Switching to the Mac The Missing Manual El Capitan Edition
Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn't—everything you need to know to successfully and painlessly move your files and adapt to Mac's way of doing things. Written with wit and objectivity by Missing Manual series creator and bestselling author David Pogue, this book will have you up and running on your new Mac in no time.
Switching to the Mac The Missing Manual Mavericks Edition
Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide from New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue helps you make a smooth transition to OS X Mavericks, a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you’re using Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8, we’ve got you covered. Syncing with iOS. If you already have an iPhone or iPad, now's the perfect time to switch to OS X with iCloud, which allows you to sync Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Messages, FaceTime, Game Center, Safari, Reminders, iTunes, the Mac App Store, and Notes across all of your devices. Transferring your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac by cable, network, or disk is the easy part. But how do you extract things like your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files? Now you'll know. Re-creating your software suite. The big-name programs (from Microsoft, Adobe, and others) are available in both Mac and Windows versions, and their documents require no conversion on the Mac. But hundreds of other programs are available only for Windows. This book describes the Macintosh equivalents and explains how to move data to them. Learning OS X Mavericks. Once you've moved into the Macintosh mansion, a final task awaits: Learning your way around. Fortunately, you're in good hands with the author of the #1 bestselling guide to OS X.
OS X Mountain Lion The Missing Manual
Demonstrates the operating system's basic features, including the desktop, the Dock, system preferences, free programs, security, networking, internet setup, iCloud, and Safari.
OS X El Capitan The Missing Manual
With El Capitan, Apple brings never-before-seen features to OS X—like a split-screen desktop, improved window controls, and amazing graphics. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use key new features such as swiping gestures, Notes, a new Spotlight search system, the Safari pinning feature, and Split View. Missing Manuals creator David Pogue is one of the most widely recognized technology authors in the world. A former New York Times technology columnist, he founded and now produces videos for Yahoo Tech.
MacOS Sierra The Missing Manual
With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.
OS X Yosemite The Missing Manual
Demonstrates the OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system's basic features, including Internet access, file management, configuring the desktop, networking, installing peripherals, file sharing, and working with applications.
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Using OS X Mountain Lion Server at Home
Using OS X Mountain Lion Server at Home is the "missing manual" for Apple's OS X Mountain Lion Server operating system, and the follow up to the very popular Using OS X Lion Server at Home. Fully revised, updated and extended for Apple's latest server platform, this eBook takes you step by step through selecting the right hardware, installing and configuring Apple's server operating system. Written in straightforward language for non-geeks and those new to OS X, this comprehensive guide ensures you can get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion Server in the home by walking you through the product's essential features, including file and folder sharing, setting up shared family calendars and contacts, remote access, backup, media streaming, serving software updates to your Mac clients, running your own Mail server at home, managing iPhones and iPads and more. Alongside a full update covering changes from OS X Lion to Mountain Lion, this 373 page eBook includes four brand new chapters exploring advanced topics, including running an FTP Server on Mountain Lion, managing your own eMail courtesy of the on-board Mail Server, caching OS X Software Updates and serving to clients, as well as managing Mac App Store Application and Operating System updates using your server. If you're new to OS X Server or simply upgrading from the last release, you'll find Using OS X Mountain Lion Server at Home an indispensable guide to getting started and doing more with Apple's server release.
Take Control of iCloud
Take Control of iCloud will teach you how to handle many aspects of iCloud, including: iCloud Web site: Learn what you can and can't do in iCloud's Web-based interface for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork documents. iTunes in the Cloud: Learn how to turn on automatic downloads so nearly anything you buy from Apple--music, apps, and ebooks, though not TV shows or movies--appears on all your devices. You'll also learn how to re-download previously purchased items, and you'll read about how to start using Apple's optional, $25-per-year iTunes Match music service. iCloud Backup: Find out what data on your iOS device backs up, how to handle your backup, and--most importantly--how to restore your backup after a problem! Photo Stream: Having all your recent photos appear on all your devices sounds great, but there are gotchas. Joe explains how the 1,000-photo and 30-day limits work, as well as what's necessary to get a truly embarrassing photo out of your Photo Stream. Documents in the Cloud: Start changing your habits and expectations as your documents begin living in the cloud and within apps instead of on a local disk. But beware, since Documents in the Cloud isn't always seamless, with both manual effort required and data loss possible at the moment. Calendar and Contacts: Find directions for working with iCloud's Calendar and Contacts Web applications, along with pointers on the relatively few ways they differ from the Mac's iCal and Address Book and from iOS 5's Calendar and Contacts apps. Learn how to handle invitations to calendar events, plus get guidance on how reminders work within iCloud's calendaring system. Mail: As with Calendar and Contacts, Joe explains how to set up and use iCloud's Web-based Mail app, which is similar to the iOS Mail apps. Notes and Reminders: These new applications in Mountain Lion extract the similarly named features from iCal and Mail and match up with the iOS apps; Joe explains briefly how to use them to keep information synced across all your devices. Find My...: Learn how to use Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Mac to locate a device that's gone missing, and get an overview of how you can keep track of friends and family with the new Find My Friends iOS app. Back to My Mac: With Back to My Mac, you can connect to your Mac at home or the office over the Internet and use both file sharing and screen sharing just as though you were on the same network. Joe explains the basics. Read this book to learn the answers to questions such as: What are iCloud's primary features? How do I set up iCloud-based calendar and contact syncing on my iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? How do I share calendars with people who are not using iCloud? How quickly should I expect iCloud to sync my data? How do I configure my email software to use my iCloud email address? How do I add files to my Photo Stream from Windows? How can I configure my AirPort Extreme to work with Back to My Mac? What should I expect iTunes to do immediately after I turn on iTunes Match?