Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition

The bestselling Mac book of all time, updated for OS X Mountain Lion and the latest hardware

More and more people are joining the ranks of Mac owners each year. This popular guidebook, as user-friendly as the Mac itself, has sold more than 1.3 million copies in previous editions. In this most recent version, popular author Edward C. Baig, Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY, covers OS X Mountain Lion, the newest MacBooks, updates to the iLife suite, and much more. All the basics are here, including setting up and navigating your Mac, using the Safari browser, making video calls with FaceTime, managing photos and videos, syncing with iCloud, and more.

  • Mac sales are booming, and this guide helps new users or those upgrading from an earlier version take full advantage of all the newest features
  • Covers the newest operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as the latest Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac Pro hardware
  • Shows how to set up your Mac, navigate the desktop, use the Dock, print or fax documents, surf the web with Safari, set up e-mail, use FaceTime and iMessage, sync devices with iCloud, run Windows on a Mac, and back up your files with Time Machine
  • Explores the newest version of the iLife suite; how to work with photos, videos, and music files; blogging and social networking; organizing your life with Reminders; setting up a network, and more

Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition will help you get the most from your new Mac, quickly and easily.

Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Macs
Chapter 1. Adventuring into the Mac World
Chapter 2. The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac
Chapter 3. Getting to the Core of the Apple
Chapter 4. Here a Mac, There a Mac, Everywhere a Mac Mac

Part II: Mac Daily Dealings
Chapter 5. Making the Mac Your Own
Chapter 6. Apple’s Feline Fetish
Chapter 7. Handling All That Busy Work
Chapter 8. Printing and Faxing

Part III: Rocketing into Cyberspace
Chapter 9. Stairway to the Internet
Chapter 10. Delivering the Goods on E-Mail
Chapter 11. Caught Up in the Web
Chapter 12. Joining iCloud, the Club That Will Have You for a Member
Chapter 13. Mounting a Defense Strategy

Part IV: Getting an iLife
Chapter 14. Living in an iTunes Nation
Chapter 15. Taking an iPhoto Close-Up
Chapter 16. Shooting an iMovie Screen Test
Chapter 17. The Show Must Go On

Part V: The Creepy Geeky Section
Chapter 18. Networking Madness
Chapter 19. Surviving in a Windows World
Chapter 20. Handling Trouble in Paradise

Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 21. Ten Clever Dashboard Widgets
Chapter 22. Ten Indispensable Mac Websites

Book Details

  • Series: Macs for Dummies
  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 12th Edition (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118517199
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118517192
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