Essential MacOS: High Sierra Edition

Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Elluminet Press

ISBN: 1911174398

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 9651

The twenty-first century offers more technology than we have ever seen before, but with new updates, and apps coming out every month, most Mac users don’t have time to keep up or figure everything out on their own and it can be quite overwhelming. Essential MacOS: High Sierra Edition is here to fill in the gaps. With comprehensive instruction for Macbooks, iMacs and Mac Pros, this step-by-step guide offers specifics in setting up, and effectively utilizing the latest Apple Operating System that will best help you achieve your goals. In addition, many illustrations and screenshots are included, allowing readers to digest information quickly and easily without feeling confused, wasting time, and getting discouraged. In this book, we’ll take a look at... Downloading, upgrading to High Sierra.Setting up your MacNavigating around your Mac with Docks, Finder, Dashboard, Spotlight and LaunchPadUsing touch gestures on trackpads, magic mouse, as well as some useful keyboard shortcutsUsing Handoff, MailDrop, Messages, Universal Clipboard, Auto Unlock and Apple PayThe AppStore, Pages, Keynote, iBooks and MapsUsing iCloudGetting to know SiriSecurity considerations, malware, and backing with Time MachineSetting up WiFi, using the internet, eMail, iMessage, and FaceTimeOrganising your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or iPhone with iTunes.Storing, organising, enhancing your photos, as well as sharing them on social mediaCreating photo albums, slideshows, photo books, greetings cards and calendarsGet starting with Apple Music and much more... So if you’ve been putting off updates to your Mac, or to your digital skills, or you recently bought a Mac, crack open Essential MacOS and dive in. With Kevin’s detailed instruction, helpful diagrams and screenshots, you’ll be well on your way to using your Mac with greater understanding and enhanced technical knowledge.

macOS Support Essentials 10.13 - Apple Pro Training Series

Supporting and Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra

Author: Arek Dreyer,Adam Karneboge

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0134855698

Category: Computers

Page: 864

View: 5243

This is the official curriculum of the Apple High Sierra 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.13 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.13 certification—as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS High Sierra. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of High Sierra and is part of the Apple Pro Training series—the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside macOS High Sierra. You will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring High Sierra to managing networks and system administration. Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you’ll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more—all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. This is a step-by-step guide that works through lessons designed to teach practical, real-world tasks, with lesson files let you practice as you learn.

OS X El Capitan For Dummies

Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119149630

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 9880

Get up to speed on the latest Mac OS Getting a new Mac and not knowing how to use it is like getting a remote controlled car for Christmas with no batteries. OS X For Dummies powers your understanding of the latest Mac operating system through straightforward, fun content that covers the basic features and functions you need to know. An essential text if you're not already familiar with Apple technology, this resource walks you through the fundamentals of Apple's Mac OS, shows you how to customize your workspace, work with the Dock, leverage the Finder and Finder Tabs, understand files, folders, and tags, find things with Spotlight, use Mission Control and Launchpad, organize your life through Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications, and much more. Apple is one of the most popular technology companies in the world, known for its ability to combine power and stability with style. Since all of Apple's products function according to its proprietary operating system, it's essential that you understand how to use the OS to make the most of your tech toys. Take your communication to the next level with email and messaging capabilities Enjoy multi-media entertainment by surfing the web and accessing movies, music, ebooks, and digital photos Let your creative side run free with Text Edit Create a seamless digital experience by connecting a printer, running multiple displays, networking, file sharing, backing up and restoring your system, and keeping your machine safe with Gatekeeper OS X For Dummies breaks down Apple's Mac operating system into bite-sized pieces, allowing you to digest small morsels of information that guide you in navigating your new Apple gadget.

Essential Kindle Fire

Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Elluminet Press

ISBN: 191117438X

Category: Computers

Page: 158

View: 3752

Learn to use your Kindle Fire the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point... Essential Kindle Fire is the essential guide to getting around Amazon’s Tablet and Ebook Reader. This book explores... The new 7th Generation KindlesSetting up your new KindleNavigating around the interfaceTouch gesturesConfiguring your WiFi,Keeping your kids safe when they use the device with Parental Controls and Child AccountsSetting up, sending and receiving emails using Yahoo, Gmail or HotmailBrowsing the web with Amazon Silk and Google ChromeCloud storage for your filesDownloading games and apps from the Amazon App StoreBuying, streaming and listening to music with Prime Music AppTransferring your own tunes from your PCBuying, streaming and watching videos, movies and TV programsBuying and reading books from the Kindle StoreBuying and reading magazines and newspapers with NewsstandTaking, editing and sharing photographs with Prime PhotosSkyping your friends on video chat & sharing on facebookand much more... Techniques are illustrated step-by-step using full color photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to the Kindle Fire. Whether you have just bought your first kindle or a keen user, this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use a Kindle like a pro.

macOS Support Essentials 10.12 - Apple Pro Training Series

Supporting and Troubleshooting macOS Sierra

Author: Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0134703316

Category: Computers

Page: 960

View: 8278

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Apple Pro Training Series: macOS Support Essentials 10.12 The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This is the official curriculum of the macOS Support Essentials 10.12 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification—as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Sierra. The only Apple-certified book on the market, this guide is designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users and takes you deep inside the macOS Sierra operating system. You’ll find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring macOS Sierra to managing networks and system administration—all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of macOS Sierra, including Siri and Optimized Storage. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download—including lesson review questions to help prepare you for the Apple certification exam. Web Edition provides full text of the book available online as part of our Content Update Program with revised content for significant software updates.

