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Overview


Mac users are passionate and loyal and these books capture that same feeling in pedagogy and series style. Titles in the Portable Genius series are not comprehensive; instead they aim to provide readers with the most accessible, useful information possible by giving readers tips and techniques for the most used features in a product or software. Genius icons present smart or innovative ways to do something; in many cases, this will be a way that readers can save time or hassle. A handy smaller trim size makes it easy for readers to carry with them essential information on the hottest tips and tricks for their MacBook Air. They’ll discover savvy advice on everything from simple tasks like getting started with a MacBook Air to intermediate information and hip tips that cover how to maximize the power of the newest portable from Apple.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118186183
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Series: Portable Genius Series , #117
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul McFedries is a Mac expert and full-time technical writer. He has written more than 75 books that have sold more than four million copies worldwide. His books include The new iPad Portable Genius and Macs Portable Genius, Second Edition. Paul encourages all readers to drop by his website, www.mcfedries.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xxii

Chapter 1 How Do I Connect Devices? 2

Chapter 2 How Do I Make Wireless Connections? 24

Chapter 3 How Do I Synchronize MacBook Air with Other Devices? 44

Chapter 4 How Do I Use MacBook Air to Organize My Life? 68

Chapter 5 How Do I Use MacBook Air to Set Up My Online Accounts? 96

Chapter 6 Can MacBook Air Help Me Communicate More Effectively? 114

Chapter 7 How Do I Locate and Protect a Lost MacBook Air? 134

Chapter 8 How Do I Keep MacBook Air Running Smoothly? 142

Chapter 9 How Do I Maintain the Battery? 162

Chapter 10 How Do I Maintain the Hard Drive? 178

Chapter 11 How Do I Solve MacBook Air Problems? 194

Chapter 12 How Do I Solve Specific Software Problems? 218

Chapter 13 How Do I Solve Specific Hardware Problems? 242

Appendix a MacBook Air Online Resources 258

Appendix b MacBook Air Shortcut Keys 261

Appendix c MacBook Air Multi-Touch Gestures 267

Appendix d Running Windows on MacBook Air 270

Glossary 282

Index 286

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