Author(s): Edward C. Baig
The comprehensive how-to for Mac computer mastery New to Macs? Making the PC-to-Mac switch? Adding a Mac to your existing network? Macs For Dummies makes it easy. Now in its eleventh edition, the bestselling Macintosh computer book of all time is back, updated and revised to cover Apple's latest generation of Macintosh hardware and software. From the Snow Leopard operating system to iWork and iLife, this step-by-step guide is perfect for first-time Mac users or more experienced users upgrading to the newest Mac models.* Shows you how to set up your e-mail, browse the Internet with Safari, and explore blogs and social networking sites* Helps you understand folders, icons, windows, and master the Dock* Guides you through navigating iLife applications and backing up your computer with Time Machine* Explains buying songs online with iTunes and burning music to CDs* Details how to run a Windows operating system on your Mac Written by USA Today's Personal Technology columnist Ed Baig in the straightforward but fun language that defines the For Dummies series, there is no better way to get started with your new computer!
Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAYand the cohost of USA TODAY's weekly "Talking Tech" podcast. Hecontributes other tech-related features, appears on radio and TV,and often moderates technology panels at trade shows. Ed is alsothe coauthor of iPad For Dummies and iPhone For Dummies.
Introduction. Part I: Freshman Year at Drag-and-Drop Tech. Chapter 1: Adventuring into the Mac World. Chapter 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Mac. Chapter 3: Getting to the Core of the Apple. Chapter 4: Here a Mac, There a Mac, Everywhere a Mac Mac. Part II: Mac Daily Dealings. Chapter 5: Making the Mac Your Own. Chapter 6: Apple's Feline Fetish. Chapter 7: Handling All That Busy Work. Chapter 8: Printing and Faxing. Part III: Rocketing into Cyberspace. Chapter 9: Stairway to the Internet. Chapter 10: Going Postal Over E-Mail. Chapter 11: Caught Up in the Web. Chapter 12: Joining MobileMe, the Club That Will Have You for a Member. Chapter 13: Mounting a Defense Strategy. Part IV: Getting an iLife. Chapter 14: Living in an iTunes Nation. Chapter 15: Taking an iPhoto Close-Up. Chapter 16: Shooting an iMovie Screen Test. Chapter 17: The Show Must Go On. Part V: The Creepy Geeky Section. Chapter 18: Networking Madness. Chapter 19: Surviving in a Windows World. Chapter 20: Handling Trouble in Paradise. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Clever Dashboard Widgets. Chapter 22: Ten Indispensable Mac Web Sites. Chapter 23: Ten Things to Leave You With. Index.