Macs For Dummies

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The bestselling Mac book of all time, updated for OS X Mountain Lion and the latest hardware

More and more people are joining the ranks of Mac owners each year. This popular guidebook, as user-friendly as the Mac itself, has sold more than 1.3 million copies in previous editions. In this most recent version, popular author Edward C. Baig, Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY, covers OS X Mountain Lion, the newest MacBooks, updates to the iLife suite, and much more. All the ...

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Overview

The bestselling Mac book of all time, updated for OS X Mountain Lion and the latest hardware

More and more people are joining the ranks of Mac owners each year. This popular guidebook, as user-friendly as the Mac itself, has sold more than 1.3 million copies in previous editions. In this most recent version, popular author Edward C. Baig, Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY, covers OS X Mountain Lion, the newest MacBooks, updates to the iLife suite, and much more. All the basics are here, including setting up and navigating your Mac, using the Safari browser, making video calls with FaceTime, managing photos and videos, syncing with iCloud, and more.

  • Mac sales are booming, and this guide helps new users or those upgrading from an earlier version take full advantage of all the newest features
  • Covers the newest operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as the latest Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac Pro hardware
  • Shows how to set up your Mac, navigate the desktop, use the Dock, print or fax documents, surf the web with Safari, set up e-mail, use FaceTime and iMessage, sync devices with iCloud, run Windows on a Mac, and back up your files with Time Machine
  • Explores the newest version of the iLife suite; how to work with photos, videos, and music files; blogging and social networking; organizing your life with Reminders; setting up a network, and more

Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition will help you get the most from your new Mac, quickly and easily.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118517192
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 332,601
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY and makes regular appearances in USA TODAY videos. Ed is also the coauthor of several books including iPad mini For Dummies, iPhone For Dummies, and iPad For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Macs 5

Chapter 1: Adventuring into the Mac World 7

Chapter 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac 13

Chapter 3: Getting to the Core of the Apple 31

Chapter 4: Here a Mac, There a Mac, Everywhere a Mac Mac 59

Part II: Mac Daily Dealings 71

Chapter 5: Making the Mac Your Own 73

Chapter 6: Appleā€™s Feline Fetish 99

Chapter 7: Handling All That Busy Work 111

Chapter 8: Printing and Faxing 135

Part III: Rocketing into Cyberspace 147

Chapter 9: Stairway to the Internet 149

Chapter 10: Delivering the Goods on E-Mail 175

Chapter 11: Caught Up in the Web 199

Chapter 12: Joining iCloud, the Club That Will Have You for a Member 231

Chapter 13: Mounting a Defense Strategy 243

Part IV: Getting an iLife 257

Chapter 14: Living in an iTunes Nation 259

Chapter 15: Taking an iPhoto Close-Up 287

Chapter 16: Shooting an iMovie Screen Test 323

Chapter 17: The Show Must Go On 347

Part V: The Creepy Geeky Section 365

Chapter 18: Networking Madness 367

Chapter 19: Surviving in a Windows World 379

Chapter 20: Handling Trouble in Paradise 387

Part VI: The Part of Tens 403

Chapter 21: Ten Clever Dashboard Widgets 405

Chapter 22: Ten Indispensable Mac Websites 411

Index 415

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    I would not recommend this dummies book. It is very basic and does not help you truly understand the various nuances of working with an IMAC. It is also very poorly organized.

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