MacBook For Dummies, 4th Edition
By Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: October 2012
Pages: 456

With a MacBook, you can work and play from anywhere — this book shows you how!

Don't want to be tied to your desk? Of course not! Apple's MacBook is ideal for being entertained and getting things done anywhere, anytime. Let this handy guide walk you through what you need to know to set up and maintain your MacBook, work with OS X, discover iCloud, keep in touch with family and friends, and have fun with your music, videos, and photos!

  • Power up — set up your MacBook, customize your preferences, organize files and folders, and hook up a printer
  • At home with OS X — navigate around the desktop, master the Multi-Touch trackpad, find things with Spotlight®, and sync your stuff with iCloud
  • Great communicator — browse the web, connect to Facebook® and Twitter®, and swap data with your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®
  • Live the iLife — view and edit your photos with iPhoto®, make movies with iMovie®, and create music with GarageBand®
  • All in a day's iWork — create spreadsheets with Numbers®, build effective presentations with Keynote®, and dive into desktop publishing with Pages®
  • A family affair — personalize your MacBook for multiple users, set up a network, and use AirPort Extreme®
  • Get the iMessage — text for free with iMessage and stay on task with Notes, Reminders, and Notifications
  • MacBook medic — keep your laptop updated and running smoothly and troubleshoot like a pro

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for getting started with your MacBook
  • How to hook up printers, scanners, and other tools
  • Instructions for video-chatting with FaceTime
  • Ten handy rules for road warriors
  • Steps for migrating files from another Mac or a PC
  • Ways to stay organized with Notes, Reminders, and Notifications
  • Tips for managing your digital music, photos, and movies
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting techniques

Learn to:

  • Set up and personalize your MacBook for the way you work
  • Surf the web and make FaceTime® video calls
  • Use iLife® and iWork® for photos, movies, music, and productivity
  • Get the most out of OS X®, iCloud, and the Mac App Store
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