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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion in 10 Minutes
     

Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion in 10 Minutes

by Brad Miser
 

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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical information designed to get you up and running quickly and easily. By working through its 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to effectively use Mac OS X Lion. Each compact lesson zeros in on a specific aspect of the Mac operating system explained

Overview

Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical information designed to get you up and running quickly and easily. By working through its 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to effectively use Mac OS X Lion. Each compact lesson zeros in on a specific aspect of the Mac operating system explained through concise and informative descriptions along with accurate and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. You’ll quickly become comfortable performing the most important Mac tasks you need–and want–to do everyday!

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Use Lion’s great desktop tools including Finder windows, Dock, Launchpad, Dashboard, Mission Control, and Spotlight.
  • Install and manage applications through the Mac App Store and from the desktop.
  • Personalize Mac OS Lion to suit your preferences, including desktop pictures, sounds, Mission Control’s spaces, Launchpad’s applications, and the Dashboard’s widgets.
  • Connect your Mac OS X Lion computer to the Internet through a local wired and wireless network.
  • Install, configure, and use mice, trackpads, and keyboards.
  • Create and manage your Mac’s user accounts.
  • Protect your Mac from Internet attacks, data loss, and other potential problems.
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems through a logical, easy-to-perform approach.
  • Run Windows applications on your Mac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672335709
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
08/25/2011
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being Apple’s amazing Macintosh computers, iPods, and iPhones. Books Brad has written include: Sams Teach Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes; My iPod touch, Second Edition; My iPhone, Fourth Edition; Easy iLife ’09; Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling; Teach Yourself Visually MacBook, Third Edition; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius, Third Edition. He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.

Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.

Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimes-inside cat.

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