Description : Customizing macOS High Sierra is the 6th book in the best-selling Customizing macOS series. This new edition is better than ever with over 500 fantastic tweaks, hacks, secret commands, and hidden features to completely customize your macOS user experience. Hundreds of illustrations help guide you in personalizing your macOS user experience. Learn how to completely personalize your Mac, fine-tuning every aspect of macOS to transform how you interact with it, make your Mac more closely match your person computing style, and help you become more productive and efficient. Learn how to tinker and tweak macOS, bending it to your every will to squeeze every last drop of performance out of your Mac. You don't need to be an Apple genius to customize macOS. Learn how you can safely and quickly customize and personalize macOS Sierra. Why customize macOS? Well, because you can. It's that simple. Customer Reviews of Customizing macOS: "Mac should offer a coupon/description/order voucher for this book in the box when selling new computers that runs this os! Especially helpful when changing from PC's to Mac." "I am new to Apple products so I needed a book to help understand the operating system. Good read and gives simple, clear explanations as to what is going on." "Very well written and for a rank noob like me great tricks." "I like this book. It is very good for Mac users just getting into Macs and don't know too much about them." "Great book...really enjoyed learning about all the ways I can customize my MacBook Pro!" "Good to have on hand. Lots of information." "Great book. Highly recommend."
Description : Get to grips with your new MacBook quickly, in easy steps. Learn the basics first: the Mac Desktop, the Dock, the Finder, and how to use the new Touch Bar – then explore the great features of this popular Apple laptop. The MacBook is one of the most iconic devices of its kind and continues to develop as a stylish and powerful laptop computer. The MacBook now comes with the latest Apple operating system, macOS High Sierra, bringing an increased range of features and functionality. MacBook in easy steps, now in its 6th edition, gives a full rundown about using a MacBook and making the most of macOS High Sierra: Demystifies Mac jargon and MacBook versions Explains the Dock, Desktop and the Finder Introduces the new Touch Bar (available on some models) Shows how to use Family Sharing with other family members Covers iCloud and the iCloud Drive for backing up and sharing files Details getting started with macOS High Sierra Covers new features of macOS High Sierra Shows how to customize your MacBook Demonstrates the Launchpad for viewing apps Reveals all about finding and obtaining apps Addresses battery issues and security Covers using MacBook for work and for leisure MacBook in easy steps, 6th Edition also covers the new features in the macOS High Sierra operating system, which include: Internal enhancements designed to make your MacBook more responsive and efficient. An improved file system, designed to meet modern computing needs. An enhanced graphics processor for the best graphics on a MacBook yet. Support for a wide range of virtual reality options. Enhancements to exists apps, including Photos, Safari, Siri, Mail, FaceTime and Notes. Use this guide to accelerate your learning and take control of your new MacBook! Covers macOS High Sierra (OS X 10.13), released Autumn 2017.
Description : The twenty-first century offers more technology than we have ever seen before, but with new updates, and apps coming out every month, most Mac users don’t have time to keep up or figure everything out on their own and it can be quite overwhelming. Essential MacOS: High Sierra Edition is here to fill in the gaps. With comprehensive instruction for Macbooks, iMacs and Mac Pros, this step-by-step guide offers specifics in setting up, and effectively utilizing the latest Apple Operating System that will best help you achieve your goals. In addition, many illustrations and screenshots are included, allowing readers to digest information quickly and easily without feeling confused, wasting time, and getting discouraged. In this book, we’ll take a look at... Downloading, upgrading to High Sierra.Setting up your MacNavigating around your Mac with Docks, Finder, Dashboard, Spotlight and LaunchPadUsing touch gestures on trackpads, magic mouse, as well as some useful keyboard shortcutsUsing Handoff, MailDrop, Messages, Universal Clipboard, Auto Unlock and Apple PayThe AppStore, Pages, Keynote, iBooks and MapsUsing iCloudGetting to know SiriSecurity considerations, malware, and backing with Time MachineSetting up WiFi, using the internet, eMail, iMessage, and FaceTimeOrganising your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or iPhone with iTunes.Storing, organising, enhancing your photos, as well as sharing them on social mediaCreating photo albums, slideshows, photo books, greetings cards and calendarsGet starting with Apple Music and much more... So if you’ve been putting off updates to your Mac, or to your digital skills, or you recently bought a Mac, crack open Essential MacOS and dive in. With Kevin’s detailed instruction, helpful diagrams and screenshots, you’ll be well on your way to using your Mac with greater understanding and enhanced technical knowledge.
