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My MacBook® by John Ray

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Prologue

This book explains how to use and configure your MacBook and Lion to create your ideal working environment. Even though you’re working with the most intuitive hardware and software platform available, there are still tips and tricks to discover.

Let’s take a few minutes to review the hardware capabilities of your system and the prerequisites necessary to successfully use this book.

Getting to Know the MacBook Hardware

There are currently three different models of the MacBook available— MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook. Each model includes a wide array of ports and plugs for connecting to other computers, handheld devices, and peripherals such as printers and external displays. I refer to these hardware options by name throughout ...

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