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OS X Mavericks For Dummies

Book Description

Coast through OS X Mavericks with help from Dr. Mac and For Dummies

Ready to make friends with Mavericks? Then, Dr. Mac's your man. Author and longtime Mac guru, Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus shares his witty insights and helpful tips in this full-color update to his bestselling OS X guide. You'll learn the basics of working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control before moving on to setting up your e-mail, surfing with Safari, organizing your files, and customizing OS X Mavericks for all you need your Mac to do.

  • Familiarizes you with OS X essentials like navigating the desktop, connecting to a network, using Notification Center, managing your Contacts and Calendar, staying in touch with Messages and FaceTime, and syncing with iCloud

  • Covers new-to-OS X tools and features including iBooks, Maps, iCloud Keychain, Finder Tabs, and Tags plus the streamlined Calendar, Notifications, and Safari applications

  • Explains how to turn your Mac into a multimedia mecca with music, movies, podcasts, photos, videos, e-books, and your favorite apps and games from the Mac App Store

  • Provides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your information safe and secure

Whether you're dipping your toe into OS X or leaping full on into Mavericks, For Dummies will help you make the most of your Mac and all Mavericks can do for you.