OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion : Peachpit Learning Series

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The latest update of this bestselling OS X guide will have you working miracles in no time with Mountain Lion, which features all-new, system-wide integration with iCloud. With this book, you can learn in your own way, whether it's working through the lessons from start to finish, jumping straight to step-by-step exercises about new features, or looking up just what you need to know at that moment. There are hundreds of exciting tools and hidden gems in your Macintosh. Author Lynn Beighley uses her gentle, yet expert, instruction to help you find these tools and gems and master them, taking full advantage of all that Mountain Lion has to offer. If you are new to OS X, you'll learn the basics of how to use OS X efficiently and joyfully. From there, you can move on to customize Mountain Lion to suit the way you work. And if you've been using OS X already, you'll learn to use all of Mountain Lion's new features, including iCloud integration, Messages, Reminders, Notes, the Notification Center, Share Sheets, Gatekeeper, and more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 178 x 230 x 22mm | 961.61g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0321858514
  • 9780321858511
  • 1,070,162

Table of contents

os x basics for new mac users 1 Introduction to the OS X Desktop 2 A Bit Beyond the Basics os x applications in mountain lion 3 Introduction to OS X Applications 4 TextEdit for Word Processing 5 Mail for Email and Notes 6 Contacts for Keeping Track of People 7 Safari for Web Browsing 8 Calendar and Reminders for Organizing Your Life 9 Messages and FaceTime for Text, Audio, and Video Messaging 10 iTunes for Your Listening Pleasure 11 Preview for Viewing Images, pdfs, and More 12 Game Center for Playing with Friends 13 Miscellaneous Tools on Your Mac 14 Common Tools in OS X Applications 15 Working Between OS X Applications make it your own mac 16 Personalize Your Mac to Meet Your Needs 17 Mission Control to Organize Your Space 18 Notification Center: Keeping You Informed 19 Set Up Printing 20 Share One Mac with Multiple Users 21 Find What You Want, Fast-with Spotlight 22 Time Machine Backup tech stuff 23 Get Connected and Share Files 24 Basic Troubleshooting 25 Secure Your Mac and Its Files 26 Upgrade Your Mac and Migrate Your Files Indexshow more

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