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Absolute Beginner's Guide to OS X Mountain Lion: Using iCloud
By Yvonne Johnson
Sep 28, 2012
This chapter answers lots of questions about the iCloud: What is it? What does it do? Why do I want it? How can I get it? How does it work? How can I see what’s on the iCloud? How can I get more of it?
Accessing iCloud, Email, and the Web on Your MacBook
By John Ray
Oct 8, 2012
In this chapter, you learn how to use your MacBook to access Online Services such as the World Wide Web, email, and Apple's iCloud.
Apple Closes the OS Gap between Mac OS X and iDevices in Lion
By Yvonne Johnson
Jan 31, 2011
Lion, the seventh major release of Mac OS X in a decade, is due to be released in 2011. Mac expert Yvonne Johnson showcases OS X’s many features that were inspired by the operating system which runs the iPhone, iPod, and iPad.
Applications and the Dock in Mac OS X Tiger
By Todd Stauffer, Leo Laporte
Nov 4, 2005
In this chapter we'll take a look at how you get started with applications, some of the basic commands that you’ll find in nearly any Macintosh application, and one of the methods you’ll use for managing those applications—the Dock.
Connecting Your Mac to a Network
By John Ray
Jan 15, 2014
This chapter shows how to connect your MacBook to wired and wireless connections as well as how to manage multiple connections.
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.
Controlling an iPod or iPod mini
By Brad Miser
Dec 9, 2005
In this chapter, you'll learn the specific controls on the current generation of iPods (current to when I was writing this book, that is) that you use to perform various functions.
Creating Tables Using Keynote for Mac OS X
By Curt Simmons
Apr 30, 2004
Customizing and Personalizing Your Mac
By Kate Binder
Jun 2, 2008
It’s your Mac—why not have some fun with it? Let Kate Binder show how you can change the way your Mac looks, feels, and works.
Customizing Your Mac
By Kate Binder
Dec 28, 2012
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the OS X Mountain Lion Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets
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.
Customizing Your Mac with OS X Mavericks Custom Settings
By Kate Binder
Feb 19, 2014
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets — tiny custom programs that you can build from pieces of your favorite websites.
Design and Install the Perfect PC—On Your Mac
By John Traenkenschuh
Aug 12, 2005
Macintosh people don't want to give up their Macs just to use Windows software once in a while. With Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac, they won't have to. John Traenkenschuh takes us step by step through the (relatively) painless process of installing this revolutionary software to emulate a Windows PC on your favorite Mac.
Discovering Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
By Eric Geier
Dec 4, 2009
Eric Geier discusses the performance enhancements and new features of Apple's $29 upgrade.
Easy Mac Computer Basics: Adding New Devices
By Lisa Lee
Jun 10, 2009
Learn how to add devices to your Mac such as hard drives, printers, Apple TV, and even an external TV.
Enterprise iDevice Management with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server
By Timothy L. Warner
May 30, 2013
Unsure of how to integrate Apple devices (be they of the iOS or OS X variety) into your Microsoft- or Linux-based network? You’re not alone. IT expert Tim Warner shows how you can centrally manage iDevices in any corporate network environment with minimal cost and learning curve.
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.
Finding What You Want with Spotlight in OS X Mavericks
By Steve Johnson
Dec 31, 2013
Spotlight is the built-in search tool of OS X Mavericks. This chapter shows how to use it to find content on your Mac, how to filter search results, set search preferences, and get help when you need it.
Get Ready For The Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Update
By Jason Rich
Feb 24, 2012
Jason R. Rich explains some of the new features being added to the OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system, and explains why you’ll want to update your computer this summer.
Getting to Know Mac OS X Finder Windows
By Paul McFedries
Apr 7, 2010
In this chapter, Paul McFedries runs through all the basic Finder skills you'll need to handle the day-to-day tasks associated with your files.

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