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Take a bite out of all your Mac has to offer with this bestselling guide
So, you joined the cool kids club and bought a Mac. Kudos! Now, do you dare admit to your sophisticated Mac mates that you still need some help figuring out how it works? No worries, Macs For Dummies is here to help! In full color for the first time ever, the latest edition of this long-running bestseller takes the guesswork out of working with your new Mac, providing easy-to-follow, plain-English answers to every possible question in the book!
Whether you're trying to figure out the basics of getting around the OS X interface, learning the ins and outs of turning your Mac into a sleek productivity tool, or anything in between, Mac For Dummies makes it fast and easy to navigate your way around your new Apple computer. You'll get the know-how to rocket into cyberspace, browse the Web, send messages, back up files to the Cloud, deal with security issues, get productive with leading Mac apps, and have fun with one-stop shopping for music, movies, and media.
- Navigate OS X El Capitan with confidence and ease
- Use your Mac to power your audio and video systems
- Add your Mac to your home network
- Troubleshoot common problems when your Mac starts misbehaving
Fully updated to cover the latest hardware and software releases, Macs For Dummies offers everything you need to get your geek on—and make your Mac your minion.
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About the Author
Edward C. Baig is the personal technology columnist for USA Today, where he reviews the latest gadgets and reports on tech trends. Ed is the author of the previous edition of Macs For Dummies and coauthor of iPhone For Dummies and iPad For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Getting Started with Macs 5
CHAPTER 1: Adventuring into the Mac World 7
CHAPTER 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac 13
CHAPTER 3: Getting to the Core of the Apple 33
CHAPTER 4: Here a Mac, There a Mac, Everywhere a Mac Mac 61
Part 2: Mac Daily Dealings 71
CHAPTER 5: Making the Mac Your Own 73
CHAPTER 6: El Capitan: No More Feline Fetish 99
CHAPTER 7: Handling All That Busy Work 109
CHAPTER 8: Printing and Scanning 133
Part 3: Rocketing into Cyberspace 143
CHAPTER 9: Stairway to the Internet 145
CHAPTER 10: Delivering the Goods on Email 167
CHAPTER 11: Schmoozing, Shopping, and Moving in Cyberspace 191
CHAPTER 12: Mounting a Defense Strategy 221
Part 4: Getting an iLife 237
CHAPTER 13: Living in an iTunes Nation 239
CHAPTER 14: Taking a Photos Close-Up 267
CHAPTER 15: iMovie and GarageBand: The Show Must Go On 295
Part 5: The Creepy Geeky Section 329
CHAPTER 16: Networking Madness 331
CHAPTER 17: Handling Trouble in Paradise 343
CHAPTER 18: Surviving in a Windows World 359
Part 6: The Part of Tens 367
CHAPTER 19: Ten Indispensable Mac Websites 369
CHAPTER 20: Ten Things to Leave You With 373
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I would not recommend this dummies book. It is very basic and does not help you truly understand the various nuances of working with an IMAC. It is also very poorly organized.