Fully updated to cover all the latest changes and features that Macs have to offer, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition aims at helping visual learners get the most from their Mac hardware and software. Whether you're switching from a Windows machine to a Mac or you're a veteran Mac user looking to maximize all that your system has to offer, this visual guide walks you through everything from managing your photos in iPhoto, creating award worthy home movies with iMovie, browsing the Web with Safari, exploring the ever growing iTunes store, and syncing popular mobile devices like an iPhone or iPad.
- Targets visual learners interested in getting the most from their Mac
- Boasts full-color screen shots and illustrations as well as straightforward, step-by-step instructions
- Demonstrates how to manage your photos in iPhoto, create movies with iMovie, browse the Web, explore the iTunes store, and sync up with an iPhone or iPad
- Walks you through basic productivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting for a Mac
- Transitions you from working with a PC to a Mac
Teach Youself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition puts you well on your way to confidently making the most of your Mac.
Windows 7 is the number one operating system in the world and if you're eager to get started using all it has to offer, this value-packed eLearning kit is essential to your learning process. A complete Microsoft Windows 7 course, it includes a full-color printed book and a Dummies interactive eLearning course on CD. Each lesson opens with an introduction to the content and explains the importance and potential uses for every task described.
Featuring both written and animated step-by-step how-tos, practice labs, helpful videos, numerous examples, and a host of Dummies hints and tips, this package makes your learning process easier. Follow the material sequentially or jump in and out as you wish?it's set up so you can learn at your own pace. Throughout, you will benefit from illustrations, animations, voiceover explanations, and the option of closed captioning if you find you learn better when you can read the instructions.
- Helps self-motivated learners get familiar with the most popular operating system in the world: Windows 7
- Includes an easy-to-follow, full-color book and an interactive Dummies eLearning Course that corresponds with the book on CD
- Allows you to follow the material sequentially or choose separate sections at your own time and pace
- Offers chapter summaries, practice exercises, discussions of concepts and essential terms, and much more
Windows 7 eLearning Kit For Dummies is the ultimate guide to a productive and flexible learning experience.
NOTE: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
A guide to using the Flash authoring tool covers such topics as modifying graphics, working with symbols, frame-by-frame animations, building buttons for interactivity, and adding sound.
Windows 10 in easy steps, 5th Edition provides full-color and comprehensive coverage of the latest Windows operating system and shows how to get the most out of it, whether you are using a desktop computer or a mobile device. It details the new features and shows how these integrate with the more traditional elements of the operating system, including:
It also covers the new features in the November 2019 Update, including:
Windows 10 is one of the most significant upgrades in Microsoft's history and Windows 10 in easy steps, 5th Edition is ideal for newbies and for those wanting to quickly grasp the essentials in the November 2019 Update.
Get to know and love your MacBook better than ever
So sleek, so cool. From the moment you slid it from the box, you wanted to learn as much as you possibly could about your new device. Whether you're a newbie or a Mac veteran, you'll find all you need right here--from initial set-up and customization to working with iCloud and the latest macOS features and apps--making it easy for you to accomplish everything you want with your MacBook.
Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is your friendly expert guide, walking you through the all the basics, including desktop navigation, file storage and security, and general maintenance, before showing you the more creative stuff like music and iMovie, as well as how to troubleshoot with ease. In this revised edition, he's also included extensive updates on the latest generation of MacBooks, letting you know what's changed and how you can use the most recent apps for enhancing your professional and creative output.
- Explore the latest macOS
- Increase your productivity and creativity with the newest apps
- Be an artist with Photos and iMovie
- Easily use your MacBook on the go, from work, to school, to client sites
Whatever cool thing you want to do with your MacBook, this book makes it easy to make it even cooler--so get started today
- How to best install FreeBSD to meet your needs
- Which filesystem to use in your environment
- How to back up and restore critical data
- How to tweak the kernel, and when not to
- Network configuration, from activating interfaces to selecting congestion control algorithms
- How to manage UFS, ZFS, and other critical filesystems
- FreeBSD's software packaging system, including how to build your own package repository
- How and when to upgrade
- Techniques to build your own FreeBSD
- Advanced security features like blacklistd and packet filtering
- How to monitor and adjust performance
- Container-style virtualization with jails
- Diskless systems
- Panic management and bug reporting With Absolute FreeBSD you will get the solid introduction you need; and if you're a fan of the earlier editions, you will expand your skills even further.
You can set your watch to it: As soon as Apple comes out with another version of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover it with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.4, better known as Tiger, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing's too fast for Pogue and Mac OS X: The Missing Manual. There are many reasons why this is the most popular computer book of all time.
With its hallmark objectivity, the Tiger Edition thoroughly explores the latest features to grace the Mac OS. Which ones work well and which do not? What should you look for? This book tackles Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps you find anything on your computer; iChat AV for videoconferencing; Automator for automating repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and the hundreds of smaller tweaks and changes, good and bad, that Apple's marketing never bothers to mention.
Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition is the authoritative book that's ideal for every user, including people coming to the Mac for the first time. Our guide offers an ideal introduction that demystifies the Dock, the unfamiliar Mac OS X folder structure, and the entirely new Mail application. There are also mini-manuals on iLife applications such as iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, those much-heralded digital media programs, and a tutorial for Safari, Mac's own web browser.
And plenty more: learn to configure Mac OS X using the System Preferences application, keep your Mac secure with FileVault, and learn about Tiger's enhanced Firewall capabilities. If you're so inclined, this Missing Manual also offers an easy introduction to the Terminal application for issuing basic Unix commands.
There's something new on practically every page, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Mac's brought a new cat to town and we have a great new way to tame it.
Cut hardware costs, expand your capacity, and manage an entire fleet of virtual machines in your enterprise with the leading virtualization solution, VMware Infrastructure 3 (VI3), by applying the step-by-step instructions in Mastering VMware(R) Infrastructure 3. Packed with the technical details, best practices, and how-tos you need to install, configure, and run a virtual infrastructure at maximum efficiency, this guide is comprehensive and essential. Learn how to create and manage virtual networks and machines, configure every product in the VI3 suite, monitor resources and performance, maintain security, and much more.
In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users.Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware. With this book, you'll learn how to:
Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network
Get up to speed on Windows 10
With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further.
This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way
- Work with Windows 10 on any device
- Upload, edit, and download pictures
- Play games and enjoy social media
- Keep your system secure
- Perform routine maintenance
If you've just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible