My OS X (El Capitan Edition)


Author: John Ray
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780789756336
Category:
Page: 544
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My OS X is filled with beginning through intermediate tasks, presented in a thorough step-by-step format, that guide you through learning everything you need to know to use the El Capitan release of OS X. The goal is not to teach you how to type or click a mouse but how to configure network settings, customize your desktop, use built-in apps, optimize battery life, set up backup solutions, and much more. In My OS X, you will find: Step-by-step instructions with callouts to OS X photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into hardware or operating system problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from OS X. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping OS X working just the way you want. The tasks include: Managing, arranging, and tagging your files Staying informed and productive with Notification Center Creating and navigating virtual workspaces in Mission Control Opening and organizing apps with Launchpad Accessing network devices and resources Activating and using iCloud services Communicating online with email, instant messaging, and video Keeping appointments with Calendar and Reminders Planning trips and checking traffic with Maps Keeping up-to-date with friends and family via Twitter and Facebook Downloading and enjoying music, movies, books, and more Sharing purchases with your family Challenging your friends to games with Game Center Working seamlessly with iOS Devices with Handoff and AirDrop Protecting and securing your system and data Expanding your system with peripheral devices Troubleshooting common system problems

OS X El Capitan: The Missing Manual


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491952156
Category: Computers
Page: 846
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With El Capitan, Apple brings never-before-seen features to OS X—like a split-screen desktop, improved window controls, and amazing graphics. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use key new features such as swiping gestures, Notes, a new Spotlight search system, the Safari pinning feature, and Split View. Missing Manuals creator David Pogue is one of the most widely recognized technology authors in the world. A former New York Times technology columnist, he founded and now produces videos for Yahoo Tech.

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


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449330290
Category: Computers
Page: 743
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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.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra


Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119471338
Category: Computers
Page: 352
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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.

MacOS High Sierra For Dummies


Author: Bob LeVitus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119417139
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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From the absolute basics to advanced techniques, this book shows you everything you need to know to turn your Mac into an extension of your brain.

Mac OS X for Absolute Beginners


Author: Wallace Wang
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484219126
Category: Computers
Page: 490
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Best-selling author Wallace Wang teaches you how to use El Capitan, the latest version of the Mac operating system, in everyday situations. This book shows you, the beginner Mac user, how to get up and running, operate, and work day-to-day on your Mac. You will learn how to run applications, manage windows and files, work with the internet, and more. You will even learn how to use your Mac with an iPhone and an Apple watch. If you've ever felt that you couldn't learn how to use a Mac, this is your opportunity to give it a go. What you’ll learn How to get up and running with Mac OS X El Capitan How to navigate and manage views How to manage your files What entertainment options are available to you, and how to use them How to maintain your Mac How to work with iPhone and Apple watch. Who This Book Is For Anyone who wants to learn how to use OS X El Capitan. No previous experience is required.

OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948523
Category: Computers
Page: 878
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With Yosemite, Apple has unleashed the most innovative version of OS X yet—and once again, David Pogue brings his expertise and humor to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Mac OS X 10.10 includes more innovations from the iPad and adds a variety of new features throughout the operating system. This updated edition covers it all with something new on practically every page. Get the scoop on Yosemite’s big-ticket changes Learn enhancements to existing applications, such as Safari and Mail Take advantage of shortcuts and undocumented tricks Use power user tips for networking, file sharing, and building your own services

MacBook For Dummies


Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119417260
Category: Computers
Page: 432
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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: The Missing Manual

The Book that Should Have Been in the Box
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1492031984
Category: Computers
Page: 888
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With High Sierra, Apple has taken its macOS operating system to new heights. From Apple’s efficient new file system to improved video streaming and support for virtual reality, this latest macOS version provides features improve your experience. And 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 macOS 10.13 operating system, this new edition covers everything High Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introductions to the best and brightest macOS apps, including Siri, Safari, iCloud, FaceTime, and AirDrop. Get the whole picture. Learn more efficient ways to navigate, organize, and edit your photos with new features in the Photos app. Go in-depth. Take advantage of Apple’s new graphics technology, and its support for virtual reality.Gain real insight. David Pogue doesn't just tell you how to use macOS features. You’ll also learn why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.i

