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OS X Mavericks Pocket Guide by Jeff Carlson

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7. Enjoy Media

Within an amazingly short amount of time, the bulk of our personal media has gone digital. Although plenty of people still shoot film and buy albums on vinyl, I would guess that most of us now capture images with digital cameras and buy music online or on CDs (which are then converted to digital files).

Apple has long been a champion of digital media—the iTunes Store is arguably saving the music business—so it’s no surprise that OS X handles these media requirements. You can play music in iTunes; view and edit photos and video in iPhoto, iMovie, and others; and now, read electronic books using iBooks. If you own an Apple TV, enjoy your media on an HDTV, or even extend your desktop and use the TV as a second display.

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