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Macs portable genius

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, ©2010.
Series: Portable genius.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
This volume demonstrates to readers "how to get more out of their Mac by learning how to access all the really powerful and time saving features that aren't obvious at a casual glance. [This book presents] how to avoid the Mac's more annoying character traits and, in those cases where such behavior can't be avoided, how to work around them. [This work shows] how to prevent Mac problems from occurring, and how to fix  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McFedries
ISBN: 9780470874028 0470874023
OCLC Number: 636910403
Notes: Includes index.
Previous edition: published as Macs. 2008.
Description: xx, 331 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. How do I connect and configure devices? Using an external display --
Connecting two Macs directly --
Connecting and sharing a printer --
Connecting and sharing a fax modem --
Working with imaging devices --
2. How do I connect my Mac with Bluetooth devices Finding your Bluetooth connection --
Adding a Bluetooth adapter --
Working with Bluetooth devices --
Exchanging files using Bluetooth --
3. How do I synchronize my Mac with other devices? Synchronizing with an iPod, iPad, or iPhone --
Synchronizing with a Bluetooth cell phone --
Synchronizing with MobileMe --
4. How can I get more out of the Web? Making site navigation easier --
Getting more out of bookmarks --
Saving pages for later use --
Enhancing Safari privacy --
5. How do I use my Mac to organize my real life? Managing your contacts --
Managing your appointments --
6. How do I use my Mac to organize my online life? Getting more out of MobileMe --
Creating your own Web site --
7. Can my Mac help me communicate more effectively? Improving your e-mail life --
Chatting and videoconferencing --
8. How do I keep my Mac running smoothly? Routine Mac maintenance --
More Mac maintenance --
Backing up your Mac --
9. Can I upgrade my Mac? Using system profiler to see your current hardware --
Upgrading your iMac memory --
Upgrading your MacBook --
Upgrading your MacBook Air --
Upgrading your Mac Pro --
10. How do I solve Mac software problems. General software troubleshooting techniques --
Monitoring your Mac to look for problems --
More troubleshooting techniques to try --
Mac software problems (and their solutions) --
11. How do I solve Mac hardware problems? Before the fall : preparing for trouble --
General hardware troubleshooting techniques --
Mac hardware problems (and their solutions) --
12. How do I run Windows on my Mac? Why run Windows? --
Dual-boot or virtualization (or both!)? --
Dual-booting with Boot Camp --
Running Windows with Parallels Desktop --
Appendix A: Mac online resources --
Appendix B: Mac shortcut keys.
Series Title: Portable genius.
Responsibility: by Paul McFedries.


Facts, tips, and secrets for using the powerful-but less obvious-features of a Mac Packed with tricks, tools, and shortcuts that you may not discover by simply working with a program or software on  Read more...
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