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Teach Yourself Visually Macs
Teach Yourself Visually Macs
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0470888482
Visual coverage of the latest Apple hardware and software, including the most popular programs

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.

Photoshop Elements 5 for Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide
Photoshop Elements 5 for Windows
Visual Quickstart Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0321476719

This guide uses pictures to guide readers through Photoshop Elements and show what to do. Topics covered include creating and managing images, fixing and retouching photos, changing and adjusting colours, painting and drawing, and preparing images for the Web.

Windows 7: The Missing Manual
Windows 7
The Missing Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 0596806396

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

Mac OS X Panther Killer Tips
Mac OS X Panther Killer Tips
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0735713936

Part of Killer Tips series, this book is about speed; showing the Mac professional how to get more work done faster, while actually increasing quality. It provides I didn't know THAT sidebars which are useful for non-beginning technology users.

SAS for Mixed Models
SAS for Mixed Models
Paperback      ISBN: 1590475003

The indispensable, up-to-date guide to mixed models using SAS. Discover the latest capabilities available for a variety of applications featuring the MIXED, GLIMMIX, and NLMIXED procedures in SAS for Mixed Models, Second Edition, the comprehensive mixed models guide for data analysis, completely revised and updated for SAS 9 by authors Ramon Littell, George Milliken, Walter Stroup, Russell Wolfinger, and Oliver Schabenberger. The theory underlying the models, the forms of the models for various applications, and a wealth of examples from different fields of study are integrated in the discussions of these models: random effect only and random coefficients models; split-plot, multilocation, and repeated measures models; hierarchical models with nested random effects; analysis of covariance models; spatial correlation models; generalized linear mixed models; and nonlinear mixed models. Professionals and students with a background in two-way ANOVA and regression and a basic knowledge of linear models and matrix algebra will benefit from the topics covered. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

Macbook for Dummies
Macbook for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 1119607795

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

Starter Guide: Mandrakelinux 10.1
Starter Guide: Mandrakelinux 10.1
by Missing
Paperback      ISBN: 2847980857

Getting up to spee on Discovery 10.1--"the easiest and most user-friendly Linux distribution

iMac Portable Genius
iMac Portable Genius
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1118147588
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.

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual
Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual
The Missing Manual
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0596153287

For a company that promised to "put a pause on new features," Apple sure has been busy-there's barely a feature left untouched in Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard." There's more speed, more polish, more refinement-but still no manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the humor and expertise that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for eight years straight. You get all the answers with jargon-free introductions to:

Big-ticket changes. A 64-bit overhaul. Faster everything. A rewritten Finder. Microsoft Exchange compatibility. All-new QuickTime Player. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Snow Leopard Spots. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, iChat, Preview, Time Machine. Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power usage. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X's Unix chassis-this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

Mastering VMware Infrastructure 3
Mastering VMware Infrastructure 3
Paperback      ISBN: 0470183136

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.