MacOS Sierra: The Missing Manual

The Book that Should Have Been in the Box

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491977213

Category: Computers

Page: 879

View: 3978

With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.

MacBook For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119417260

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 2736

Get the most out of your MacBook Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do. Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!

macOS High Sierra

Author: Chris Kennedy

Publisher: Questing Vole Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 218

View: 6729

macOS High Sierra

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449330290

Category: Computers

Page: 743

View: 1235

Demonstrates how to become adjusted to the Macintosh operating system and how to transfer data from a Windows system to a Macintosh, discussing topics such as moving files and Macintosh equivalents to Windows-only programs.

Essential Office 365

Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Elluminet Press

ISBN: 191117410X

Category: Computers

Page: 204

View: 547

Learn to use the new Office 2016 suite and Office 365 the easy way. Now in full color, this guide explores... Upgrading to Office 2016 and notable new features Getting started with Office Online using Sway, Docs, OneDrive, Mail & Calendar Constructing professional looking documents with Word 2016 Adding and using graphics, photographs and clipart Changing fonts, creating tables, graphs and formatting text Creating presentations for your lessons, lectures, speeches or business presentations using PowerPoint 2016 Adding animations and effects to PowerPoint slides Using Excel 2016 to create spreadsheets that analyse, present and manipulate data. Creating Excel charts, graphs, functions and formulas The basics of Microsoft Access databases Keeping in touch with friends, family and colleagues using Microsoft Outlook 2016 Maintaining calendars and keeping appointments with Outlook. Taking notes with OneNote and more... Clear instruction, and easy-to-follow tutorials with illustrated photographs, graphics and screen prints, guide you through the procedures every step of the way. If you want to get up and running quickly and easily with the new Office 2016 suite and Office 365, this is the guide you need.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119471338

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 8434

Take a guided tour of macOS High Sierra and discover just how much your Mac can do Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is the perfect introduction to Apple's operating system. With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, it walks you through the new macOS High Sierra and demonstrates the essential tasks you need to know. You'll learn how to manipulate Preferences to customize your experience, make the most of your digital media, and streamline your workflow while having a little fun. You'll tour Photos, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control, the App Store, and Siri. New Mac users will appreciate the straightforward instruction, while veteran users will enjoy getting up to speed on the latest features introduced or upgraded in macOS High Sierra. macOS High Sierra is the latest incarnation of Apple's macOS, boasting elegant new visuals, several new features, and more seamless integration of Mac and iOS devices. If you use a Mac, you're going to want a guided tour that shows you just what macOS can do for you. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is your go-to guide, from the fundamentals to the neat little tricks that make the Mac experience something far beyond computing. • Edit and enhance photos with the powerful new tools on the Photos app • Browse the web safely with Safari's new privacy features • Share files quickly and easily using iCloud Drive • Use Siri to accomplish more in less time Like any computer, your Mac is a tool. And like any tool, the more you know about it, the more you get out of it. Discover the beauty, simplicity, and sheer functionality that millions already enjoy—and get ready to master your Mac with Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra.

Practical Paranoia MacOS 10.13 Security Essentials

Author: Marc L Mintz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781949602005

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 7575

Completely updated for macOS 10.13 High Sierra. The best-selling, easiest, step-by-step, most comprehensive guide to securing your home or business macOS computers. Certified Apple Consultant Marc Mintz takes any macOS user through the process of fully encrypting and hardening the security of their computer and entire Internet experience.

IPad for Seniors in Easy Steps

Author: Nick Vandome

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: 9781840787900

Category: Computers and older people

Page: 192

View: 1739

Gives you all the essential information you need to know to make the most out of your iPad

Mac OS X Tiger For Dummies

Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471751380

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 7465

Mac OS X just keeps getting better! The newest cat in the pack, 10.4 Tiger, has new bells and whistles and terrific updates that make it even easier and more fun to use, which is why you won’t want to miss out on the helpful guidance this book has to offer. Written by “Dr. Mac” himself, veteran Macintosh expert Bob LeVitus, Mac OS X Tiger For Dummies is perfect whether you’re brand-new to the Mac or you’re a longtime Mac-thusiast. You’ll find sections on Basic Mac usage, including keyboard and mouse, menus, windows, the Dock, saving and backing up files, and getting around OS X Internet ins and outs, how to print from your Mac, and the how and why of System Preferences How to set up a network, share files, and troubleshoot problems Step-by-step installation instructions for OS X, and a lot more Bob LeVitus reaches over a million readers weekly with his “Dr. Mac” column in the Houston Chronicle, and his books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. In this one, he helps you Find your way around the new Finder, go Web surfing with the cool new Safari browser, and search smarter with Spotlight Use Preferences to personalize your system for the way you work Handle removable media, including CDs, DVDs, and even classic devices like zip drives Manage files, use file sharing, and protect your precious data —painlessly Take advantage of Dashboard widgets, navigate nested folders, and make the most of Tiger With the friendly and expert advice in this book, you’ll tame the Tiger in no time. Then, when you’re ready to delve deeper into some of the specific applications like digital media, check out other For Dummies guides, including iLife '04 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (ISBN 0-7645-7347-0).

