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MacBook For Dummies, 5th Edition by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 2

Turning On Your Portable Powerhouse

In This Chapter

arrow Turning on your laptop

arrow Checking your Mac for proper operation

arrow Monitoring the battery and heat level

arrow Setting up OS X Mavericks

arrow Registering your MacBook

arrow Using Migration Assistant

arrow 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 ...

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