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition

The Missing Manual
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449383084
Category: Computers
Page: 652
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Is Windows giving you pause? Ready to make the leap to the Mac instead? There has never been a better time to switch from Windows to Mac, and this incomparable guide will help you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X. Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. No viruses, worms, or spyware. No questionable firewalls, inefficient permissions, or other strange features. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you're using Windows XP or Vista, we've got you covered. If you're ready to take on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the latest edition of this bestselling guide tells you everything you need to know: Transferring your stuff -- Moving photos, MP3s, and Microsoft Office documents is the easy part. This book gets you through the tricky things: extracting your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files. Re-creating your software suite -- Big-name programs (Word, Photoshop, Firefox, Dreamweaver, and so on) are available in both Mac and Windows versions, but hundreds of other programs are available only for Windows. This guide identifies the Mac equivalents and explains how to move your data to them. Learning Snow Leopard -- Once you've moved into the Mac, a final task awaits: Learning your way around. Fortunately, you're in good hands with the author of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling guide to the Macintosh. Moving from Windows to a Mac successfully and painlessly is the one thing Apple does not deliver. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition is your ticket to a new computing experience.

OS X El Capitan


Author: Chris Kennedy
Publisher: Questing Vole Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Computers
Page: 438
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Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to OS X El Capitan is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, Finder, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. A Windows glossary makes switching to Mac (mostly) painless, and keyboard mavens will find a complete list of keyboard shortcuts. New features covered include Split View, Photos, Force click, natural-language queries, the new system font, System Integrity Protection, pointer magnification, two-factor authentication, and updates to Mission Control, Spotlight, Mail, Notes, Safari, Maps, Calendar, Disk Utility, and Finder. - See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders. - Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows, desktops, and displays. - Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access. - Tag your files to make them easy to sort and find. - Use Finder tabs to declutter your desktop. - See all your notifications in one place. - Spread your work over multiple displays. - Enhance and customize OS X with extensions. - Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your files and settings online. - Share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases freely with your family. - Organize, view, edit, sync, and share your photos. - Sync your files, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your Mac, Windows PC, and iOS devices. - Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, online sources, and more. - Dictate anywhere that you can type. - Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network. - Post to Facebook and Twitter right from the app you're using. - Mirror your Mac's screen to your HDTV wirelessly via AirPlay, or use your HDTV as a full-fledged display, complete with dock and menu bar. - Share files and printers on your home network. - Move seamlessly between your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, or use them together. - Connect to wireless networks with a couple of clicks. - Set up and manage printers, scanners, and other devices. - Download and install OS X, apps, and updates from the Mac App Store. - Secure your data from thieves and snoops. - Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers. - Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable. Contents 1. OS X Basics 2. The Desktop 3. System Preferences 4. Files, Folders & Drives 5. Programs & Documents 6. Printing, Faxing & Fonts 7. Networks & Sharing 8. Online Connections 9. Security & Privacy 10. Maintenance & Backups 11. Switching from Windows 12. Keyboard Shortcuts

Snow Leopard Server


Author: Daniel Eran Dilger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470604255
Category: Computers
Page: 976
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In-depth guide to all aspects of handling Apple's newest big cat Whether you manage a large enterprise server or your own Macs at home or in a small office, this book has what you need to understand Apple's new Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server inside and out. Crammed with information, this detailed guide presents best practices and insights that have been field-tested by author Daniel Dilger, a professional administrator and Apple developer. You'll soon learn to deploy, administer, and update Apple's powerful new cat. Get to know Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server, Apple's scalable, 64-bit UNIX-based operating system, and the most powerful Mac OS X version yet Explains all aspects, both hardware and software Shows how to host Web 2.0 applications, crunch tons of data, or centralize the day-to-day activities of a software development team Covers installation and configuration, account authentication and authorization, using open directory, using print and file services, managing accounts and deployment, and using Apple Remote Desktop, Enterprise solutions, and command line control Explores open source applications such as iChat Theater, Mail, iCal, Podcast Producer, and more Keep Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server purring with this practical guide. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

OS X Mavericks


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Incorporated
ISBN: 9781449362249
Category: Computers
Page: 861
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Demonstrates the OS X 10.9 Mavericks operating system's basic features, including Internet access, file management, configuring the desktop, networking, installing peripherals, file sharing, and working with applications.

