OS X Mavericks Portable Genius

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Plenty of tips, tricks, and shortcuts help you make the most of Apple's newest OS X

OS X Mavericks is Apple's newest operating system, with great new ways to enhance your digital lifestyle. This hip, straightforward guide focuses on helping you get everything you want from your Mac. You'll discover how to customize your computer and workspace, troubleshoot and maintain OS X, and have fun browsing and manipulating images and multimedia. You'll listen to music and podcasts, ...

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Overview

Plenty of tips, tricks, and shortcuts help you make the most of Apple's newest OS X

OS X Mavericks is Apple's newest operating system, with great new ways to enhance your digital lifestyle. This hip, straightforward guide focuses on helping you get everything you want from your Mac. You'll discover how to customize your computer and workspace, troubleshoot and maintain OS X, and have fun browsing and manipulating images and multimedia. You'll listen to music and podcasts, discover how to work with and connect peripherals, copy music to an iPod, add a printer, sync your Mac to other devices, and much more.

  • OS X Mavericks is the newest version of the Mac operating system, and this guide fills you in on how to use all the cool new features
  • Portable Genius guides are packed with tips and techniques to help you make the most of your Apple digital lifestyle
  • Covers such essentials as getting started and customizing OS X, browsing and manipulating images and multimedia, listening to music and podcasts, and using Game Center, Messages, and Notifications
  • Shows how to connect peripherals, copy music to an iPod, add a printer, sync your Mac to other devices, troubleshoot problems, and maintain OS X

OS X Mavericks Portable Genius is like having an Apple genius at your side whenever you want one.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118683224
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Series: Portable Genius Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 278,709
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dwight Spivey has specialized in working with Mac operating systems, applications, and hardware for nearly 20 years. He is the author of several books on OS X and the iPhone. He is an active member of Apple's Mac Developer Program.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xx

Chapter 1
How Do I Get Started with Mavericks? 2

Chapter 2
How Can I Customize Mavericks? 34

Chapter 3
How Do I Change the Mavericks System Preferences? 56

Chapter 4
How Do I Manage User Accounts? 80

Chapter 5
What Can I Do with Applications? 100

Chapter 6
What Can I Do with Utilities? 138

Chapter 7
How Do I Work with PDFs in Preview? 158

Chapter 8
How Do I Organize My Life with Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Reminders? 176

Chapter 9
How Do I Master the Web with Safari? 206

Chapter 10
How Do I Stay Connected with MailChapter 11

Chapter 11
How Can I Use iTunes with Multimedia? 254

Chapter 12
How Do I Work with Images and Video? 286

Chapter 13
How Do I Print and Share? 318

Chapter 14
How Can I Automate My Mac? 346

Chapter 15
How Do I Install Microsoft’s Windows Operating System on My Mac? 366

Chapter 16
Do You Have Any Troubleshooting Tips? 380

Appendix a
Mac Online Resources 393

Appendix b
Mac Shortcut Keys 397

Glossary 403

Index 410

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