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Get to know the newest iMac, including OS X Mountain Lion

Completely updated to cover the latest iMac, the new edition of this savvy guide is just what you need to get the most out of your cool new computer. Veteran author Guy Hart-Davis reveals all the best tricks and tips, as he shows you how to set up and customize your iMac and get every bit of fun and smarts out of iLife, the Magic Mouse, OS X Mountain Lion, and more. Packed with useful tidbits, full-color screenshots, and ...

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Overview

Get to know the newest iMac, including OS X Mountain Lion

Completely updated to cover the latest iMac, the new edition of this savvy guide is just what you need to get the most out of your cool new computer. Veteran author Guy Hart-Davis reveals all the best tricks and tips, as he shows you how to set up and customize your iMac and get every bit of fun and smarts out of iLife, the Magic Mouse, OS X Mountain Lion, and more. Packed with useful tidbits, full-color screenshots, and great advice, iMac Portable Genius, Fourth Edition is the perfect guide, whether you're switching from an older Mac or migrating from a Windows PC.

  • Explores the best ways to get the very most out of your new iMac, whether you're switching from an older Mac or migrating from a Windows PC
  • Highlights all the latest bells and whistles, including OS X Mountain Lion, the new Magic Mouse, iLife applications, and more
  • Covers troubleshooting and maintaining your iMac and its related hardware and software

Get the most accessible, useful information possible on your new iMac with iMac Portable Genius, Fourth Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118420638
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Series: Portable Genius Series , #801
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 809,265
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 40 computing books, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac, iWork '09 Portable Genius, and iLife '11 Portable Genius. He also writes about PCs, Windows, Linux, and VBA.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xxii

Chapter 1: What's the Best Way to Get Started with My iMac? 2

Chapter 2: How Can I Set Up My iMac for Multiple Users? 48

Chapter 3: How Can I Get the Most Out of the Finder? 90

Chapter 4: How Do I Set Up a Local Network? 122

Chapter 5: How Can I Use My iMac as an Entertainment Center? 160

Chapter 6: What Can I Do with My Digital Images and Music? 174

Chapter 7: How Can I Use My iMac to Keep in Touch? 210

Chapter 8: How Can I Use My iMac to Get Organized? 240

Chapter 9: How Can I Telecommute Efficiently on My iMac? 254

Chapter 10: What Are the Best Applications for My iMac? 282

Chapter 11: How Can I Run Windows Programs and Games on My iMac? 300

Chapter 12: How Can I Make My iMac Run Faster and More Reliably? 322

Chapter 13: How Can I Keep My iMac and My Files Safe? 354

Index 378

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