 'X' macOS 'X' For Dummies is the ultimate tour guide to the Mac operating system, written by Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus himself! Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy to use guide will get you up and running quickly. It's all here: navigation, preferences, file management, networking, music and movies, and so much more. From the absolute basics to advanced techniques, this book shows you everything you need to know to turn your Mac into an extension of your brain. Concerned about security? Need to troubleshoot an issue? Want to make your Mac perform even better? Let Dr. Mac walk you through it with clear explanations and a little bit of humor. Read this book beginning-to-end for a complete tutorial, or dip in and out as needed when things take an unexpected turn; if you have macOS questions, Dr. Mac has the answers you need. macOS has powered Macs since 2001. Each free annual update improves the system's functionality, and typically offers a few new tools and fixes old issues. If you need to learn your way around this year's update quickly, easily, and thoroughly, this book is for you. Get organized and find your way around the interface Customize your Mac's look, "feel," and behavior Get connected, get online, and into the cloud Access your movies and music, back up your data, and more! Famous for its reliability and usability, macOS offers the sort of streamlined tools and operations you won't find anywhere else. macOS 'X' For Dummies helps you discover just how much your Mac can do for you.

OS X El Capitan: The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491952156

Category: Computers

Page: 846

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With El Capitan, Apple brings never-before-seen features to OS X—like a split-screen desktop, improved window controls, and amazing graphics. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use key new features such as swiping gestures, Notes, a new Spotlight search system, the Safari pinning feature, and Split View. Missing Manuals creator David Pogue is one of the most widely recognized technology authors in the world. A former New York Times technology columnist, he founded and now produces videos for Yahoo Tech.

iMac For Dummies

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Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051645

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Congratulations! When you bought that shiny new anodized aluminum iMac, you made a great choice. Now you want take advantage and control of that baby's awesome speed, high performance, powerful operating system, and fantastic applications, and iMac for Dummies, 5th Edition is here to help you do just that! This easy-to-use guide covers both the iMac's splendid, cutting-edge hardware and Leopard, the latest version of Apple’s superb Mac OS X operating system. It gives you the basic information that every iMac owner should know and then moves on to explore the software that comes with your iMac. And, everywhere you look, you'll find plenty of power-user tips and tricks that’ll save you time, effort, and money. You'll find out how to: Set up and customize your iMac Import files from your old computer Send and receive mail Store, and organize digital photos, music, and video Back up your system with Time Machine Browse the Internet with Safari Keep in touch with iChat Make your iMac a digital media hub with iLife Connect your iMac to a wireless network Troubleshoot problems Keep your iMac safe and secure Your iMac is an elegant and sophisticated machine — and as fast, powerful, and easy-to-use as a computer can be. With the help you get from iMac For Dummies, 5th Edition you'll be an iMac power user in no time!

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!

Mac OS X for Absolute Beginners

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Author: Wallace Wang

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484219139

Category: Computers

Page: 490

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Best-selling author Wallace Wang teaches you how to use El Capitan, the latest version of the Mac operating system, in everyday situations. This book shows you, the beginner Mac user, how to get up and running, operate, and work day-to-day on your Mac. You will learn how to run applications, manage windows and files, work with the internet, and more. You will even learn how to use your Mac with an iPhone and an Apple watch. If you've ever felt that you couldn't learn how to use a Mac, this is your opportunity to give it a go. What you’ll learn How to get up and running with Mac OS X El Capitan How to navigate and manage views How to manage your files What entertainment options are available to you, and how to use them How to maintain your Mac How to work with iPhone and Apple watch. Who This Book Is For Anyone who wants to learn how to use OS X El Capitan. No previous experience is required.

My OS X (El Capitan Edition)

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Author: John Ray

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789756336

Category:

Page: 544

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My OS X is filled with beginning through intermediate tasks, presented in a thorough step-by-step format, that guide you through learning everything you need to know to use the El Capitan release of OS X. The goal is not to teach you how to type or click a mouse but how to configure network settings, customize your desktop, use built-in apps, optimize battery life, set up backup solutions, and much more. In My OS X, you will find: Step-by-step instructions with callouts to OS X photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into hardware or operating system problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from OS X. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping OS X working just the way you want. The tasks include: Managing, arranging, and tagging your files Staying informed and productive with Notification Center Creating and navigating virtual workspaces in Mission Control Opening and organizing apps with Launchpad Accessing network devices and resources Activating and using iCloud services Communicating online with email, instant messaging, and video Keeping appointments with Calendar and Reminders Planning trips and checking traffic with Maps Keeping up-to-date with friends and family via Twitter and Facebook Downloading and enjoying music, movies, books, and more Sharing purchases with your family Challenging your friends to games with Game Center Working seamlessly with iOS Devices with Handoff and AirDrop Protecting and securing your system and data Expanding your system with peripheral devices Troubleshooting common system problems

