Description : With High Sierra, Apple has taken its macOS operating system to new heights. From Apple’s efficient new file system to improved video streaming and support for virtual reality, this latest macOS version provides features improve your experience. And once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s macOS 10.13 operating system, this new edition covers everything High Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introductions to the best and brightest macOS apps, including Siri, Safari, iCloud, FaceTime, and AirDrop. Get the whole picture. Learn more efficient ways to navigate, organize, and edit your photos with new features in the Photos app. Go in-depth. Take advantage of Apple’s new graphics technology, and its support for virtual reality.Gain real insight. David Pogue doesn't just tell you how to use macOS features. You’ll also learn why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.i
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 : Work, play, connect, and share with the ultimate tour to macOS 'X' macOS 'X' For Dummies is the ultimate tour guide to the Mac operating system, written by Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus himself! Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy to use guide will get you up and running quickly. It's all here: navigation, preferences, file management, networking, music and movies, and so much more. From the absolute basics to advanced techniques, this book shows you everything you need to know to turn your Mac into an extension of your brain. Concerned about security? Need to troubleshoot an issue? Want to make your Mac perform even better? Let Dr. Mac walk you through it with clear explanations and a little bit of humor. Read this book beginning-to-end for a complete tutorial, or dip in and out as needed when things take an unexpected turn; if you have macOS questions, Dr. Mac has the answers you need. macOS has powered Macs since 2001. Each free annual update improves the system's functionality, and typically offers a few new tools and fixes old issues. If you need to learn your way around this year's update quickly, easily, and thoroughly, this book is for you. Get organized and find your way around the interface Customize your Mac's look, "feel," and behavior Get connected, get online, and into the cloud Access your movies and music, back up your data, and more! Famous for its reliability and usability, macOS offers the sort of streamlined tools and operations you won't find anywhere else. macOS 'X' For Dummies helps you discover just how much your Mac can do for you.
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 : Learn the ins and outs of macOS High Sierra, the operating system for Mac computers. Discover how to organize the desktop; manage files; work with Mail, Calendar, and iMessage; install new apps and games; set up a backup strategy; and more.
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 : Get the most out of Photos for macOS High Sierra. Discover how to best leverage this application's features for managing, enhancing, and sharing photos.