How to Do Everything MacBook Air [NOOK Book]


Take your MacBook Air to new heights!

Discover how to get more than ever before out of Apple’s incredibly thin and light notebooks with help from this hands-on guide. How to Do Everything: MacBook Air shows you how to harness the power of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system, and use iTunes, ...

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How to Do Everything MacBook Air

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Take your MacBook Air to new heights!

Discover how to get more than ever before out of Apple’s incredibly thin and light notebooks with help from this hands-on guide. How to Do Everything: MacBook Air shows you how to harness the power of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system, and use iTunes, iWork, iLife, iCloud, Safari, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notification Center, Mail, and other powerful apps. Tap into all the computing power built into Apple’s ultra-portable MacBook Air while you’re at home, at work, or on-the-go.

  • Custom configure your MacBook Air and navigate with the Multi-Touch trackpad

  • Get the most out of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system

  • Transfer data from a PC or another Mac

  • Manage your email accounts with the Mail app

  • Sync all of your data and devices via iCloud

  • Connect peripherals—Bluetooth devices, printers, cameras, and more

  • Use your MacBook Air to connect to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and other services

  • Maximize productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office and the iWork apps

  • Download and play movies, TV shows, and games

  • Manage your iTunes Library

  • Get organized with the new Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders apps

  • Communicate efficiently using the Messages app

  • Video chat with FaceTime or Skype

  • Run Microsoft Windows programs on your MacBook Air

  • Update, back up, troubleshoot, and maintain your MacBook Air

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071802512
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/4/2012
  • Series: How to Do Everything Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 545,192
  • File size: 23 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Jason R. Rich is the bestselling author of more than 48 books on a wide range of topics, including How To Do Everything: Digital Photography, Start An eCommerce Business in a Week, and Mac Migration: The Small Business Guide to Switching To The Mac.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Get To Know Your MacBook Air

Chapter 1: Get Familiar with the MacBook Air

Chapter 2: Learn the Basics of the Mac OS X Operating System

Chapter 3: Make the Switch From Windows To a Mac

Part II: Discover The Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion OS

Chapter 4: Set Up The Software That Comes With MacBook Air

Chapter 5: Install New Software Onto MacBook Air

Chapter 6: Transfer Data & Files from Another Computer

Chapter 7: Use Apple’s iCloud to Synch all Your Devices

Chapter 8: Add Optional Peripherals & Accessories to Expand Performance

Part III: Use Your MacBook Air Anytime & Anywhere

Chapter 9: Create Documents, Spreadsheets, Digital Slide Presentations

Chapter 10: Surf the Web on Your MacBook Air

Chapter 11: Set Up Existing Email Accounts For MacBook Air

Chapter 12: Bring The iLife Apps Into Your Life

Chapter 13: Get Organized with Calendar and Address Book Software

Part IV: Entertain Yourself With iTunes Content, Games & More

Chapter 14: Find & Enjoy Music, Movies, TV Shows & More With iTunes

Chapter 15: Play Games On Your MacBook Air

Part V: Easily Handle All of Your Mobile Computing Needs

Chapter 16: Travel with Your MacBook Air

Chapter 17: Use FaceTime, Skype or VOIP Software to Communicate & Video Conference

Chapter 18: Run Windows and Windows Software On Your MacBook Air

Appendix: What To Do When Something Goes Wrong
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2014

    Good reference for someone new to MAC

    Being New to the Mac... this book has helped me get to know my new computer...Well written, for me to follow and find answers to my questions.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Hey im lauren

    If i had a british accent i would never shut up cause i would just lisien to myself talk all the dang time british people ROCK!!!!:)

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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