Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118240571
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Genre: Computers

You're never too old to fall in love—with your Mac! You took a while, but you are now the proud owner of your first Mac computer. Macs For Seniors For Dummies is just for you. This friendly, accessible guide walks you through choosing a Mac and learning how to use it. You'll find yourself falling head over heels for your Mac in no time. Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basics that you need to know: turning the Mac on and getting connected; using the keyboard and mouse; working with files and folders; navigate around the Mac desktop and OS X Lion; setting up an Internet connection and e-mail; and much more. Shows Mac newbies how to surf safely with Safari, video chat with FaceTime, and connect with friends and family online Covers choosing the Mac that's right for you, setting it up, running programs and managing files, and hooking up a printer Features ways to have some fun, too, with digital photos and videos, music, movies, games, apps, and more Includes tips on troubleshooting and taking care of your Mac Your Mac can do so much more than you ever imagined and Macs For Seniors For Dummies shows you how!

Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies

Author: Bob LeVitus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118050983
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Computers

Mac OS X Leopard is the new cat in town, and wait until you see all the tricks it can do! Whether you’re new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is the fun and friendly way to have your Leopard purring in no time. While the Mac has built its reputation in part on being user-friendly, OS X Leopard has lots of features that do lots of things—and that’s where Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies puts you a step ahead. If you’re meeting your first Mac, start at the beginning and you’ll feel like a pro in no time. If you’re familiar with earlier incarnations of OS X, you can jump right to the chapters on organizing your files and getting a sneak peek with Quick Look, backing up with the cool new Time Machine, using Spaces to manage Finder and application windows, and getting down with all the cool Mac multimedia features. Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies shows you how to: Customize your Dock and desktop Search smarter with Spotlight Sync your contacts and calendars Watch movies, play music, and download digital photos or video Start video chats on the fly Surf the Web with Safari—safely Get organized with Spaces Run Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac Protect your kids with Parental Controls Set up a network and share files Written by Bob LeVitus, a.k.a. “Dr. Mac”, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is quite likely the fastest and easiest way to tame a Leopard!

Apple TV For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470243640
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Genre: Computers

Watch your iTunes downloads on a television screen with help from Apple TV For Dummies. This comprehensive guide offers shopping tips; easy-to-understand installation and setup directions; and advanced material like content creation, troubleshooting, and optimizing network speeds. You get the "download" on: Apple TV setup and customizing High-Definition video hardware State-of-the-art audio hardware Connecting both computer and video equipment Using iTunes and the iTunes Store Cataloging your multimedia library Setting up a wireless network (both on the Mac and the PC) Working with Front Row and the Apple TV remote control Displaying photos using iPhoto and Photoshop Elements Audio and video formats, including conversion between formats Syncing iTunes with the Apple TV Creating media for Apple TV using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie HD Customizing and optimizing your Apple TV system Troubleshooting, upgrading and maintaining Apple TV All levels of users will find this guide full of useful information, whether you're a multimedia/High-Definition beginner who hasn’t invested a cent in hardware, or an intermediate-level enthusiast who already has an HDTV and surround sound system, or an advanced electronic wizard who needs just a quick reference tool to troubleshoot a problem.

OS X Yosemite All in One For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118990902
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Computers

Get the most out of the latest version of OS X This reference combines eight content-rich minibooks in one complete package to give you all-access, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out of the latest OS X release from Apple. In OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll learn the ins and outs of OS X basics, navigating and running programs, searching with Spotlight, having fun with Photo Booth, keeping in touch with Contacts, using Reminders, writing in Notes, setting up the Notification Center, customizing the OS X desktop, jamming with iTunes, organizing and tweaking photos with iPhoto, making movie magic with iMovie, turning your Mac into a DVD theater, publishing documents with Pages, chatting with Messages and FaceTime, letting your imagination run wild with iBooks, expanding your horizons with iCloud, and so much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendary elegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installed on every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. In OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get the best-of-the-best content from indispensable For Dummies books: Introducing OS X; Customizing and Sharing; The Digital hub; Using iWork; The Typical Internet Stuff; Networking in OS X; Expanding Your System; and Advanced OS X. Goes well beyond the basics of how to use OS X Covers the key features and tools essential for all users of OS X Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal life more organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from a PC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newest version of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide will have you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.

MacBook For Dummies 4th Edition Book Online Video Training Bundle

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 1118673689
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Genre: Computers

Make the most of your MacBook with this one-of-a-kind video training package! Whether you’re using a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air, this step-by-step video training bundle will help you get more from your MacBook. You’ll learn how to customize your desktop and take control of LaunchPad and Mission Control, surf the web and stay in touch via e-mail and FaceTime video chatting, organize your files and folders, get productive with iCal and Contacts, and discover iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, and more. So, power up your MacBook and get ready to go! The MacBook For Dummies, Book + Online Video Training Bundle includes: The bestselling MacBook For Dummies, 4th Edition book Online access code for 2 hours of step-by-step MacBook video training Special bonus offer for 40% off a two-month AskVideo Library Pass Each For Dummies Video Training course features: Step-by-step, self-paced video learning that is accessible whenever you're ready to learn Expert instruction, tips, and guidance from industry professionals and educators HD video lessons with Notes, History, Favorites, and other tools to help you track your progress and reinforce what you've learned along the way You’ll make friends with your MacBook in no time at all with this book and video training bundle by your side!

