How to Do Everything Mac OS X Mountain Lion [NOOK Book]

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Unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion!

Maximize the amazing features packed into the latest release of Apple’s cutting-edge desktop operating system. With coverage of the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, How to Do Everything: Mac OS X Mountain Lion shows you how to set up and customize your machine for peak performance. Find out what’s new, such as Messages, the ...

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How to Do Everything Mac OS X Mountain Lion

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Overview

Unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion!

Maximize the amazing features packed into the latest release of Apple’s cutting-edge desktop operating system. With coverage of the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, How to Do Everything: Mac OS X Mountain Lion shows you how to set up and customize your machine for peak performance. Find out what’s new, such as Messages, the Notification Center, Reminders, and more. Networking, hardware, security, and troubleshooting are fully explained in this hands-on guide.


  • Manage system preferences
  • Interact with your Mac using Multi-Touch gestures
  • Launch apps and utilities from Launchpad
  • Manipulate open items with Mission Control
  • Connect to the Internet and surf with Safari
  • Video chat with FaceTime
  • Download content from the App Store
  • Stay in touch, on schedule, and organized with Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Messages, Notes, and Reminders
  • Use iWork for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Enjoy multimedia with QuickTime, iPhoto, iTunes, and iMovie
  • Use iCloud to sync data with your iPod, iPad, and iPhone
  • Set up a wired or wireless network
  • Connect external devices via USB and FireWire
  • Troubleshoot, tune, and back up your Mac

Dwight Spivey is a Product Manager for Konica Minolta. He handles the company's Mac maintenance and troubleshooting, is a member of Apple’s Developer Program, and stays up-to-date on all Mac technical issues. Dwight teaches classes on Mac usage and writes training materials and documentation for the company regarding installation, use, and troubleshooting for the Mac, Linux, and Windows environments. This is his eleventh book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071804417
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 11/20/2012
  • Series: How to Do Everything Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 794,128
  • File size: 36 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Dwight Spivey is a Product Manager for Konica Minolta. He handles the company's Mac maintenance and troubleshooting, is a member of Apple’s Developer Program, and stays up-to-date on all Mac technical issues. Dwight teaches classes on Mac usage and writes training materials and documentation for the company regarding installation, use, and troubleshooting for the Mac, Linux, and Windows environments. This is his eleventh book.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
I: Get Started with Your Mac
1. Welcome to the World of Mac!
2. Getting to Know Your Mac
3. Cruisin': Navigating the Mac
4. Stylin' and Profilin'! Customizing Your Mac
5. Getting Started on the Internet
II: Making Your Mac Earn Its Keep
6. How to Use Your Mac’s Applications
7. I Work, You Work, We All Work with iWork
8. Start the Presses! Printing and Faxing Your Documents
9. Connected and Organized
III: Pictures, Music and Movies--Oh My!
10. The Quick and the Time: QuickTime
11. Say Cheese! Managing Your Pictures wth iPhoto
12. Well, Turn It Up, Man! Using iTunes and the iTunes Store
13. iLights! iCamera! iAction!: Using iMovie
IV: Time to Geek Out! Digging Deeper Into Your Mac
14. Making Sense of the System Preferences
15. Making Your Mac Play Pretty with Other Computers
16. Deeper Into the Internet Jungle with Safari
17. Mail Call!
V: Making Your Mac Even Better: Adding Windows and Hardware
18. ATTENTION! Welcome to Bootcamp, Private!
19. It's Alive! Adding Hardware to Your Mac(enstein)
VII: Let's Get Serious a Moment: Troubleshooting, Maintaining and Getting Further Help When You Need It
20. What the Heck Just Happened?!
21. Helpful Resources for Your Mac
VII: Change the Silicon Every Three Thousand Miles
22. Keeping the Engine Tuned
23. Getting Under the Hood
24. Back 'er Up: Using Time Machine
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