Description : With Leopard, Apple has unleashed the greatest version of Mac OS X yet, and David Pogue is back with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover the operating system with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.5, better known as Leopard, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing's too fast for Pogue and this Missing Manual. It's just one of reasons this is the most popular computer book of all time. Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition is the authoritative book for Mac users of all technical levels and experience. If you're new to the Mac, this book gives you a crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the Mac OS X folder structure, and the Mail application. There are also mini-manuals on iLife applications such as iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, and a tutorial for Safari, Mac's web browser. This Missing Manual is amusing and fun to read, but Pogue doesn't take his subject lightly. Which new Leopard features work well and which do not? What should you look for? What should you avoid? Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition offers an objective and straightforward instruction for using: Leopard's totally revamped Finder Spaces to group your windows and organize your Mac tasks Quick Look to view files before you open them The Time Machine, Leopard's new backup feature Spotlight to search for and find anything in your Mac Front Row, a new way to enjoy music, photos, and videos Enhanced Parental Controls that come with Leopard Quick tips for setting up and configuring your Mac to make it your own There's something new on practically every page of this new edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Mac's brought a new cat to town and Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition is a great new way to tame it.
Description : A common misconception in the Mac community is that the Mac is more secure than other operating systems. While this might be true in many cases, the fact that people actually use the computers is often not considered in this analysis. When sharing is enabled or remote control applications are installed, then a variety of security threats are established. This book enables users of the Mac to enable services while not sacrificing the security of their systems.
Description : Mac OS X Leopard is the new cat in town, and wait until you see all the tricks it can do! Whether you’re new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is the fun and friendly way to have your Leopard purring in no time. While the Mac has built its reputation in part on being user-friendly, OS X Leopard has lots of features that do lots of things—and that’s where Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies puts you a step ahead. If you’re meeting your first Mac, start at the beginning and you’ll feel like a pro in no time. If you’re familiar with earlier incarnations of OS X, you can jump right to the chapters on organizing your files and getting a sneak peek with Quick Look, backing up with the cool new Time Machine, using Spaces to manage Finder and application windows, and getting down with all the cool Mac multimedia features. Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies shows you how to: Customize your Dock and desktop Search smarter with Spotlight Sync your contacts and calendars Watch movies, play music, and download digital photos or video Start video chats on the fly Surf the Web with Safari—safely Get organized with Spaces Run Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac Protect your kids with Parental Controls Set up a network and share files Written by Bob LeVitus, a.k.a. “Dr. Mac”, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is quite likely the fastest and easiest way to tame a Leopard!
Description : Mac OS X Leopard: Beyond the Manual is written for the sophisticated computer user who would find an introductory manual tedious. Features new to Leopard are emphasized, as are complex features that, though available in earlier versions of OS X, were not readily accessible. The narrative is fast-paced, concise, and respectful of the reader’s familiarity with earlier versions of the program.
Description : Your new Mac with OS X Leopard is so cool! You have digital media, including iTunes, iPhoto, iDVD, and iMovie, at your fingertips, as well as everything the Internet has to offer. Where do you start to make the most of it? With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, of course! Here are seven handy minibooks, each devoted to one aspect of your Mac OS X Leopard. One section is devoted to the digital media you love, another to the Internet, others to networking, customizing, sharing, and expanding your Mac. There’s even a minibook for you geeky types who want to tweak the system with AppleScript. You’ll find information on: Locating anything with Spotlight and Sherlock Personalizing your desktop Creating movies and burning DVDs Jamming with iTunes and your iPod Making your own music with GarageBand Collecting, editing, and sharing photos with iPhoto Browsing the Web with Safari and staying safe online Setting up a wireless network Adding RAM, hard drive space, and cool extra applications Using AppleScript to program even more customizations With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, you can find what you need in a hurry and get on with the fun your Mac makes possible. It just may be the best friend a Leopard can have!
Description : Mac OS X Leopard On Demand FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER BE SHOWN HOW THAN TOLD HOW SEE HOW TO • Master the Mac OS X Leopard user interface, file management, and applications • Manage and share your schedule with iCal • Use Microsoft Windows along with Leopard using Boot Camp • Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod • Chat online instantly with iChat • Explorer the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail • Customize and fine-tune Mac OS X Leopard • Set up multiple users and maintain security • Find and use keyboard shortcuts to save time • Get a Front Row seat to play DVDs and other media • Keep your files up to date and backed up with Time Machine • Find everything you need with Spotlight On the Web This book uses real world examples to give you a context in which to perform a task. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Mac OS X Leopard example files that you need for project tasks are available at www.perspection.com. Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, and Mac OS X Panther. Perspection was founded in 1991, and is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.
Description : Getting StartED with Mac OS X Leopard is a simple to read, fast way to learn about the Macintosh. The book starts with an overview of the major changes in this release of the operating system for those who may have used the Mac before, going through all of the items in the user interface so that users of all backgrounds will be at the same level. Thereafter, the book chapters essentially follow the icons you actually see on the screen, one by one, making it very simple to find what you want. In addition, it includes information on the iLife applications that many Mac users will want to know.
Description : Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Get started using Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features available in this revolutionary operating system. Follow along and learn to customize your desktop, organize and store files, use email and Web applications, and add hardware and software. You'll also get tips for enjoying photos, music, and movies, setting up a wired or wireless network, and securing your system. Get the book that gets you up-and-running on Mac OS X Leopard in no time. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid
Description : GETTING STARTED WITH MACINTOSH OS X LEOPARD, ILLUSTRATED is a brand new offering from the Illustrated Series! This book will get students up and running with Mac Leopard effortlessly. As part of the Illustrated Series, this practical, easy to navigate book provides instructions on the left page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.