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Learning Apple OS X Yosemite

Video Description

In this Learning Apple OS X Yosemite training course, expert author Andy Anderson will teach you how to work efficiently with the Yosemite operating system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Macintosh or Yosemite is required.
You will start by learning how to install Yosemite, then jump into setting up the working environment. From there, Andy will teach you how to use the Yosemite finder, work with applications and the dock, and save and search in Yosemite. This video tutorial also covers Safari, the mail, calendar, and contacts apps, and communicating with video and text. Andy will explain additional considerations, such as the improved iTunes, Quicktime, notes and reminders, and how to install additional apps. Finally, you will learn how to work with Airdrop and Handoff, and how to keep our information safe and secure.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of navigating the Yosemite operating system, and be able to take full advantage of the powerful features included in Apple's latest OS X release.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction 00:01:04
    2. About Andy 00:03:00
    3. Top Ten From Andy 00:04:30
  2. OS X Yosemite Essentials
    1. Introduction To OS X Yosemite 00:00:58
    2. Computer Operating Systems 00:04:20
    3. Setting Up An Apple ID 00:02:31
    4. Performing The Install - Part 1 00:05:35
    5. Performing The Install - Part 2 00:02:37
    6. Essential Peripherals 00:06:38
    7. Setting Up Finder Preferences 00:09:22
    8. Bluetooth Pairing 00:02:56
    9. Working With Trackpad Gestures 00:02:43
    10. Streamlining With System Shortcuts 00:03:54
    11. Adding Shortcuts To Apps 00:03:34
  3. Setting Up And Communicating
    1. Introduction To Communication 00:00:39
    2. Communicating With The World 00:05:29
    3. Setting Up Accounts 00:08:38
    4. Organization Is The Key 00:05:03
    5. Setting Up Extended Drives 00:04:01
    6. Setting Up The Working Environment 00:03:13
    7. Organizing In Launchpad With Groups 00:02:54
  4. The Yosemite Finder
    1. Introduction To Finder 00:00:57
    2. Working With Folders 00:10:39
    3. Additional Folder Options 00:02:45
    4. Creating Folders And Manipulating Documents 00:06:45
    5. Organizing With Shortcuts And Aliases 00:05:23
    6. Using The Quick Look Option 00:02:56
    7. Taking Out The Trash 00:05:11
    8. Controlling Content With Tabs 00:04:49
    9. Accessing File And Folder Information 00:05:27
    10. Creating Custom Folders And Disk Icons 00:02:52
  5. Working With Applications And The Dock
    1. Introduction To Applications The Dock 00:00:44
    2. Opening And Closing Applications 00:06:40
    3. Working In The Dock 00:03:54
    4. Dock Options 00:04:38
    5. Working With Multiple Applications 00:04:05
    6. Organizing With Stacks 00:04:38
    7. Creating An Application Stack 00:04:02
    8. Creating A Custom Stack Icon 00:04:11
  6. Saving And Searching In Yosemite
    1. Introduction To Saving And Searching 00:00:49
    2. How To Perform A Basic Save Operation 00:07:09
    3. The Amazing Spotlight Tool 00:05:30
    4. Find What You Need Quickly With Tags 00:06:06
    5. Working With Archives 00:02:33
  7. Safari - Your Window To The World
    1. Introduction To Safari 00:00:41
    2. The Basic Safari Interface 00:05:27
    3. Customizing The Safari Interface 00:01:49
    4. Getting The Most Out Of Safari 00:04:04
    5. Using Bookmarks 00:03:41
    6. Tips And Tricks For Downloading Files 00:03:51
    7. Maintaining Internet Privacy 00:05:09
    8. Securing Your Internet Passwords 00:02:26
    9. Conducting A Private Browsing Session 00:02:26
    10. Adding Extensions To Enhance The Browsing Experience 00:01:51
  8. The Mail, Calendar And Contacts Apps
    1. Introduction To Mail, Calendar And Contacts 00:00:34
    2. Setting Up Accounts 00:05:13
    3. Working In Apple Mail 00:08:40
    4. Creating Smart Folders And Rules 00:03:44
    5. Adding Attachments To An Email 00:04:20
    6. Staying Organized With Calendar 00:05:13
    7. Managing Contacts 00:03:29
  9. Communicating With Video And Text
    1. Introduction To Video And Text 00:00:43
    2. Getting Ready To Communicate 00:02:53
    3. Working With Messages 00:07:07
    4. Working With FaceTime 00:04:42
  10. Additional Yosemite Considerations
    1. Introduction To Additional Considerations 00:00:40
    2. Never Get Lost By Using Maps 00:08:27
    3. The Improved iTunes 00:05:38
    4. Expanding Your Knowlede Base With iBooks 00:07:39
    5. QuickTime Basics 00:05:23
    6. Organizing With Notes And Reminders 00:03:07
  11. The Notification Center
    1. Introduction To The Notification Center 00:00:43
    2. Understanding And Controlling Notifications 00:04:18
    3. Working In The Today View 00:05:31
  12. Installing Additional Apps
    1. Introduction To Additional Apps 00:00:42
    2. Working In The Apps Store 00:06:35
    3. Additional Installation Methods 00:06:12
    4. Communicating With A Printer 00:03:30
  13. AirDrop And Handoff
    1. Introduction To AirDrop And Handoff 00:00:57
    2. Working With AirDrop 00:07:18
    3. Using Handoff 00:04:56
  14. Keeping Your Information Safe And Secure
    1. Introduction To Keeping Your Information Sade And Secure 00:01:00
    2. Performing A Manual Backup 00:03:44
    3. Setting Up Time Machine 00:03:54
    4. Restoring Files From Time Machine 00:02:43
  15. Conclusion
    1. Final Thoughts 00:01:26