With your Mac laptop, you can take your movies, music, documents, e-mail, and Internet wherever the action is. MacBook For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides the lowdown on maintaining and upgrading your MacBook, customizing the Dock and desktop, traveling with a laptop, turning iPhoto into your portable darkroom, and much more. Learn to:
And if you’ve been considering switching from a PC to a Mac, MacBook For Dummies, 2nd Edition guides you through the process and even shows you how to run Windows on your Mac laptop. If there’s a MacBook in your future — or present — this is the book for you!
Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books including Mac OS X Leopard All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies and AppleTV For Dummies.
Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do.
Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security
Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!
Want to know how to set up, navigate, use, and maintain Windows XP? It’s all in Book I. Book II covers the care and feeding of PCs in general and takes you on a complete tour of peripherals—those add-ons that make computing cool. Want to explore the world via the World Wide Web? Check Book III. And if you finally have to do some work, check into Book IV, where you’ll get the complete story on Office 2003 and Money 2004. You’ll discover how to:Customize Windows XP, set up user accounts, and share files Work with digital photos, Windows Media Player, and Windows Movie Maker Choose a printer, scanner, game hardware, and additional storage Set up a wireless home network Get online safely, protect your kids, create your own Web pages, and cruise for bargains on eBay Use Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint Manage your finances with Microsoft Money
Windows XP Gigabook For Dummies is packed with information that’s easy to find and even easier to understand. Keep it handy for reference—you’ll be gigapleased with how useful it is!
Edited by Peter Weverka, author of many For Dummies books, The Internet Gigabook For Dummies includes information culled from eight For Dummies books. It’s like a greatest-hits collection! Even experienced surfers will discover some new tricks such as how to:Use Yahoo! Finance to get stock quotes, do financial research, and create an online portfolio Use Instant Messaging with AOL, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger Shop Google Catalogs or use Froogle for online comparison shopping Use advanced techniques and bidding strategies to help you win in eBay auctions Use Yahoo! People Search to find old friends. search Yahoo! Personals to find true romance (or someone semi-compatible). place your own personal ad, and more Use Google News to scan the headlines, search for specific topics, follow related links to go in-depth, or track a story over time
Whether you’re new to the Internet and want to learn how to set up your e-mail or have a great e-tail idea and want to set up an online business, this Gigabook, complete with an in-depth index, helps you get GigaValue from your online experience.
Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you:What tools you need (not as many as you might think!) All about operating systems How to install CD and DVD drives The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish How to connect a monitor and install a modem All about setting up and configuring the hard drive Secrets for securing your system, and more
Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Just bought a new iPhone and need to know where to get started? iPhone 5 First Steps For Dummies gives you the essential step-by-step instructions you need to get up to speed fast and learn how to use the most essential features right out of the box. Focusing on the top tasks required to get started, this handy little e-book begins with a quick tour of your iPhone, then guides you through navigating the touch screen, getting comfortable with the keyboard, making a phone call, sending a text message, making video calls with FaceTime, getting acquainted with Siri your voice-activated virtual assistant, playing videos and music, downloading apps from the App Store, taking photos and video, configuring and using iCloud, and more.Offers users of the latest tech gadgets a focused list of the top tasks they need to start using their device right out of the gate Content is presented in a step-by-step format with accompanying screen shots and product images Helps you get familiar with iOS and the touchscreen, surf the web, send and receive e-mail, navigate with Maps, get organized with Reminders and Notification Center, download apps, buy music, and sync your data to iCloud
Written by iPhone and Mac expert Mark L. Chambers, iPhone 5 First Steps For Dummies will be one of the handiest e-books every iPhone owner should have to get started using your device - and fast!