Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible

Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible

by Todd Stauffer, Kirk McElhearn
     
 

If Mac can do it, you can do it too . . .

Whether you’re new to Mac or an OS X pro, you’ll find everything you need to fine-tune your computer, install the latest upgrades and add-ons, and troubleshoot any problem that develops. From upgrading your memory to the right amount of RAM and adding cutting-edge DVD-R technology to implementing a backup plan

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Overview

If Mac can do it, you can do it too . . .

Whether you’re new to Mac or an OS X pro, you’ll find everything you need to fine-tune your computer, install the latest upgrades and add-ons, and troubleshoot any problem that develops. From upgrading your memory to the right amount of RAM and adding cutting-edge DVD-R technology to implementing a backup plan and setting up a secure network, this handy reference is the one guidebook that helps you do it all.

Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of OS X and new Mac models

  • Upgrade and fine-tune your iMac, iBook, PowerBook G4, eBook, and Power Macintosh G4
  • Explore how Mac monitors work and determine whether a CRT or LCD screen is better for you
  • Make a smooth transition from OS 9 to OS X Jaguar
  • Create your own DVD movies by selecting the right digital video camera, adding video in/out hardware, and working with video software
  • Enhance your MP3 player, iPod, iTunes, and other music software
  • Share DOS and Unix files and also run DOS and Windows programs on your Mac
  • Maintain your Mac’s file system by cleaning files, uninstalling applications, removing viruses, and optimizing the hard drive

Bonus CD-ROM

  • ramBunctious, Font Reserve, and IPNetRouter trial versions
  • FolderSynchronizer, Internet Connection Monitor, Mox Optimize, and Super Save shareware
  • ToTheTrash!, Suitcase for Mac, ProtoFont, On Guard, and Super Get Info demo versions
  • And more

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764525940
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/04/2003
Series:
Bible Series, #63
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1172
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.22(h) x 2.13(d)

Meet the Author

Todd Stauffer is the author or co-author of over 25 computer books, contributor to various technical magazines, a humor columnist and a travel/automotive reviewer. Over 500,000 copies of books by Todd Stauffer have been sold, including editions in Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish, French and Russian. His titles including the best-selling How to Do Everything with your iMac (Osborne), Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible (Wiley), Small Business Office 2000 for Dummies (Wiley, with Dave Johnson) and HTML By Example (MCP). Todd was the writer and co-host of the "Disk Doctors" television show on Knowledge TV. He's also hosted the Peak Computing radio show in Denver (with Dave Johnson) as well as other short pieces for radio and audio Web streaming. Before going freelance, Todd was editor of Texas Computing Magazine and an advertising writer. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in English Literature.

Kirk McElhearn is a freelance writer, technical writer, journalist, and translator. Co-author of the award-winning Microsoft Office v. X Inside Out, he has also written user manuals for many popular Macintosh programs, and is a regular contributor to several Mac publications, including the premier Macintosh e-zine TidBITS. As a translator, he works for some of the world's leading computer and telecommunications companies.

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