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.Mac with iWeb, Second Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide by David Reynolds

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

Back at the turn of the millennium, Apple came out with a suite of Internet tools called iTools, which consisted of a mac.com e-mail address as well as KidSafe (a filter for child-friendly Web sites), HomePage (an easy-to-use tool for building Web sites), and iDisk (20 MB of online storage that was accessible using just about any Internet connection). Apple’s Internet strategy basically boiled down to a nifty set of Mac-only tools meant to make Mac users’ online lives a little easier.

Fast-forward half a dozen years. The tools are no longer free and the name has changed—iTools now goes by .Mac (pronounced “dot mac”)—but the goal remains the same: make Mac users’ online lives easier. With a mac.com e-mail address, iDisk, ...

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