iMac For Dummies

Author(s): Mark L. Chambers


The perennial bestselling iMac book is back-now updated and revised throughout! If you're eager to discover how to take advantage of the exciting possibilities that an iMac offers, then this is the book for you. From its speed, high performance, powerful operating system, and amazing applications, the iMac is an impeccable choice, and the fun, friendly, and approachable style of iMac For Dummies, 6th Edition is an ideal way to get started with the basics. You'll learn the fundamentals of the iMac including setting up and customizing your iMac and the software that comes with it, importing files from your old computer, sending and receiving e-mail, and more.* Boasts new content covering the latest iMac hardware, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iLife '09, iWork '09, and coverage of the latest trends in the market* Walks you through storing and organizing digital photos, music, and video* Explains backing up your system with Time Machine* Delves into creating a multi-user iMac and connecting to a wireless network* Reviews troubleshooting tips and tricks* Shows you how to automate mundane tasks With iMac For Dummies, 6th Edition, you'll be able to proclaim, "iKnow" in no time!


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Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books, including MacBook All-in-One For Dummies and Macs For Seniors For Dummies.

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 MobileMe. Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers. Part IV: Living the iLife. Chapter 11: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes. Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto. Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie. Chapter 14: iDVD - Your DVD Movie Factory. Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand. Chapter 16: Creating a Web Site with iWeb. Part V: Getting Productive with iWork and Other Tools. Chapter 17: Desktop Publishing with Pages. Chapter 18: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers. Chapter 19: Building Presentations with Keynote. Chapter 20: Creating a Multiuser iMac. Chapter 21: Building (Or Joining) a Network. Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining. Chapter 22: It Just ... Sits ... There. Chapter 23: I Want to Add Stuff. Chapter 24: Tackling the Housekeeping. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac. Chapter 26: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470607374
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : March 2010
  • : 231mm X 188mm X 29mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark L. Chambers
  • : Paperback
  • : 6th Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 432
  • : Illustrations