The number of Mac users continues to increase significantly each year. If you are one of those people and are eager but also anxious about making the switch, then fear not! This friendly guide skips the jargon to deliver you an easy-to-read, understandable introduction to the Macintosh computer. Computer guru Arnold Reinhold walks you through the Mac OS, user interface, and icons. You'll learn how to set up your Mac, move your files from your PC to your Mac, switch applications, get your Mac online, network your Mac, secure your Mac, work with the iLife suite, troubleshoot common problems, and more.
Switching to Mac For Dummies, Mac OS X Lion Edition is all you need to switch to a Mac and never look back!
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* Setting up your new iPhone 6/iPhone 6S/iPhone 6 Plus/iPhone 6S Plus
* How to customize your iPhone’s appearance
* What you need to know if you are migrating from Android
* Touch screen basics
* 3D Touch, Peek, and Pop
* Managing your Home screens
* Switching apps and multitasking
* Typing and text tricks
* Siri and its kid brother, Dictation
* Getting the most out of the powerful iPhone camera
* Limitations of Apple's Photos app
* Managing iCloud settings
* Security features, from Find My iPhone to Touch ID
* Wi-Fi and other wireless settings
* Four ways to conserve battery power
* Five ways to free up storage space on your iPhone
* How to tame notifications and after-hours calls
* Moving, deleting, and grouping apps
* Nine great apps for your iPhone
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New features covered include Split View, Photos, Force click, natural-language queries, the new system font, System Integrity Protection, pointer magnification, two-factor authentication, and updates to Mission Control, Spotlight, Mail, Notes, Safari, Maps, Calendar, Disk Utility, and Finder.
- See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders.
- Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows, desktops, and displays.
- Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access.
- Tag your files to make them easy to sort and find.
- Use Finder tabs to declutter your desktop.
- See all your notifications in one place.
- Spread your work over multiple displays.
- Enhance and customize OS X with extensions.
- Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your files and settings online.
- Share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases freely with your family.
- Organize, view, edit, sync, and share your photos.
- Sync your files, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your Mac, Windows PC, and iOS devices.
- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, online sources, and more.
- Dictate anywhere that you can type.
- Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network.
- Post to Facebook and Twitter right from the app you're using.
- Mirror your Mac's screen to your HDTV wirelessly via AirPlay, or use your HDTV as a full-fledged display, complete with dock and menu bar.
- Share files and printers on your home network.
- Move seamlessly between your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, or use them together.
- 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.
1. OS X Basics
2. The Desktop
3. System Preferences
4. Files, Folders & Drives
5. Programs & Documents
6. Printing, Faxing & Fonts
7. Networks & Sharing
8. Online Connections
9. Security & Privacy
10. Maintenance & Backups
11. Switching from Windows
12. Keyboard Shortcuts
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Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basic things you may not have encountered before—how to use the keyboard and mouse, work with files and folders, navigate around the Mac OS X desktop, set up an Internet connection, and much more. You’ll learn to:Choose the Mac that’s right for you, set it up, run programs and manage files, and hook up a printer Use all the programs that come with your Mac for creating documents and spreadsheets, playing movies and music, and more Surf the Internet with the Safari browser — safely Keep in touch with family and friends via e-mail Upload photos from your digital camera, edit and organize them with iPhoto, and share them by e-mail or as prints Play music with iTunes, put your favorite songs on a CD, or listen to online radio stations Use the Web to help plan trips, get maps, book hotels or RV campgrounds, or buy plane tickets Customize your Mac to make everything as easy and convenient as possible
Even if you’ve never used a computer before, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it really easy to make friends with your Mac. Before you know it, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to get a computer!
Whether you’ve been using Windows XP, Vista, or even Linux, you’ll find simple, straightforward ways to make your transition go smoothly. That will leave you plenty of time to get familiar with Mac’s prodigious and dynamic OS X capabilities. You’ll also connect with iLife, Mac’s amazing integrated software suite that lets you turn your computer into a powerful media center—not just for listening and watching, but for creating music, video, and much more. Discover how to:Decide whether the switch to Mac is right for you Choose the Mac that will change your life Keep and reuse elements of your old setup Go online with your Mac Connect to your home network—even that old PC Go media crazy with iTunes, iPhoto and more Take advantage of Mac’s business capabilities
Complete with handy cheat sheet of common Mac short cuts and commands as well as a glossary of Mac world lingo, Switching to Mac For Dummies ensures that your switch will be the smartest thing you ever do.