Showcases the upgraded Macintosh operating system, covering installation, configuration, networking, and optimized applications.
Mac OS X includes dozens of new or improved features to make using your Mac easier, as well as dozens more that help you do more work in less time. Now you can use these new features to be more productive, have fewer headaches, reduce your cholesterol level, and fall in love with your Mac all over again.With Mac OS X For Dummies, you'll be managing files, storing documents, launching programs, adjusting the way the machine works, and much more in the short time it takes to move through the smoothest reference guide you'll ever meet (and re-greet every time you need a trusted resource for fast, friendly answers). In this updated volume, you'll find out what make your Mac a Mac, in addition to discoveringThe new-fangled Finder windowThe big deal on the DockIcon info galoreA sea of menus and shortcutsStraight talk on folder navigationNavigating the depths of Mac OS X safely and sanely is a breeze with the coverage in this must-have companion to your Apple product. Written by renowned Mac expert and best-selling author Bob LeVitus, Mac OS X For Dummies takes you from basic training to advanced maneuvers, includingCustomizing Finder Windows with ViewsMastering the Save Sheet and the Open Dialog BoxHaggling with Removable MediaApplying yourself to the Applications FolderBacking up by using commercial softwareTroubleshooting operating system annoyancesTuning into cool programs and preferences that you may use every dayWhether you’re brand-spanking new to the Mac or a grizzled old Mac-vet, Mac OS X For Dummies proves that exploring the ins and outs of Mac OS X can be fun, easy, and totally habit-forming.