Whether you're a first time Mac user or a seasoned Mac devotee, OS X El Capitan has something for everyone. The El Capitan update brings Mac OS X even closer to the look and feel of iOS (the operating system for Apple mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad). New features like Split View make it easier than ever to get things done, and design improvements make things look better than ever. Just like its cousin iOS 9, El Capitan features dramatic improvements to its Spotlight Search interface that make it more intuitive than ever to get the information you need.
Whether you are a new convert to Mac, still thinking about making the switch, or just want to learn more about Macs, this book will guide you through the Mac OS and help you see how making the switch really isn’t the great leap that you once thought it was. While this book was written for anyone new to Mac, it is especially geared for people who are switching to Mac from Windows. This book will show you the basics and show you how to do the common day tasks you know on Windows (like right clicking). It will also show you how to get your Mac in sync with your iPad or iPhone, and how to do everyday tasks like change background, find files, and performance tweaks to keep your Mac running like new. Please note, while every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, this book is not endorsed by Apple and should be consider unofficial.
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.
Apple Notes application was developed by the Apple and was provided on their iOS and OS X operating systems. This application can be used to make short text notes which can be coordinated to go across all devices by using the Apple iCloud Service. The application uses a similar user interface on both iOS and OS X using a textured looking background for the notes and light yellow icons. The application gives the user options to use different provided fonts and even customized fonts. Features can also be added such as images, attachments and hyperlinks can be added. This article will explore many of the features of the Notes 2016 application.
The upgrade is finally here, which is absolutely good news for all apple users. The iOS9 is Apple’s latest operating system operating on devices such as iPhone and iPhone. This new operating system was launched on September 16, 2015. The iOS9 is an enhanced version of the iOS8 and ios7. In comparison to the iOS8 the iOS9 boasts slightly improved content, upgraded features, better functionality, and performance enhancement. iOS9 most major focus was on “intelligence” and proactivity. This allows for the devices to act more like the user’s personal assistant, making recommendations, opening apps before the user realizing that he/she need it. Needless to say, as a result of these upgrades the operating system is expected to be more user-friendly.
Apple has launched it exciting and powerful Watch with features that are just unbelievable. It’s absolutely amazing operating system, watchOS is undeniably faster and more powerful. Apple has given users a variety of faces to select from, improved combination alternatives and incredible apps. Users have been provided with new opportunities to customize their watches, including adjusting the watch face to look and operate as they desire, making watchOS totally theirs. The watchOS is superior to its counterpart and users are enthralled by this superb device that has augmented their phones with its small crisp like size.
OS X is the operating system at the heart of Mac computers. The latest version, OS X El Capitan, builds on some of innovative functions and level of performance that were introduced with the previous version, OS X Yosemite, to provide a stylish, effective and powerful operating system for your Mac desktop or laptop computer. OS X El Capitan in easy steps opens up the gateway to the foundations of OS X: the Dock and the Finder. Then, it reveals a raft of ways in which you can make the most of OS X El Capitan: Multi-Touch navigation options for getting around in OS X El Capitan.Working with and managing your apps.Productivity options on your Mac.Getting online with Safari, Mail, Messages and FaceTime.Managing your digital lifestyle for photos, music, video, books and games.The invaluable iCloud online function for backing up and sharing your files. There is also a chapter on troubleshooting and keeping your El Capitan in tiptop shape. OS X El Capitan in easy steps also covers the new features in the operating system, which include: Split view functionality, so that you can work with two apps at the same time.A streamlined Mission Control function for managing your open apps and Desktop.An improved Notes app that can be used to add photos, videos, web page addresses and map details from the Maps app.Enhanced Spotlight search functionality that can produce results from an increased number of sources.An updated Mail app that can be used in full-screen and supports swipe gestures for managing your Inbox.Additional editing options in the Photos app.An enhanced Safari app for browsing the web, including an option for pinning your favourite websites so that they are readily available and open in the background. Whether you’re new to the Mac or just upgrading, use this book to master the essentials and then unleash the power of OS X El Capitan. Covers OS X El Capitan (10.11)
Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn't—everything you need to know to successfully and painlessly move your files and adapt to Mac's way of doing things. Written with wit and objectivity by Missing Manual series creator and bestselling author David Pogue, this book will have you up and running on your new Mac in no time.
