Macs For Dummies

Author(s): Edward C. Baig


Get the most out of your Mac with this comprehensive guide Macs For Dummies, 13 th Edition is the ultimate guide to your Mac, fully updated to include information about the latest updates. The book walks you through troubleshooting, syncing mobile devices, integrating Windows, and more, so you can take advantage of everything Macs have to offer. Whether you're a new user, a recent convert, or you just want to get the most out of your Mac, this book puts all the information you need in one place. Discover what makes Macs superior computing machines. Learn the basics, from mastering the Dock and customizing OS X, to iCloud syncing and backing up with Time Machine. You'll suddenly find your computer fun again as you make FaceTime calls and explore iLife. Plus, you'll find out that switching to OS X doesn't mean leaving your favorite Windows programs behind. Macs For Dummies, 13 th Edition contains everything for the beginner or intermediate Mac user, including information about new features like the Thunderbolt port and the complete redesign of the Mac Pro. Topics include: Setting up your daily routine with Reminders, e-mail, and the Dock Exploring the native tools like iWork, iLife, and iCloud Customizing your experience with User Accounts, Parental Controls, and Mission Control Basic maintenance and troubleshooting to keep your Mac running perfectly The book also dispenses valuable information for a veteran Mac user, including the most useful Dashboard widgets and the 10 best Mac websites that belong in your Safari bookmark menu. If you want to enjoy the true Mac experience, Macs For Dummies, 13 th Edition is the most comprehensive guide on the market.


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Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today , appears in USA TODAY Videos and on TV, and is the author of iPad For Dummies, 5th Edition and iPhone For Dummies, 6th Edition .

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Macs 5 Chapter 1: Adventuring into the Mac World 7 Chapter 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac 15 Chapter 3: Getting to the Core of the Apple 37 Chapter 4: Here a Mac, There a Mac, Every where a Mac Mac 65 Part II: Mac Daily Dealings 75 Chapter 5: Making the Mac Your Own 77 Chapter 6: Mavericks: No More Feline Fetish 105 Chapter 7: Handling All That Busy Work 117 Chapter 8: Printing and Scanning 141 Part III: Rocketing into Cyberspace 153 Chapter 9: Stairway to the Internet 155 Chapter 10: Delivering the Goods on E-Mail 181 Chapter 11: Schmoozing, Shopping, and Moving in Cyberspace 205 Chapter 12: Joining iCloud, the Club That Will Have You for a Member 239 Chapter 13: Mounting a Defense Strategy 249 Part IV: Getting an iLife 263 Chapter 14: Living in an iTunes Nation 265 Chapter 15: Taking an iPhoto Close-Up 297 Chapter 16: Shooting an iMovie Screen Test 333 Chapter 17: The Show Must Go On 359 Part V: The Creepy Geeky Section 373 Chapter 18: Networking Madness 375 Chapter 19: Surviving in a Windows World 387 Chapter 20: Handling Trouble in Paradise 395 Part VI: The Part of Tens 413 Chapter 21: Ten Indispensable Mac Websites 415 Chapter 22: Ten Things to Leave You With 419 Index 429

General Fields

  • : 9781118898697
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : July 2014
  • : 250mm X 150mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Edward C. Baig
  • : Paperback
  • : 13th Revised edition
  • : 408