OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies

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480 pages

Book Description

Tame your Mountain Lion, the "Dr. Mac" way

Author Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus is a Mac guru and one of the world's leading authorities on all things Apple, so when he talks OS X Mountain Lion, people listen. Now you can learn how to get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion with the latest edition of this bestselling guide to OS X. Whether you're learning your way around your first Mac or just updating your OS, you'll unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion with this friendly, full-color guide to Apple's new operating system.

  • Covers OS X basics, including working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control; setting up your e-mail; surfing the web with Safari; organizing your files; navigating with multi-touch gestures; managing your contacts and calendars; connecting a printer; and printing documents
  • Walks you through the new-to-OS-X features, such as Messages, Notes, Reminders, Notification Center, Power Nap, Dictation, and Facebook integration, Game Center, and Gatekeeper
  • Gets you up and running with iTunes and the latest from the Mac App Store and shows you how to enjoy music, movies, DVDs, and digital photos on your Mac
  • Provides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your safe with Time Machine

OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies is the perfect guide to help you reach the peak of this exciting new operating system.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introducing OS X Mountain Lion: The Basics
Chapter 1: OS X Mountain Lion 101 (Prerequisites: None)
Chapter 2: The Desktop and Windows and Menus (Oh My)!
Chapter 3: Have It Your Way
Chapter 4: What's Up, Dock?
Chapter 5: The Finder and Its Desktop
Part II: Mountain Lion Taming (Or “Organization for Smart People”)
Chapter 6: The Care and Feeding of Files and Folders
Chapter 7: Four Terrific Timesaving Tools
Chapter 8: Dealing with Disks
Chapter 9: Organizing Your Life
Part III: Do Unto Mountain Lion: Getting Things Done
Chapter 10: Internet-Working
Chapter 11: Made Easy
Chapter 12: The Musical Mac
Chapter 13: The Mac
Chapter 14: Words and Letters
Part IV: Making This Mountain Lion Your Very Own
Chapter 15: Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing
Chapter 16: Sharing Your Mac and Liking It
Chapter 17: Features for the Way You Work
Part V: The Care and Feeding of Your Mountain Lion
Chapter 18: Safety First: Backups and Other Issues
Chapter 19: Utility Chest
Chapter 20: Troubleshooting OS X
Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 21: Almost Ten Ways to Speed Up Your Mac Experience
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Make Your Mac Better by Throwing Money at It
Chapter 23: Ten (Or So) Great Websites for Mac Freaks
Part VI: Appendix: Installing or Reinstalling OS X Mountain Lion (Only If You Have To)

Book Details

  • Title: OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies
  • Author:
  • Length: 480 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-08-14
  • ISBN-10: 1118394186
  • ISBN-13: 9781118394182