Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies

Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies

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Eight minibooks thoroughly cover the newest Mac operating system--Mac OS X Lion Macs continue to gain market share, and Mac OS X Lion is expected to draw even more converts as it adds the magic of some of your favorite iPad and iPhone features to the legendary power of the Mac. This easy-to-follow guide to Mac OS X Lion features eight self-contained minibooks covering every phase of navigating, customizing, and expanding Mac OS X Lion; the iLife and iWork applications; maintenance and troubleshooting; Internet activities; and much more. Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies is ideal for those switching to a Mac, anyone upgrading from an earlier version of Mac OS X, beginning Mac users, and experienced users looking for a more comprehensive reference.
Minibooks include: Introducing Mac OS X, Customizing and Sharing, the Digital Hub, Using iWork, the Typical Internet Stuff, Networking in Mac OS X, Expanding Your System, and Advanced Mac OS X Covers Mac OS X Lion basics, using the Finder and Spotlight, customizing the desktop, setting up multi-user accounts, working with the Address Book and Apple Mail, and using the amazing iTunes, iLife and iWork applications Highlights the new features of Mac OS X Lion showing readers how to find and download apps from the Mac App Store, organize their desktop with Launchpad and Mission Control, take advantage of full-screen apps, and more Features advanced advice on using AppleScript, troubleshooting your system, staying secure, and setting up a network You'll tame your Lion in no time with this book and a little help from For Dummies .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 43mm | 1,190g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1118022068
  • 9781118022061
  • 450,639

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Get to know OS X Lion, enjoy the digital lifestyle, and make the most of your MacWhether you're new to Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, you've come to the right place. OS X Lion is no pussycat when it comes to features and power, and this handy guide gives you a whisker-to-tail view of your Lion and how to get it to do your bidding. From the basics for first-time Mac users to living the iLife(R), getting busy with iWork, and downloading apps, the fun begins right here.Here, Kitty -- become acquainted with OS X Lion, enjoy the cosmic views of Mission Control, and navigate with Multi-Touch gesturesTake pride -- customize your desktop and system preferencesRoaring good time -- get jamming with iTunes, go on an Internet Safari, and manage and share all your media easilyGet things done -- use iWork to create graphically rich documents, crunch the numbers, and add some pizazz to your presentationsBe connected -- set up your network and Internet connection, connect with e-mail and FaceTime, and sync everything inthe iCloudIn the Lion's mouth -- Ready for advanced techniques? Peek inside the Unix behind OS X LionFun stuff -- Increase performance and have more fun with added RAM, awesome hardware, and super appsOpen the book and find: How to navigate around the desktop with Launchpad and Mission ControlDetails about running Windows on your Mac with Boot CampSteps for backing up your media and docs with Time MachineHow to use iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, iTunes, and iWebAdvice for being more productive with iWorkTips for setting up a wireless networkTroubleshooting adviceSecrets of the UNIX command line8 books in 1Introducing Mac OS XCustomizing and SharingThe Digital HubUsing iWorkThe Typical Internet StuffNetworking in Mac OS XExpanding Your SystemAdvanced Mac OS X
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Book I: Introducing Mac OS X 7 Chapter 1: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X 9 Chapter 2: Navigating and Running Programs 25 Chapter 3: Basic OS X Housekeeping 53 Chapter 4: Searching Everything with Spotlight 81 Chapter 5: Fun with Photo Booth 91 Chapter 6: Keeping Track with the Address Book 97 Chapter 7: The Joys of Maintenance 109 Chapter 8: Getting Help for the Big X 131 Chapter 9: Troubleshooting the X 139 Chapter 10: Running Windows on Your Mac 149 Book II: Customizing and Sharing 157 Chapter 1: Building the Finder of Your Dreams 159 Chapter 2: Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch 183 Chapter 3: Delving under the Hood with System Preferences 199 Chapter 4: You Mean Others Can Use My Mac, Too? 241 Chapter 5: Setting Up Multiuser Accounts 249 Chapter 6: Sharing Documents for Fun and Profit 265 Book III: The Digital Hub 275 Chapter 1: The World According to Apple 277 Chapter 2: Jamming with iTunes and iPod 287 Chapter 3: Focusing on iPhoto 315 Chapter 4: Making Magic with iMovie 339 Chapter 5: Burn Those DVDs! Using iDVD 361 Chapter 6: Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand 381 Chapter 7: Crafting a Web Site with iWeb 403 Chapter 8: No, It's Not Called iQuickTime 415 Chapter 9: Turning Your Mac into a DVD Theater 421 Book IV: Using iWork 431 Chapter 1: Desktop Publishing with Pages 433 Chapter 2: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 447 Chapter 3: Building Presentations with Keynote 461 Book V: The Typical Internet Stuff 473 Chapter 1: Getting on the Internet 475 Chapter 2: Using Apple Mail 483 Chapter 3: Staying in Touch with iChat and FaceTime 509 Chapter 4: Expanding Your Horizons with iDisk 527 Chapter 5: Going Places with Safari 533 Chapter 6: Staying Secure Online 549 Book VI: Networking in Mac OS X 559 Chapter 1: Setting Up a Small Network 561 Chapter 2: Using Your Network 577 Chapter 3: Going Wireless 591 Chapter 4: Sharing That Precious Internet Thing 603 Book VII: Expanding Your System 615 Chapter 1: Hardware That Will Make You Giddy 617 Chapter 2: Add RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Stir 629 Chapter 3: Port-o-Rama: Using Thunderbolt, USB, and FireWire 641 Chapter 4: I'm Okay, You're a Printer 647 Chapter 5: Applications That You've (Probably) Gotta Have 655 Book VIII: Advanced Mac OS X 671 Chapter 1: ... And UNIX Lurks Beneath 673 Chapter 2: AppleScript Just Plain Rocks 695 Chapter 3: Talking and Writing to Your Macintosh 711 Chapter 4: Hosting a Web Site with Mac OS X 725 Index 739
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About Mark L. Chambers

Mark L. Chambers has been an author, computer consultant, BBS sysop, programmer, and hardware technician for almost 30 years - pushing computers and their uses far beyond "normal" performance limits for decades now. His fi rst love affair with a computer peripheral blossomed in 1984 when he bought his lightning-fast 300 BPS modem for his Atari 400. Now he spends entirely too much time on the Internet and drinks far too much caffeine-laden soda. Mark's rapidly expanding list of books includes MacBook For Dummies, 3rd Edition; Macs for Seniors For Dummies; iMac For Dummies, 6th Edition; Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies; Building a PC For Dummies, 5th Edition; Scanners For Dummies, 2nd Edition; CD & DVD Recording For Dummies, 2nd Edition; PCs All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition; Mac OS X Tiger: Top 100 Simplifi ed Tips & Tricks; Microsoft Office v. X Power User's Guide; BURN IT! Creating Your Own Great DVDs and CDs; The Hewlett-Packard Offi cial Printer Handbook; The Hewlett-Packard Official Recordable CD Handbook; The Hewlett-Packard Offi cial Digital Photography Handbook; Computer Gamer's Bible; Recordable CD Bible; Teach Yourself the iMac Visually; Running a Perfect BBS; Offi cial Netscape Guide to Web Animation; and Windows 98 Troubleshooting and Optimizing Little Black Book .
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