iMac For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051645

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Congratulations! When you bought that shiny new anodized aluminum iMac, you made a great choice. Now you want take advantage and control of that baby's awesome speed, high performance, powerful operating system, and fantastic applications, and iMac for Dummies, 5th Edition is here to help you do just that! This easy-to-use guide covers both the iMac's splendid, cutting-edge hardware and Leopard, the latest version of Apple’s superb Mac OS X operating system. It gives you the basic information that every iMac owner should know and then moves on to explore the software that comes with your iMac. And, everywhere you look, you'll find plenty of power-user tips and tricks that’ll save you time, effort, and money. You'll find out how to: Set up and customize your iMac Import files from your old computer Send and receive mail Store, and organize digital photos, music, and video Back up your system with Time Machine Browse the Internet with Safari Keep in touch with iChat Make your iMac a digital media hub with iLife Connect your iMac to a wireless network Troubleshoot problems Keep your iMac safe and secure Your iMac is an elegant and sophisticated machine — and as fast, powerful, and easy-to-use as a computer can be. With the help you get from iMac For Dummies, 5th Edition you'll be an iMac power user in no time!
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The iMac For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764506482

Category: Computers

Page: 428

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If you bought an iMac, you're unbelievably smart (and lucky). You've neatly eliminated most of the hassle, frustration, and annoyance that normally come with buying a computer. You've saved yourself some cash, while still getting a fast, state-of-the-art machine. In short, the iMac is the gadget that comes closest to fulfilling the vision of Apple founder Steve Jobs: to make a personal computer that's as easy to use as your toaster. So, if the iMac is so easy to use, then who needs a book about it? Well, despite all the free goodies that come with your iMac, an operations manual is not one of them. You need somewhere to turn when things go wrong, when you'd like to know what the add-on software does, or when you want to stumble onto the Internet for the first time. That's where The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, steps in to help. Here's a sampling of the topics you'll find covered in The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition: Setting up your new iMac and getting around in Mac OS 9 Understanding how all those gizmos inside the iMac case work Accomplishing what you want to do (imagine that!) Setting up your printer with your iMac Getting onto the Internet with AOL, and exploring the Web Having fun with the iMac's free software Making movies with iMovie Setting up your iMac for AirPort wireless networking Troubleshooting and Top Ten lists on the perfect iMac accessories and cool things your iMac can do So, if you've just picked up an iMac and you want to get up to speed quickly, or if you've been a Mac user for years and need some additional pointers, The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, can get you on your way to making the most of your Mac experience.
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The iMac For Dummies Quick Reference

Author: Jennifer Watson

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764507182

Category: Computers

Page: 221

View: 2982

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If iMac, you can, too. Yes, using an iMac is simple. After you power up your very own piece of iCandy, you can quickly pick up on the basics with this ...For Dummies Quick Reference. You find that "navigating" means pointing your mouse's arrow and clicking, and that electronic file folders aren't really much different than the manila kind you used to put in a file cabinet. Soon, you'll be able to arrange your screen's desktop the way you want, set up files and print them, and move in and out of windows and software applications. Find out how to select files from a CD-ROM and use the Internet. And after you're comfortable with the basics, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing are all can-do-able with AppleWorks. The shortcut key commands listed in the last chapter, as any seasoned Mac user will tell you, are indispensable.
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The Flat-Screen iMac For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516634

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 6993

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"...you'd be hard pressed to find a better no-brainer beginners guide to the iMac...a practical, inspirational introduction to the wonderful world of Macs for computing newbies...pretty near perfect..." —MacFormat Who doesn’t just love those flat-screen iMac machines? They look great. They work great, too — if you know how to take advantage of all the built-in features and capabilities. Ideal for graphic designers, schools/students, scientists, and anyone who wants to make the most of his new iMac, the latest edition of The Flat-Screen iMac For Dummies has approximately 35% new content. It begins with the basics, and covers: Getting on the Internet Making your way through all the free software included with the iMac, and making the most of it Creating CDs and DVDs Connecting other gadgets and gizmos to the iMac Troubleshooting Written by David Pogue, one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors with more than 2.5 million books in print, this book helps first time iMac users become productive quickly, and lets iMac veterans jump in and discover the newest features they can try out right away. Updated and expanded, the book gets you up to speed on: iDVD, and how to make DVD movies iMovie, a video editing application iPhoto, a digital photo editing tool iTunes, which lets you convert CD music into MP3 files It also includes a chapter, “Ten Cool Things You Didn’t Know Your iMac Could Do” that not only gives you how-to, but also gives you ideas. That just might make you the coolest iMac master around!
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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118157273