Laptops For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118232422
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Computers

Hit the road with your laptop and this must-have For Dummies guide If you're like most people, your laptop is taking the place of your PC. Whether you're on the road, working at home, or multitasking, your laptop is now an essential, trusted tool. Just in time, beloved and popular author Dan Gookin returns with a new edition that covers the very latest in laptops. From synchronizing with your desktop and coordinating e-mail to maintaining security, networking, working in Windows 8, adding your smartphone to the mix, and more, this book makes understanding laptops simpler than you ever thought possible. Shares the latest basics about laptops, such as new technologies, current processors available, and steps to update memory and hard drive capabilities Covers the new Windows 8 operating system and other popular laptop operating systems, as well as netbooks, wireless networking, and smartphone tethering Explores remote access to the desktop, power management, storage, security, and much more Examines the benefits of mobility for students, employees, and anyone who needs to work on the go Helps you work on the road, employ and enjoy multimedia, and use your laptop professionally Laptops For Dummies, 5th Edition is the fun and friendly guide that will get you going and on the go with your laptop in no time!

Apple For Dummies Portable Collection

Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0470591838
Release Date: 2009-12-02
Genre: Computers

A value-priced collection of the four most popular products from Apple: Macs, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iPod & iTunes, and the iPhone The runaway success of Apple's iPod, iPhone, iTunes Store, and Macs have led to unprecedented sales success, making Apple the global leader for portable media devices. This collection of minibooks covers the four most popular products from Apple—Macs, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iPod & iTunes, and the iPhone—and is essential reading for everyone from experienced Apple users looking to upgrade to Apple's latest offerings, or first-time Apple customers who may be new to Mac. A better value can’t be found! Four minibooks cover Macs, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iPod & iTunes, and the iPhone iPod & iTunes For Dummies gets you started with your iPod and shows you how to load it with songs, organize your music with playlists, browse and purchase content from the iTunes store, burn CDs, and more iPhone For Dummies helps you figure out all the essentials: browse the Internet, send and receive e-mail and text messages, watch movies and TV shows, import pictures—and even make phone calls Macs For Dummies walks you through the nuts and bolts of your Mac and explains how to navigate the Mac desktop, surf the Internet, e-mail photos to friends and family, create and print documents, and more Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies offers advice for getting to know the Dock and Finder, working your way through windows and dialogs, and organizing and managing files and folders Enjoy a bite of some of the most popular Apple products with this unique collection!

MacBook All in One For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118118696
Release Date: 2011-12-27
Genre: Computers

Looks at the features of the MacBook, covering such topics as Mac OS X, customization, iLife, networking, email, iWork, Safari, iCloud, Keynote, and expansion.

Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies

Author: Rosanne Rust, MS, RD, LDN
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470639986
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies provides dieters and nutritionally focused consumers with the forms they need to set their dietary and lifestyle goals, monitor their eating habits, record nutritional information important to them, and track their progress. The package includes: 24 weeks of daily journal pages to track a wide range of dietary and lifestyle information, including foods consumed throughout the day, calories burned from exercise; water intake; vitamin and supplement intake; and their resulting energy levels. The flexible journal pages will permit readers to record data for up to four different focus areas in terms of the foods they eat. Depending on their goals, readers may want to focus on the calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbs, fiber, sugar, salt, or “points” from various diet programs found in the foods they consume. Weekly wrap-up assessment pages to document average food intake, exercise progress, and record personal achievements for the week. Charts to track weight-loss through the weeks. Expert dietary advice from registered dieticians. Quick-reference nutritional information for a variety of food items from The Calorie Counter For Dummies.

Physics I For Dummies

Author: Steven Holzner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118067550
Release Date: 2011-06-09
Genre: Science

Physics I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470903247) is now being published as Physics I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293590). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product. The fun and easy way to get up to speed on the basic concepts of physics For high school and undergraduate students alike, physics classes are recommended or required courses for a wide variety of majors, and continue to be a challenging and often confusing course. Physics I For Dummies tracks specifically to an introductory course and, keeping with the traditionally easy-to-follow Dummies style, teaches you the basic principles and formulas in a clear and concise manner, proving that you don't have to be Einstein to understand physics! Explains the basic principles in a simple, clear, and entertaining fashion New edition includes updated examples and explanations, as well as the newest discoveries in the field Contains the newest teaching techniques If just thinking about the laws of physics makes your head spin, this hands-on, friendly guide gets you out of the black hole and sheds light on this often-intimidating subject.

Mac OS X Leopard All in One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470190299
Release Date: 2009-04-29
Genre: Computers

Your new Mac with OS X Leopard is so cool! You have digital media, including iTunes, iPhoto, iDVD, and iMovie, at your fingertips, as well as everything the Internet has to offer. Where do you start to make the most of it? With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, of course! Here are seven handy minibooks, each devoted to one aspect of your Mac OS X Leopard. One section is devoted to the digital media you love, another to the Internet, others to networking, customizing, sharing, and expanding your Mac. There’s even a minibook for you geeky types who want to tweak the system with AppleScript. You’ll find information on: Locating anything with Spotlight and Sherlock Personalizing your desktop Creating movies and burning DVDs Jamming with iTunes and your iPod Making your own music with GarageBand Collecting, editing, and sharing photos with iPhoto Browsing the Web with Safari and staying safe online Setting up a wireless network Adding RAM, hard drive space, and cool extra applications Using AppleScript to program even more customizations With Mac OS X Leopard All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, you can find what you need in a hurry and get on with the fun your Mac makes possible. It just may be the best friend a Leopard can have!