Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

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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!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 188 x 234 x 18mm | 458g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • 1119245508
  • 9781119245506
  • 380,069

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Set up your Mac(R) and customize the desktop Store photos using iCloud(R) Make FaceTime(R) calls and send emails

Start enjoying your Mac today!

Wish you had a grandchild on call to help with your Mac? This book can teach you everything you need to know about your Mac! Find out how to set up your Mac, navigate the desktop, attach and use a printer, and create documents. You'll also learn how to use the Internet and reach out to friends and family by using email and sending photos!

Inside... Configure your Mac and OS X(R) Use Mac productivity apps Safely browse the web Edit and share photos Enjoy music and podcasts Video chat with FaceTime Secure and maintain your Mac
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part 1: Buying and Setting Up Your Mac 7 CHAPTER 1: Buying a Mac 9 CHAPTER 2: Setting Up Your Mac 23 Part 2: Getting Started with Your Mac 45 CHAPTER 3: Getting Around the Mac Desktop 47 CHAPTER 4: Customizing El Capitan 77 CHAPTER 5: Working with Files and Folders 97 CHAPTER 6: Working with Printers and Scanners 117 CHAPTER 7: Getting Help 125 Part 3: Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software 133 CHAPTER 8: Creating Documents with Pages 135 CHAPTER 9: Working with Numbers 153 CHAPTER 10: Getting the Most from Photos 169 CHAPTER 11: Enjoying Music, Video, and Podcasts 185 CHAPTER 12: Playing Games in El Capitan 201 Part 4: Exploring the Internet 209 CHAPTER 13: Understanding Internet Basics 211 CHAPTER 14: Browsing the Web with Safari 229 CHAPTER 15: Using Mail 249 CHAPTER 16: Connecting with People Online 271 Part 5: Taking Care of Your Computer 287 CHAPTER 17: Protecting El Capitan 289 CHAPTER 18: Maintaining Your Mac 299 Index 307
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About Mark L. Chambers

Mark L. Chambers is a major Mac fan who's been a technical author, computer consultant, programmer, and hardware technician for more than 30 years. Currently a full-time writer and tech editor, he has authored more than 30 computer books, including MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition, iMac For Dummies, 9th Edition, and OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies.
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