Getting Started with Macbook Pro with Touch Bar

Author: Scott La Counte

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539893110

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Page: 114

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Every year or so you hear the big pitch: Windows is finally going to be awesome again. The new update is big, grander and a huge overhaul. And then it comes and it's more buggy, weirder, and less functional than the version that came before! That's probably what made you consider making the switch-you're tired of the excuses and you want a computer that just works!Whether you are a new convert to Mac, still thinking about making the switch, or just want to learn more about Macs, this book will guide you through the Mac OS and help you see how making the switch really isn't the great leap that you once thought it was.This book will show you the basics and show you how to do the common day tasks you know on Windows (like right clicking). It will also show you how to get your Mac in sync with your iPad or iPhone, and how to do everyday tasks like change background, find files, and performance tweaks to keep your Mac running like new.This book is based off of OS Sierra (released September 20, 2016); it was updated in October 2016 to include information on the all new Touch Bar (available on new Macbook Pro models). This book is a revised version of "The Complete Beginners Guide to Mac OS X Sierra" by the same author-it includes the same content, but has been supplemented with additional content about the Touch Bar for MacBook Pro.Inside... * Tour the macOS desktop * Getting started with the touch bar * Add movies, music, and books * Using Siri(r) * And much more!
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Macbook Pro 2016 for Seniors: The Complete Guide

Author: Michael Galleso

Publisher: First Rank Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 40

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The MacBook Pro is the latest version of their MacBook computer system from Apple Incorporated. This is a great device that was originally released to the public by the Apple CEO Tim Cook in October 2016. It is available in two monitor sizes, the 13 and 15 inch screens. It was made to meet the needs of all users for their professional and personal levels. The latest version of the device has been redesigned and constructed on the same architecture as the earlier models. It has received many praises for the new features which it contains. The larger screen model, also comes with a Touch Bar and Touch ID sensor for greater security and the convenience of the user. The both models have between 256 and 512GB of storage and the LED backlit display with the latest technology. It is available for purchase in two different color options: Space Grey and Silver. It has amazing processing power with great abilities.
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Mastering Apple MacBook - MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, MacOS Ultimate User Guide

Author: Adidas Wilson

Publisher: Adidas Wilson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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The first ever successful computer with a GUI, ability to allow users to preview a document before printing, and a mouse was the Mac. The following are the reasons why it has remained relevant all these years. Turned Icons into Art Since Mac was the first computer with a GUI, it was the first to have icons. Susan Kare designed those first icons for Mac. Macs Beg to Be Networked Back when the Mac was launched, computer networking was exotic and pricey; but even then, Macs could be easily connected to each other. HyperCard Partly Inspired the Web The HyperCard was created by Bill Atkinson in 1987. Through this app, anyone could create on-screen cards with hyperlinks, images, or texts. The Mac laptop is advanced right out of the box, it comes with many basic tools such as calendar management, email, etc. However, there is another world of powerful software for Apple Mac that will make complicated tasks easier. Although most of them are not free, they only cost a few bucks and they are well worth it. Here are some of the best.
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How to Do Everything Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Author: Dwight Spivey

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804404

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion! Maximize the amazing features packed into the latest release of Apple’s cutting-edge desktop operating system. With coverage of the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, How to Do Everything: Mac OS X Mountain Lion shows you how to set up and customize your machine for peak performance. Find out what’s new, such as Messages, the Notification Center, Reminders, and more. Networking, hardware, security, and troubleshooting are fully explained in this hands-on guide. Manage system preferences Interact with your Mac using Multi-Touch gestures Launch apps and utilities from Launchpad Manipulate open items with Mission Control Connect to the Internet and surf with Safari Video chat with FaceTime Download content from the App Store Stay in touch, on schedule, and organized with Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Messages, Notes, and Reminders Use iWork for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations Enjoy multimedia with QuickTime, iPhoto, iTunes, and iMovie Use iCloud to sync data with your iPod, iPad, and iPhone Set up a wired or wireless network Connect external devices via USB and FireWire Troubleshoot, tune, and back up your Mac
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Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guide

Author: Chris Seibold

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449310583

Category: Computers

Page: 219

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Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime user, this handy book is the quickest way to get up to speed on Lion. Packed with concise information in an easy-to-read format,Mac OS X Lion Pocket Guidecovers what you need to know and is an ideal resource for problem-solving on the fly. This book goes right to the heart of Lion, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and more. Learn about Lion's new features and changes Get quick tips for setting up and customizing your Mac’s configuration Solve problems with the handy reference to the fundamentals of the Finder, Dock, and more Understand how to manage user accounts Work more efficiently using keyboard shortcuts Take advantage of iCloud, Apple's online suite of services and tools
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My New Mac