Get up to speed on the latest Mac OS Getting a new Mac and not knowing how to use it is like getting a remote controlled car for Christmas with no batteries. OS X For Dummies powers your understanding of the latest Mac operating system through straightforward, fun content that covers the basic features and functions you need to know. An essential text if you're not already familiar with Apple technology, this resource walks you through the fundamentals of Apple's Mac OS, shows you how to customize your workspace, work with the Dock, leverage the Finder and Finder Tabs, understand files, folders, and tags, find things with Spotlight, use Mission Control and Launchpad, organize your life through Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications, and much more. Apple is one of the most popular technology companies in the world, known for its ability to combine power and stability with style. Since all of Apple's products function according to its proprietary operating system, it's essential that you understand how to use the OS to make the most of your tech toys. Take your communication to the next level with email and messaging capabilities Enjoy multi-media entertainment by surfing the web and accessing movies, music, ebooks, and digital photos Let your creative side run free with Text Edit Create a seamless digital experience by connecting a printer, running multiple displays, networking, file sharing, backing up and restoring your system, and keeping your machine safe with Gatekeeper OS X For Dummies breaks down Apple's Mac operating system into bite-sized pieces, allowing you to digest small morsels of information that guide you in navigating your new Apple gadget.
Readers master the latest information for working on Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linux platforms with GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E. Learners examine operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring operating system and hardware, file systems, virtualization, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E is the resource today’s readers need to deepen their understanding of different operating systems. This edition helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows 10 and earlier Windows client OSs, Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier Windows server OSs with a preview of Windows Server 2016, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X El Capitan and earlier. In addition, general information introduces many other operating systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Microsoft 365, formerly known as Office 365 offers many improved productivity features and services. Updated and revised, Exploring Microsoft Office is here to help. Packed with easy to follow step-by-step instructions, illustrations, photographs and video demos, this guide offers specifics in... Downloading and Installing the Microsoft Office Suite Getting started with Office Online: using Sway, OneDrive, Mail & Calendar Using Office Apps on your iPad or Android device Constructing professional looking documents with Microsoft Word Adding and using graphics, photographs, and clipart Changing fonts, creating tables, graphs, clipboard, sorting and formatting text, and mail merge Creating presentations for your lessons, lectures, speeches, or business presentations using PowerPoint. Adding animations and effects to PowerPoint slides Using 3D and cinematic transitions to spice up your presentations Using Excel to create spreadsheets that analyse, present, and manipulate data Creating Excel charts, graphs, pivot tables, functions, and formulas The basics of Microsoft Access databases, tables, forms, queries, and SQL Keeping in touch with friends, family and colleagues using Outlook Maintaining calendars and keeping appointments with Outlook Taking notes with OneNote, and more... Unlike other books and manuals that assume a computing background not possessed by beginners, Exploring Microsoft Office tackles the fundamentals of Microsoft Office, so that everyone from students, to senior citizens, to home users pressed for time, can understand. So, if you're looking for an Office manual, a visual book, simplified tutorial, dummies guide, or reference, Exploring Microsoft Office will help you maximize the potential of Microsoft Office to increase your productivity, and help you take advantage of the digital revolution.
We’ve all been there before, staring at a computer screen with no idea what to do — don’t worry Using Excel 2019 is here to help. Written by best-selling technology author, lecturer, and computer trainer Kevin Wilson, Using Excel 2019 is packed with easy to follow instructions, photos, illustrations, helpful tips and video demos. Updated to cover Microsoft Excel 2019, this guide will show you how to: Start Excel and find your way around the ribbon menu Build spreadsheets, enter data, import data and format text Add borders, text orientation, colours and highlights Use conditional formatting Build formulas to manipulate data Use built in functions to add up, average and count data Use Lookup and IF functions Create charts from spreadsheet data and customise the layout Work with workbooks, open, save, and print workbooks Basic File Management Understand data analysis using goal seek, scenarios, forecasts, Build pivot tables and pivot charts Use data validation techniques to help keep data entry accurate and more... You'll want to keep this edition handy as you make your way around Microsoft Excel. Have Fun!