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OS X Yosemite For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 1

OS X Yosemite 101 (Prerequisites: None)

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding what an operating system is and is not

arrow Turning on your Mac

arrow Getting to know the startup process

arrow Turning off your Mac

arrow Avoiding major Mac mistakes

arrow Pointing, clicking, dragging, and other uses for your mouse

arrow Getting help from your Mac

Congratulate yourself on choosing OS X, which stands for (Macintosh) Operating System X — and that’s the Roman numeral ten, not the letter X (pronounced ten, not ex). You made a smart move because you scored more than just an operating system (OS) upgrade. OS X Yosemite includes several new features that make using your Mac easier and dozens of improvements that help you do more ...

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