Your trusted tour guide to macOS Sierra macOS is the engine that runs your Mac, so it's a good idea to know a bit about how it works. Fully updated to cover macOS Sierra, this long-time bestseller is the map you need to navigate Apple's operating system. Whether you're exploring macOS for the first time, more » looking for shortcuts to speed up common tasks, or trying to fix a common problem, macOS Sierra For Dummies provides easy-to-follow answers to all your questions.
Written by Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, a well-known tech columnist and Mac expert, this hands-on guide offers how-to information on the classic elements that help run Macs as well as timesaving tips on working with all the major changes that come with Sierra. The book begins with a plain-English explanation of the basics of the macOS desktop and goes on to cover everything from finding files faster, making the most of organization and communication tools, getting your Mac on a network, adding music, movies, and books, and so much more. In short: life with your Mac is about to get so much easier and more efficient!
* Get acquainted with the newest and classic features of macOS Sierra
* Discover shortcuts for saving time when working on your Mac
* Learn how popular mobile tools like Siri and Apple Pay are now part of macOS
* Use the latest creative and productivity tools that come with Sierra
* Find helpful troubleshooting and safety tips
With the help of this bestselling guide, you'll learn not only how to do it, but how to do it better on macOS Sierra. « less
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 more » OS X - and there's never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it. « less
You're still a little giddy from finally scoring your new iMac, and you can't wait to get started. Even if you're already in love with your iMac, it helps to have a little guidance to really get the most out of this ultimate all-in-one computer. This updated edition of iMac For Dummies is the ideal way more » to learn the iMac fundamentals from setting up and personalizing your machine to importing files, making FaceTime video calls, surfing the web, using your favorite programs and apps, and everything in between.
Trusted Mac guru Mark L. Chambers guides you through the latest iMac features and explains how to navigate OS X, work with files and folders, back up your important stuff with iCloud, add apps from the Mac App Store, get creative with iLife and iWork applications, and tons more. « less
It's a Mac world out there. But if you haven't read the instruction manual, you may be neglecting some of your computer's coolest features. Turn to Macs All-in-One For Dummies' jam-packed guide to access the incredible tools within your computer. With this fully updated reference, you will learn how more » to use Launchpad and Mission Control; protect your Mac; back up and restore data with Time Machine; sync across devices in iCloud; import, organize, and share photos; direct in iMovie; compose in GarageBand; and so much more. The possibilities are endless with such a powerful tool. « less
Discover what makes Macs superior computing machines. Learn the basics, from mastering the Dock and customizing OS X, to iCloud syncing and backing up with Time Machine. You'll suddenly find your computer fun again as you make FaceTime calls and explore iLife. Plus, you'll find out that switching to more » OS X doesn't mean leaving your favorite Windows programs behind. Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition contains everything for the beginner or intermediate Mac user, including information about new features like the Thunderbolt port and the complete redesign of the Mac Pro. « less
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 more » edition covers it all with something new on practically every page. « less
Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of OS X Mountain Lion
Want to take real control of your Mac? The hacks in this book help you dig below the surface to tweak system preferences, mount drives and devices, and generally do things with your system that Apple doesn't expect you to do. With a little effort, you can make your Mac and its applications perform exactly more » the way you want them to.
There are more than 50 hacks in this book that show you how to fine-tune the interface, work with multimedia, set up your network, boost security, and perform a few tricks with Unix. « less
Learn the skills, tools and shortcuts you need in order to make the most of your MacBook Pro
This easy-to-use, compact guide skips the fluff and gets right to the essentials so that you can maximize all the latest features of the MacBook Pro. Packed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, more » this handy book aims to help you increase your productivity and save you time and hassle. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications and more, this book shows you what you want to know.
* Includes the latest version of OS X, iCloud, FaceTime, and more
* Covers all the essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more
* Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time
MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 5th Edition puts you well on the way to being a pro at using your MacBook Pro! « less
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 Radioâbut not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling more » Mac book for over 11 years straight. « less
Over 400 Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks for Apple OS X
Mac Kung Fu: Second Edition will blow your mind with secret hacks never before made public and little-known tricks that will change the way you work forever. From big tasks through everyday jobs, this book will improve your productivity and refine your workflow. You'll customize and manage the OS X interface, more » boost the power of built-in apps, efficiently handle the filesystem, implement important security tricks, and much more. « less