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Get the most out of your Mac with this comprehensive guide

Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the ultimate guide to your Mac, fully updated to include information about the latest updates. The book walks you through troubleshooting, syncing mobile devices, integrating Windows, and more, so you can take advantage of everything Macs have to offer. Whether you're a new user, a recent convert, or you just want to get the most out of your Mac, this ...

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Overview

Get the most out of your Mac with this comprehensive guide

Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the ultimate guide to your Mac, fully updated to include information about the latest updates. The book walks you through troubleshooting, syncing mobile devices, integrating Windows, and more, so you can take advantage of everything Macs have to offer. Whether you're a new user, a recent convert, or you just want to get the most out of your Mac, this book puts all the information you need in one place.

Discover what makes Macs superior computing machines. Learn the basics, from mastering the Dock and customizing OS X, to iCloud syncing and backing up with Time Machine. You'll suddenly find your computer fun again as you make FaceTime calls and explore iLife. Plus, you'll find out that switching to OS X doesn't mean leaving your favorite Windows programs behind. Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition contains everything for the beginner or intermediate Mac user, including information about new features like the Thunderbolt port and the complete redesign of the Mac Pro. Topics include:

  • Setting up your daily routine with Reminders, e-mail, and the Dock
  • Exploring the native tools like iWork, iLife, and iCloud
  • Customizing your experience with User Accounts, Parental Controls, and Mission Control
  • Basic maintenance and troubleshooting to keep your Mac running perfectly

The book also dispenses valuable information for a veteran Mac user, including the most useful Dashboard widgets and the 10 best Mac websites that belong in your Safari bookmark menu. If you want to enjoy the true Mac experience, Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the most comprehensive guide on the market.

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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: 208,002
  • 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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