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81.
Configuring and Personalizing Chrome OS
By Michael Miller
Dec 9, 2011
In this chapter, you’ll learn about the many configuration options available with Chrome OS, from changing Chrome’s startup behavior to selecting a new visual theme.
82.
Connecting Your MacBook to a Network
By John Ray
Nov 28, 2011
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to get your MacBook online including tasks like connecting to wired and wireless networks, iPhones, VPNs and more.
83.
Running Windows on Your Mac
By Robyn Ness
Nov 28, 2011
The Mac’s capability to actually run Windows applications is just another reason to love Mac OS X’s versatility. This chapter shows how it's done.
84.
Using Spotlight Search on Mac OS X Lion (video)
By Yvonne Johnson
Nov 22, 2011
Yvonne Johnson shows the power of OS X Lion's Spotlight Search in this video tutorial.
85.
Secure Your Mac OS X System Now!
By John Traenkenschuh
Nov 15, 2011
John Traenkenschuh, gives his ideas on good security for your Mac OS X computer. Easy to configure and immediately useful, these ideas will help you secure your expensive device and very valuable information.
86.
Windows 8 Platform Preview Navigation Tips and Tricks
By Timothy L. Warner
Nov 15, 2011
IT expert and author Tim Warner shares the most common Windows 8 navigation shortcuts to get you up to speed as quickly as possible.
87.
Arranging Your Work Area in Windows 8 Metro
By Katherine Murray
Nov 11, 2011
Katherine Murray gives us a look at the Windows 8 developer preview, showing how to launch and display apps, cycle through open programs, display a list of running apps, and use Snap to position more than one program on the screen at a time using touch, mouse, and keyboard.
88.
Customizing Your Mac with OS X Lion
Nov 11, 2011
This chapter shows how to customize the Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences in OS X Lion. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets.
89.
Search Everything Runs Rings Around Windows Search
By Ed Tittel
Nov 10, 2011
Ed Tittel explains that, as good as Windows Search may be, the freeware search engine from Voidtools known as Search Everything beats the pants off built-in Windows Search, both in terms of speed and intrusiveness.
90.
Navigating in Windows 8 with Touch and Keyboard
By Katherine Murray
Nov 9, 2011
Katherine Murray introduces readers to the new Metro UI in the Windows 8 developer preview.
91.
Easy Sharing in Windows 8
By Katherine Murray
Nov 7, 2011
Katherine Murray lets us peek at app-to-app sharing in the Windows 8 developer preview and introduces Windows 8 charms, which will help us to do more with the data and apps in Windows 8.
92.
Secunia PSI: The Best Software Update Tool You've Never Heard Of
By Ed Tittel
Oct 12, 2011
If you have multiple computers in various configurations, how can you keep all these systems and packages current with security updates? Ed Tittel recommends a handy free program that polices software, watching out for anything that's out of date.
93.
Working on the Lion Desktop
By Brad Miser
Oct 11, 2011
In this lesson, you learn how to use the Lion desktop so you can work efficiently with your Mac.
94.
Is It Worth It to Upgrade to Mac OS X Lion?
By Yvonne Johnson
Sep 26, 2011
Yvonne Johnson's short answer is "most definitely"! And her long answer is "How can you resist such a bargain?"
95.
Dealing with Fallout from Windows Update
By Ed Tittel
Sep 19, 2011
Ed Tittel explains how to handle the occasional wobbles that sometimes follow in the wake of Windows Update.
96.
How to Capture a Screenshot in Windows 7
By Michael Miller
Aug 31, 2011
How do you take a picture of your computer screen? Michael Miller shows you how to capture a snapshot of any Windows 7 screen or window.
97.
Google Chromebooks: A First Look
By Michael Miller
Aug 25, 2011
Michael Miller discusses these new Chromebook computers and offers his first impressions.
98.
Finding What You Want with Spotlight in Mac OS X Lion
By Steve Johnson, Perspection Inc.
Aug 16, 2011
If you're looking for specific content on your computer or network and you don't know where to find it, you can use Spotlight to help you locate it. This chapter shows you how.
99.
System Protection in Windows 7
By Eric Geier
Jun 30, 2011
System Protection is a feature available in all Windows 7 editions that helps protect your system and personal files. Eric Geier walks you through the two functions of System Protection and shows you how to use them.
100.
Fixing Boot and Crash Problems in Windows Vista and Windows 7
By Eric Geier
Jun 15, 2011
Eric Geier points out some basic fixes for Windows Vista and Windows 7 to try before hauling your PC to your local computer shop.

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