This book goes right to the heart of Snow Leopard, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and more.
Learn about new features and changes since the original Leopard releaseGet quick tips for setting up and customizing your Mac's configurationSolve problems with the handy reference to the fundamentals of the Finder, Dock, and moreUnderstand how to manage user accountsWork more efficiently using keyboard shortcutsTake advantage of MobileMe, Apple's online suite of services and tools
From starting up your Mac to setting up a network and keeping in touch via iChat AV, Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies gives you the scoop on the new features and improvements that help you do more work in less time.Learn when to shut down your Mac and when not to, how to secure it, and how to back it up with Time Machine Organize your life with iCal and your stuff with files and folders, and be able to find what you’re looking for Set up your Internet connection and e-mail, manage spam, surf with Safari, and start iChatting Download and organize songs, podcasts, and movies with iTunes and plan a playlist with Genius Create documents with TextEdit, print them, fax then, and make PDFs Set up a network and share files, printers, and Internet connections Find out about operating system updates, firewalls, troubleshooting, and other ways to keep your Mac safe, healthy, and happy
Technology columnist Bob LeVitus has been a Mac guru for nearly two decades. Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies provides just what you need to get up and running with Snow Leopard.
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CATEGORY: Macintosh Operating System
COVERS: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
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Inside the Book
· Master the Mac OS X Snow Leopard user interface, file management, and applications
· Find everything you need with Spotlight
· Find and use keyboard shortcuts to save time
· Explore the Internet with Safari and send e-mail with Mail
· Manage and play digital music with iTunes and iPod
· Chat online instantly with iChat
· Manage and share your schedule with iCal
· Get a Front Row seat to play DVDs and other media
· Set up multiple users and maintain security
· Keep your files up to date and backed up with Time Machine
· Customize and fine-tune Mac OS X Snow Leopard
· Use Microsoft Windows along with Snow Leopard
Bonus Online Content
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• Workshops and related files
• Keyboard shortcuts
Snow Leopard has a few new tricks up its sleeve, so whether you're new to Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac expert Bob LeVitus has tips you'll appreciate. Learn how to start up your Mac, get to know the Dock and Finder, work your way through windows and dialogs, and organize and manage files and folders.
Open the book and find:
How to navigate around the Finder, Dock, and desktop
Tips for opening, closing, resizing, and moving windows
Steps for keeping Snow Leopard organized
How to back up your system with Time Machine®