The iMac For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764506482

Category: Computers

Page: 428

View: 9959

If you bought an iMac, you're unbelievably smart (and lucky). You've neatly eliminated most of the hassle, frustration, and annoyance that normally come with buying a computer. You've saved yourself some cash, while still getting a fast, state-of-the-art machine. In short, the iMac is the gadget that comes closest to fulfilling the vision of Apple founder Steve Jobs: to make a personal computer that's as easy to use as your toaster. So, if the iMac is so easy to use, then who needs a book about it? Well, despite all the free goodies that come with your iMac, an operations manual is not one of them. You need somewhere to turn when things go wrong, when you'd like to know what the add-on software does, or when you want to stumble onto the Internet for the first time. That's where The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, steps in to help. Here's a sampling of the topics you'll find covered in The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition: Setting up your new iMac and getting around in Mac OS 9 Understanding how all those gizmos inside the iMac case work Accomplishing what you want to do (imagine that!) Setting up your printer with your iMac Getting onto the Internet with AOL, and exploring the Web Having fun with the iMac's free software Making movies with iMovie Setting up your iMac for AirPort wireless networking Troubleshooting and Top Ten lists on the perfect iMac accessories and cool things your iMac can do So, if you've just picked up an iMac and you want to get up to speed quickly, or if you've been a Mac user for years and need some additional pointers, The iMac For Dummies, 2nd Edition, can get you on your way to making the most of your Mac experience.

Mac Alles-in-einem-Band für Dummies

Author: Joe Hutsko,Barbara Boyd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527669361

Category: Computers

Page: 819

View: 4422

In "Mac für Dummies Alles-in-einem-Band" lässt Joe Hutsko wirklich keine Frage zu Ihrem Mac offen. Er weiht Sie in die Grundlagen des Mac ein und erklärt Ihnen, was Sie alles mit Fotos, Musik und Filmen anstellen können, wie Sie Ihren Mac vernetzen und wie Sie im Internet surfen. Sie erfahren, wie Sie mit OS X Mountain Lion und der Mac-Software arbeiten und wie Sie Ihren Mac an Ihre Bedürfnisse anpassen. Ganz nebenbei verrät Joe Hutsko Ihnen jede Menge Tricks, wie Sie schneller mit Ihrem Mac arbeiten. Auch für Windows-Umsteiger hat er zahlreiche Tipps.

MacBook For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119417260

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 4450

Get the most out of your MacBook Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do. Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!

Macs For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764574205

Category: Computers

Page: 404

View: 3471

The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it. Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers Basics for beginners Setting up your printer Working with OS X Getting online and using e-mail Creating and saving documents Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie What to do if things go wrong Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web Use all the basic software programs and work with files Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto Share your Mac or set up a home network Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!

Data Science für Dummies

Author: Lillian Pierson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 352780675X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 382

View: 1031

Daten, Daten, Daten? Sie haben schon Kenntnisse in Excel und Statistik, wissen aber noch nicht, wie all die Datensätze helfen sollen, bessere Entscheidungen zu treffen? Von Lillian Pierson bekommen Sie das dafür notwendige Handwerkszeug: Bauen Sie Ihre Kenntnisse in Statistik, Programmierung und Visualisierung aus. Nutzen Sie Python, R, SQL, Excel und KNIME. Zahlreiche Beispiele veranschaulichen die vorgestellten Methoden und Techniken. So können Sie die Erkenntnisse dieses Buches auf Ihre Daten übertragen und aus deren Analyse unmittelbare Schlüsse und Konsequenzen ziehen.

OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118990900

Category: Computers

Page: 744

View: 7827

Get the most out of the latest version of OS X This reference combines eight content-rich minibooks in onecomplete package to give you all-access, easy-to-understandcoverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most outof the latest OS X release from Apple. In OS X YosemiteAll-in-One For Dummies, you'll learn the ins and outs of OS Xbasics, navigating and running programs, searching with Spotlight,having fun with Photo Booth, keeping in touch with Contacts, usingReminders, writing in Notes, setting up the Notification Center,customizing the OS X desktop, jamming with iTunes, organizing andtweaking photos with iPhoto, making movie magic with iMovie,turning your Mac into a DVD theater, publishing documents withPages, chatting with Messages and FaceTime, letting yourimagination run wild with iBooks, expanding your horizons withiCloud, and so much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendaryelegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installedon every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. In OS XYosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get thebest-of-the-best content from indispensable For Dummies books:Introducing OS X; Customizing and Sharing; The Digital hub; UsingiWork; The Typical Internet Stuff; Networking in OS X; ExpandingYour System; and Advanced OS X. Goes well beyond the basics of how to use OS X Covers the key features and tools essential for all users of OSX Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal lifemore organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from aPC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newestversion of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide willhave you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.

Schizophrenia For Dummies

Author: Jerome Levine,Irene S. Levine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470444878

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 8844

Practical tools for leading a happy, productive life Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder that afflicts one percent of the population, an estimated 2.5 million people in America alone. The firsthand advice in this reassuring guide will empower the families and caregivers of schizophrenia patients to take charge, offering expert advice on identifying the warning signs, choosing the right health professional, understanding currently available drugs and those on the horizon (as well as their side effects), and evaluating traditional and alternative therapies.

Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470533986

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 8088

Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match. Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team Open the book and find: Clear explanations of the game's fundamentals An assortment of the sport's best drills The equipment your team needs Player positions and their responsibilities Tips for running fun-filled practices Refinements for your coaching strategies How to meet players' special needs Ten ways to make the season memorable

Triathlon Training For Dummies

Author: Deirdre Pitney,Donna Dourney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470453036

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 364

View: 5504

Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before and during the race. This authoritative guide helps you evaluate your cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility, and to set manageable realistic training goals. You’ll learn how to establish a workout schedule, choose a target finish time get the right, affordable equipment you’ll need for each leg of the race, and maximize your fitness and form for swimming, biking, and running. You’ll also get plenty of help in putting it all together as you focus your training, add dual workouts, become a quick-change artist, and save time during transitions. Discover how to: Choose an event to train for based on your fitness level Get into your best possible shape Select the right equipment and sportswear Train for an Olympic, Sprint, or Ironman triathlon Fuel your body and prevent injuries Prepare for training sessions Maintain energy and recover quickly Set training schedules for every triathlon event Treat common training and racing injuries Live like an athlete Triathlon Training For Dummies comes complete with resources for finding triathlons near you, lists of items to bring along on race day, and tips on registration formalities and racing etiquette.

Organic Gardening For Dummies

Author: Ann Whitman,Suzanne DeJohn,The National Gardening Association,

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470430672

Category: Gardening

Page: 392

View: 1994

Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from their environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps readers plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. The tips and techniques included in Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition are intended to reduce a garden's impact on both the environment and the wallet.

The Flat-Screen iMac For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516634

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 2035

"...you'd be hard pressed to find a better no-brainer beginners guide to the iMac...a practical, inspirational introduction to the wonderful world of Macs for computing newbies...pretty near perfect..." —MacFormat Who doesn’t just love those flat-screen iMac machines? They look great. They work great, too — if you know how to take advantage of all the built-in features and capabilities. Ideal for graphic designers, schools/students, scientists, and anyone who wants to make the most of his new iMac, the latest edition of The Flat-Screen iMac For Dummies has approximately 35% new content. It begins with the basics, and covers: Getting on the Internet Making your way through all the free software included with the iMac, and making the most of it Creating CDs and DVDs Connecting other gadgets and gizmos to the iMac Troubleshooting Written by David Pogue, one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors with more than 2.5 million books in print, this book helps first time iMac users become productive quickly, and lets iMac veterans jump in and discover the newest features they can try out right away. Updated and expanded, the book gets you up to speed on: iDVD, and how to make DVD movies iMovie, a video editing application iPhoto, a digital photo editing tool iTunes, which lets you convert CD music into MP3 files It also includes a chapter, “Ten Cool Things You Didn’t Know Your iMac Could Do” that not only gives you how-to, but also gives you ideas. That just might make you the coolest iMac master around!

The iMac For Dummies Quick Reference

Author: Jennifer Watson

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764507182

Category: Computers

Page: 221

View: 4163

If iMac, you can, too. Yes, using an iMac is simple. After you power up your very own piece of iCandy, you can quickly pick up on the basics with this ...For Dummies Quick Reference. You find that "navigating" means pointing your mouse's arrow and clicking, and that electronic file folders aren't really much different than the manila kind you used to put in a file cabinet. Soon, you'll be able to arrange your screen's desktop the way you want, set up files and print them, and move in and out of windows and software applications. Find out how to select files from a CD-ROM and use the Internet. And after you're comfortable with the basics, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing are all can-do-able with AppleWorks. The shortcut key commands listed in the last chapter, as any seasoned Mac user will tell you, are indispensable.

Machinima For Dummies

Author: Hugh Hancock,Johnnie Ingram

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470195833

Category: Computers

Page: 403

View: 4067

Use this book to learn how you can, at little or no expense, make virtually any movie using Machinima. The authors guide you from making your first Machinima movie to a grounding in both conventional filmmaking and Machinima technology that will let you tackle very complex film projects. The book focuses on the following Machinima platforms: The Sims 2: Arguably the most popular Machinima platform of all time, The Sims 2 allows you to tell stories ranging from romance to noir action. World Of Warcraft: Tell your own tales of heroism in the world of Azeroth, following in the footsteps of award-winning Machinima creators and even the makers of South Park. Medieval 2: Total War - This astonishing new game allows you to create Lord of the Rings-scale medieval battle films using just a home computer! MovieStorm: For the first time, unleash the power of Machinima as a professional user using a fully-featured, fully-licensed commercial Machinima platform. You'll be introduced to all aspects of Machinima production, from live filming in a game through the creation of sets, props and characters, as well as the basics of cinematography, storytelling and sound design.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118196848

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 5801

Looks at the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as the desktop, working with files and folders, using Pages, playing movies, organizing photos, playing music, browsing the Internet, and computer security.