OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

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.

Table of Contents
Part One: The OS X Desktop
Chapter 1. Folders & Windows
Chapter 2. Organizing Your Stuff
Chapter 3. Spotlight
Chapter 4. Dock, Desktop & Toolbars

Part Two: Programs in OS X
Chapter 5. Documents, Programs & Mission Control
Chapter 6. Data: Typing, Dictating, Sharing & Backing Up
Chapter 7. Automator, AppleScript & Services
Chapter 8. Windows on Macintosh

Part Three: The Components of OS X
Chapter 9. System Preferences
Chapter 10. Notifications
Chapter 11. The Free Programs of OS X
Chapter 12. CDs, DVDs & iTunes

Part Four: The Technologies of OS X
Chapter 13. Accounts, Security & Gatekeeper
Chapter 14. Networking, File Sharing & AirDrop
Chapter 15. Graphics, Fonts & Printing
Chapter 16. Sound, Movies & Speech

Part Five: OS X Online
Chapter 17. Internet Setup & iCloud
Chapter 18. Mail & Contacts
Chapter 19. Safari
Chapter 20. Messages
Chapter 21. SSH, FTP & VPN

Part Six: Appendixes
Appendix A. Installing OS X Mavericks
Appendix B. Troubleshooting
Appendix C. The Windows-to-Mac Dictionary
Appendix D. The Master OS X Secret Keystroke List

Book Details

  • Paperback: 880 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (December 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449362249
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449362249
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