iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition

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2012-07-10
456 pages

Book Description

The bestselling guide to the ultimate all-in-one —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, calling, and more.

  • Covers the latest iMac , OS X Lion, iCloud, and the 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 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!

Table of Contents

Introduction
What’s Really (Not) Required
About This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
A Final Word

Part I: Know Your iMac
Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird
Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life!
Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac

Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X
Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such
Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun
Chapter 6: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences
Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos

Part III: Connecting and Communicating
Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari!
Chapter 9: Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud
Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers

Part IV: Living the iLife
Chapter 11: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes
Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That Is
Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie
Chapter 14: iDVD — Your DVD Movie Factory
Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand
Chapter 16: Creating a Website with iWeb

Part V: Getting Productive with iWork and Other Tools
Chapter 17: Desktop Publishing with Pages
Chapter 18: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers
Chapter 19: Building Presentations with Keynote
Chapter 20: Creating a Multiuser iMac
Chapter 21: Building (Or Joining) a Network

Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining
Chapter 22: It Just . . . Sits . . . There
Chapter 23: I Want to Add Stuff
Chapter 24: Tackling the Housekeeping
Chapter 25: Running Windows on Your iMac

Part VII: The Part of Tens
Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac
Chapter 27: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague

Index

Book Details

  • Title: iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 456 pages
  • Edition: 7
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-07-10
  • ISBN-10: 1118202716
  • ISBN-13: 9781118202715