Get to know and love your MacBook better than ever! So sleek, so cool. From the moment you slid it from the box, you wanted to learn as much as you possibly could about your new device. Whether you’re a newbie or a Mac veteran, you’ll find all you need right here—from initial set-up and customization to working with iCloud and the latest macOS features and apps—making it easy for you to accomplish everything you want with your MacBook. Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is your friendly expert guide, walking you through the all the basics, including desktop navigation, file storage and security, and general maintenance, before showing you the more creative stuff like music and iMovie, as well as how to troubleshoot with ease. In this revised edition, he’s also included extensive updates on the latest generation of MacBooks, letting you know what’s changed and how you can use the most recent apps for enhancing your professional and creative output. Explore the latest macOS Increase your productivity and creativity with the newest apps Be an artist with Photos and iMovie Easily use your MacBook on the go, from work, to school, to client sites Whatever cool thing you want to do with your MacBook, this book makes it easy to make it even cooler—so get started today!
The bestselling Mac book of all time, updated for OS X Mountain Lion and the latest hardware More and more people are joining the ranks of Mac owners each year. This popular guidebook, as user-friendly as the Mac itself, has sold more than 1.3 million copies in previous editions. In this most recent version, popular author Edward C. Baig, Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY, covers OS X Mountain Lion, the newest MacBooks, updates to the iLife suite, and much more. All the basics are here, including setting up and navigating your Mac, using the Safari browser, making video calls with FaceTime, managing photos and videos, syncing with iCloud, and more. Mac sales are booming, and this guide helps new users or those upgrading from an earlier version take full advantage of all the newest features Covers the newest operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as the latest Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac Pro hardware Shows how to set up your Mac, navigate the desktop, use the Dock, print or fax documents, surf the web with Safari, set up e-mail, use FaceTime and iMessage, sync devices with iCloud, run Windows on a Mac, and back up your files with Time Machine Explores the newest version of the iLife suite; how to work with photos, videos, and music files; blogging and social networking; organizing your life with Reminders; setting up a network, and more Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition will help you get the most from your new Mac, quickly and easily.
Make the most of your MacBook with this one-of-a-kind video training package! Whether you’re using a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air, this step-by-step video training bundle will help you get more from your MacBook. You’ll learn how to customize your desktop and take control of LaunchPad and Mission Control, surf the web and stay in touch via e-mail and FaceTime video chatting, organize your files and folders, get productive with iCal and Contacts, and discover iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, and more. So, power up your MacBook and get ready to go! The MacBook For Dummies, Book + Online Video Training Bundle includes: The bestselling MacBook For Dummies, 4th Edition book Online access code for 2 hours of step-by-step MacBook video training Special bonus offer for 40% off a two-month AskVideo Library Pass Each For Dummies Video Training course features: Step-by-step, self-paced video learning that is accessible whenever you're ready to learn Expert instruction, tips, and guidance from industry professionals and educators HD video lessons with Notes, History, Favorites, and other tools to help you track your progress and reinforce what you've learned along the way You’ll make friends with your MacBook in no time at all with this book and video training bundle by your side!
Make friends with your MacBook the fun and easy way! Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop in town, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy to help you get to know your MacBook in no time. Take a closer look at the latest features, get the lowdown on OS X, unleash your creative forces with iLife, take care of business with the iWork applications, and sync it all with iCloud with the expert advice in this bestselling MacBook guide. Whether this is your first MacBook or your first laptop, period, you'll learn to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up e-mail, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Covers all MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models and is fully updated for OS X Mavericks and the latest editions of iLife and iWork Gets you up to speed on helpful MacBook features like the Finder, Finder Tabs, Dashboard, Spaces, Mission Control, Spotlight, and iCloud Explains how to work with files and folders, use the Safari web browser, connect with other wireless devices, add accessories, and use your MacBook on the go Covers crunching data with Numbers, dressing up your documents with Pages, adding punch to your presentations with Keynote, editing your images with iPhoto, composing music with GarageBand, making movie magic with iMovie, and more MacBook For Dummies, 5th Edition is the perfect companion for getting the most out of your mac-nificent MacBook!
Get comfortable and confident with your MacBook! Combining the fun-but-straightforward content of nine minibooks, this new edition of MacBook All-in-One For Dummies delivers helpful coverage of the rich features and essential tools you need to know to use the MacBook to its fullest potential. You'll learn an array of MacBook basics while veteran author Mark Chambers walks you through setting up your MacBook, running programs, finding files with Finder, searching with Spotlight, keeping track with Address Book, enjoying music with iTunes, creating cool multimedia projects with iLife, and more. This exciting new edition dives right in to help you create a web site with iWeb, get on the Internet, use Apple Mail, stay in touch with iChat, and find your way around the latest Mac OS X. And if you must do some work, do it the Mac way with the iWork productivity applications and this helpful guide. Serves as an up-to-date introduction to the basics of MacBook models, including working with the new OS, OS X Lion Shows you how to upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot your system Features nine minibooks: Say Hello to Your MacBook, Using Mac OS X, Customizing and Sharing, Going Mobile with iLife, iWork for the Road Warrior, Typical Internet Stuff, Networking in Mac OS X, Expanding Your System, and Advanced Mac OS X Offers a straightforward-but-fun approach to getting familiar with this innovative laptop MacBook All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition will get you Mac-savvy in no time!
