MacBook All-in-One For Dummies

MacBook All-in-One For Dummies

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by Mark L. Chambers
     
 

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At home or on the road, your MacBook can do it all — this book shows you how!

Don't let its slim good looks fool you; your MacBook packs the power of a desktop, and this book helps you get the most from your MacBook. Learn the basics about using and maintaining your MacBook, work with Mac OS X Lion, use the iWork and iLife productivity suites, get apps

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At home or on the road, your MacBook can do it all — this book shows you how!

Don't let its slim good looks fool you; your MacBook packs the power of a desktop, and this book helps you get the most from your MacBook. Learn the basics about using and maintaining your MacBook, work with Mac OS X Lion, use the iWork and iLife productivity suites, get apps from the App Store, and cruise the web from anywhere.

  • MacBook basics — choose the MacBook that suits your needs, set it up, customize your preferences, and organize files and folders
  • Tame your Lion — learn your way around Mac OS X Lion, navigate with Mission Control, and find anything with Spotlight
  • Make it your own — give your desktop your personal touch, set up multiuser accounts, and share documents with others
  • iLife's pleasures — enjoy iLife, where photos, movies, music, and your very own website all hang out
  • Got work? — get things done the Mac way with Pages desktop publishing, Numbers spreadsheets, and Keynote presentations
  • Surf, share, socialize — browse the web with Safari®, store and sync all your files in iCloud, e-mail, social network, and video call with FaceTime
  • Network with me — set up a network, go wireless, and use AirPort Extreme
  • More power to you — see how to add memory and connect hard drives and printers using Thunderbolt, FireWire, and USB
  • Under the hood — explore custom scripts and tweaks to get more from your MacBook

Open the book and find:

  • How to set up and personalize your MacBook for the way you work
  • Advice on navigating with Mission Control and Launchpad
  • Steps for setting up a wireless network
  • How to use iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, iTunes, and iWeb
  • Tips for controlling your MacBook with your voice
  • Important security advice
  • How to sync photos, docs, music, and more with iCloud
  • Troubleshooting solutions for your MacBook

9 BOOKS-IN-1

  • Say Hello to Your MacBook
  • Using Mac OS X
  • Customizing and Sharing
  • Going Mobile with iLife
  • iWork for the Road Warrior
  • Typical Internet Stuff
  • Networking in Mac OS X
  • Expanding Your System
  • Advanced Mac OS X

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118237946
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
315,396
File size:
39 MB
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Meet the Author

Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books including MacBook For Dummies, iMac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies, and Macs For Seniors For Dummies.

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