Macs For Dummies

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Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is fully updated for all the latest changes and features in Apple's Macintosh line of computers. Readers new to the Mac will learn to transition from a Windows machine to a Mac--and both switchers and Mac-users will learn how to get the most out of their Mac hardware and software. Everything from mastering the Dock, customizing OS X your way, printing, scanning, browsing the web with Safari, setting up e-mail accounts, making video calls with FaceTime, making the most out of iLife ...
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Overview

Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is fully updated for all the latest changes and features in Apple's Macintosh line of computers. Readers new to the Mac will learn to transition from a Windows machine to a Mac--and both switchers and Mac-users will learn how to get the most out of their Mac hardware and software. Everything from mastering the Dock, customizing OS X your way, printing, scanning, browsing the web with Safari, setting up e-mail accounts, making video calls with FaceTime, making the most out of iLife applications, chatting with iMessage, staying in sync with iCloud, backing up your computer via Time Machine, staying connected with Notification Center, getting organized with Reminders, setting up a network, running Windows on a Mac, troubleshooting, and more is covered. Additionally basic productivity, maintenance, and trouble-shooting tasks are covered. And all this information is presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than twenty years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118898697
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/9/2014
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 377,728
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (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 Pt. 1 Freshman year at Drag-and-Drop Tech 5 Ch. 1 Adventuring into the Mac World 7 Ch. 2 The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac 13 Ch. 3 Getting to the Core of the Apple 29 Ch. 4 Here a Mac, There a Mac, Everywhere a Mac Mac 53 Pt. II Mac Daily Dealings 67 Ch. 5 Making the Mac Your Own 69 Ch. 6 Apple's Feline Fetish 93 Ch. 7 Handling All That Busy Work 111 Ch. 8 Printing and Faxing 131 Pt. III Rocketing into Cyberspace 143 Ch. 9 Stairway to the Internet 145 Ch. 10 Going Postal Over E-Mail 163 Ch. 11 Caught Up in the Web 185 Ch. 12 Joining Mobile Me, the Club That Will Have You for a Member 203 Ch. 13 Mounting a Defense Strategy 213 Pt. IV Getting an iLife 223 Ch. 14 Living in an iTunes Nation 225 Ch. 15 Taking an iPhoto Close-Up 249 Ch. 16 Shooting an iMovie Screen Test 271 Ch. 17 The Show Must Go On 293 Pt. V The Creepy Geeky Section 309 Ch. 18 Networking Madness 311 Ch. 19 Surviving in a Windows World 323 Ch. 20 Handling Trouble in Paradise 331 Pt. VI The Part of Tens 349 Ch. 21 Ten Clever Dashboard Widgets 351 Ch. 22 Ten Indispensable Mac Web Sites 351 Ch. 23 Ten Things to Leave You With 361 Index 369
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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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