Description : For Mac newbies, and those upgrading. Learn to use the Finder, personalize your Desktop, and use Siri to carry out tasks for you. Get to grips with the built-in apps, iCloud and Family Sharing – and more! macOS is the operating system at the heart of Mac computers. The latest version, macOS High Sierra, builds on some of the innovative functions and level of performance that were introduced with the previous version, macOS Sierra, to provide a stylish, effective and powerful operating system for your Mac desktop or laptop computer. macOS High Sierra in easy steps opens up by explaining the foundations of macOS: the Dock and the Finder. Then, it reveals a raft of ways in which you can make the most of macOS High Sierra: · Multi-Touch navigation options for getting around in macOS High Sierra. · Working with and managing your apps. · Productivity options on your Mac. · Getting online with Safari, Mail, Messages and FaceTime. · Managing your digital lifestyle for photos, music, video, books and games. · The invaluable iCloud online function for backing up and sharing your files. · There is also a chapter on troubleshooting and keeping macOS High Sierra in tiptop shape. macOS High Sierra in easy steps also covers the new features in the operating system, which include: · Internal enhancements designed to make your Mac more responsive and efficient. · An improved file system, designed to meet modern computing needs. · An enhanced graphics processor for the best graphics on a Mac yet. · Support for a wide range of virtual reality options. · Enhancements to exists apps, including Photos, Safari, Siri, Mail, FaceTime and Notes · Whether you’re new to the Mac or just upgrading, use this book to master the essentials and then unleash the power of macOS High Sierra. Covers macOS High Sierra (OS X 10.13), released September 2017.
Description : Teach yourself VISUALLY™ Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something—and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 macOS High Sierra tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on macOS High Sierra in no time. You'll learn to: Set default zoom for websites Install and use a content blocker Connect through FaceTime® Publish photo albums to Facebook Customize Siri®, mouse, and trackpad Designed for visual learners Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules Succinct explanations walk you through step by step Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
Description : MacBook in easy steps, 6th Edition is perfect for those wanting to get a grasp of their new MacBook quickly, in easy steps. Learn the basics first: the Mac Desktop, the Dock, the Finder, and how to use the new Touch Bar - then explore the great features of this popular Apple laptop.
Description : The visual learner’s ultimate guide to the MacBook and macOS High Sierra Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ultimate guide to getting up and running quickly with your new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air! Whether you’re new to computers or transitioning from a PC, this graphics-heavy guide will show you everything you need to know to get the most out of your new laptop. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each task, with screenshots that help you follow along with confidence. You’ll learn how to manage files, work with macOS software, organize photos and media, set up email, access the internet, and adjust settings and preferences to make your MacBook work the way you work. You’ll also explore the features that bring computing to a whole new level, including iCloud, FaceTime, the App Store, and so much more! The Mac has long inspired a legion of loyal fans, and you’re about to find out why. From sleek design to intuitive interface, to an OS that just works, Apple has cornered the market on the high-end computing experience. The MacBook makes sublime computing portable, and this book shows you how to take advantage of all that your MacBook has to offer. Get acquainted with the latest macOS version and its new features Perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Customize preferences and settings to suit your needs Download new apps, video chat, save to the cloud, and much more! No confusing tech-speak, no vague instructions, and no complex tangents into obscure tasks. This friendly guide is packed with screenshots, easy-to-follow instructions, and a practical sensibility; you’re not launching the space shuttle, you just want to open your email. If you’re ready to explore all that your MacBook can do, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ideal companion.
Description : 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!