In This Chapter
Turning on your laptop
Checking your Mac for proper operation
Monitoring the battery and heat level
Setting up OS X Mavericks
Registering your MacBook
Using Migration Assistant
Copying information from a Windows PC
In Chapter 1, you got as far as unpacking your Mac laptop and connecting a number of cables to it. But unless you bought this computer solely as a work of modern art, it’s time to turn on your MacBook and begin living The Good Life. (Plus, you still get to admire that Apple design while using iTunes.) After you get your new beauty powered on, I show you how to run an initial checkup of your laptop’s health. Then I wax enthusiastic on maintaining (and even augmenting) your laptop battery.
I also familiarize you ...