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Macbook for Dummies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher For Dummies
Publication date August 28, 2006
Pages 366
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780470048597
ISBN-10 047004859X
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $21.99
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Looks at the features and functions of the MacBook, covering such topics as using the keyboard and trackpad, connecting to the Internet, using the iLife applications, networking, and troubleshooting.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Tired of being tethered to your desktop computer? If you're ready to break free with a laptop,  the new MacBook could be just what you're looking for. In addition to the freedom to work wherever you happen to be, a MacBook offers you
  • A portable darkroom with iPhoto
  • Mobile music, podcasts, and Internet radio
  • GarageBand software that lets you make your own music
  • The ability to create and share original movies and DVDs
  • Safari, a safer and ultra-cool Web browser, and all the other OS X advantages

Whether you already have your new MacBook or are still weighing the pros and cons of various models,  MacBook For Dummies is a valuable resource.  For newcomers to laptop land, it’s packed with basic information about using and caring for Mac laptops. It also walks you through Mac OS X, the revolutionary Macintosh operating system that makes your laptop tick. Then it's on to all the fun stuff you can do with your MacBook, like making music, editing photos and turning them into a book, creating DVDs on the road, or adding a wireless keyboard.  MacBook For Dummies will help you

  • Set up your MacBook and get acquainted with all the features of the Mac OS X Tiger operating system
  • Use the Safari Web browser and Apple's .Mac Internet subscriber service, connect your MacBook to a printer, and communicate with your cell phone or PDA
  • Connect to a wired or wireless network
  • Make the most of the iLife applications that come with your MacBook—iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, and GarageBand
  • Keep your MacBook and your data safe, troubleshoot any problems, and maintain your system

Popular For Dummies author Mark Chambers has loaded this fun book with tips, ideas, and his famous "Mark's Maxims"—power user advice that will guide you around the pitfalls and make you a Macxpert in no time.  From latptop basics all the way to upgrading and adding memory, MacBook For Dummies will be your MacBook's best friend.



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