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

OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948515
Category: Computers
Page: 878
View: 3170

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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

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948124
Category: Computers
Page: 816
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What makes Windows refugees decide to get a Mac? Enthusiastic friends? The Apple Stores? Great-looking laptops? A "halo effect" from the popularity of iPhones and iPads? The absence of viruses and spyware? The freedom to run Windows on a Mac? In any case, there’s never been a better time to switch to OS X—and there’s never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it. The important stuff you need to know: Transfer your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac by cable, network, or disk is the easy part. But how do you extract your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files? Now you’ll know. Recreate your software suite. Many of the PC programs you’ve been using are Windows-only. Discover the Mac equivalents and learn how to move data to them. Learn Yosemite. Apple’s latest operating system is faster, smarter, and more in tune with iPads and iPhones. If Yosemite has it, this book covers it. Get the expert view. Learn from Missing Manuals creator David Pogue—author of OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling Mac book on earth.

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

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.

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.

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual


Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449372902
Category: Computers
Page: 880
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What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. The important stuff you need to know: Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud Keychain. iTunes Radio. Maps. iBooks. Automatic app updating. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Nips and tucks. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notification Center,Messages, Time Machine… Shortcuts. Meet the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power users. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X’s Unix chassis—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them.

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.

macOS High Sierra: The Missing Manual

The book that should have been in the box
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1492031968
Category: Computers
Page: 896
View: 6726

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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

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.

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.

Office 2013: The Missing Manual


Author: Nancy Conner,Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449359434
Category: Computers
Page: 1050
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Microsoft Office is the most widely used productivity software in the world, but most people just know the basics. This helpful guide gets you started with the programs in Office 2013, and provides lots of power-user tips and tricks when you’re ready for more. You’ll learn about Office’s new templates and themes, touchscreen features, and other advances, including Excel’s Quick Analysis tool. The important stuff you need to know: Create professional-looking documents. Use Word to craft reports, newsletters, and brochures for the Web and desktop. Stay organized. Set up Outlook to track your email, contacts, appointments, and tasks. Work faster with Excel. Determine the best way to present your data with the new Quick Analysis tool. Make inspiring presentations. Build PowerPoint slideshows with video and audio clips, charts and graphs, and animations. Share your Access database. Design a custom database and let other people view it in their web browsers. Get to know the whole suite. Use other handy Office tools: Publisher, OneNote, and a full range of Office Web Apps. Create and share documents in the cloud. Upload and work with your Office files in Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

My Photos for Mac


Author: Michael Grothaus
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0134077172
Category: Photography
Page: 336
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COVERS Photos for OS X® Yosemite 10.10.3 and higher. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Photos screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into problems with Photos. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Photos. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with Photos for Mac. Learn how to: Import your photos from digital cameras, iPhones®, iPads®, and more Navigate your photos by Years, Collections, and Moments Search your photos by description, date, location, and more Organize your photos into albums Create Smart albums Create Faces collections to group photos of your friends and family together Store all your photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library Enhance and retouch your photos Add effects and filters to your photos Use Photos’ advanced editing tools Create printed books, cards, and calendars using your photos Create slideshows Share your photos online via iCloud, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and more

Windows Vista

The Missing Manual
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596528272
Category: Computers
Page: 827
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Offers coverage of all five versions of Windows Vista, offering a guide to help users navigate the desktop, deal with the new user interface and search functions, use the Media Center, deal with the new Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browser, and build a netw

Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite


Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118991273
Category: Computers
Page: 352
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Take a guided tour of Yosemite to discover just how much your Mac can do Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite is the perfect introduction to Apple's operating system. With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, this book walks you through the new OS X 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 the Game Center, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control and the App Store. 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 Yosemite. Yosemite is the latest incarnation of Apple's OS X, 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 Yosemite can do for you. Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite is your guide, from the fundamentals to the neat little tricks that make the Mac experience something far beyond computing. Customize your Mac to better suit your workflow Discover the newest updates to your favorite tools Get to know your way around Mission Control and the App Store Accomplish more in less time, and make the most of your Mac Like any computer, your Mac is a tool. 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 – master your Mac with Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite.

IPhoto: The Missing Manual

2014 Release, Covers IPhoto 9.5 for Mac and 2.0 for IOS 7
Author: David Pogue,Lesa Snider
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491948426
Category: Computers
Page: 464
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This new edition covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and iPhoto 2.0 for iOS 7. (iPhoto is not available in iOS 8.) Whether you’re on a Mac or iOS 7 device, iPhoto now makes it easier than ever to organize, edit, publish, print, and share your photos—but neither version of the program offers a manual to help you get going. Fortunately, David Pogue and Lesa Snider offer a clear and objective guide to iPhoto in this witty, authoritative book. The important stuff you need to know Organize your collection. Group your pictures by events, albums, people, or places. Sharpen your editing skills. Use all of iPhoto’s editing options, whether you’re on a Mac or on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch running iOS 7. Dive into new features. Learn about the enhanced mapping system, new slideshow themes, and streamlined printing. Compare your photos. View multiple shots side by side to determine which is best. Share your shots online. Post photos on iCloud or Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, and other social sites. Keep web journals. Create snazzy, customizable online scrapbook pages. Create projects. Have fun building slideshows, gift books, calendars, and cards.

R in a Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference
Author: Joseph Adler
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449358225
Category: Computers
Page: 724
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If you’re considering R for statistical computing and data visualization, this book provides a quick and practical guide to just about everything you can do with the open source R language and software environment. You’ll learn how to write R functions and use R packages to help you prepare, visualize, and analyze data. Author Joseph Adler illustrates each process with a wealth of examples from medicine, business, and sports. Updated for R 2.14 and 2.15, this second edition includes new and expanded chapters on R performance, the ggplot2 data visualization package, and parallel R computing with Hadoop. Get started quickly with an R tutorial and hundreds of examples Explore R syntax, objects, and other language details Find thousands of user-contributed R packages online, including Bioconductor Learn how to use R to prepare data for analysis Visualize your data with R’s graphics, lattice, and ggplot2 packages Use R to calculate statistical fests, fit models, and compute probability distributions Speed up intensive computations by writing parallel R programs for Hadoop Get a complete desktop reference to R

Mac OS X Yosemite for Seniors

Learn Step by Step How to Work with Mac OS X Yosemite
Author: Studio Visual Steps
Publisher: Visual Steps B V
ISBN: 9789059053601
Category: Computers
Page: 312
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Presents a guide to using the Mac OS X Yosemite operating system for senior citizens, covering such topics as customizing computer settings, sending and receiving email, exploring the Internet, and working with folders and files.

Apple Confidential 2.0

The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company
Author: Owen W. Linzmayer
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593270100
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 344
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Chronicles the best and the worst of Apple Computer's remarkable story.

IMovie 6 & IDVD

The Missing Manual
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596527266
Category: Computers
Page: 499
View: 9921

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Explains how to use the Macintosh video production programs to capture and edit digital videos, apply effects, create DVD menus, and burn DVDs.