Using Mac OS X Mavericks

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Learn to use your Mac the easy way: no jargon, just clear, concise and to the point. Using Mac OS Mavericks is your handy guide to using a computer running Mavericks, providing a quick resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.

Using Mac OS Mavericks is your handy guide to using a computer running Mavericks, providing a quick resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Step-by-step techniques supported by photography and screen prints, and easy to follow text, ...

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Overview

Learn to use your Mac the easy way: no jargon, just clear, concise and to the point. Using Mac OS Mavericks is your handy guide to using a computer running Mavericks, providing a quick resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.

Using Mac OS Mavericks is your handy guide to using a computer running Mavericks, providing a quick resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Step-by-step techniques supported by photography and screen prints, and easy to follow text, make using a Mac a cinch. Whether you have just bought your first Mac, switched from Windows, or are a keen computer user, this lean reference will provide you with the underpinnings needed to use a Mac like a pro.

What you’ll learn

  • Valuable new features in Mavericks
  • Setting up your Mac and using the interface, finders, dashboards and widgets
  • Security and back-up considerations
  • Setting up Wifi, Internet, and email, and using Mac App Store, iCloud and spotlight
  • Creating stunning presentations and writing beautiful looking documents
  • Organizing your favorite music into playlists, onto your iPod or burning a CD
  • Creating, organizing, and storing photo albums and slideshows
  • Editing your home movies with iMovie

Who this book is for

This book is for those who are new to Mac OS X Mavericks and even to those who may be new to Mac OS altogether.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Mavericks

2. The Cloud

3. Mac App Store

4. Time Machine

5. Security

6. Using the Internet

7. Apple E-Mail

8. Calendar

9. Using iTunes

10. iPhoto

11. Using iMovie

12. Pages '09

13. Keynote

14. Giving Presentations

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430266822
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,225,298
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer and tutor, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers and technology for many years.

After graduating with masters in computer science, software engineering & multimedia systems, He has worked in the computer industry supporting and working with many different types of computer systems, worked in education running specialist lessons on film making and visual effects for young people. He has also worked as an IT Tutor, has taught in colleges in South Africa and as a tutor for adult education in England.

The popular computer training series was created in the hope it will help people to use their computer with greater understanding, productivity and efficiency.

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