Macs For Dummies

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Author: Edward C. Baig

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119239621

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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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.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra

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Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119471338

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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Take a guided tour of macOS High Sierra and discover just how much your Mac can do Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is the perfect introduction to Apple's operating system. With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, it walks you through the new macOS High Sierra and demonstrates the essential tasks you need to know. You'll learn how to manipulate Preferences to customize your experience, make the most of your digital media, and streamline your workflow while having a little fun. You'll tour Photos, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control, the App Store, and Siri. New Mac users will appreciate the straightforward instruction, while veteran users will enjoy getting up to speed on the latest features introduced or upgraded in macOS High Sierra. macOS High Sierra is the latest incarnation of Apple's macOS, boasting elegant new visuals, several new features, and more seamless integration of Mac and iOS devices. If you use a Mac, you're going to want a guided tour that shows you just what macOS can do for you. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is your go-to guide, from the fundamentals to the neat little tricks that make the Mac experience something far beyond computing. • Edit and enhance photos with the powerful new tools on the Photos app • Browse the web safely with Safari's new privacy features • Share files quickly and easily using iCloud Drive • Use Siri to accomplish more in less time Like any computer, your Mac is a tool. And like any tool, the more you know about it, the more you get out of it. Discover the beauty, simplicity, and sheer functionality that millions already enjoy—and get ready to master your Mac with Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

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Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119245737

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 7529

Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll find out how to stay connected with family and friends, explore the Internet, create and print documents, watch your favorite movies, get apps from the App Store, and so much more. From advice on which Mac you should buy to getting started with set up and configurations, this hands-on, accessible guide covers everything needed to help you make the most of your new computer. You'll learn how to customize OS X El Capitan, work with files and folders, connect to a printer, use Safari to browse the web, and keep in touch through social media—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Set up your Mac and move around the desktop Make FaceTime calls and send emails Store photos and files using iCloud Play videos, music, and games With the help of Macs For Seniors For Dummies, you'll soon discover that you don't have to be a millennial to make a Mac your minion!

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449330290

Category: Computers

Page: 743

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Demonstrates how to become adjusted to the Macintosh operating system and how to transfer data from a Windows system to a Macintosh, discussing topics such as moving files and Macintosh equivalents to Windows-only programs.

OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491948523

Category: Computers

Page: 878

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With Yosemite, Apple has unleashed the most innovative version of OS X yet—and once again, David Pogue brings his expertise and humor to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Mac OS X 10.10 includes more innovations from the iPad and adds a variety of new features throughout the operating system. This updated edition covers it all with something new on practically every page. Get the scoop on Yosemite’s big-ticket changes Learn enhancements to existing applications, such as Safari and Mail Take advantage of shortcuts and undocumented tricks Use power user tips for networking, file sharing, and building your own services

OS X El Capitan

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Author: Chris Kennedy

Publisher: Questing Vole Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 438

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Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to OS X El Capitan is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, Finder, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. A Windows glossary makes switching to Mac (mostly) painless, and keyboard mavens will find a complete list of keyboard shortcuts. New features covered include Split View, Photos, Force click, natural-language queries, the new system font, System Integrity Protection, pointer magnification, two-factor authentication, and updates to Mission Control, Spotlight, Mail, Notes, Safari, Maps, Calendar, Disk Utility, and Finder. - See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders. - Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows, desktops, and displays. - Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access. - Tag your files to make them easy to sort and find. - Use Finder tabs to declutter your desktop. - See all your notifications in one place. - Spread your work over multiple displays. - Enhance and customize OS X with extensions. - Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your files and settings online. - Share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases freely with your family. - Organize, view, edit, sync, and share your photos. - Sync your files, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your Mac, Windows PC, and iOS devices. - Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, online sources, and more. - Dictate anywhere that you can type. - Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network. - Post to Facebook and Twitter right from the app you're using. - Mirror your Mac's screen to your HDTV wirelessly via AirPlay, or use your HDTV as a full-fledged display, complete with dock and menu bar. - Share files and printers on your home network. - Move seamlessly between your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, or use them together. - Connect to wireless networks with a couple of clicks. - Set up and manage printers, scanners, and other devices. - Download and install OS X, apps, and updates from the Mac App Store. - Secure your data from thieves and snoops. - Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers. - Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable. Contents 1. OS X Basics 2. The Desktop 3. System Preferences 4. Files, Folders & Drives 5. Programs & Documents 6. Printing, Faxing & Fonts 7. Networks & Sharing 8. Online Connections 9. Security & Privacy 10. Maintenance & Backups 11. Switching from Windows 12. Keyboard Shortcuts