Your all-in-one guide to unleashing your Mac’s full potential It’s a Mac world out there. But if you haven’t read the instruction manual, you may be neglecting some of your computer’s coolest features. Turn to Macs All-in-One For Dummies’ jam-packed guide to access the incredible tools within your computer. With this fully updated reference, you will learn how to use Launchpad and Mission Control; protect your Mac; back up and restore data with Time Machine; sync across devices in iCloud; import, organize, and share photos; direct in iMovie; compose in GarageBand; and so much more. The possibilities are endless with such a powerful tool. Includes 6 minibooks: Mac Basics, Online Communications, Beyond the Basics, Your Mac as a Multimedia Entertainment Center, Taking Care of Business, and Mac Networking Walks you through setting up and sending e-mail, surfing the web with Safari, organizing your files and folders, connecting to a network, creating Reminders and Notifications, finding your way with Maps, staying organized with Calendar and Notes, and customizing your Mac just the way you want it Features updated coverage of OS X Mavericks, the latest Macintosh computers, the newest versions of iLife and iWork, and noteworthy trends and tools on the market for this fourth edition Whether you’re new to the Apple craze or a dedicated Mac user from the onset, there’s something for everyone in this bestselling guide to making friends with your Mac.
Get the most out of the latest version of OS X This reference combines eight content-rich minibooks in one complete package to give you all-access, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out of the latest OS X release from Apple. In OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll learn the ins and outs of OS X basics, navigating and running programs, searching with Spotlight, having fun with Photo Booth, keeping in touch with Contacts, using Reminders, writing in Notes, setting up the Notification Center, customizing the OS X desktop, jamming with iTunes, organizing and tweaking photos with iPhoto, making movie magic with iMovie, turning your Mac into a DVD theater, publishing documents with Pages, chatting with Messages and FaceTime, letting your imagination run wild with iBooks, expanding your horizons with iCloud, and so much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendary elegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installed on every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. In OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get the best-of-the-best content from indispensable For Dummies books: Introducing OS X; Customizing and Sharing; The Digital hub; Using iWork; The Typical Internet Stuff; Networking in OS X; Expanding Your System; and Advanced OS X. Goes well beyond the basics of how to use OS X Covers the key features and tools essential for all users of OS X Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal life more organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from a PC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newest version of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide will have you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.
Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll find out how to stay connected with family and friends, explore the Internet, create and print documents, watch your favorite movies, get apps from the App Store, and so much more. From advice on which Mac you should buy to getting started with set up and configurations, this hands-on, accessible guide covers everything needed to help you make the most of your new computer. You'll learn how to customize OS X El Capitan, work with files and folders, connect to a printer, use Safari to browse the web, and keep in touch through social media—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Set up your Mac and move around the desktop Make FaceTime calls and send emails Store photos and files using iCloud Play videos, music, and games With the help of Macs For Seniors For Dummies, you'll soon discover that you don't have to be a millennial to make a Mac your minion!
Get the latest tweets, tools, tips, and techniques and kick-start your Twitter marketing campaign! As the fastest-growing social networking service with more than 50 million tweets posted per day, Twitter poses a plethora of marketing possibilities. Boasting more than 50 percent new or updated content, this fun and friendly second edition reflects the latest features that Twitter has implemented to make the service more appealing to business users. Twitter Marketing For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you build a following, promote your product, and drive more traffic to your Web site. Details the changes to Twitter since the previous edition and explores the newest features and functionality that Twitter now offers to businesses looking to market their product on the fastest-growing social networking service Shows you how to effectively increase your visibility and promote your message via Twitter Looks at the new promoted Tweets and Twitter lists Delves into the marketing possibilities that exist with the new feature of sharing tweets on other social networking sites So stop twiddling your thumbs and start tweeting today with the Twitter marketing advice shared within the pages of Twitter Marketing For Dummies, 2nd Edition.
You’ve always admired beautiful calligraphy, but you probably figured it was way too hard to master, right ? Calligraphy is actually much easier than you ever dreamed. All you need is the right guide and you’ll be up to speed in no time! Calligraphy For Dummies lets anyone discover the art and fun of lettering. With this hands-on guide, you’ll be able to develop your craft and test it out in no time. Starting with the italic alphabet, you’ll discover different types of strokes, how to angle your pen, and how to join letters. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you: All the tools you need to practice the craft Where to get the proper ink and paper How to master several alphabets Different variations to change the look of letters How to mix and match your alphabets How to create a poster, sign, or certificate Ways to design and letter a quotation Common mistakes that can easily be avoided Calligraphy For Dummies also provides tips on how to put your calligraphy skills to good use, with ideas for making money, adding flair to wedding invitations, and more! It also includes ten fun alphabets and practice pages to hone in on your talent, as well as examples of poorly formed letters to keep you on track. With a little practice, you’ll be creating stunning letters and experiencing the joys of writing calligraphy!