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Author: Kate Binder; Guy Hart-Davis
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., ©2008.
Series: Portable genius.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide explains how to browse the Web with Safari, troubleshoot and maintain an iMac, explore the Mac community and use iLife applications to edit photos, create Web sites and direct iMovies. There is also advice on switching from an older version of a Mac or a PC.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Binder; Guy Hart-Davis
ISBN: 9780470290613 0470290617
OCLC Number: 268658816
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 365 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Introduction --
Chapter 1 How Can I Get the Most Out of the Finder? --
Using Different Window Modes --
Using Specialized Folders --
Bending the Dock to Your Will --
Setting Up Custom Workspaces --
Automating Repetitive Tasks --
Finding Lost Files --
Chapter 2 How Can I Set Up My iMac for Multiple Users? --
An iMac Setup Even Your Mom Can't Wreck --
Setting Up Parental Controls --
Maintaining Everyone's Privacy --
Making Files and Programs Available to All Users --
Chapter 3 How Do I Hook Stuff Up to the iMac? --
Should I Use USB or FireWire? --
Syncing MP3 Players, Phones, and PDAs --
Using an Additional Display --
Limiting Cable Clutter --
Chapter 4 How Do I Set Up a Local Network? --
Making the Connection --
Sharing Access and Data --
Creating an Ad Hoc Network --
Chapter 5 How Can I Use My iMac to Get Organized? --
Scheduling Your Life --
Getting Things Done --
Tracking Contacts --
Making the Most of Dashboard --
Chapter 6 What Can I Do with My Digital Images and Music? --
Displaying and Publishing Photos --
Playing and Sharing Music-Legally --
Chapter 7 How Can My iMac Help Me Keep in Touch? --
Getting the Most from E-mail --
Chatting with Friends --
Chapter 8 How Can I Telecommute on My iMac? --
Working in More than One Place --
Using Windows --
Using iWork Instead of Office --
Chapter 9 Do I Have to Use the Software My iMac Came With? --
Trying Out Alternative Web Browsers --
Improving Your E-mail and Chat Experience --
Problems with Using Non-Apple Software --
Chapter 10 How Can I Turn My iMac into the Ultimate Gaming Machine? --
Optimizing Your System for Gaming --
Playing Windows Games on Your iMac --
Tricking Out the iMac with Gaming Hardware --
Chapter 11 What's the Apple Remote Good For? --
Giving Slide Shows and Presentations --
Watching Video on Your iMac --
Doing Other Dumb Remote Tricks --
Chapter 12 How Should I Back Up the Files on My iMac? --
Using Time Machine --
Making Online Backups --
Heavy-Duty Backing Up --
Backup Strategies --
Chapter 13 How Can I Keep My iMac Healthy? --
Staying Secure --
Troubleshooting Problems --
Keeping Your iMac Up and Running --
Appendix A --
Useful Web Sites --
Appendix B --
Keyboard Shortcuts --
Index.
Series Title: Portable genius.
Other Titles: IMac portable genious
Responsibility: Kate Binder, Guy Hart-Davis.

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