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 : 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!
Description : Apple gives macOS new features and improvements right on your desktop and under the hood with Catalina—aka OS X 10.15. With this updated guide, you’ll learn how to use your iPad as a second screen, work with iPad apps on your Mac, and use Screen Time on your Mac. This new edition of the #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use the revamped apps for Music, Podcasts, and TV. Loaded with illustrations, step-by-step instructions, tips, and tricks, this book from David Pogue—Missing Manual series creator, New York Times columnist, and Emmy-winning tech correspondent for CNBC, CBS, and NPR—covers everything Catalina has to offer with lots of humor and technical insight.
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 : Take a guided tour of macOS High Sierra and discover just how much your Mac can do Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is the perfect introduction to Apple's operating system. With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, it walks you through the new macOS High Sierra and demonstrates the essential tasks you need to know. You'll learn how to manipulate Preferences to customize your experience, make the most of your digital media, and streamline your workflow while having a little fun. You'll tour Photos, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control, the App Store, and Siri. New Mac users will appreciate the straightforward instruction, while veteran users will enjoy getting up to speed on the latest features introduced or upgraded in macOS High Sierra. macOS High Sierra is the latest incarnation of Apple's macOS, boasting elegant new visuals, several new features, and more seamless integration of Mac and iOS devices. If you use a Mac, you're going to want a guided tour that shows you just what macOS can do for you. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is your go-to guide, from the fundamentals to the neat little tricks that make the Mac experience something far beyond computing. • Edit and enhance photos with the powerful new tools on the Photos app • Browse the web safely with Safari's new privacy features • Share files quickly and easily using iCloud Drive • Use Siri to accomplish more in less time Like any computer, your Mac is a tool. And like any tool, the more you know about it, the more you get out of it. Discover the beauty, simplicity, and sheer functionality that millions already enjoy—and get ready to master your Mac with Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra.
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 : Mac OS 9 is a big, complicated personal computer operating system. Mac OS 9 For Dummies is a not-so-big, not-very-complicated book that shows you what Mac OS 9 is all about without boring you, confusing you, or otherwise making you uncomfortable. Take a deep breath and get ready to have some fun. Whether you're brand-spanking new to the Mac or a grizzled old Mac-vet, discovering the ins and outs of Mac OS 9 will be easy and fun. Mac OS 9 For Dummies is ready to help you to Master Mac basics Customize your Mac for multiple users Share resources on a network Save time with simple tweaks Automate with AppleScript Harness the advanced Sherlock 2 search engine This book is chock-full of information and advice and explains everything you need to know about Mac OS 9 in language you'll understand. It's also supplemented with tips, tricks, techniques, and steps, served up in generous quantities. Mac OS 9 For Dummies covers all of the following topics, and more: The startup process revealed Desktop and menu basics File management made simple Memory of all kinds Timesaving tips Helpful control tweaks Introduction to AppleScript Internet surfing Troubleshooting In addition to the wealth of tips, tricks, and techniques that you'll find in every chapter, the most useful element of this book just might be the chapter covering every inch of your System Folder. Finally, you can figure out just what each file is and why you need it or don't. If you think your Mac runs like a champ now, just wait'll you see it after spending time with this book.
Description : Here is the fun and easy way to understand the latest version of the Macintosh operating system. It covers some of the hottest new features, including CyberDog, a group of Internet-access components, and OpenDoc, which promises to transform software development by letting companies create small, efficient programs dedicated to specific tasks--such as spelling checks.
Description : Details the changes to, functions, and capabilities of the latest version of the Macintosh operating system. Original. (All Users).