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Mac OS X Lion represents a new era in the Mac operating system. This friendly guide is fully updated for the latest Mac OS X and provides everything new Mac users and users upgrading to Mac OS X Lion need to know. A bestseller in previous editions, Mac OS X Lion For Dummies covers all the cool stuff and prepares you for the quirks. So whether it's your first Mac or just an OS upgrade, you'll learn ...
Mac OS X Lion represents a new era in the Mac operating system. This friendly guide is fully updated for the latest Mac OS X and provides everything new Mac users and users upgrading to Mac OS X Lion need to know. A bestseller in previous editions, Mac OS X Lion For Dummies covers all the cool stuff and prepares you for the quirks. So whether it's your first Mac or just an OS upgrade, you'll learn to tame your Lion with the expert advice of Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and Dummies.
You'll make your Lion roar with the friendly advice in Mac OS X Lion For Dummies.
Part I: Introducing OS X Lion: The Basics 7
Chapter 1: Mac OS X Lion 101 (Prerequisites: None) 9
Chapter 2: The Desktop and Windows and Menus (Oh, My)! 23
Chapter 3: Have It Your Way 45
Chapter 4: What’s Up, Dock? 69
Chapter 5: The Finder and Its Desktop 89
Part II: Lion Taming (Or "Organization for Smart People") 121
Chapter 6: The Care and Feeding of Files and Folders 123
Chapter 7: Timesaving Tools 165
Chapter 8: Dealing with Disks 183
Chapter 9: Organizing Your Life 195
Part III: Do Unto Lion: Getting Things Done 207
Chapter 10: Internet-Working 209
Chapter 11: E-Mail Made Easy 233
Chapter 12: The Musical Mac 257
Chapter 13: The Multimedia Mac 275
Chapter 14: Words and Letters 285
Part IV: Making This Lion Your Very Own 295
Chapter 15: Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing 297
Chapter 16: Sharing Your Mac and Liking It 315
Chapter 17: Features for the Way You Work 351
Part V: The Care and Feeding of Your Lion 373
Chapter 18: Safety First: Backups and Other Security Issues 375
Chapter 19: Utility Chest 393
Chapter 20: Troubleshooting Mac OS X 407
Part VI: The Part of Tens 419
Chapter 21: Almost Ten Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience 421
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It 431
Chapter 23: Ten (Or So) Great Websites for Mac Freaks 437
Appendix: Installing or Reinstalling Mac OS X Lion (Only If You Have To) 445
Posted October 31, 2011
This book is as well written as any of the earlier in the series. My disappointment comes from both the lack of highlighting the changes between Lion and prior operating systems, but most importantly, the inability of the author to come directly to the point. There is too much wasted text and reader's time on humor when I'm looking for answers. For someone who has upgraded to Lion from an earlier Mac OS, this book won't produce quick answers about the changes in Lion. Sorry I couldn't be more favorable as I had high hopes for this book.
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Posted April 6, 2012
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