Get to know Snow Leopard and make the most of your Mac Snow Leopard has a few new tricks up its sleeve, so whether you're new to Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac expert Bob LeVitus has tips you'll appreciate. Learn how to start up your Mac, get to know the Dock and Finder, work your way through windows and dialogs, and organize and manage files and folders. Open the book and find: How to navigate around the Finder, Dock, and desktop Tips for opening, closing, resizing, and moving windows Steps for keeping Snow Leopard organized How to back up your system with Time Machine® Troubleshooting advice
The perfect guide to help administrators set up Apple's Mac OS X Lion Server With the overwhelming popularity of the iPhone and iPad, more Macs are appearing in corporate settings. The newest version of Mac Server is the ideal way to administer a Mac network. This friendly guide explains to both Windows and Mac administrators how to set up and configure the server, including services such as iCal Server, Podcast Producer, Wiki Server, Spotlight Server, iChat Server, File Sharing, Mail Services, and support for iPhone and iPad. It explains how to secure, administer, and troubleshoot the network, and shows Windows admins how to incorporate a Mac subnet into the Windows Active Directory domain using Apple Open Directory. Explains all the necessary information about administering, securing, and troubleshooting a network with Mac OS X Lion Server Enables you to set up and configure the server as well as the iCal Server, Podcast Producer, Wiki Server, Spotlight Server, iChat Server, File Sharing, Mail Services, and support for iPhone and iPad Helps Windows administrators learn to easily incorporate a Mac subnet into the Windows Active Directory domain using Apple Open Directory With this easy guide at hand, implementing Mac OS X Lion Server and administering a Mac network is a breeze.
The fun and easy way to make the most of your wonderful Mac Simply Mac-nificent — all the cool things your Mac can do! This handy guide helps you figure out the nuts and bolts of your Mac. Navigate the Mac desktop, use the Safari Web browser to surf the Internet, e-mail photos to friends and family, create and print documents, rip audio CDs, and more. The fun begins right here! Open the book and find: How to set up and configure your Mac Tips for getting around on the Mac desktop Steps for setting up an e-mail account and browsing the Internet Details about the free programs that come with your Mac How to transfer digital photos to your Mac and easily touch them up
Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest Mac operating system, with even better performance and more efficient use of hard drive space as well as cool features like MobileMe, the iWork productivity suite, and improved media technology. And Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop reference for all its features. Eight self-contained minibooks cover OS X basics, customizing and sharing your Mac, the digital hub, iWork, Internet features, networking, expanding your system, and advanced Mac OS X (for those with more techie inclinations). You’ll learn to: Determine whether your hardware can handle upgrading to Snow Leopard Navigate Snow Leopard, find things with Spotlight, control your Mac with Front Row, and make backups Explore the digital hub and its applications: iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iTunes, GarageBand, QuickTime, and iWeb Create cool-looking documents with Pages, crunch numbers with Numbers, and build awesome slide presentations with Keynote Set up your Internet connection and e-mail, connect with iChat, sync up with MobileMe, and share large files via iDisk Build a wireless network with AirPort Extreme Keep your Snow Leopard happy with regular maintenance Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies also shows you a little of what’s under the hood, in case you’re interested in doing a little AppleScript programming or learning a bit more about UNIX. Whatever your level of involvement with OS X Snow Leopard, this complete guide covers what you need to know.
Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest version of the Macintosh operating system, and “Dr. Mac” Bob LeVitus is the ideal expert to introduce you to Snow Leopard. Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies covers all the cool stuff and prepares you for the quirks, so whether it’s your first Mac or an upgrade, you’ll enjoy a truly rewarding relationship. From starting up your Mac to setting up a network and keeping in touch via iChat AV, Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies gives you the scoop on the new features and improvements that help you do more work in less time. Learn when to shut down your Mac and when not to, how to secure it, and how to back it up with Time Machine Organize your life with iCal and your stuff with files and folders, and be able to find what you’re looking for Set up your Internet connection and e-mail, manage spam, surf with Safari, and start iChatting Download and organize songs, podcasts, and movies with iTunes and plan a playlist with Genius Create documents with TextEdit, print them, fax then, and make PDFs Set up a network and share files, printers, and Internet connections Find out about operating system updates, firewalls, troubleshooting, and other ways to keep your Mac safe, healthy, and happy Technology columnist Bob LeVitus has been a Mac guru for nearly two decades. Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies provides just what you need to get up and running with Snow Leopard.
Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest version of the Mac operating system, with extra power and additional cool features. Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just The Steps For Dummies is the quick step-by-step way to get up and running on this new beast. This down-to-basics guide features numbered steps and easy-to-follow screen shots that show you exactly how to accomplish more than 150 tasks with Snow Leopard. You’ll learn to: Modify the look of the desktop and customize keyboard shortcuts Create and manage user accounts Save energy by adjusting power settings Install and use the iWork productivity suite Browse the Internet with Safari or Firefox Design and publish a blog or a Web page with iWeb Configure iChat for use with GoogleTalk Set up iTunes and export songs to your iPod Make movies with iMovie and burn them to DVDs Download photos from your camera and organize them in iPhoto Connect your Mac to a Windows network Encrypt your files, safeguard against viruses, and install a firewall Each task is clearly presented, with step-by-step instructions and corresponding views of what you’ll see on the screen at each step. Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just The Steps For Dummies makes it easy to find what you want to do, and even easier to do it!
