OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491948523

Category: Computers

Page: 878

View: 8390

With Yosemite, Apple has unleashed the most innovative version of OS X yet—and once again, David Pogue brings his expertise and humor to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Mac OS X 10.10 includes more innovations from the iPad and adds a variety of new features throughout the operating system. This updated edition covers it all with something new on practically every page. Get the scoop on Yosemite’s big-ticket changes Learn enhancements to existing applications, such as Safari and Mail Take advantage of shortcuts and undocumented tricks Use power user tips for networking, file sharing, and building your own services

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491948124

Category: Computers

Page: 816

View: 4575

What makes Windows refugees decide to get a Mac? Enthusiastic friends? The Apple Stores? Great-looking laptops? A "halo effect" from the popularity of iPhones and iPads? The absence of viruses and spyware? The freedom to run Windows on a Mac? In any case, there’s never been a better time to switch to OS X—and there’s never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it. The important stuff you need to know: Transfer your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac by cable, network, or disk is the easy part. But how do you extract your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files? Now you’ll know. Recreate your software suite. Many of the PC programs you’ve been using are Windows-only. Discover the Mac equivalents and learn how to move data to them. Learn Yosemite. Apple’s latest operating system is faster, smarter, and more in tune with iPads and iPhones. If Yosemite has it, this book covers it. Get the expert view. Learn from Missing Manuals creator David Pogue—author of OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling Mac book on earth.

OS X El Capitan: The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491952164

Category: Computers

Page: 846

View: 8113

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.

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449343678

Category: Computers

Page: 888

View: 8730

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight. Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. Air-Play TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Mountain Lion Watch. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Messages, Preview… Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power users. Security, accounts, networking, build-your own Services, file sharing with Windows—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear. 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 Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual is the best way to tame it.

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449383084

Category: Computers

Page: 652

View: 1789

Is Windows giving you pause? Ready to make the leap to the Mac instead? There has never been a better time to switch from Windows to Mac, and this incomparable guide will help you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X. Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. No viruses, worms, or spyware. No questionable firewalls, inefficient permissions, or other strange features. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you're using Windows XP or Vista, we've got you covered. If you're ready to take on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the latest edition of this bestselling guide tells you everything you need to know: Transferring your stuff -- Moving photos, MP3s, and Microsoft Office documents is the easy part. This book gets you through the tricky things: extracting your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files. Re-creating your software suite -- Big-name programs (Word, Photoshop, Firefox, Dreamweaver, and so on) are available in both Mac and Windows versions, but hundreds of other programs are available only for Windows. This guide identifies the Mac equivalents and explains how to move your data to them. Learning Snow Leopard -- Once you've moved into the Mac, a final task awaits: Learning your way around. Fortunately, you're in good hands with the author of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling guide to the Macintosh. Moving from Windows to a Mac successfully and painlessly is the one thing Apple does not deliver. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition is your ticket to a new computing experience.

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449372902

Category: Computers

Page: 880

View: 7564

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. The important stuff you need to know: Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud Keychain. iTunes Radio. Maps. iBooks. Automatic app updating. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Nips and tucks. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notification Center,Messages, Time Machine… Shortcuts. Meet the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power users. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X’s Unix chassis—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them.

Office 2013: The Missing Manual

Author: Nancy Conner,Matthew MacDonald

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449359434

Category: Computers

Page: 1050

View: 9000

Microsoft Office is the most widely used productivity software in the world, but most people just know the basics. This helpful guide gets you started with the programs in Office 2013, and provides lots of power-user tips and tricks when you’re ready for more. You’ll learn about Office’s new templates and themes, touchscreen features, and other advances, including Excel’s Quick Analysis tool. The important stuff you need to know: Create professional-looking documents. Use Word to craft reports, newsletters, and brochures for the Web and desktop. Stay organized. Set up Outlook to track your email, contacts, appointments, and tasks. Work faster with Excel. Determine the best way to present your data with the new Quick Analysis tool. Make inspiring presentations. Build PowerPoint slideshows with video and audio clips, charts and graphs, and animations. Share your Access database. Design a custom database and let other people view it in their web browsers. Get to know the whole suite. Use other handy Office tools: Publisher, OneNote, and a full range of Office Web Apps. Create and share documents in the cloud. Upload and work with your Office files in Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

MacOS Sierra: The Missing Manual

The Book that Should Have Been in the Box

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491977213

Category: Computers

Page: 879

View: 7469

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.

Photos for Mac and IOS: The Missing Manual

Author: Lesa Snider

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491927348

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 8027

Apple’s new Photos app lets you do a whole lot more than simply store and edit pictures and videos on a Mac or iOS device. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to import, organize, and share your digital memories, as well as how to improve, print, and use your photos in creative projects. With Lesa Snider’s step-by-step instructions and expert advice, you’ll master Photos and tame your image library—and have fun along the way! The important stuff you need to know: Migrate from iPhoto. Learn how to make a quick and smooth transition. Organize your collection with ease. Master the many ways to import, group, and categorize images—and set up iCloud Family Sharing. Find your photos quickly. Employ Photos’ powerful labeling, keyword and facial recognition features to optimize searches. Sharpen your editing skills. Skillfully use Photos’ impressive image- and video-editing tools on your Mac or iOS device. Access photos anywhere. Sync your library to all of your Apple devices so your photos travel with you wherever you go. Share them online. Show your shots to everyone on your list by using shared albums, creating web galleries, posting them on Facebook, and more. Dive into creative projects. Build pro-level slideshows to share with others, and create gorgeous gift books, calendars, and cards.