GarageBand For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764577506

Category: Computers

Page: 334

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Get ready to rock with Apple's digital music recording studio Find out how to record, edit, mix, and master like a pro! Are you the next big thing in music - but the world just doesn't know it yet? Here's the guide that will help you create great-sounding recordings with GarageBand. Packed with useful information on setting up a digital studio, laying down tracks, working with loops, playing with MIDI and software instruments, and mixing tracks, the only thing this book doesn't provide you with is . . . a recording contract! The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: * Decide what gear you'll need * Optimize your room for recording * Mix vocals, instruments, and loops into a song * Improve recordings with editing and effects * Create CDs, movie scores, and more using other iLife applications

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449388782

Category: Computers

Page: 906

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For a company that promised to "put a pause on new features," Apple sure has been busy-there's barely a feature left untouched in Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard." There's more speed, more polish, more refinement-but still no manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the humor and expertise that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for eight years straight. You get all the answers with jargon-free introductions to: Big-ticket changes. A 64-bit overhaul. Faster everything. A rewritten Finder. Microsoft Exchange compatibility. All-new QuickTime Player. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Snow Leopard Spots. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, iChat, Preview, Time Machine. Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power usage. 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.

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449372902

Category: Computers

Page: 880

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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.

Macs For Dummies

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764574205

Category: Computers

Page: 404

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The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it. Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers Basics for beginners Setting up your printer Working with OS X Getting online and using e-mail Creating and saving documents Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie What to do if things go wrong Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web Use all the basic software programs and work with files Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto Share your Mac or set up a home network Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition

The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449383084

Category: Computers

Page: 652

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Is Windows giving you pause? Ready to make the leap to the Mac instead? There has never been a better time to switch from Windows to Mac, and this incomparable guide will help you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X. Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. No viruses, worms, or spyware. No questionable firewalls, inefficient permissions, or other strange features. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you're using Windows XP or Vista, we've got you covered. If you're ready to take on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the latest edition of this bestselling guide tells you everything you need to know: Transferring your stuff -- Moving photos, MP3s, and Microsoft Office documents is the easy part. This book gets you through the tricky things: extracting your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files. Re-creating your software suite -- Big-name programs (Word, Photoshop, Firefox, Dreamweaver, and so on) are available in both Mac and Windows versions, but hundreds of other programs are available only for Windows. This guide identifies the Mac equivalents and explains how to move your data to them. Learning Snow Leopard -- Once you've moved into the Mac, a final task awaits: Learning your way around. Fortunately, you're in good hands with the author of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling guide to the Macintosh. Moving from Windows to a Mac successfully and painlessly is the one thing Apple does not deliver. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition is your ticket to a new computing experience.

iPad For Dummies

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Author: Edward C. Baig,Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118112946

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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OS X Mavericks For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118707621

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 5156

Coast through OS X Mavericks with help from Dr. Mac and For Dummies Ready to make friends with Mavericks? Then, Dr. Mac’s your man. Author and longtime Mac guru, Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus shares his witty insights and helpful tips in this full-color update to his bestselling OS X guide. You’ll learn the basics of working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control before moving on to setting up your e-mail, surfing with Safari, organizing your files, and customizing OS X Mavericks for all you need your Mac to do. Familiarizes you with OS X essentials like navigating the desktop, connecting to a network, using Notification Center, managing your Contacts and Calendar, staying in touch with Messages and FaceTime, and syncing with iCloud Covers new-to-OS X tools and features including iBooks, Maps, iCloud Keychain, Finder Tabs, and Tags plus the streamlined Calendar, Notifications, and Safari applications Explains how to turn your Mac into a multimedia mecca with music, movies, podcasts, photos, videos, e-books, and your favorite apps and games from the Mac App Store Provides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your information safe and secure Whether you’re dipping your toe into OS X or leaping full on into Mavericks, For Dummies will help you make the most of your Mac and all Mavericks can do for you.

OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118461991

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Tame your Mountain Lion, the "Dr. Mac" way Author Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus is a Mac guru and one of the world's leading authorities on all things Apple, so when he talks OS X Mountain Lion, people listen. Now you can learn how to get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion with the latest edition of this bestselling guide to OS X. Whether you're learning your way around your first Mac or just updating your OS, you'll unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion with this friendly, full-color guide to Apple's new operating system. Covers OS X basics, including working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control; setting up your e-mail; surfing the web with Safari; organizing your files; navigating with multi-touch gestures; managing your contacts and calendars; connecting a printer; and printing documents Walks you through the new-to-OS-X features, such as Messages, Notes, Reminders, Notification Center, Power Nap, Dictation, Twitter and Facebook integration, Game Center, and Gatekeeper Gets you up and running with iTunes and the latest apps from the Mac App Store and shows you how to enjoy music, movies, DVDs, and digital photos on your Mac Provides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your information safe with Time Machine OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies is the perfect guide to help you reach the peak of this exciting new operating system.