My MacBook

My MacBook

Book - 2013
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Presents step-by-step instructions to the features and functions of the MacBook, covering such topics as desktop space, connecting to a network, managing contacts and appointments, sharing devices, using MobileMe, hardware, and security.

Covers MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to MacBook photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into hardware or operating system problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your MacBook.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping
your MacBook working just the way you want.
Tasks include:
• Managing, arranging, and tagging your files
• Staying on top of important events with Notification Center
• Creating and navigating virtual workspaces in Mission Control
• Opening and organizing apps with Launchpad
• Connecting to and accessing network resources
• Activating and using iCloud services
• Communicating online with email, instant messaging, and video
• Keeping appointments with Calendar and Reminders
• Planning trips and checking traffic with Maps
• Being social with Facebook and Twitter integration
• Downloading and enjoying music, movies, and more
• Buying, reading, and annotating iBooks
• Getting the latest and greatest software from the App Store and other sources
• Challenging your friends to games with Game Center
• Protecting and securing your system and data
• Expanding your system with peripheral devices
• Troubleshooting common system problems

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Ray, who writes computer books and works in research information systems at Ohio State U., provides a guide to the MacBook and its operating system OS X (Mavericks). He explains how to create an ideal working environment and manage the desktop; optimize screen space; connect to a network; set up iCloud services and internet accounts; access email and the internet; share files, devices, and services; use instant messaging, FaceTime, Twitter, and Facebook; manage contacts, maps, schedules, reminders, and notes; use iTunes, iBooks, and Game Center; install and manage software and apps; optimize hardware, including changing trackpad and mouse options, adjusting the display, and recording video and audio; connect other devices; secure and protect the computer; and troubleshoot the system. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Indianapolis : Que, 2013
Edition: Mavericks edition
ISBN: 9780789751690
Characteristics: 511 pages : col. ill. ; 22 cm


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