Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition
By Edward C. Baig
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 456

Learn to:

  • Set up your Mac, personalize the desktop, and navigate with Mission Control
  • Browse the web, keep in touch via e-mail, and make FaceTime® calls
  • Get the most from OS X® and create cool projects with iLife®
  • Set up a network and keep your Mac safe

Intrigued by your new Mac? Explore all its great features with this handy guide

Got a brand new Mac? Switching from a PC? Congratulations! Consider this book your welcome basket. Discover how to work with Launchpad, have fun with Photo Booth, find amazing apps in the Mac App Store, automate frequent tasks, share photos with friends, connect with Game Center, and more. Get started right here.

  • Picking your Apple — compare the different desktop and laptop models to choose your perfect match
  • Getting to your Apple's core — power on, navigate the desktop and menus, master the mouse, and connect to peripherals
  • Tame your cat — make friends with OS X, manage files and folders, and create and print documents
  • Surfin' Safari — set up your Internet connection and e-mail, manage spam, surf the web with Safari, and chit-chat with Messages and FaceTime®
  • Head in the iCloud — sync your music, photos, e-mail, contacts, and calendars with iCloud® and back up all your stuff with Time Machine®
  • Living the iLife — organize and edit photos with iPhoto®, stay entertained with iTunes®, and express yourself with iMovie® and GarageBand®
  • Can't say goodbye — see how to install and run Windows® on your Mac with Boot Camp

Open the book and find:

  • How to set up user accounts and configure your Mac
  • Details on syncing your stuff with iCloud
  • Tips for staying safe online
  • Steps for setting up a network
  • How to connect to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks
  • Ways to stay organized with Notes, Notifications, and Reminders
  • Helpful troubleshooting advice
  • Ten nifty things your Mac can do
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