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OS X El Capitan For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 9

(Inter)Networking

In This Chapter

arrow Getting an overview of the Internet

arrow Pre-surfing with the Network System Preferences pane

arrow Surfing the web with Safari

arrow Searching the web

arrow Going face to face with FaceTime

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These days, networking online is easier than finding a log to fall off: You simply use the Internet to connect your Mac to a wealth of information residing on computers around the world. Luckily for you, OS X El Capitan has the best and most comprehensive Internet tools ever shipped with a Mac operating system.

OS X offers built-in Internet connectivity right out of the box. OS X El Capitan comes with

  • Apple’s Safari web browser, which you use to navigate the web, download remote files, and more
  • The FaceTime app for video chats with other Mac or iDevice users
  • The Messages app, used for instant messaging and live online chatting (text). Messages works with other Messages ...

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