My MacBook (covers OS X Mavericks on MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air): Edition 4

Que Publishing
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Covers MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to MacBook photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into hardware or operating system problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your MacBook.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping
your MacBook working just the way you want.
Tasks include:
• Managing, arranging, and tagging your files
• Staying on top of important events with Notification Center
• Creating and navigating virtual workspaces in Mission Control
• Opening and organizing apps with Launchpad
• Connecting to and accessing network resources
• Activating and using iCloud services
• Communicating online with email, instant messaging, and video
• Keeping appointments with Calendar and Reminders
• Planning trips and checking traffic with Maps
• Being social with Facebook and Twitter integration
• Downloading and enjoying music, movies, and more
• Buying, reading, and annotating iBooks
• Getting the latest and greatest software from the App Store and other sources
• Challenging your friends to games with Game Center
• Protecting and securing your system and data
• Expanding your system with peripheral devices
• Troubleshooting common system problems

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About the author

John Ray is a life-long fan of Apple products; he has been an avid Mac user since its inception in 1984. He relies on OS X both at work and at home because it is a robust, flexible platform for programming, networking, and design. Over the past 15 years, John has written books on OS X, iOS development, Linux, web development, networking, and computer security. He currently serves as the Director of the Office of Research Information Systems at The Ohio State University. When he isn’t writing, he is either re-creating a marine disaster in his living room, or planning a highly elaborate electronics project that will quadruple his carbon footprint.

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Publisher
Que Publishing
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Published on
Nov 11, 2013
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Pages
528
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ISBN
9780133490619
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / Macintosh
Computers / Operating Systems / Apple (Mac OS & iOS)
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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