"Macworld" Mac Secrets

"Macworld" Mac Secrets

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Macworld(R) Mac(R) secrets(R) 5th Edition "The newly definitive Macintosh reference work, replacing the venerable Macintosh Bible." -- The Washington Post "If you can only buy one book, you won't be sorry if you buy this one." --TidBITS "Mac Secrets should ship with every Mac that is sold." -- Quill Services Web Book Reviews Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the international Macintosh bestseller brings you authoritative, thorough coverage of Mac OS 8.5, the red-hot iMac, USB, G3 Macs and PowerBooks, Office 98, and the Internet explosion -- all with the expertise and humor you've come to expect from Pogue and Schorr! Overhauled and fatter than ever, this new edition packs over 650 new tips, productivity pointers, and troubleshooting techniques. Complete with a CD-ROM crammed with over 500MB of software and shareware, Macworld Mac Secrets, 5th Edition, will keep you -- and your Mac -- smiling! 100s of Mac Secrets Revealed and Mac Myths Debunked Double your Web surfing speed (Ch. 25) Make any icon, file, or folder invisible (Ch. 1) Create a high-speed Ethernet network for $8 (Ch. 35) Identify anything in your System Folder (Ch. 4) Keep your e-mail spam-free (Ch. 27) Make a PowerBook battery charge last 4 hours (Ch. 14) Marvel at Photoshop 5's secret keystroke list (Ch. 20) Automate your tedious tasks with AppleScript (Ch. 22) Exchange disks, files, and peripherals with Windows (Ch. 16) Use your fax machine as a scanner (Ch. 31) Troubleshoot almost anything (Ch. 36) Conversational AppleSpeak: USB, AutoStart worm, MacsBug, AppleScript, AOL 4, HTML, and much more! Software Bonanza! Over 100 programs, including commercial software and award winning shareware! A partial list: Action Files 1.1 P** (trial) Anagrams CanOpener 3.0 ** Chiral Color It! 2.3 ** CoolViews DemoGod * Desktop Patterns (Wraptures) * DiskTracker Escape Velocity Extensis PhotoBevel ** FileTyper FinderPop GoMac GraphicConverter Hi-Res Map * HTML Vocabulary Internet Explorer 4.01 Kaleidoscope Label Secrets Pro 3.0 * Mac Secrets Ultimate Bookmark List * Mac Libs MacLinkPlus 9.71** MacsBug Maelstrom Netscape Navigator 4.07 OneClick 1.4** Outlook Express Pogue's Song Spoofs* PopChar Pro (demo) QuickTime 3.0 QuickTime VR Movies ShrinkWrap (trial) Start-up Sounds: the Complete Collection * Stufflt Expander TechTool Typelt4Me Ultra Recorder You Don't Know Jack Lite * Plus Macworld Mac Secrets, 4th and 5th Editions, in searchable electronic form! * A Macworld Mac Secrets exclusive ** Commercial software Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like--free--but they may not include technical support.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1200 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 62mm | 2,218.06g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0764540408
  • 9780764540400

About David Pogue

About the Authors David Pogue is the author of 15 books, including the million-selling Macs(R) For Dummies(R), More Macs(R) For Dummies(R), and Magic For Dummies(R). He writes the back-page column for Macworld magazine -- the Computer Press Association's Best Column award winner for 1997. Joseph Schorr writes the "Secrets" column for Macworld magazine. He's a Macintosh software product manager in Portland.
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