iMac For Dummies

iMac For Dummies

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by Mark L. Chambers
     
 

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Meet the amazing iMac! Here's how to make the most of all its features

You have this amazing, power-packed, shiny object on your desk — open this book and learn about its cool features! This handy reference shows you how to use your iMac for work and play, turning you from novice to iMac pro in no time. Use the Safari Web browser, take advantage of

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Meet the amazing iMac! Here's how to make the most of all its features

You have this amazing, power-packed, shiny object on your desk — open this book and learn about its cool features! This handy reference shows you how to use your iMac for work and play, turning you from novice to iMac pro in no time. Use the Safari Web browser, take advantage of MobileMe, enjoy the iLife and iWork suites, and keep your iMac happy!

  • Get started — set up your iMac, customize your preferences, organize files and folders, and hook up a printer
  • Tame OS X — learn your way around Mac OS® X, get to know the Dock, find things with Spotlight, and back up your system with Time Machine®
  • Your stuff's always available — take advantage of iDisk storage and access your files from anywhere via the Internet
  • iLove this stuff — explore iLife where photos, movies, music, and your very own Web site all hang out
  • Online action — get your Internet connection and e-mail set up, browse the Web, and sync up with MobileMe
  • Want to share? — personalize your iMac for multiple users, set up a network, go wireless, and use Airport Extreme®
  • When you've gotta work — do it the iMac way with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, the iWork productivity applications
  • Keep it happy — troubleshoot problems and maintain your iMac

Open the book and find:

  • How to set up user accounts and configure your iMac
  • Advice for getting around on the iMac desktop
  • How to use iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, iTunes, and iWeb
  • Steps for hooking up printers, scanners, and other tools
  • How to work with iWork
  • Tips for speeding up your iMac
  • Important security advice
  • Simple steps for troubleshooting and fixing common problems

Learn to:

  • Set up, customize, and navigate your iMac
  • Surf the Web with Safari and keep in touch via e-mail
  • Get the most out of your photos, movies, and music with iLife
  • Set up a wireless network and keep your iMac safe

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470607374
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/29/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,205,345
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Mark L. Chambers has been a technical author, computer consultant, BBS sysop, programmer, and hardware technician for more than 30 years. One of the world's most productive and bestselling computer book authors, he has written more than 30 books that have been translated into 15 languages. Check out his website at www.mlcbooks.com.

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iMac For Dummies 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
qeeniebee More than 1 year ago
was skeptical about this book but decided to try it anyway. If you have time to read, you can learn alot from this book. It has alot of information that the visual books don't. Very important tool if you are new to the Mac's
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hey its me again and i have to say the this book is the best book ive ever read befor and all i wanna do is bant it in the but
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Total waste of money, have spent 20 hours reading and looking for help to do basic tasks after having data transferred from a PC to a MAC, ready to through MAC away if this is the best help. I will look for books by ther authors.