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Learning Apple OS X Lion

Video Description

In this computer based Apple (10.7) OS X Lion training video from Infinite Skills, expert author and trainer Andy Anderson delves into the latest and greatest operating system from Apple. Version 10.7 of the popular Macintosh operating system, Apple Lion adds many features and functions, from full screen apps to Launchpad and Mission Control, this update to OS X just makes using your Macintosh computer easier and more enjoyable! Starting with the basics of installing your copy of OS X Lion, Andy Anderson teaches you how to get the most out of this operating system, and its included software. This video training course covers topics such as working in the Finder, the Doc, Launchpad, Dashboard, Spotlight, Expose, Spaces, Securing your Mac, Mobile Me, Gestures and more. Also covered is popular software included with Lion such as Safari, Apple Mail, iTunes, iChat, and iCal. By the conclusion of this video based training course, you will be fully capable of installing, navigating through, and operating your Macintosh computer with OS X 10.7 Lion installed.

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Installing OS X Lion
    1. Introduction 00:02:13
    2. Installation 00:05:19
    3. An Overview Of Lion 00:07:28
    4. Hardware Requirements 00:05:05
    5. Preparing For Moving Day 00:06:41
    6. Andy's Top Ten 00:04:12
    7. Getting A Little Help With Migration Assistant 00:02:45
  2. 02. Staying Secure And Up To Date
    1. Introduction 00:01:55
    2. Desktops And Docks 00:08:09
    3. Data Security And Disk Images 00:06:00
    4. Locating Missing Passwords With Keychain 00:02:17
    5. Keeping Up To Date 00:02:45
    6. Using Resume To Pick Up Where You Left Off 00:01:22
  3. 03. Working In The Finder
    1. Introduction 00:01:33
    2. Moving Through The Finder 00:05:43
    3. Using Finder Services 00:07:24
    4. Contextual Menus 00:02:39
    5. Creating An Alias 00:01:58
    6. Renaming, Moving And Copying Files 00:04:10
    7. Working With File Properties 00:03:25
    8. Working With Autosave And Versions 00:04:15
    9. A Peek At Mission Control 00:03:54
    10. Sidebar 00:00:52
    11. Network Alias 00:01:03
  4. 04. The Dock And Launchpad
    1. Introduction 00:01:01
    2. Adding And Deleting Items From The Dock 00:03:19
    3. Working Though Dock Options 00:02:52
    4. Creating Stacks In The Dock 00:04:42
    5. Trash Versus Eject 00:02:26
    6. Setting Up The Launchpad 00:03:02
    7. Adding Additional Screens To Launchpad 00:01:46
    8. Organizing Launchpad With Folder 00:02:23
  5. 05. The Dashboard And Widgets
    1. Introduction 00:01:05
    2. The Dashboard And Widgets 00:03:17
    3. Finding Additional Widgets 00:04:01
  6. 06. Working With Spotlight
    1. Introduction 00:01:40
    2. Controlling Spotlight With Preferences 00:02:56
    3. Conducting Basic Searches And More 00:05:05
    4. Performing Advanced Searches 00:05:38
  7. 07. Have It Your Way
    1. Introduction 00:01:34
    2. Changing Appearances 00:04:17
    3. Setting Up Expose And Spaces 00:03:56
    4. Making Your Mac Safe And Secure 00:05:24
    5. Controlling CDs And DVDs 00:02:35
    6. Managing Your Display 00:03:09
    7. Save Energy And Work Smart 00:03:09
    8. Configuring Your Mouse - Trackpad 00:03:31
    9. Configuring Date - Time 00:02:50
    10. Working With Multiple Startup Disks 00:03:32
    11. Saving The Past With Time Machine 00:03:33
  8. 08. Getting Connected To The World
    1. Introduction 00:01:32
    2. Working With MobileMe 00:05:47
    3. Setting Up A Network 00:04:50
    4. Adding Bluetooth Devices 00:02:47
    5. To Share Or Not To Share 00:03:33
  9. 09. Working With Gestures
    1. Introduction 00:01:18
    2. Interacting With Computers 00:06:18
    3. Setting Up Trackpad Preferences 00:03:57
    4. Moving - Grabbing And Dragging 00:04:09
    5. Working With Rubberbanding 00:01:40
    6. Using Pinch To Zoom - Rotate 00:02:10
    7. Working In Full-Screen Mode 00:03:19
    8. Controlling Spaces With Gestures 00:03:01
  10. 10. Setting Up A User Account
    1. Introduction 00:01:43
    2. Setting Up An Account 00:03:15
    3. Fast User Switching And Setting Permissions 00:02:27
  11. 11. Safari
    1. Introduction 00:01:02
    2. Working With Safari Preferences 00:07:46
    3. Surfing And Searching 00:06:14
    4. Top Sites And Reading Lists 00:05:05
    5. Organization Through Folders 00:04:01
    6. Controlling Safari History 00:03:12
    7. Saving Websites To The Dashboard 00:03:01
  12. 12. E-Mail With Apple Mail 5
    1. Introduction 00:01:20
    2. Setting Up Mail Preferences 00:05:35
    3. Setting Up A Mail Account 00:05:52
    4. Using Mail Rules 00:05:13
    5. Configuring The Mail Workspace 00:02:41
    6. Organizing With Mailboxes 00:03:34
    7. Working With Conversations 00:02:11
    8. Sending An E-Mail 00:04:15
    9. Working With Mail Finder 00:02:39
    10. Transferring Mail Accounts 00:05:40
  13. 13. The Amazing iTunes
    1. Introduction 00:01:28
    2. iTunes Preferences 00:07:19
    3. Converting A CD Library To iTunes 00:05:14
    4. Creating A Playlist 00:06:17
    5. Adding Album Artwork 00:02:22
    6. Generating Smart Playlists 00:01:53
    7. Working With iTunes And Movies 00:06:40
    8. Using The iTunes Visualizer 00:01:39
    9. The iTunes Store 00:01:59
  14. 14. Working with QuickTime, iChat And The Finder
    1. Introduction 00:02:18
    2. Editing With QuickTime 00:05:57
    3. Screen, Audio and Move Capture 00:03:45
    4. iChat Basics 00:04:41
    5. Screen Sharing In iChat 00:03:37
    6. Cool Finder Tricks 00:03:34
    7. Working In The Finder With Folder Actions 00:04:14
  15. 15. Working With iCal
    1. Introduction 00:01:18
    2. Setting iCal Preferences 00:03:14
    3. iCal Interface And Features 00:03:58
    4. Setting Up Events, Reminders And Invitees 00:07:32
    5. Restoring iCal From An Archive 00:03:01
    6. Syncing iCal With Other Devices 00:02:23
  16. 16. Automator And The Terminal
    1. Introduction 00:01:24
    2. Working In Automator 00:05:32
    3. Using Multiple Tasks With Automator 00:03:56
    4. The Terminal App 00:03:13
    5. Final Thoughts 00:03:06