Macs All-in-One For Dummies

Macs All-in-One For Dummies

by Paul McFedries
Macs All-in-One For Dummies

Macs All-in-One For Dummies

by Paul McFedries

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Overview

The huge reference guide you need to use the full power of your Mac

Macs All-in-One For Dummies truly covers it all. This complete reference guide contains five books in one, so you can learn all your Mac is capable of. You’ll get a complete understanding of your computer, so you can use it for pleasure or business, become a multimedia master, surf the web like a pro, troubleshoot problems as they arise, and so much besides. This latest edition is updated for the newest version of macOS, the hottest apps, and the just-released Macs. Running an older Mac? Don’t worry, this book won’t leave you behind. Everything you need to do on your Mac can be learned with the help of Macs All-in-One For Dummies.

  • Learn your way around your Mac and customize all the macOS features
  • Discover the newest features (and the returning classics) so you can make the most of your machine
  • Beef up your security, stay safe while surfing the web, and figure it out when things go wrong
  • Use your computer to work, play, create videos, keep in touch, and everything else

Computer users who are switching to a Mac for the first time, as well as previous Mac users who are upgrading to the newest model, need a guide for getting the most out of their powerful computer. This is that guide.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119932765
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/19/2023
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 800
Sales rank: 655,845
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Paul McFedries has been using Mac computers since 1989 and has more than 30 years of technical writing experience. He is the bestselling author of more than 100 books that have sold more than four million combined copies around the world.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book 1: Getting Started with Your Mac 5

Chapter 1: From Go to Whoa: Getting to Know Your Mac 7

Chapter 2: Touring the Screen 33

Chapter 3: Getting Your Mac Online 53

Chapter 4: Fiddling with Files and Folders 79

Chapter 5: Managing Apps 117

Chapter 6: Changing How Your Mac Looks, Sounds, and Feels 157

Chapter 7: Making Your Mac More Accessible 191

Book 2: Using the Internet 207

Chapter 1: Wandering the Web 209

Chapter 2: Order Out of Chaos: Organizing Web Pages 229

Chapter 3: Exchanging Messages with Mail 255

Chapter 4: Getting More Out of Mail 281

Chapter 5: Chatting with Messages and FaceTime. 299

Chapter 6: Exploring the World with Maps 317

Book 3: Beyond the Basics 329

Chapter 1: Backing Up and Restoring Your Data 331

Chapter 2: Protecting Your Mac against Local and Remote Threats 345

Chapter 3: Sharing Your Mac 363

Chapter 4: Networking Your Mac 387

Chapter 5: Sharing Files and Resources on a Network 407

Chapter 6: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 427

Book 4: Using Your Mac as a Media Center 451

Chapter 1: Tuning In and Listening with Music 453

Chapter 2: Enjoying Podcasts, News, and TV. 481

Chapter 3: Reading and Listening to Books on Your Mac 495

Chapter 4: Picture Perfect: Working with Photos 511

Book 5: Taking Care of Business 539

Chapter 1: Managing Contacts 541

Chapter 2: Tracking Events and Tasks 563

Chapter 3: Crafting Fancy-Schmancy Documents with Pages 593

Chapter 4: Producing Persuasive Presentations with Keynote 639

Chapter 5: Crunching with Numbers 687

Chapter 6: Getting More Out of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers 719

Index 733

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