Windows Vista

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596528272

Category: Computers

Page: 827

View: 2414

Offers coverage of all five versions of Windows Vista, offering a guide to help users navigate the desktop, deal with the new user interface and search functions, use the Media Center, deal with the new Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browser, and build a netw

Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Yosemite

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118991230

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 3675

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for more than one hundred and fifty OS X Yosemite tasks, including communicating via email, playing and creating videos, and tracking contacts and events.

Switching to a Mac For Dummies

Author: Arnold Reinhold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051566

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 2609

Thinking of making the switch from your PC to a Mac? Congratulations! You’re in for a great, virus-free ride. And Switching to Mac For Dummies makes it smoother than you ever imagined. From buying the Mac that’s right for you to transferring your files to breaking your old Windows habits and learning to do things the (much easier) Mac way, it makes the whole process practically effortless. Whether you’ve been using Windows XP, Vista, or even Linux, you’ll find simple, straightforward ways to make your transition go smoothly. That will leave you plenty of time to get familiar with Mac’s prodigious and dynamic OS X capabilities. You’ll also connect with iLife, Mac’s amazing integrated software suite that lets you turn your computer into a powerful media center—not just for listening and watching, but for creating music, video, and much more. Discover how to: Decide whether the switch to Mac is right for you Choose the Mac that will change your life Keep and reuse elements of your old setup Go online with your Mac Connect to your home network—even that old PC Go media crazy with iTunes, iPhoto and more Take advantage of Mac’s business capabilities Complete with handy cheat sheet of common Mac short cuts and commands as well as a glossary of Mac world lingo, Switching to Mac For Dummies ensures that your switch will be the smartest thing you ever do.

Macintosh Operating System X

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596004507

Category: Computers

Page: 712

View: 7986

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

R in a Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference

Author: Joseph Adler

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449358225

Category: Computers

Page: 724

View: 9496

If you’re considering R for statistical computing and data visualization, this book provides a quick and practical guide to just about everything you can do with the open source R language and software environment. You’ll learn how to write R functions and use R packages to help you prepare, visualize, and analyze data. Author Joseph Adler illustrates each process with a wealth of examples from medicine, business, and sports. Updated for R 2.14 and 2.15, this second edition includes new and expanded chapters on R performance, the ggplot2 data visualization package, and parallel R computing with Hadoop. Get started quickly with an R tutorial and hundreds of examples Explore R syntax, objects, and other language details Find thousands of user-contributed R packages online, including Bioconductor Learn how to use R to prepare data for analysis Visualize your data with R’s graphics, lattice, and ggplot2 packages Use R to calculate statistical fests, fit models, and compute probability distributions Speed up intensive computations by writing parallel R programs for Hadoop Get a complete desktop reference to R

Mac OS 9

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781565928572

Category: Computers

Page: 461

View: 5281

Award-winning author David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to Mac OS 9 for the first time in this lucid, impeccably written guide. Readers will appreciate the step-by-step guides to setting up small networks, the tutorials on Mac OS 9's new Multiple Users control panel, and the coverage of Mac OS 9's speech-recognition, color printing, self-updating software and more.

IPhoto 2

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue,Joseph Schorr,Derrick Story

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596005061

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 8418

Explains how to import, organize, modify, and share photographs using the Macintosh photograph editing and management software.

My Photos for Mac

Author: Michael Grothaus

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134077172

Category: Photography

Page: 336

View: 7327

COVERS Photos for OS X® Yosemite 10.10.3 and higher. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Photos screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into problems with Photos. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Photos. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with Photos for Mac. Learn how to: Import your photos from digital cameras, iPhones®, iPads®, and more Navigate your photos by Years, Collections, and Moments Search your photos by description, date, location, and more Organize your photos into albums Create Smart albums Create Faces collections to group photos of your friends and family together Store all your photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library Enhance and retouch your photos Add effects and filters to your photos Use Photos’ advanced editing tools Create printed books, cards, and calendars using your photos Create slideshows Share your photos online via iCloud, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and more

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual

Author: Lesa Snider

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449316158

Category: Computers

Page: 862

View: 4694

A guide to using Adobe Photoshop CS6 covers such topics as working with panels, creating a new document, managing layers, editing images, correction color and lighting, drawing with vector tools, and using filters.

IMovie 6 & IDVD

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596527266

Category: Computers

Page: 499

View: 6468

Explains how to use the Macintosh video production programs to capture and edit digital videos, apply effects, create DVD menus, and burn DVDs.

IWork: The Missing Manual

Author: Jessica Thornsby,Josh Clark

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449374255

Category: Computers

Page: 864

View: 2327

Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. The important stuff you need to know: Create elegant files in minutes. Save tons of time by using iWork’s collection of prebuilt templates and themes. Craft a variety of documents. Use Pages to design attractive newsletters, catalogs, brochures, flyers, and posters. Build eye-popping presentations. Turn Keynote’s themes and easy-to-use cinematic effects into beautiful custom slideshows. Organize and clearly convey information. Jazz up your Numbers spreadsheets with charts, images, and videos. Always have your work on hand. Store your files in iCloud and have them sync automatically to your Mac and iOS devices. Work anywhere, any time. Use the web-based iWork for iCloud to create projects on any computer—even a PC. Versions covered: This edition covers Pages for Mac 5.1, Keynote for Mac 6.1, Numbers for Mac 3.1, version 2.1 of each iOS app, and iWork for iCloud.