iMac For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 5, 2010 - Computers - 432 pages
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The perennial bestselling iMac book is back—now updated and revised throughout!

If you're eager to discover how to take advantage of the exciting possibilities that an iMac offers, then this is the book for you. From its speed, high performance, powerful operating system, and amazing applications, the iMac is an impeccable choice, and the fun, friendly, and approachable style of iMac For Dummies, 6th Edition is an ideal way to get started with the basics.

You'll learn the fundamentals of the iMac including setting up and customizing your iMac and the software that comes with it, importing files from your old computer, sending and receiving e-mail, and more.

  • Boasts new content covering the latest iMac hardware, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iLife '09, iWork '09, and coverage of the latest trends in the market
  • Walks you through storing and organizing digital photos, music, and video
  • Explains backing up your system with Time Machine
  • Delves into creating a multi-user iMac and connecting to a wireless network
  • Reviews troubleshooting tips and tricks
  • Shows you how to automate mundane tasks

With iMac For Dummies, 6th Edition, you'll be able to proclaim, "iKnow" in no time!

 

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This book is out of date. It does not represent the current iMac software and many of the items in the book are only for the earlier iMac computers. Nothing seems to match. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Necessary Evils Troubleshooting
4
Okay This Machine Looks Really Really Weird
9
Life Give My iMac Life
25
Introducing the Apple of Your iMac
35
Shaking Hands with Mac OS X
45
A Plethora of Powerful Fun
67
A Nerds Guide to System Preferences
83
Giving Your DVD the Personal Touch
221
Recording Your Hits with GarageBand
231
Creating a Web Site with iWeb
253
Getting Productive with iWork and Other Tools
265
Desktop Publishing with Pages
267
Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers
279
Building Presentations with Keynote
293
Creating a Multiuser iMac
305

Searching amidst iMac Chaos
99
Connecting and Communicating
107
Moving to MobileMe
125
Hooking Up with Handy Helpers
131
The Multimedia Joy of iTunes
143
The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto
167
Making Film History with iMovie
191
iDVD Your DVD Movie Factory
209
Building Or Joining a Network
323
Upgrading Maintaining
343
Kicked It and It Still Wont Work
357
I Want to Add Stuff
359
Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac
383
Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague
389
Index
395
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About the author (2010)

Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books, including MacBook All-in-One For Dummies and Macs For Seniors For Dummies.

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