McGraw-Hill Book: How to Do Everything MacBook Air

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McGraw-Hill Book: How to Do Everything MacBook Air


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  • Author: Jason R. Rich

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How to Do Everything MacBook Air from McGraw-Hill and written by Jason R. Rich is a book that teaches you everything you need to know about the MacBook Air.

Discover how to get more than ever before out of Apple's incredibly thin and light notebooks with help from this hands-on guide. This guide shows you how to harness the power of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system, and use iTunes, iWork, iLife, iCloud, Safari, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notification Center, Mail, and other powerful apps. Tap into all the computing power built into Apple's ultra-portable MacBook Air while you're at home, at work, or on-the-go.

This book teaches you how to:
•Custom configure your MacBook Air and navigate with the Multi-Touch trackpad
•Get the most out of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system
•Transfer data from a PC or another Mac
•Manage your email accounts with the Mail app
•Sync all of your data and devices via iCloud
•Connect peripherals, Bluetooth devices, printers, cameras, and more
•Use your MacBook Air to connect to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and other services
•Maximize productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office and the iWork apps
•Download and play movies, TV shows, and games
•Manage your iTunes Library
•Get organized with the new Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders apps
•Communicate efficiently using the Messages app
•Video chat with FaceTime or Skype
•Run Microsoft Windows programs on your MacBook Air
•Update, back up, troubleshoot, and maintain your MacBook Air

Part I: Get To Know Your MacBook Air
Chapter 1: Get Familiar with the MacBook Air
Chapter 2: Learn the Basics of the Mac OS X Operating System
Chapter 3: Make the Switch From Windows To a Mac

Part II: Discover The Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion OS
Chapter 4: Set Up The Software That Comes With MacBook Air
Chapter 5: Install New Software Onto MacBook Air
Chapter 6: Transfer Data & Files from Another Computer
Chapter 7: Use Apple's iCloud to Synch all Your Devices
Chapter 8: Add Optional Peripherals & Accessories to Expand Performance

Part III: Use Your MacBook Air Anytime & Anywhere
Chapter 9: Create Documents, Spreadsheets, Digital Slide Presentations
Chapter 10: Surf the Web on Your MacBook Air
Chapter 11: Set Up Existing Email Accounts For MacBook Air
Chapter 12: Bring The iLife Apps Into Your Life
Chapter 13: Get Organized with Calendar and Address Book Software

Part IV: Entertain Yourself With iTunes Content, Games & More
Chapter 14: Find & Enjoy Music, Movies, TV Shows & More With iTunes
Chapter 15: Play Games On Your MacBook Ai

Part V: Easily Handle All of Your Mobile Computing Needs
Chapter 16: Travel with Your MacBook Air
Chapter 17: Use FaceTime, Skype or VOIP Software to Communicate & Video Conference
Chapter 18: Run Windows and Windows Software On Your MacBook Air

Appendix: What To Do When Something Goes Wrong

Subject MacBook Air Tutorials
Author Jason R. Rich
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 368
Dimensions 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.1" (18.79 x 2.03 x 23.11 cm)
Illustrations No
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0071802495
ISBN-13: 9780071802499
Publisher McGraw-Hill
Date Published August 2012
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