|Author||: Edward C. Baig|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Total Pages||: 522|
|Rating||: 4/5 (94 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: The bestselling Mac book of all time, updated for OS X Mountain Lion and the latest hardware More and more people are joining the ranks of Mac owners each year. This popular guidebook, as user-friendly as the Mac itself, has sold more than 1.3 million copies in previous editions. In this most recent version, popular author Edward C. Baig, Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY, covers OS X Mountain Lion, the newest MacBooks, updates to the iLife suite, and much more. All the basics are here, including setting up and navigating your Mac, using the Safari browser, making video calls with FaceTime, managing photos and videos, syncing with iCloud, and more. Mac sales are booming, and this guide helps new users or those upgrading from an earlier version take full advantage of all the newest features Covers the newest operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as the latest Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac Pro hardware Shows how to set up your Mac, navigate the desktop, use the Dock, print or fax documents, surf the web with Safari, set up e-mail, use FaceTime and iMessage, sync devices with iCloud, run Windows on a Mac, and back up your files with Time Machine Explores the newest version of the iLife suite; how to work with photos, videos, and music files; blogging and social networking; organizing your life with Reminders; setting up a network, and more Macs For Dummies, 12th Edition will help you get the most from your new Mac, quickly and easily.