Macs For Dummies


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0764574205
Category: Computers
Page: 404
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The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it. Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers Basics for beginners Setting up your printer Working with OS X Getting online and using e-mail Creating and saving documents Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie What to do if things go wrong Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web Use all the basic software programs and work with files Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto Share your Mac or set up a home network Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!

Macs For Dummies


Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118050789
Category: Computers
Page: 408
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Updated to cover the new Intel-based Macs, Mac OS X Tiger, and the latest Mac tools and trends, this bestseller includes: Mac basics, customizing a workspace, getting acquainted with Mac OS X, going online, working with iLife applications, setting up e-mail, connecting an iPod to a Mac, turning a Mac into a fax machine, troubleshooting, security, and more. USA Today Personal Technology columnist Edward Baig, a longtime technology writer who appears regularly on TV, radio, and at major industry trade shows, has rewritten this edition from scratch ensuring you get the up-to-date information you need. Order your copy today!

MacBook For Dummies


Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119417260
Category: Computers
Page: 432
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Get the most out of your MacBook Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do. Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!

Macs For Dummies®, Pocket Edition


Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118037901
Category: Computers
Page: 144
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The fun and easy way to make the most of your wonderful Mac Simply Mac-nificent — all the cool things your Mac can do! This handy guide helps you figure out the nuts and bolts of your Mac. Navigate the Mac desktop, use the Safari Web browser to surf the Internet, e-mail photos to friends and family, create and print documents, rip audio CDs, and more. The fun begins right here! Open the book and find: How to set up and configure your Mac Tips for getting around on the Mac desktop Steps for setting up an e-mail account and browsing the Internet Details about the free programs that come with your Mac How to transfer digital photos to your Mac and easily touch them up

Switching to a Mac For Dummies


Author: Arnold Reinhold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470552629
Category: Computers
Page: 384
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The iMac For Dummies


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764506482
Category: Computers
Page: 428
View: 5664
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If you bought an iMac, you're unbelievably smart (and lucky). You've neatly eliminated most of the hassle, frustration, and annoyance that normally come with buying a computer. You've saved yourself some cash, while still getting a fast, state-of-the-art machine. In short, the iMac is the gadget that comes closest to fulfilling the vision of Apple founder Steve Jobs: to make a personal computer that's as easy to use as your toaster. So, if the iMac is so easy to use, then who needs a book about it? Well, despite all the free goodies that come with your iMac, an operations manual is not one of them. You need somewhere to turn when things go wrong, when you'd like to know what the add-on software does, or when you want to stumble onto the Internet for the first time. That's where The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, steps in to help. Here's a sampling of the topics you'll find covered in The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition: Setting up your new iMac and getting around in Mac OS 9 Understanding how all those gizmos inside the iMac case work Accomplishing what you want to do (imagine that!) Setting up your printer with your iMac Getting onto the Internet with AOL, and exploring the Web Having fun with the iMac's free software Making movies with iMovie Setting up your iMac for AirPort wireless networking Troubleshooting and Top Ten lists on the perfect iMac accessories and cool things your iMac can do So, if you've just picked up an iMac and you want to get up to speed quickly, or if you've been a Mac user for years and need some additional pointers, The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, can get you on your way to making the most of your Mac experience.

Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies


Author: Bob LeVitus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118048641
Category: Computers
Page: 436
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Get started with Office 2011 for Mac and discover the creative possibilities The leading suite of productivity software for the Mac, Microsoft Office helps users complete common business tasks, including word processing, e-mail, presentations, financial analysis, and much more. Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies is the perfect companion for Microsoft Office for Mac users upgrading to the newest version, new computer users, and those who may have switched from the Windows version of Office. Written by one of the most popular gurus in the Mac community, Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus, the book explains every 2011 application so you can become savvy in no time. Addresses ways to refine and edit documents with Word Explains how to add pizzazz to your slide shows with PowerPoint Guides you through crunching numbers and data with Excel Demonstrates how to send, receive, and manage your e-mail on Outlook Encourages you to organize your contact information, schedule your time, and more With Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies, you'll learn everything you need to know to make the most of Office on your Mac!

More Macs for Dummies


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764502675
Category: Computers
Page: 358
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Offers in-depth information on the Macintosh computer including such topics as modems, networks, printing, Web pages, and popular Mac programs

Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies


Author: Bob LeVitus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052471
Category: Computers
Page: 432
View: 4438
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Office 2008 for Mac is here, with great new enhancements to all your favorite office productivity tools. Who better than “Dr. Mac, “Bob LeVitus, to show you how to load and use them all? From choosing the best version for your needs to managing your life with your online calendar, Office 2008 For Mac For Dummies covers what you need to know. It compares the Student/Teacher Edition, Standard Edition, and Professional Edition, then walks you through installing your preferred version and keeping it up to date. You’ll find out all the things you can do with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage, and how to use them all together to get the most bang for your Office buck. Get top-flight advice on: Using the Project Gallery Creating documents using templates, tables, styles, and text boxes Checking grammar and using the Thesaurus Making Web pages with Word Building slide shows that include sound, movies, and images Giving your presentation, or exporting it as a movie or PDF Entering, formatting, and editing data in spreadsheet cells Sprucing up your charts Setting up Entourage for e-mail and newsgroups Coordinating your projects and tracking progress Whether you’re new to Office or moving up from an earlier version, this is the guide for you!

Office for IPad and Mac For Dummies


Author: Peter Weverka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119010179
Category: Computers
Page: 384
View: 3837
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Get up and running with Office on your iPad or Mac! Weverka walks you through every facet, from installing the software to working with the programs. You'll get tips for making the most of your iPad, and learn how to make great PowerPoint presentations, or share content and collaborate online.