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 2165

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The perfect introduction for getting up and running and getting the most out of your iMac Apple's iMac is a sleek, all-in-one desktop. In a clear, easy-to-follow visual format, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac demonstrates everything you need to know about your new Apple iMac, from the iMac's features and capabilities to the most common peripherals you'll be using with it. Whether you're a total newbie to Macs and the Mac OS or an experienced user looking for expert tips to improve your experience, this book is your perfect guide. Takes you through the basics to get up and running with the iMac's plug-and-play simplicity Walks you through setting up a customized desktop, working with the OS, working with email, and troubleshooting and maintenance tricks that will extend the life of an iMac Explores such topics such as editing photos in iPhoto, creating award winning home movies with iMovie, and connecting all those cool devices like an iPhone or iPod so that readers can kick back and chill out with iTunes Shows you how to browse the web with Safari, use iCal to track appointments, and what to do if something should ever go wrong with your iMac With 450 rich, full color screenshots and illustrations, and straight-forward step-by-step instructions, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac will quickly make you comfortable with your iMac and help you master the advanced features that make the iMac so cool.
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Insurance for Dummies

Author: Jack Hungelmann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470530108

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6576

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Now updated — your guide to getting the best insurance policy Are you intimidated by insurance? Have no fear — this easy-to-understand guide explains everything you need to know, from getting the most coverage at the best price to dealing with adjusters, filing claims, and more. Whether you're looking for personal or business insurance, you'll see how to avoid common pitfalls, lower your costs, and get what you deserve at claim time. Get to know the basics — understand how to make good insurance decisions and reduce the chances of a financial loss in your life Take your insurance on the road — manage your personal automobile risks, handle special situations, insure recreational vehicles, and deal with insurance adjusters Understand homeowner's and renter's insurance — know what is and isn't covered by typical policies, common exclusions and pitfalls, and how to cover yourself against personal lawsuits Buy the right umbrella policy — discover the advantages, and coordinate your policies to cover the gaps Manage life, health, and disability risks — explore individual and group policies, understand Medicare basics, and evaluate long-term disability and long-term-care insurance Open the book and find: The best life, health, home, and auto policies Strategies for handling the claims process to get what you deserve Tips on adjusting your deductible to suit your lifestyle How to navigate healthcare policies Ways to reduce your risk and your premiums Common traps and loopholes Considerations for grads, freelancers, and remote workers
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Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470533986

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 7850

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Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match. Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team Open the book and find: Clear explanations of the game's fundamentals An assortment of the sport's best drills The equipment your team needs Player positions and their responsibilities Tips for running fun-filled practices Refinements for your coaching strategies How to meet players' special needs Ten ways to make the season memorable
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Google Sites and Chrome For Dummies

Author: Ryan Teeter,Karl Barksdale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470470015

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 5353

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Curious about Google Sites and how team collaboration Web sites can help you share documents online from various locations? Curious about Google’s new Chrome browser? Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies has what you want to know! Today, Google is so much more than another word for “search.” Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies shows you how to create great collaborative Web sites with Google Sites and surf the Web with the super-fast Google Chrome browser. Find out how they work with other Google Apps, too. You’ll learn to: Take advantage of free hosting, free tools, and a simple, straightforward interface with Google Sites Set up a Google account or Google Apps account Create wiki sites that let coworkers collaborate on projects or keep family members up to date Use Google gadgets to keep track of projects, manage calendars and documents, or display photos Integrate documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other Google Apps into your site Work with Contact List, Google Talk, and Google Chat, and handle e-mail with Gmail Download and install the speedy Google Chrome browser Install browser plug-ins, enable offline access to Google Docs, and manage misbehaving tabs You’ll even find instructions and examples to help you plan sites for personal and business use, plus a sample college course site. With advice from Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies, you can make collaboration easy and have the high-speed Web at your fingertips.
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MacBook For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118228685

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 3747

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Get more out of your MacBook with the help of this savvy and easy Dummies guide Lighter, faster, and way cooler, the new MacBooks put the power of a desktop into your hands anywhere. Mac expert Mark Chambers shows you how to personalize your Desktop, stay connected while on the road, make movies with iMovie, create and share photos and videos, compose your own music with GarageBand, build a website with iWeb, and much more. Packed with coverage of the latest MacBook hardware including the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro plus OS X Mountain Lion, iCloud, iLife, and iWork, this new edition is completely revised and updated to let you in on all the secrets of the magnificent MacBook. Features updated coverage of the latest MacBook devices, OS X Mountain Lion, iCloud, iLife, and iWork Shows how to navigate with Mission Control and LaunchPad, sync everything with iCloud, and add some apps to your desktop experience Explains how to customize the dock and desktop; connect from the road; take your music mobile; use iWeb, iMovie, iPhoto, and GarageBand; and get to work the Mac way with the iWork productivity suite Gets readers acquainted with Multi-Touch gestures, Mail, and the Mac App Store MacBook For Dummies, 4th Edition helps you make friends with your MacBook the fun and easy way!
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