Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs

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by Paul McFedries
     
 

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The visual guide to getting up and running with your new Mac

Macs are enjoying robust sales, and visual learners are drawn to their intuitive interface. This colorful, step-by-step guide quickly gets you up to speed on your new Mac, and if you're moving to a Mac from Windows, it smoothes the transition. Full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step

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The visual guide to getting up and running with your new Mac

Macs are enjoying robust sales, and visual learners are drawn to their intuitive interface. This colorful, step-by-step guide quickly gets you up to speed on your new Mac, and if you're moving to a Mac from Windows, it smoothes the transition. Full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions show you how to navigate the interface and explain how to attach hardware, sync mobile devices, browse the web with Safari, manage photos with iPhoto, shop at the iTunes store, and much more. There are even productivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting tips.

  • New Mac users, those switching from Windows, and Mac veterans upgrading to the newest version of OS X will get up and running quickly and easily with this full-color, step-by-step guide
  • Covers basic set-up, hardware add-ons, syncing iPhones and iPods to the Mac, using popular apps, browsing the Internet with Safari, and setting up e-mail
  • Shows how to manage your photos with iPhoto and create professional-looking home movies with iMovie
  • Includes a variety of productivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting tasks as well as important details on the capabilities of Mac OS X Lion
  • Numbered steps and colorful screen shots demonstrate each task

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs, 3rd Edition is just what visual learners need to start making the most of the Mac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118354650
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Series:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series , #136
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Paul McFedries is a freelance technical writer and passionate Mac fan who has been using Apple computers since 1989. He has written over 50 books that have sold more than three million copies worldwide. These books include the Wiley titles Macs Portable Genius, MacBook Air Portable Genius, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers, Fifth Edition. Please visit Paul's personal website at www.mcfedries.com. Paul is also the proprietor of Word Spy (www.wordspy.com) a website that tracks new words and phrases as they enter the language.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
PaulBuckner More than 1 year ago
If you are making the move to a Mac, and looking for an easy way to do it, then this is the book for you. I personally wouldn't recommend it for more advanced users, but if you are just getting started, or are relatively unfamiliar with Mac's, this it the one for you. Paul Buckner, Author of from "Broke to Broker, and other stories of finding financial freedom."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
justmeDN More than 1 year ago
loved it...and use often...great for reference! Wish one available for Quicken essentials on the Mac
Anonymous More than 1 year ago