MacBook Portable Genius [NOOK Book]

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Updated tips, tricks, and shortcuts for making the most out of the MacBook

Packed with the most accessible and useful information on the MacBook and written by veteran author Brad Miser, this handy guide shares the most tantalizing techniques intriguing insider tips for getting the most out of your MacBook. Since the release of the first edition, there have been extensive changes to MobileMe and iLife '09 and this fluff-free book encourages you...

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MacBook Portable Genius

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Overview

Updated tips, tricks, and shortcuts for making the most out of the MacBook

Packed with the most accessible and useful information on the MacBook and written by veteran author Brad Miser, this handy guide shares the most tantalizing techniques intriguing insider tips for getting the most out of your MacBook. Since the release of the first edition, there have been extensive changes to MobileMe and iLife '09 and this fluff-free book encourages you to dive in and get up to speed on all the latest updates.

You'll get the goods on the upcoming release of Mac OS X Snow Leopard as well as tricks on everything from using the desktop with the Dashboard and its widgets to running Windows applications on your MacBook.

  • Shares shortcuts and secrets for making the most of Apple's sleek and high-performing portable computer, the MacBook
  • Skips the fluff and delivers just the essentials on key topics, including the changes to MobileMe and iLife '09
  • Features more than 300 color screen shots and convenient 6x9 trim size travels wherever you go
  • Divulges details for running Windows applications and using the desktop with the Dashboard

If you're eager to make the most of your MacBook and interested in sharpening your key skills, then this captivating companion is for you!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470636213
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/15/2010
  • Series: Portable Genius Series , #19
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,108,070
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.88 (d)
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Brad Miser has written more than 40 books on various technology topics, including iPhoto '09 Portable Genius, Teach Yourself Visually MacBook, MacBook Pro Portable Genius, and Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air. He has been a coauthor, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How Can I Use My Desktop Space Efficiently?

Chapter 2: How Do I Manage User Accounts?

Chapter 3: What Are My Internet Connection Options?

Chapter 4: What Can I Do on a Local Network?

Chapter 5: How Do I Take Advantage of MobileMe?

Chapter 6: How Can I Manage Contact Information?

Chapter 7: How Can I Go Beyond Email Basics with Mail?

Chapter 8: How Can I Communicate with iChat?

Chapter 9: How Can I Manage My Calendars?

Chapter 10: How Can I Make Sure I Don't Run Out of Battery Power?

Chapter 11: How Can I Control My MacBook More Effectively?

Chapter 12: How Do I Make Better Use of My MacBook's Audio?

Chapter 13: How Do I Store and Maintain My Data?

Chapter 14: How Can I Protect My MacBook?

Chapter 15: How Can I Run Windows Applications?

Chapter 16: How Do I Solve MacBook Problems?

Index.

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