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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
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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.

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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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