Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guide goes right to the heart of Lion, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and many other features—all in an easy-to-read format.Learn what’s new, including Lion's iOS-inspired featuresGet quick tips for configuring and customizing your MacSolve problems with a quick guide to the fundamentals like the Finder and DockUse keyboard shortcuts to work more efficientlyTake advantage of Lion's built-in applications and utilitiesManage user accounts and passwords
If you are new to OS X, you'll learn the basics of how to use OS X efficiently and joyfully. From there, you can move on to customize Mavericks to suit the way you work. And if you've been using OS X already, you'll learn how to get the most out of iCloud integration, Notifications, Maps, iBooks, Finder tabs, multiple displays, and more.
Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to OS X Lion is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. A Windows glossary makes switching to Mac (mostly) painless, and keyboard mavens will find a complete list of keyboard shortcuts.
New features covered include iCloud, Mission Control, Full-Screen Apps, Launchpad, Resume, Auto Save, Versions, Mac App Store, AirDrop, and multitouch gestures.
- See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders.- Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows and desktops.- Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access.- Use iCloud to store your files and settings online and sync them wirelessly across your Macs, Windows PCs, and iOS devices.- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, and more.- Share files and printers on your home network.- Connect to wireless networks with a couple of clicks.- Set up and manage printers, scanners, and other devices.- Download and install OS X, apps, and updates from the Mac App Store.- Secure your data from thieves and snoops.- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.
Contents1. OS X Basics2. The Desktop3. System Preferences4. Files, Folders, and Drives5. Programs and Documents6. Printing, Faxing, and Fonts7. Networks and Sharing8. Online Connections9. Security and Privacy10. Maintenance and Backups11. Switching from Windows12. Keyboard Shortcuts
Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide offers an easy-to-read format for users of all levels. If you're a Mac newcomer, there's a Survival Guide that explains how to adapt, and a chapter on Mac OS X's key features. Experienced Mac users can go right to the heart of Leopard with chapters on system preferences, applications and utilities, and configuring. In all, plenty of tables, concise descriptions, and step-by-step instructions explain:What's new in Leopard, including the Time MachineHow to use Leopard's totally revamped FinderAll about Spaces and how to quickly flip between themHow to search for and find things with SpotlightHow to use Leopard's enhanced Parental ControlsHandy keyboard shortcuts to help you be more efficientQuick tips for setting up and configuring your Mac to make it your ownIf you're ready to tame Apple's new cat, this is the guide you want.
Save time and money by solving everyday Mac problems yourself. The Healthy Mac: Preventive Care, Practical Diagnostics, and Proven Remedies shows you how to diagnose, declutter, and debug your Mac and keep it running smoothly. You’ll find expert tips for making your Mac boot up quickly, managing updates, safeguarding your Mac from malware, installing software, securing your Mac and your network, solving issues that crop up long after your warranty has expired, and much more. Avoid costly repairs, lost data, and inconvenient downtime with this one-of-a-kind guide!Optimize your data, free up hard drive space, and create an organized filing system Remove unwanted programs Customize OS X to suit the way you work Optimize iTunes and share media over your network and devices Use Mail to mitigate spam, organize contacts, and manage messages Personalize Safari, manage bookmarks, and stay safe online Harness Mountain Lion and customize its features Secure your Mac and protect your personal data Safeguard your network from intrusion Share data safely and seamlessly between your Mac and Windows PC Speed up the boot process and increase performance