OS X Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks

OS X Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks

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by Jason R. Rich
     
 

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Discover hundreds of tips, tricks, and shortcuts for doing more, sharing more, and having more fun with your Mac that’s running Mountain Lion! This easy, nontechnical tutorial brings together powerful new ways to use OS X 10.8’s coolest features and hottest new innovations! Perfect for Mac beginners, Windows® refugees, and long-time Mac users

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Discover hundreds of tips, tricks, and shortcuts for doing more, sharing more, and having more fun with your Mac that’s running Mountain Lion! This easy, nontechnical tutorial brings together powerful new ways to use OS X 10.8’s coolest features and hottest new innovations! Perfect for Mac beginners, Windows® refugees, and long-time Mac users upgrading to Mountain Lion, it’s packed with great ideas and solutions you would never discover on your own–all explained simply, step-by-step, with full-color pictures. Whether you’re running a desktop iMac, a MacBook, or MacBook Air notebook computer, this book will make you even happier with your Apple computer than you already are!

 

Here’s just a sampling of what you’ll learn how to do:

 

      •  Make the most of Mountain Lion’s new and revamped iPad-style apps

      •  Share content on Facebook or Twitter instantly, without switching apps

      •  Painlessly sync all your Apple devices (including your Macs, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch)

      •  Communicate more efficiently with Messages

      •  Compete against other gamers online from your Mac

      •  Get access to iCloud’s any time/any where free storage

      •  Use Apple’s “Find My Mac” service to find and remotely password-protect your Mac if it’s lost or stolen

      •  Get Notification Center to show you what you want–and only what you want

      •  Transcribe voice dictation straight into your apps

      •  Discover great shortcuts for apps like Contacts, Calendar, and Mail

      •  Automatically back up your stuff with Time Machine

      •  Organize your life with Reminders and create detailed To Do lists that sync with all of your computers and Apple mobile devices

      •  Wirelessly simulcast presentations, home videos, and iTunes content to your TV (using Apple TV)

      •  Use iPhoto’s Faces tool to sort images based on who’s in them, and then edit, print, and share them with ease

      •  Hold free real-time videoconferences with other Apple users using FaceTime or anyone using Skype

      •  Transition painlessly from any version of Windows®

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133102321
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Series:
Tips and Tricks
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
72 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

 

Jason R. Rich (www.JasonRich.com) is the bestselling author of more than 54 books, as well as a frequent contributor to a handful of major daily newspapers, national magazines, and popular websites. He is also an accomplished photographer and an avid Apple iMac, MacBook Air, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV user.

 

Some of his other recently published books include: Your iPad At Work: 2nd Edition (Que), iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks (Que), Your iPad At Work: 3rd Edition (coming soon from Que), How To Do Everything MacBook Air (McGraw-Hill), How To Do Everything Digital Photography (McGraw-Hill), and How To Do Everything Kindle Fire (McGraw-Hill).

 

You can read more than 90 free feature-length “how to” articles by Jason R. Rich that cover the Apple iPhone and iPad at the Que Publishing website. Visit www. iOSArticles.com and click on the ‘Articles’ tab. Also, please follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7).

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