52 Simple Projects to Get You Started

Author: Wallace Wang

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 159327209X

Category: Computers

Page: 481

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A project-oriented guide to using the Snow Leopard edition of a Mac covers such topics as using the mouse, understanding the Dock, finding files, using Dashboard, playing audio CDs and audio files, editing digital photographs, and setting up an email account.
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Macbook Pro 2016: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

Author: Gack Davidson

Publisher: Van Helostein

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 100

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MacBook Pro 2106 is more powerful and agile yet lighter and thinner compared to its predecessors. One of the most prominent features is the addition of Thunderbolt 3 with USB-C integration. On the other hand, it can connect to older thunderbolt 2 without any problem so you can attach your MacBook Pro 2016 seamlessly in Mac Pro workstation setup. Touch Bar is the new Apple caviar, a strip of glass with Touch sensitive icons for instant access to useful tools. TouchID is also a part of MacBook Pro 2016 so you don’t need to enter your password every time you login or use Apple Pay.
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iOS 10 SDK Development

Creating iPhone and iPad Apps with Swift

Author: Chris Adamson,Janie Clayton

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

ISBN: 1680503707

Category: Computers

Page: 264

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All in on Swift! iOS 10 and Xcode 8 make it clearer than ever that Swift is Apple's language of the future. Core frameworks have been redesigned to work better with Swift, and the language itself continues to evolve quickly. iOS 10 SDK Development is the pure-Swift approach to developing for the iOS platform. This completely revised and updated edition of the bestselling iOS guide shows you how to pull in the SDK's enormous feature set and deliver powerful, real-world apps for iPhone and iPad using modern Swift programming techniques. Swift is the language of the future for iOS development, and this completely revised and updated book is your guide. From the community-driven changes in Swift 3 to the overhaul of iOS' Foundation framework to make it more "Swifty," iOS 10 and Xcode 8 mark an "all in" commitment to Swift, and this new edition matches that commitment. Learn not just the syntax of the Swift language but also stylish Swift, the idiomatic uses of the language, and best practices you'll find in the wild. From there, move into developing a complete, real-world podcast client sample application-completely new for this edition-featuring Internet access, tables, navigation, and media playback, all with the most modern approaches provided by Apple's iOS 10 frameworks and tools. Go beyond code to master the practices that professional developers rely on: testing, debugging, publishing on the App Store, and managing your app over the long haul. As a bonus, you'll get a taste of cutting-edge iOS 10 features, such as the new Siri voice-command API. Swift's time is here. Whether you're new to Swift or just catching up on iOS' latest features, iOS 10 SDK Development will help you master the language and the platform.
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Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac and iOS in 24 Hours

Author: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0133105083

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, start using Core Data to build powerful data-driven apps for iOS devices and Mac OS X computers! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll discover how Apple’s built-in data persistence framework can help you meet any data-related requirement, from casual to enterprise-class. Beginning with the absolute basics, you’ll learn how to create data models, build interfaces, interact with users, work with data sources and table views. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Core Data development tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Jesse Feiler is a leading expert on Apple database development. Feiler has worked with databases since the 1980s, writing about technologies that have since evolved into Core Data. His database clients have included Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Young & Rubicam, and many small and nonprofit organizations. His recent books include Data-Driven iOS Apps for iPad and iPhone with FileMaker Pro, Bento by FileMaker, and FileMaker Go; and FileMaker 12 in Depth. Learn how to… • Start writing database apps fast, with Xcode 4’s powerful tools and templates • Master the Objective-C features and patterns Core Data relies upon • Understand Core Data’s goals, components, and behavior • Model data graphically with Xcode 4’s Data Model Editor • Leverage the full power of Managed Objects • Use controllers to integrate your data model with your code • Fetch, use, and store data from any source • Develop interfaces and features more quickly with Interface Builder • Add navigation and control features that integrate seamlessly with Core Data • Interact with users via popovers, segmented controls, action sheets, and tab bars • Create table views that users can edit • Let Xcode 4 and Core Data validate your data for you • Use predicates to precisely select the right data • Get ready for iCloud features to sync and move data among your iCloud-enabled devices Category: iOS/Mac Programming Covers: Core Data User Level: Beginning-to-Intermediate
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