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Combining the fun-but-straightforward content of nine minibooks, this new edition of MacBook All-in-One For Dummies delivers helpful coverage of the rich features and essential tools you need to know to use the MacBook to its fullest potential. You'll learn an array of MacBook basics while veteran author Mark Chambers walks you through setting up your MacBook, running programs, finding files with Finder, searching with Spotlight, ...
Combining the fun-but-straightforward content of nine minibooks, this new edition of MacBook All-in-One For Dummies delivers helpful coverage of the rich features and essential tools you need to know to use the MacBook to its fullest potential. You'll learn an array of MacBook basics while veteran author Mark Chambers walks you through setting up your MacBook, running programs, finding files with Finder, searching with Spotlight, keeping track with Address Book, enjoying music with iTunes, creating cool multimedia projects with iLife, and more.
This exciting new edition dives right in to help you create a web site with iWeb, get on the Internet, use Apple Mail, stay in touch with iChat, and find your way around the latest Mac OS X. And if you?must do some work, do it the Mac way with the iWork productivity applications and this helpful guide.
MacBook All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition will get you Mac-savvy in no time!
Book I: Say Hello to Your MacBook 7
Chapter 1: Exploring MacBook Basics 9
Chapter 2: MacBook Models Compared 21
Chapter 3: Setting Up and Taking Care of Your MacBook 29
Chapter 4: Extra Stuff You'll Likely Want 39
Book II: Using Mac OS X with Your MacBook 45
Chapter 1: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X 47
Chapter 2: Navigating and Running Programs 63
Chapter 3: Basic OS X Housekeeping 93
Chapter 4: Searching Everything with Spotlight 123
Chapter 5: Fun with Photo Booth 133
Chapter 6: Keeping Track with the Address Book 139
Chapter 7: The Joys of Maintenance 151
Chapter 8: Getting Help for the Big X 173
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting the X 181
Chapter 10: Running Windows on Your Mac 191
Book III: MacBook Customizing and Sharing 199
Chapter 1: Building the Finder of Your Dreams 201
Chapter 2: Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch 225
Chapter 3: Delving under the Hood with System Preferences 241
Chapter 4: You Mean Others Can Use My MacBook, Too? 283
Chapter 5: Setting Up Multiuser Accounts 291
Chapter 6: Sharing Documents for Fun and Profit 305
Chapter 7: Common-Sense Laptop Security 315
Book IV: Going Mobile with iLife 321
Chapter 1: The World According to Apple 323
Chapter 2: Jamming with iTunes and iPod 333
Chapter 3: Focusing on iPhoto 363
Chapter 4: Making Magic with iMovie 389
Chapter 5: Burn Those DVDs! Using iDVD 411
Chapter 6: Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand 431
Chapter 7: Crafting a Website with iWeb 453
Chapter 8: No, It's Not Called iQuickTime 467
Chapter 9: Turning Your MacBook into a DVD Theater 473
Book V: iWork for the Road Warrior 483
Chapter 1: Desktop Publishing with Pages 485
Chapter 2: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 501
Chapter 3: Building Presentations with Keynote 515
Book VI: The Typical Internet Stuff 527
Chapter 1: Getting on the Internet 529
Chapter 2: Using Apple Mail 537
Chapter 3: Staying in Touch with iChat and FaceTime 563
Chapter 4: Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud and iDisk 579
Chapter 5: Surfing with Safari 587
Chapter 6: Staying Secure Online 605
Book VII: Networking in Mac OS X 615
Chapter 1: Setting Up a Small Network 617
Chapter 2: Using Your Network 633
Chapter 3: Going Wireless 649
Chapter 4: Sharing That Precious Internet Thing 661
Book VIII: Expanding Your System 673
Chapter 1: Hardware That Will Make You Giddy 675
Chapter 2: Add RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Stir 687
Chapter 3: Port-o-Rama: Using USB, FireWire, and Thunderbolt 699
Chapter 4: I'm Okay, You're a Printer 707
Chapter 5: Applications That You’ve (Probably) Gotta Have 715
Chapter 6: Putting Bluetooth to Work 731
Book IX: Advanced Mac OS X 739
Chapter 1: Using UNIX on Your MacBook 741
Chapter 2: AppleScript Just Plain Rocks 765
Chapter 3: Writing and Conversing with Your MacBook 781
Posted April 5, 2013
I like it so far, but wish it was a little easier to understand. I am older, and do not have as much patience as I once had.
My mac book pro is way smarter than I am.
I think I just need to take it one day at a time, try and work on it and with the book everyday for X amount of time.
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