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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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Tcp/Ip Protocols and Services : Technical Reference
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Tcp/Ip Protocols and Services : Technical Reference
2nd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0735612919

This TECHNICAL REFERENCE delivers must-know information on TCP/IP for any IT professional working with Windows .NET Server. The book focuses on core TCP/IP protocols such as IP, ICMP, IGMP, and UDP; physical protocols such as Ethernet; and application protocols such as DNS, DHCP and WINS. It also provides details on NDIS and Windows NT(r)-based networking architecture. The book starts with the fundamentals and builds comprehension layer by layer. Companion CD-ROM contains supplemental materials, including technical white papers. Provides practical and in-depth information on the entire TCP/IP protocols suite for Windows .NET Server Builds comprehension of TCP/IP protocols layer by layer Features ample illustrations, tables, and real-world examples CD-ROM includes Microsoft white papers on TCP/IP

Windows 7 for Dummies eLearning Kit
Windows 7 for Dummies eLearning Kit
Paperback      ISBN: 1118031598
Self-motivators will get moving with Windows 7 using this interactive eLearning course

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.

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

How to Do Everything: Windows 8
How to Do Everything
Windows 8
Paperback      ISBN: 0071805141

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.
Tap into the power of Windows 8

Maximize the versatile features of Windows 8 on all your devices with help from this hands-on guide. Discover how to customize settings, use the new Start screen and Charms bar, work with gestures on a touchscreen PC, organize and sync data in the cloud, and set up a network. How to Do Everything Windows 8 covers email, video conferencing, web access, peripheral devices, security, and troubleshooting. You'll also get tips for using the entertainment apps to enjoy music, video, photos, games, and much more.

  • Customize Windows 8, group tiles on the Start screen, pin icons to the taskbar, and change settings
  • Manage and back up your files and sync them to the cloud
  • Share files with a Windows 8 Homegroup
  • Surf the web with both versions of Internet Explorer 10, use tabs, organize favorites, and protect your privacy online
  • Print, scan, and fax with Windows 8
  • Communicate via built-in apps--Mail and Messaging--and add Skype
  • Connect to social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, using the People app
  • Enjoy the Music and Video apps and the Xbox Music free streaming service and video store
  • View, manage, and share photos with the new Photos app--including your Facebook, Flickr, and SkyDrive photos
  • Use all the built-in Windows 8 apps and get more from the Windows Store
  • Keep Windows 8 running smoothly and securely
  • Troubleshoot problems and reset or recover your PC
Windows 8 Kickstart
Windows 8 Kickstart
Paperback      ISBN: 0071805826

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Your full-color go-to guide--covering the final version of Windows 8

Get started enjoying the innovative features of Microsoft's latest operating system release on any device quickly and easily with Windows 8 Kickstart. Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize the operating system's capabilities. Customize and secure your system, manage files, browse the Web, download apps, enjoy multimedia, manage photos, connect to social media networks, and much more. Tips, Notes, Warnings, and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and veteran insight helps you get the most out of Windows 8.

  • Configure and customize Windows 8
  • Manage your desktop
  • Organize files with Windows Explorer
  • Keep Windows 8 up to date and secure
  • Get started with Windows 8-style apps
  • Surf the web
  • Connect with social media and instant messaging
  • View and manage photos
  • Play music, video, and games
  • Print files and manage devices
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.

Make: 3D Printing
Make
3D Printing
Paperback      ISBN: 1457182939

The 3D printing revolution is well upon us, with new machines appearing at an amazing rate. With the abundance of information and options out there, how are makers to choose the 3D printer that's right for them? MAKE is here to help, with our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. With articles about techniques, freely available CAD packages, and comparisons of printers that are on the market, this book makes it easy to understand this complex and constantly-shifting topic.

Based on articles and projects from MAKE's print and online publications, this book arms you with everything you need to know to understand the exciting but sometimes confusing world of 3D Printing.