Create a Mac network in your home or office There's no doubt about it: Macs, iPhones, and iPads have invaded the workplace. But, you don't need an IT department to administer a Mac network in your home or business. This friendly guide explains everything you need to know to set one up yourself using OS X Mountain Lion Server. First, you'll find an easy, quick-start way to implement OS X Mountain Lion on a Mac Mini. From there, you'll learn how to set up DNS, iCal Server, Podcast Producer, Wiki Server, file sharing, mail services, and more. This book helps you set up profile support for your iPhone and iPad and provides ways to configure iCloud in the home or office to keep your business data safe. Explains how to set up, secure, and troubleshoot a Mac network with OS X Mountain Lion Server Covers how to configure the server as well as DNS, iCal Server, Podcast Producer, Wiki Server, Spotlight Server, iChat Server, File Sharing, and Mail Services Shows Windows administrators how to easily incorporate Macs into their network Also covers support for iOS devices and ways you can use iCloud to keep your data secure when you hit the road for business travel Take control of your network and make administering it a snap with OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies.
The perfect companion for taking the Microsoft Office suite to the Mac! So you finally got a Mac, but you’re not looking forward to figuring out how Office works in a different environment? No worries! All you need is Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies to learn the fundamentals of Office 2008. With six books in one, it shows you how to use every Office 2008 for Mac application, so you can start getting things done right away. Written by Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies provides a user-friendly guide on how to master all the programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Entourage. This book explores ways to: Use the new galleries to find features, formats, wizards, templates, and recently used files Create your own templates on Excel and open Web pages in HTML format Take advantage of PowerPoint by adding animation to your slides, inserting music from your iTunes library, and fine-tuning the timing Organize your schedule on My Day, handle contacts and e-mail, and manage a database—all through Entourage Manage projects of all sizes on the Project Center Use all the applications together, and to their full potential With this all-in-one reference, you’ll become an expert on sharing files with Windows users, integrating Office 2008 with iLife and other Mac applications, and working with Office and Web 2.0, as well as other common business tasks. This book makes it that easy!
MacBook All-in-one for Dummies Makes Everything Easier! With a MacBook, you can work and play anywhere. With 9 books in 1, MacBook All-in-one for Dummies shows you how! You'll find coverage of: Getting started -- choose the MacBook that suits your needs, set it up, customize your preferences, and organize files and folders. Using Mac OS X -- learn your way around Snow Leopard, get to know the Dock, find things with Spotlight, and back up your system with Time Machine. Customizing and Sharing. Going Mobile With iLife -- explore iLife, where photos, movies, music, and your very own Web site all hang out. iWork For the Road Warrior -- do it the Mac way with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, the iWork productivity applications. Typical Internet Stuff -- browse with Safari, store your stuff on iDisk, use Apple Mail, and iChat with friends. Networking in Mac OS X -- set up a network, go wireless, and use AirPort Extreme. Expanding Your System -- see how to add memory and connect hard drives and printers using USB and FireWire. Advanced Mac OS X. Learn the basics about using and maintaining your MacBook, how to work with Mac OS X, use the iWork productivity suite, enjoy the iLife, and cruise the Web from anywhere. Plus, you'll go under the hood and explore custom scripts and tweaks to help you get more from your MacBook and troubleshoot solutions.
Part media player, portable game console, and breakthrough Internet device, you could say that the iPod touch is one ideal gadget. With this new, full-color edition, bestselling For Dummies author Tony Bove walks you through powering up your iPod touch, personalizing it, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, and synchronizing your data. You'll also explore how to surf the web, rent movies, buy songs, send and receive e-mail, get directions, check stocks, organize photos, watch videos, keep a calendar, and much more. Plus, you'll learn about the new features of iOS 5 and how to access hundreds of thousands of apps that help you do even more with your iPod touch.
Get a handle on macOS Catalina It doesn't matter if you're doing your computing on an old reliable Macbook or a brand-new Mac desktop, both rely on macOS to help you get things done. It helps to have an equally reliable guidebook to steer you through the tasks and steps that make macOS run efficiently. This fun and friendly guide provides the direction you need to easily navigate the classic and brand new features in macOS Catalina. Longtime expert Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus shares his years of experience to help you better understand Catalina and make it a timesaving tool in your life. Take a tour of the macOS Catalina interface Get organized and save time with macOS applications Find pro tips on speeding up your Mac Back up your data macOS Catalina For Dummies is perfect for new and inexperienced macOS users looking to grasp the fundamentals of the operating system.