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My MacBook® (covers OS X Mavericks on MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air), Fourth Edition by John Ray

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11. Making the Most of Your Mac Hardware

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In this chapter, you find out how to make your Mac hardware work at its best for your particular needs, including:

→ Balancing performance and battery efficiency

→ Fine-tuning the keyboard settings

→ Adjusting trackpad and mouse gestures

Setting sound input and output

→ Configuring display resolution and color

Recording audio and video

When you purchased your Mac, you bought more than just a “computer”—you bought a power system, monitor, keyboard, trackpad (and maybe a mouse), video camera, microphone, and speakers! On a traditional desktop system, these might all be separate components, but on your ...

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