iMac For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

Meet your iMac and fall in love with Mac OS X Leopard

Have more fun and get more done with your iMac!

Here's the perfect partner for your shiny new iMac, with just what you needto set it up, import files from your old computer, and even make the switch from Windows. Soon you'll have Leopard eating out of ...

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iMac For Dummies

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Overview

Meet your iMac and fall in love with Mac OS X Leopard

Have more fun and get more done with your iMac!

Here's the perfect partner for your shiny new iMac, with just what you needto set it up, import files from your old computer, and even make the switch from Windows. Soon you'll have Leopard eating out of your hand and be browsing with Safari, staying in touch with friends and family using .Mac, and enjoying the iLife®, worry-free!

Discover how to:

  • Set up and customize your iMac
  • Send and receive e-mail
  • Store and organize digital photos, music, and videos
  • Set up a wireless network
  • Back up your system with Time Machine
  • Troubleshoot problems and protect your iMac
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118051641
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/4/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 475,158
  • File size: 18 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Mark L. Chambers is an author, a tech editor, and an unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books including MacBook For Dummies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Know Your iMac.

Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird.

Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life!

Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac.

Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X.

Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such.

Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun.

Chapter 6: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences.

Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos.

Part III: Connecting and Communicating.

Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari!

Chapter 9: Moving to .Mac.

Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers.

Part IV: Living the iLife.

Chapter 11: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes.

Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto.

Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie.

Chapter 14: iDVD — Your DVD Movie Factory.

Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand.

Part V: Sharing Access and Information.

Chapter 16: Creating a Multiuser iMac.

Chapter 17: Building (Or Joining) a Network.

Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining.

Chapter 18: It Just . . . Sits . . . There.

Chapter 19: I Want to Add Stuff.

Chapter 20: Tackling the Housekeeping.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Applications You Can’t Do Without.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac.

Chapter 23: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague.

Index.

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    Posted April 8, 2008

    The best mac book yet.

    Its Up to date and easy to understand and i knew nothing about 'imac apple computers' and now i completely understand Imac pcs and how to fix them in a techincal standpoint.

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