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My MacBook® by John Ray

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8. Installing and Managing Software on Your MacBook

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In this chapter, you’ll learn how to install applications on your MacBook and keep Lion up to date, including:

• Browsing the Mac App Store

• Downloading and Maintaining App Store Applications

• Downloading and Installing Non-App Store Software

• Working with Mac OS X software distribution formats

• Scheduling System Software Updates

Introduction

Up to this point in the book, you’ve been looking at software that came as part of OS X Lion. That’s a bit limiting, don’t you think? There is a wide world of software waiting to enhance your computing experience—including upgrades to Lion itself.

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