Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard

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Youa€™re smart and savvy, but also busy. This comprehensive guide to Apple's Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard, gives you everything you need to know to live a happy, productive Mac life. Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard will have you up and connected lickitya€“split. With a minimum of overhead and a maximum of useful information, youa€™ll cover a lot of ground in the time it takes other books to get you plugged in. If this isna€™t your first experience with Mac OS X, skip right to the qWhata€™s New in Snow Leopardq sections. You may also find yourself using this book as a quick refresher course or a way to learn new Mac skills youa€™ve never tried before. What youa€™ll learn Discover all the ins and outs of the Finder and Snow Leopard's streamlined workflow. Use the features of Applea€™s builta€“in applications, including Mail, Safari, iCal, Address Book, iChat, Preview, and more. Learn about Snow Leoparda€™s improved security and reliability, and how to take full advantage of the connected world and a wealth of mobile devices. Administer your computer and network for yourself, your family, or your business. Work with adda€“on devices via direct connection or wirelessly. Master effective strategies for data backup, recovery, and security. Explore all of Applea€™s improved iLife applications, including iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie. Delve into more advanced topics, such as how to take advantage of the Darwin subsystem in Leopard, how to run multiple operating systems on your Mac, and how to cooperate with other operating systems (and help them cooperate with you). Get started with your own Mac OS X development in Snow Leopard Who this book is for New Mac users, existing Mac users upgrading from older versions of Mac OS X, and PC users making the switch to Macs. These people share a common desire to learn stuff fast and keep learning! Because this book goes into greater depth than your average Mac OS X guide, it is also excellent for small business owners, user support personnel, and system administrators. Therea€™s even an introduction to Mac OS X development for nascent programmers and the DIY crowd. Table of Contents Working in Snow Leopard: The Aqua interface The File System Using Spotlight, ExposAc, Spaces, and Dashboard System Preferences Printing, Peripherals, and Bluetooth in Snow Leopard Common Mac OS X Maintenance Backup, Synchronization, and Recovery of Data Mac OS X Security Connecting to the Internet Browsing the Web with Safari Mail, Address Book, and iCal iChat MobileMe Application Basics Snow Leopard Applications iLife a€™09 Introducing Darwin and the Shell Extending the Power of Darwin Snow Leopard Networking Working with Remote Servers and Networks Snow Leopard As a Web Server Mac OS X Automation with Automator and AppleScript Mac OS X Development: The Application Frameworks Mac OS X Development: The Tools Mac OS X Development: Objective-C Working with Microsoft Windows and Other Operating SystemsSelecting the device allows you to configure the settings, which range from simple for an old iPod shuffle (Figure 15-6) ... iTunes will automatically check for [ my VPLMUSTS an update again on 3122109. a€” 3753a#39; iTunes a#39;31 If you are experiencing problems with your iPod, you can restore its ITa#39; fl Genius original settings byanbsp;...

Title:Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Author:Mike Lee, Scott Meyers
Publisher:Apress - 2009-09-15


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