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iMac Portable Genius. 3rd Edition

  • Published: October 2011
  • Region: Global
  • 416 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Tips, tools, and shortcuts on the latest features of the iMac

Completely updated to cover the latest features and capabilities of the iMac, this handy guide is packed with useful tips, full-color screenshots, and savvy advice to show you how to get the most out of your iMac. You'll find cool information on iMacs as well as the new iLife '11 suite (Garageband, iMovie, and iPhoto) and the exciting OS X Lion operating system. Veteran author Guy Hart-Davis shows you how to set up and customize your iMac so that it will work best for you, plus he shows you how to get more from your iMac, whether you're switching from an older Mac or migrating from Windows.
- Explores the best ways to maximize the amazing speed and impressive graphics of the new iMac
- Highlights all the bells and whistles of the new iMac, including the new Magic Mouse, iLife applications, and the new OS
- Provides you with the most up-to-date, accessible, useful information on the most used features of the iMac
- Covers troubleshooting and maintaining your iMac and its related hardware and software

Arm yourself with the most accessible, useful information possible with iMac Portable Genius, Third Edition by your side.

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xxii

Chapter 1: What's the Best Way to Get Started with My iMac? 2

Chapter 2: How Can I Set Up My iMac for Multiple Users? 48

Chapter 3: How Can I Get the Most Out of the Finder? 90

Chapter 4: How Do I Set Up a Local Network? 122

Chapter 5: How Can I Use My iMac as an Entertainment Center? 160

Chapter 6: What Can I Do with My Digital Images and Music? 174

Chapter 7: How Can I Use My iMac to Keep in Touch? 210

Chapter 8: How Can I Use My iMac to Get Organized? 240

Chapter 9: How Can I Telecommute Efficiently on My iMac? 254

Chapter 10: What Are the Best Applications for My iMac? 282

Chapter 11: How Can I Run Windows Programs and Games on My iMac? 300

Chapter 12: How Can I Make My iMac Run Faster and More Reliably? 322

Chapter 13: How Can I Keep My iMac and My Files Safe? 354


Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 40 computing books, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY iMac, iWork '09 Portable Genius, and iLife '11 Portable Genius. He also writes about PCs, Windows, Linux, and VBA.

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