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Author Gruman, Galen
Title MacBook Pro Portable Genius
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
book jacket
Edition 5th ed
Descript 1 online resource (418 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Portable Genius Ser. ; v.804
Portable Genius Ser
Note Intro -- About the Author -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: How Can I Use My Desktop Space Efficiently? -- Setting the Finder Desktop's Icon Preferences -- Working with Finder Windows -- Working with the Dock -- Using the Launchpad -- Managing Your Desktop's Windows -- Using Applications in Full-Screen Mode -- Configuring Notifications -- Working with Monitors -- Setting the Desktop Background -- Chapter 2: How Do I Manage User Accounts? -- Working with User Accounts -- Using Automatic Login -- Configuring the Login Window -- Requiring a Password to Awaken the MacBook Pro -- Working with Fast User Switching -- Working with the Root User Account -- Chapter 3: What Are My Internet Connection Options? -- Setting Up a Local Network -- Managing Multiple Network Connections -- Troubleshooting an Internet Connection -- Chapter 4: How Do I Share Files, Printers, Videos, and More? -- Using the Share Sheet -- Sharing Photos, Music, and Movies -- Sharing Calendars -- Sharing Maps with an iOS Device -- Sharing Files -- Sharing Screens -- Sharing Printers and Scanners -- Sharing an Internet Connection -- Chapter 5: How Can I Control My MacBook Pro and Maintain Battery Power? -- Using the Trackpad Effectively -- Using the Keyboard Effectively -- Using the Character Viewer -- Using Voice Recognition Effectively -- Maintaining the Battery -- Chapter 6: How Do I Take Advantage of iCloud? -- Getting Started with iCloud -- Synchronizing Data on Multiple Devices -- Using iCloud Keychain -- Using iCloud with Documents -- Working with iCloud's Web Applications -- Chapter 7: How Do I Manage Contacts and E-mail? -- Using Accounts in Contacts -- Adding Contact Information to Contacts -- Finding People in Contacts -- Acting on Card Information -- Organizing Cards with Groups in Contacts -- Configuring E-mail Accounts in Mail
Working with File Attachments in Mail -- Organizing E-mail in Mail -- Making Mail Work Your Way -- Chapter 8: How Do I Communicate in Real Time? -- Conversing with FaceTime -- Messaging with Messages -- Chapter 9: How Can I Manage My Calendars? -- Managing Calendars -- Printing Calendars -- Sharing Calendars -- Chapter 10: How Can I Make Better Use of the MacBook Pro's Audio Features? -- Getting Sound out of a MacBook Pro -- Creating and Using Sound Effects -- Recording and Working with Sound -- Chapter 11: How Do I Add and Manage Storage Space? -- Using External Hard Drives -- Maintaining Hard Drives -- Working with SD Cards and Flash Drives -- Chapter 12: How Can I Run Windows Applications? -- Choosing a Windows Option -- Running Windows with Boot Camp -- Running Windows Virtually -- Chapter 13: How Can I Protect My MacBook Pro's Data? -- Keeping Software Current -- Protecting Your MacBook Pro with General Security -- Preventing Internet Attacks -- Protecting Data with Time Machine -- Using the OS X Document Protection Features -- Protecting Data with Encryption -- Using Find My iPhone to Locate Your MacBook Pro -- Protecting Information with Keychains -- Chapter 14: How Do I Solve MacBook Pro Problems? -- Looking for Trouble -- Understanding and Describing Problems -- Trying Fast and Easy Solutions -- Getting Help with MacBook Pro Problems -- Starting Over -- Index
Learn the skills, tools and shortcuts you need in order to make the most of your MacBook Pro This easy-to-use, compact guide skips the fluff and gets right to the essentials so that you can maximize all the latest features of the MacBook Pro. Packed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, this handy book aims to help you increase your productivity and save you time and hassle. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications and more, this book shows you what you want to know. Includes the latest version of OS X, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Covers all the essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 5th Edition puts you well on the way to being a pro at using your MacBook Pro!
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gruman, Galen MacBook Pro Portable Genius Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2013 9781118677766
Subject Computer science.;Mac OS.;MacBook (Computer).;Macintosh (Computer)
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Alt Author Gruman, Galen
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