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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.
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.
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.
Setting Up iCloud Services and Internet Accounts
By John Ray
Dec 25, 2013
In this chapter, you find out how to establish and configure iCloud accounts and get to know some of the basics of using iCloud services.
Technology Books for Seniors
By Michael Miller
Dec 16, 2013
Que has published a variety of technology books of interest to older users. In this article, Michael Miller previews these books for seniors — and recommends specific books for specific users.
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.
My iMac: Sharing Devices, Files, and Services on a Network
By John Ray
Mar 18, 2013
This chapter helps you make your iMac an extension of your personality by customizing and personalizing your workspace.
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
Making the Most of Reminders and Notes in OS X Mountain Lion
By Jason Rich
Oct 12, 2012
This chapter walks you though setting up Reminders and Notes, syncing app-specific data with other Macs and iDevices, and optimizing the use of Reminders and Notes.
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.
Setting System Preferences in OS X Mountain Lion
By Steve Johnson
Oct 1, 2012
This chapter shows the many settings and controls that let you customize OS X Mountain Lion to best meet your needs.
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?
What's New in OS X Mountain Lion: Yvonne Johnson and Jennifer Kettell Discuss How Changes in Mountain Lion Affect New and Experienced OS X Users
By Yvonne Johnson, Jennifer Ackerman Kettell
Jul 26, 2012
Technical writer and web designer Jennifer Kettell and author Yvonne Johnson talk about what Mac users old and new can expect in the new OS X Mountain Lion update.
Managing Expenses From Your iPhone or iPad
By Jason Rich
Jun 29, 2012
Jason Rich showcases a handful of expense tracking apps for the Apple iPhone and/or iPad, and explains how entering, managing, and reporting expense-related data while on the go can become an easy, accurate, and efficient process.
Learning New Skills From Your iOS Mobile Device
By Jason Rich
Jun 27, 2012
Avid iPhone and iPad user Jason Rich introduces you to the free iTunes U educational content that’s available for the Apple iPhone and iPad, plus explains a handful of others ways you can use your iOS mobile device as a personal enrichment or educational tool.
iOS Jailbreaking 101 Part 3: Jailbreaking Your iOS Device
By Timothy L. Warner
Jun 22, 2012
In this final installment of Tim Warner's iOS jailbreaking series, Tim covers additional terminology and shows you how to perform an iOS jailbreak.
iOS Jailbreaking 101 Part 2: Ensuring Your Device's (and Your Data's) Safety
By Timothy L. Warner
Jun 21, 2012
This second article Tim Warner's iOS jailbreaking series covers the safety precautions with which you need to be familiar before you actually jailbreak your iDevice.
iOS Jailbreaking 101 Part 1: Understanding Jailbreaking
By Timothy L. Warner
Jun 20, 2012
In this first article in a four-part series on jailbreaking, Tim Warner reviews the procedures necessary to ensure the safety of the user-created content that is stored on your iDevice.
Hello Messages, Goodbye iChat: Send/Receive Free Text Messages From A Mac
By Jason Rich
Mar 5, 2012
Jason R. Rich explains how to download and use the new Messages app on a Mac, which replaces iChat for sending and receiving instant messages, as well as text messages, for free.
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.

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