Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just the Steps For Dummies

For Dummies

Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest version of the Mac operating system, with extra power and additional cool features. Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just The Steps For Dummies is the quick step-by-step way to get up and running on this new beast.

This down-to-basics guide features numbered steps and easy-to-follow screen shots that show you exactly how to accomplish more than 150 tasks with Snow Leopard. You’ll learn to:

  • Modify the look of the desktop and customize keyboard shortcuts
  • Create and manage user accounts
  • Save energy by adjusting power settings
  • Install and use the iWork productivity suite
  • Browse the Internet with Safari or Firefox
  • Design and publish a blog or a Web page with iWeb
  • Configure iChat for use with GoogleTalk
  • Set up iTunes and export songs to your iPod
  • Make movies with iMovie and burn them to DVDs
  • Download photos from your camera and organize them in iPhoto
  • Connect your Mac to a Windows network
  • Encrypt your files, safeguard against viruses, and install a firewall

Each task is clearly presented, with step-by-step instructions and corresponding views of what you’ll see on the screen at each step. Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just The Steps For Dummies makes it easy to find what you want to do, and even easier to do it!

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About the author

Keith Underdahl is the author of several books on digital video. He is an experienced videographer and developer of kiosk and marketing videos for Ages Software.

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Publisher
For Dummies
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Published on
Aug 25, 2009
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9780470554005
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / General
Computers / Operating Systems / Macintosh
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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