iMac For Dummies

iMac For Dummies

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This latest edition allows iMac veterans to jump in and discover the newest iMac features they can try out instantly, while first time iMac users can find ready-to-use instructions so that they can become productive quickly In the straightforward but fun For Dummies style, the book covers iMac and OS X basics, getting acquainted with Mac OS X, searching with Spotlight, and working with iTunes, iPhoto, and Safari Features discussions of building (or joining) a network, creating a multi-user iMac, troubleshooting, automating mundane chores, turning an iMac into a fax machine, and much more The iMac is Apple's "hip" personal computer, averaging 289,000 new iMacs sold per quarter
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Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 589.67g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • w. numerous figs.
  • 0764584588
  • 9780764584589

About Mark L. Chambers

Mark L. Chambers (Columbia, Missouri) has been an author, computer consultant, BBS sysop, programmer, and hardware technician for more than 20 years. Mark has written over 15 computer books. His recent titles include Mac OS X Panther All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, PCs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition, CD & DVD Recording For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Building a PC For Dummies, 4th Edition, and Scanners For Dummies, 2nd Edition. Mark is currently a full-time author and tech editor. Mark holds degrees in journalism and creative writing.
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Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Know Your iMac.Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird.Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life!Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac.Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X.Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such.Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun.Chapter 6: A Nerd's Guide to System Preferences.Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos.Part III: Connecting and Communicating.Chapter 8: Let's Go on Safari!Chapter 9: Moving to .Mac.Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers.Part IV: Living the iLife.Chapter 11: The Musical Joy of iTunes.7Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That is iPhoto.Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie HD.Chapter 14: iDVD - Your DVD Movie Factory.Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand.Part V: Sharing Access and Information.Chapter 16: Creating a Multiuser iMac.Chapter 17: Building (Or Joining) a Network.Chapter 18: Communicating with Wireless Devices.Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining.Chapter 19: It Just ... Sits ... There.Chapter 20: I Want to Add Stuff.Chapter 21: Tackling the Housekeeping.Part VII: The Part of Tens.Chapter 22: Ten Applications You Can't Do Without.Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac.Chapter 24: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague.Index.
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