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition

The Missing Manual
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449379070
Category: Computers
Page: 866
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You can set your watch to it: As soon as Apple comes out with another version of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover it with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.4, better known as Tiger, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing's too fast for Pogue and Mac OS X: The Missing Manual. There are many reasons why this is the most popular computer book of all time. With its hallmark objectivity, the Tiger Edition thoroughly explores the latest features to grace the Mac OS. Which ones work well and which do not? What should you look for? This book tackles Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps you find anything on your computer; iChat AV for videoconferencing; Automator for automating repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and the hundreds of smaller tweaks and changes, good and bad, that Apple's marketing never bothers to mention. Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition is the authoritative book that's ideal for every user, including people coming to the Mac for the first time. Our guide offers an ideal introduction that demystifies the Dock, the unfamiliar Mac OS X folder structure, and the entirely new Mail application. There are also mini-manuals on iLife applications such as iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, those much-heralded digital media programs, and a tutorial for Safari, Mac's own web browser. And plenty more: learn to configure Mac OS X using the System Preferences application, keep your Mac secure with FileVault, and learn about Tiger's enhanced Firewall capabilities. If you're so inclined, this Missing Manual also offers an easy introduction to the Terminal application for issuing basic Unix commands. There's something new on practically every page, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Mac's brought a new cat to town and we have a great new way to tame it.

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
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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.

Photos for Mac and IOS: The Missing Manual


Author: Lesa Snider
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491927348
Category: Computers
Page: 336
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Apple’s new Photos app lets you do a whole lot more than simply store and edit pictures and videos on a Mac or iOS device. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to import, organize, and share your digital memories, as well as how to improve, print, and use your photos in creative projects. With Lesa Snider’s step-by-step instructions and expert advice, you’ll master Photos and tame your image library—and have fun along the way! The important stuff you need to know: Migrate from iPhoto. Learn how to make a quick and smooth transition. Organize your collection with ease. Master the many ways to import, group, and categorize images—and set up iCloud Family Sharing. Find your photos quickly. Employ Photos’ powerful labeling, keyword and facial recognition features to optimize searches. Sharpen your editing skills. Skillfully use Photos’ impressive image- and video-editing tools on your Mac or iOS device. Access photos anywhere. Sync your library to all of your Apple devices so your photos travel with you wherever you go. Share them online. Show your shots to everyone on your list by using shared albums, creating web galleries, posting them on Facebook, and more. Dive into creative projects. Build pro-level slideshows to share with others, and create gorgeous gift books, calendars, and cards.

iMac For Dummies


Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764584589
Category: Computers
Page: 408
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Meet Sherlock,(r) go on Safari, and Spotlight your search Get online, move files from your old system, and start using cool iMac tools The iMac G5 looks like a modern art sculpture, and wow, how it can modernize your life! Unpack the box, grab this book, and get familiar with the Dock, streamlining your searches with Spotlight, creating a .Mac Web page, exploring all the iLife applications, building a network, and keeping your iMac healthy. Discover how to * Set up and configure your iMac G5 * Use iMovie(r), iDVD(r), iTunes(r), iPhoto, and GarageBand * Stay in touch using iChat AV * Take advantage of Safari RSS feeds * Work with wireless devices

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, El Capitan Edition


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491955082
Category: Computers
Page: 808
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Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn't—everything you need to know to successfully and painlessly move your files and adapt to Mac's way of doing things. Written with wit and objectivity by Missing Manual series creator and bestselling author David Pogue, this book will have you up and running on your new Mac in no time.

Mac OS X and IOS Internals

To the Apple's Core
Author: Jonathan Levin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118057651
Category: Computers
Page: 828
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Presents an architectural overview of Mac OS X and iOS, covering such topics as system startup, processes, security, internal apps, XNU, and device drivers.

OS X Support Essentials 10. 11 - Apple Pro Training Series

Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X El Capitan
Author: Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134428208
Category:
Page: 936
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This is the official curriculum of the Apple El Capitan 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.11 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.11 certification--as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X El Capitan. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of El Capitan and is part of the Apple Pro Training series--the only Apple-certified books the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the El Capitan operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring El Capitan 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. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X El Capitan. 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 summarizing what you've learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.