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Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max
     

Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max

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by Steve Sande
 

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The Mac has come a long way, and OS X Lion is the best version yet of Apple's desktop and laptop operating system. Stable, powerful, and versatile, the Mac allows you to do everyday tasks with ease.

Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max walks you through the awesome features and apps standard on the Mac and the new OS X 10.7 Lion to help you become

Overview

The Mac has come a long way, and OS X Lion is the best version yet of Apple's desktop and laptop operating system. Stable, powerful, and versatile, the Mac allows you to do everyday tasks with ease.

Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max walks you through the awesome features and apps standard on the Mac and the new OS X 10.7 Lion to help you become a true power user. You'll discover keyboard shortcuts and gestures to help save time—whether you're on a iMac, Mac mini, Macbook Pro, Air, or other Mac computer.

In terms of apps, you'll learn about iLife, iCal, Mail, Mac App Store, Safari, Address Book and more. You'll see how to use amazing built-in applications like Time Machine, Photo Booth, and Front Row. Also, you'll learn how connect to your other Apple devices like iPhone or iPad, Apple TV and more. You'll sync, work and play remotely, file and screen share, make your Mac secure, or even make your Mac a Windows PC.

After reading this book, you will be able to fully leverage your Mac and the new OS X. And, have some fun, too!

What you’ll learn
  • Fully leverage the newest OS X desktop operating system
  • Features and apps that are standard to OS X
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Gestures that help you save time
  • Use built in OS X apps like Time Machine, Photo Booth and Front Row
  • Download and fully utilize the Mac App Store
  • Configure and network your Mac
  • Connect to your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and more
Who this book is for

This book is for those who want or need to take full advantage of all of the features of their Mac—whether it's a desktop or laptop.

Table of Contents
  1. Finder Basics
  2. File Management
  3. Mac App Store
  4. Managing Your Data: AutoSave and Versions
  5. Controlling your Mac
  6. Controlling your Mac: Mission Control, Dashboard
  7. Built-in-apps: Mail
  8. Built-in-apps: iCal and Address Book
  9. Browsing the Web with Safari
  10. Communicating in Real-Time with iChat and FaceTime
  11. System Preferences
  12. Lion Server

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430236696
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
09/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
8 MB

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Meet the Author

Steve Sande has been a loyal fan of Apple technology since buying his first Mac in 1984. Originally trained as a civil engineer, Steve's career as an IT professional blossomed in the 1990s. A longtime blogger, Steve is an editor at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com) and the author of three books about Apple's iWeb application. He lives with his wife of 31 years in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Michael Grothaus is an American novelist and journalist living in London. He was first introduced to Apple computers in film school and went on to use them for years to create award-winning films. After discovering many of Hollywood s dirty little secrets while working for 20th Century Fox, he left and spent five years with Apple as a consultant. Since then, he s moved to Europe and written his first novel. Currently, Michael is a staff writer for AOL's popular tech news site TUAW.com, where he regularly interviews tech CEOs and writes about all things Mac. He is also the coauthor of Apress Taking Your iPad to the Max and Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition. When not writing, he spends his time traveling Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. Epiphany Jones, a novel about trafficking and America s addiction to celebrity, is his latest book. You can contact him at MichaelGrothaus.com.
Dave Caolo is managing editor at The Unofficial Apple Weblog, TUAW.com. Previously, he spent eight years as the IT director for a Mac-friendly residential school. When he's not geeking out with his Macs, Dave can be found spending time with his wife, kids, and Boston terrier, Batgirl.

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Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do we do anything in thos rp?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*A small white lioness cub drags herself into the clearing. She has a huge gash down her flank and one of her rainbow tipped white wings is bent the wrong way. Her cyan blue eyes plead for help, before she blacks out with pain.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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