MacOS Support Essentials 10. 13

Supporting and Troubleshooting Macos Sierra

Author: Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134713854

Category: Computers

Page: 960

View: 2459

This is a comprehensive, Apple-authorised guide to supporting, optimizing, and troubleshooting macOS Sierra (10.12), the most powerful version of Apple's Mac operating system. It's also the official curriculum for the macOS Support Essentials 10.12 course, and official preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification. Through practical, hands-on lessons, students will learn how to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more: all they need to professionally support macOS Sierra and systematically prepare for ACSP certification or recertification.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119245737

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 1671

Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll find out how to stay connected with family and friends, explore the Internet, create and print documents, watch your favorite movies, get apps from the App Store, and so much more. From advice on which Mac you should buy to getting started with set up and configurations, this hands-on, accessible guide covers everything needed to help you make the most of your new computer. You'll learn how to customize OS X El Capitan, work with files and folders, connect to a printer, use Safari to browse the web, and keep in touch through social media—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Set up your Mac and move around the desktop Make FaceTime calls and send emails Store photos and files using iCloud Play videos, music, and games With the help of Macs For Seniors For Dummies, you'll soon discover that you don't have to be a millennial to make a Mac your minion!

Essential Macs High Sierra Edition

The Illustrated Guide to Using Your Mac

Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911174608

Category: Computers

Page: 232

View: 8557

Essentials: High Sierra Edition is here to fill in the gaps. With comprehensive instruction for Macbooks, iMacs and Mac Pros, this step-by-step guide offers specifics in setting up, and effectively utilizing the latest Apple Operating System that will best help you achieve your goals.

iMac: For Seniors

Author: Matthew Hollinder

Publisher: Conceptual Kings

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 20

View: 9745

The iMac is an all in one desktop computer that is manufactured by Apple Inc. It has been one of Apple’s offerings since August 1998 and it has been through many different forms. Through the many forms, Apple has always pushed technology to improve the previous releases and it has always been a leader in the industry. The iMac computer can be a convenient unit for seniors as it contains all they need to get their various activities completed. All that is required is to search the app store to find what app they want at a particular time. This book will seek to cover some of the features of the iMac computer system and why it is a great choice for senior citizens. After reading this piece, the reader will be certain of the specific uses of the unit as it applies to older people.

Macs All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Joe Hutsko,Barbara Boyd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118825861

Category: Computers

Page: 864

View: 4172

Your all-in-one guide to unleashing your Mac’s full potential It’s a Mac world out there. But if you haven’t read the instruction manual, you may be neglecting some of your computer’s coolest features. Turn to Macs All-in-One For Dummies’ jam-packed guide to access the incredible tools within your computer. With this fully updated reference, you will learn how to use Launchpad and Mission Control; protect your Mac; back up and restore data with Time Machine; sync across devices in iCloud; import, organize, and share photos; direct in iMovie; compose in GarageBand; and so much more. The possibilities are endless with such a powerful tool. Includes 6 minibooks: Mac Basics, Online Communications, Beyond the Basics, Your Mac as a Multimedia Entertainment Center, Taking Care of Business, and Mac Networking Walks you through setting up and sending e-mail, surfing the web with Safari, organizing your files and folders, connecting to a network, creating Reminders and Notifications, finding your way with Maps, staying organized with Calendar and Notes, and customizing your Mac just the way you want it Features updated coverage of OS X Mavericks, the latest Macintosh computers, the newest versions of iLife and iWork, and noteworthy trends and tools on the market for this fourth edition Whether you’re new to the Apple craze or a dedicated Mac user from the onset, there’s something for everyone in this bestselling guide to making friends with your Mac.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118677870

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 8062

Clear instructions to help visual learners get started with their MacBook Pro Covering all the essential information you need to get up to speed with your MacBook Pro, this new edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on performing everyday tasks quickly and easily. From basics such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook Pro to more advanced tasks such as running Windows applications, this visual guide provides the help and support you need to confidently use your MacBook Pro to its full potential. Empowers you to perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Covers new hardware updates, the latest version of OS X, troubleshooting, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Walks you through working on the Mac desktop with Mission Control and Launchpad Explains how to download applications from the Mac App Store Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro, Second Edition is an ideal, fully illustrated guide for learning how to make the most of all your MacBook Pro has to offer.