Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-one for Dummies

Author(s): Mark L. Chambers


Covers OS X basics, customizing and sharing your Mac, the digital hub, iWork, Internet features, networking, expanding your system, and advanced Mac OS X. This title shows you a little of what's under the hood, in case you're interested in doing a little AppleScript programming or learning a bit more about UNIX.


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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 For Dummies and Macs For Seniors For Dummies.

Introduction. Book I: Introducing Mac OS X. Chapter 1: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X. Chapter 2: Navigating and Running Programs. Chapter 3: Basic OS X Housekeeping. Chapter 4: Searching Everything with Spotlight. Chapter 5: Fun with Photo Booth and Front Row. Chapter 6: Keeping Track with the Address Book. Chapter 7: The Joys of Maintenance. Chapter 8: Getting Help for the Big X. Chapter 9: Troubleshooting the X. Book II: Customizing and Sharing. Chapter 1: Building the Finder of Your Dreams. Chapter 2: Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch. Chapter 3: Delving under the Hood with System Preferences. Chapter 4: You Mean Others Can Use My Mac, Too? Chapter 5: Setting Up Multiuser Accounts. Chapter 6: Sharing Documents for Fun and Profit. Book III: The Digital Hub. Chapter 1: The World According to Apple. Chapter 2: Jamming with iTunes and iPod. Chapter 3: Focusing on iPhoto. Chapter 4: Making Magic with iMovie. Chapter 5: Burn Those DVDs! Using iDVD. Chapter 6: Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand. Chapter 7: Crafting a Web Site with iWeb. Chapter 8: No, It's Not Called iQuickTime. Chapter 9: Turning Your Mac into a DVD Theater. Book IV: Using iWork. Chapter 1: Desktop Publishing with Pages. Chapter 2: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers. Chapter 3: Building Presentations with Keynote. Book V: The Typical Internet Stuff. Chapter 1: Getting on the Internet. Chapter 2: Using Apple Mail. Chapter 3: Staying in Touch with iChat. Chapter 4: Expanding Your Horizons with iDisk. Chapter 5: Going Places with Safari. Chapter 6: Staying Secure Online. Book VI: Networking in Mac OS X. Chapter 1: Setting Up a Small Network. Chapter 2: Using Your Network. Chapter 3: Going Wireless. Chapter 4: Sharing That Precious Internet Thing. Book VII: Expanding Your System. Chapter 1: Hardware That Will Make You Giddy. Chapter 2: Add RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Stir. Chapter 3: Port-o-Rama: Using USB and FireWire. Chapter 4: I'm Okay, You're a Printer. Chapter 5: Applications That You've (Probably) Gotta Have. Book VIII: Advanced Mac OS X. Chapter 1: ... And UNIX Lurks Beneath. Chapter 2: AppleScript Just Plain Rocks. Chapter 3: Talking and Writing to Your Macintosh. Chapter 4: Hosting a Web Site with Mac OS X. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470435410
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : September 2009
  • : 234mm X 152mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark L. Chambers
  • : Paperback
  • : 768
  • : Macintosh OS
  • : illustrations