No matter how much Mac experience you have, Mac OS X Leopard requires that you get reacquainted. This little guide is packed with more than 300 tips and techniques to help you do just that. You get all details you need to learn Leopard's new features, configure your system, and get the most out of your Mac. Pronto. Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide offers an easy-to-read format for users of all levels. If you're a Mac newcomer, there's a Survival Guide that explains how to adapt, and a chapter on Mac OS X's key features. Experienced Mac users can go right to the heart of Leopard with chapters on system preferences, applications and utilities, and configuring. In all, plenty of tables, concise descriptions, and step-by-step instructions explain: What's new in Leopard, including the Time Machine How to use Leopard's totally revamped Finder All about Spaces and how to quickly flip between them How to search for and find things with Spotlight How to use Leopard's enhanced Parental Controls Handy keyboard shortcuts to help you be more efficient Quick tips for setting up and configuring your Mac to make it your own If you're ready to tame Apple's new cat, this is the guide you want.
This low-priced, pocket-sized, handy guide is packed with bite-sized chunks of practical information for people who want to jump in and master Snow Leopard, the fastest and most powerful Mac OS X to date. Written by Mac expert Jeff Carlson, this essential companion features snappy writing, eye-catching graphics, and a fresh design that walks readers through the most common Snow Leopard tasks.
Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime user, this handy book is the quickest way to get up to speed on Snow Leopard. Packed with concise information in an easy-to-read format, Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide covers what you need to know and is an ideal resource for problem-solving on the fly. This book goes right to the heart of Snow Leopard, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and more. Learn about new features and changes since the original Leopard release Get quick tips for setting up and customizing your Mac's configuration Solve problems with the handy reference to the fundamentals of the Finder, Dock, and more Understand how to manage user accounts Work more efficiently using keyboard shortcuts Take advantage of MobileMe, Apple's online suite of services and tools
If you want to get the very most out of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work. Want to quickly access the most useful features, apps, and utilities? Customize the desktop and make it your own? Install Xcode Developer Tools or learn UNIX tricks? Automate repetitive tasks? You'll find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts and tools that will save you loads of time and let you enjoy your Mac OS X Snow Leopard to the max.
Get to know Snow Leopard and make the most of your Mac Snow Leopard has a few new tricks up its sleeve, so whether you're new to Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac expert Bob LeVitus has tips you'll appreciate. Learn how to start up your Mac, get to know the Dock and Finder, work your way through windows and dialogs, and organize and manage files and folders. Open the book and find: How to navigate around the Finder, Dock, and desktop Tips for opening, closing, resizing, and moving windows Steps for keeping Snow Leopard organized How to back up your system with Time Machine® Troubleshooting advice
With the addition of features and multi-touch gestures first pioneered on the iPhone and iPad, Lion is truly different than any other Mac OS. This handy guide is packed with concise information to help you quickly get started with Lion, whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime user. Once you learn the essentials, you can use this book as a resource for problem-solving on the fly. Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guide goes right to the heart of Lion, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and many other features—all in an easy-to-read format. Learn what’s new, including Lion's iOS-inspired features Get quick tips for configuring and customizing your Mac Solve problems with a quick guide to the fundamentals like the Finder and Dock Use keyboard shortcuts to work more efficiently Take advantage of Lion's built-in applications and utilities Manage user accounts and passwords
The Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guide is an indispensable quick reference guide that is packed with bite-sized chunks of practical information for people who want to jump in and start working and playing with OS X Lion. The attractive price and accessible content make this the perfect learning companion and reference guide. Written by Mac expert Jeff Carlson, this essential guide features snappy writing, eye-catching graphics, and an elegant design that walks readers through the most common OS X Lion tasks. The Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guide covers all of the key new features of OS X Lion including Multi-Touch Gestures, Launchpad, Mission Control, the App Store, Mail, and much more.
This low-priced, handy guide is packed with practical guidance for people who want to jump in and start using the OS X Mountain Lion. Written by Jeff Carlson, this essential companion features snappy writing, eye-catching graphics, and a clean design to help readers get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion. Jeff guides readers through Apple's OS X Mountain Lion, showing you how to: Download, set up, and starting using Mountain Lion. Manage files with iCloud. Swipe, pinch, and scroll: Master Mountain Lion's Mult-Touch gestures. Install applications from the Mac App Store, and stay safe with Gatekeeper. Stay in touch: Enjoy video calls with family and friends with FaceTime and chat them up with Messages. Don't miss another email, calendar alert, or friend request with Notification Center. Show off your gaming skills through Game Center. In addition, Jeff offers plenty of tips and tricks for getting the most from Mountain Lion.