The Missing Manual

Book - 2011
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Demonstrates the operating system's basic features, including Internet access, iCloud, file management, configuring the desktop, networking, installing peripherals, and working with applications.

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This handbook provides detailed information on the many common tasks and processes of the Apple Mac OS X Lion operating system. Intended for end users, the work begins with an introduction to the desktop environment and covers basic installation and configuration, usage of all stock applications, networking, peripherals, multimedia, security, and online services such as email and iCloud. Chapters include step-by-step instructions, tips, and screenshots. Pogue is a technology columnist for the New York Times. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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With Lion, Apple has unleashed the most innovative version of Mac OS X yet—and once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Mac OS X 10.7 completely transforms the Mac user interface with multi-touch gestures borrowed from the iPhone and iPad, and includes more than 250 brand-new features. This book reveals them all with a wealth of insight and detail--and even does a deep dive into iCloud, Apple's wireless, free syncing service for Macs, PCs, iPhones, and iPads.

  • Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the Mac OS X folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud.
  • Go in-depth. Learn how use key new features such as full-screen apps, Mission Control, the new Mac App Store, Launchpad, Resume, Auto Save, Versions, AirDrop, and more. Are you even more of a power user? Learn to set up a network, make a Lion flash drive, and even learn the basics of Lion's underlying Unix.

There's something new on practically every page of this new edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Apple's brought a new cat to town, and Mac OS X Lion: The Missing Manual is the best way to tame it.

Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : Pogue Press/O'Reilly, 2011
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781449397494
Branch Call Number: 005.4465 Mac OS X Lion 2011
Characteristics: xviii, 909 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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