iBook Fan Book

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Energy-efficient, lighter weight than most textbooks, and exceptionally powerful, the iBook is Apple's ultra-thin G4 notebook that's achieved massive popularity. If you own one of these stylish little white wonders, you can count on the iBook Fan Book to give you everything you need to make it work—and play—just as hard as you do.With a faster PowerPC G4 processor running at speeds up to 1.2GHz, optional DVD-burning SuperDrive, expanded memory capacity, advanced wireless networking capabilities, and the ...

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Overview

Energy-efficient, lighter weight than most textbooks, and exceptionally powerful, the iBook is Apple's ultra-thin G4 notebook that's achieved massive popularity. If you own one of these stylish little white wonders, you can count on the iBook Fan Book to give you everything you need to make it work—and play—just as hard as you do.With a faster PowerPC G4 processor running at speeds up to 1.2GHz, optional DVD-burning SuperDrive, expanded memory capacity, advanced wireless networking capabilities, and the impressive stability provided by Mac OS X Panther, the iBook is the perfectly portable and highly affordable notebook for everyday business and pleasure computing.And every iBook ships with the entire suite of iLife '04 applications—iTunes, iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand, and iDVD. Apple's award-winning software suite, iLife '04 lets you create your own music CDs, manage your digital photos, edit pro-quality movies, write your own music, and author DVD projects.The iBook Fan Book serves as your guide through the many features and amazing capabilities of the iBook. This small but hearty book acquaints you with your new laptop and helps you get familiar and comfortable with Mac OS X Panther. The book covers: getting started, organizing your digital lifestyle, advanced features, iBook at home, at the office, and on the go, and tips and tricks for minimizing time and stress and maximizing fun and productivity while accomplishing anything and everything you want to accomplish.You'll soon be using your iBook like a pro—surfing the Internet, receiving and sending email, chatting with friends and colleagues, listening to CDs and watching DVD movies, transferring your favorite music to your computer and organizing it into playlists, playing games, browsing and managing your growing library of digital photos, creating your own musical compositions, and editing movies on the go!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596008611
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/18/2004
  • Series: Ibook Fan Books Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 5.94 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Derrick Story has more than 25 years as a photojournalist, including serving as managing editor for O'Reilly Network. He speaks at technology conferences including Macworld, PMA, PhotoPlus, and Santa Fe Workshops. He is the author of Digital Photography Hacks, Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 3rd Ed., The Digital Photography Companion, and his latest, The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers. He coauthored iPhoto: The Missing Manual with David Pogue.

Derrick likes to keep his shooting skills sharp by running his photography business, Story Photography. You can listen to his photo podcasts and read his tips at The Digital Story (thedigitalstory.com) and follow him on Twitter. Aperture fans might want to check out his co-authored video training on Lynda.com: Aperture 2 Essential Training.

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Table of Contents

Connecting with your iBook
Ch. 1 The care and feeding of your iBook 1
Ch. 2 The start of a beautiful friendship 11
Ch. 3 Organize your life 43
Ch. 4 Refine your digital lifestyle 59
Ch. 5 iBook on the go 81
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