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Using Mac OS X Mavericks

Book Description

Using Mac OS Mavericks is the essential guide to using a computer running Mavericks, providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast.

Techniques are step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to Apple Macs.

Whether you have just bought your first Mac, switched from Windows, or are a keen computer user, this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use a Mac like a pro.

What you'll learn

  • New features in mavericks

  • Setting up your Mac,

  • The interface, docs, finders,

  • Dashboards and widgets

  • Mac App Store, iCloud and spotlight

  • Security considerations

  • Keeping your data safe

  • The time machine backup system

  • Setting up wifi, internet and email

  • Creating stunning presentations,

  • Writing beautiful looking documents,

  • Organising your favourite music into playlists, onto your iPod or burning a CD to play in the car.

  • Storing, organising and manipulating your photos

  • Creating photo albums and slideshows

  • Editing your home movies using iMovie

  • And more.

Who this book is for

This book is for those who are new to Mac OS X Mavericks and even to those who may be new to Mac OS altogether.