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Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Pro - Brad Miser

Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Pro

Paperback

Published: 12th October 2012
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Quickly get up to speed on your MacBook Pro.

This handy resource is not only visually appealing but offers excellent step-by-step guidance to your MacBook Pro. Following the illustrated instructions will empower you to accomplish everyday tasks quickly and easily. The book covers the basics such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook Pro and working on the Mac desktop with the new Mission Control and Launchpad--to downloading applications with the Mac App Store, running Windows applications, and more. Use this clear, visual guide and quickly learn the ins and outs of your MacBook Pro.

  • Covers new hardware updates, Mac OS X Lion, iLife, iTunes, and more
  • Shows you how to work on the desktop, configure widgets on the dashboard, run Windows applications, and do your own troubleshooting
Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro offers fully illustrated instructions for learning how to use your MacBook Pro to its full potential.

About the Author

Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing ā€œiā€ gadgets, iPhone and iPod touch, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPhone, 5th Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPod touch, 3rd Edition; Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion; Sams Teach Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes; Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes; iPhoto ā€™11 Portable Genius; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 3rd Edition.He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more than 50 other titles. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.

Part I Discovering MacBook Pro

Chapter 1 Exploring MacBook Pro

Chapter 2 Looking Through the OS X Finder Windows

Chapter 3 Managing the MacBook Pro Desktop Space

Chapter 4 Working on the Mac Desktop

Chapter 5 Working with Mac Applications

Chapter 6 Personalizing MacBook Pro

Part II Getting Connected

Chapter 7 Connecting to a Network and the Internet

Chapter 8 Connecting MacBook Pro to Other Devices

Chapter 9 Traveling with MacBook Pro

Part III Using the Internet

Chapter 10 Using iCloud Online Services

Chapter 11 Surfing the Web

Chapter 12 E-Mailing with Mail

Chapter 13 Communicating in Real Time

Part IV Going Further with MacBook Pro

Chapter 14 Printing on Paper or Electronically

Chapter 15 Managing Contacts

Chapter 16 Managing Calendars

Chapter 17 Maintaining a MacBook Pro and Solving Problems

Chapter 18 Enjoying Music and Video with iTunes

Chapter 19 Using a MacBook Pro with iPhones, iPods, and iPads

Index 360

ISBN: 9781118383278
ISBN-10: 1118383273
Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 12th October 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 18.8  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 1