iMac for Dummies

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iMac for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

440 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Jul 2012

ISBN-13: 9781118202715

ISBN-10: 1118202716

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The bestselling guide to the ultimate all-in-one computer--now updated and revised throughout

If you're looking for speed, performance, and power, the iMac is the ultimate all-in-one computer. From its superior performance, powerful operating system, and amazing applications, the iMac is one awesome machine, and the fun, friendly, and approachable style of "iMac For Dummies" is an ideal way to get started with the basics. You'll learn the fundamentals of the iMac including setting up and customizing your iMac and the software that comes with it, importing files from your old computer, sending and receiving e-mail, video calling, and more.Covers the latest iMac hardware, Mac OS X Lion, iCloud, and the Mac App StoreShows you how to surf the web with Safari and keep in touch by e-mail and FaceTime video callingDetails how to find and download music, videos, TV shows, and more from the iTunes StoreGets you up to speed with the newest versions of iLife and iWorkWalks you through storing and organizing digital photos, music, and other multimediaExplains how iCloud keeps everything, from your music to your documents, in syncDelves into creating a multi-user iMac and connecting to a wireless networkReviews troubleshooting tips and tricksShows you how to automate mundane tasks

With "iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition," you'll be able to proclaim, "iKnow" in no time

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Jul 2012
ISBN-13: 9781118202715
ISBN-10: 1118202716
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 440
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.48
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Introduction
Know Your iMac
Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird
Life! Give My iMac Life!
Introducing the Apple of Your iMac
Shaking Hands with Mac OS X
Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such
A Plethora of Powerful Fun
A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences
Searching amidst iMac Chaos
Connecting and Communicating
Let’s Go on Safari!
Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud
Hooking Up with Handy Helpers
Living the iLife
The Multimedia Joy of iTunes
The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto
Making Film History with iMovie
iDVD - Your DVD Movie Factory
Recording Your Hits with GarageBand
Creating a Website with iWeb
Getting Productive with iWork and Other Tools
Desktop Publishing with Pages
Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers
Building Presentations with Keynote
Creating a Multiuser iMac
Building (Or Joining) a Network
The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining
It Just . . . Sits . . . There
I Want to Add Stuff
Tackling the Housekeeping
Running Windows on Your iMac
The Part of Tens
Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac
Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague
Index
Bonus Chapter on the Companion Website
Bonus Chapter: Communicating with That Bluetooth Guy BC1

Book description

The bestselling guide to the ultimate all-in-one computer--now updated and revised throughout!

If you're looking for speed, performance, and power, the iMac is the ultimate all-in-one computer. From its superior performance, powerful operating system, and amazing applications, the iMac is one awesome machine, and the fun, friendly, and approachable style of iMac For Dummies is an ideal way to get started with the basics. You'll learn the fundamentals of the iMac including setting up and customizing your iMac and the software that comes with it, importing files from your old computer, sending and receiving e-mail, video calling, and more.

  • Covers the latest iMac hardware, Mac OS X Lion, iCloud, and the Mac App Store
  • Shows you how to surf the web with Safari and keep in touch by e-mail and FaceTime video calling
  • Details how to find and download music, videos, TV shows, and more from the iTunes Store
  • Gets you up to speed with the newest versions of iLife and iWork
  • Walks you through storing and organizing digital photos, music, and other multimedia
  • Explains how iCloud keeps everything, from your music to your documents, in sync
  • Delves into creating a multi-user iMac and connecting to a wireless network
  • Reviews troubleshooting tips and tricks
  • Shows you how to automate mundane tasks

With iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition, you'll be able to proclaim, "iKnow" in no time!

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