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MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-15141-8
432 pages
November 2015
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Introduction 1

Part I: Tie Myself Down with a Desktop? Preposterous! 7

Chapter 1: Hey, It Really Does Have Everything I Need 9

Chapter 2: Turning On Your Portable Powerhouse 33

Chapter 3: The MacBook Owner’s Introduction to OS X El Capitan 45

Part II: Shaking Hands with OS X El Capitan 87

Chapter 4: What’s New in OS X El Capitan? 89

Chapter 5: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences 97

Chapter 6: Sifting Through Your Stuff 117

Chapter 7: Using Reminders, Notes, Notifications, and Maps 127

Part III: Connecting and Communicating 139

Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari! 141

Chapter 9: iCloud Is Made for MacBooks 161

Chapter 10: Your Laptop Goes Multiuser 167

Chapter 11: Working Well with Networks 187

Part IV: Living the iLife 209

Chapter 12: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes 211

Chapter 13: Focusing on Photos 237

Chapter 14: Making Film History with iMovie 261

Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand 281

Part V: Getting Productive and Maintaining Your MacBook 299

Chapter 16: Desktop Publishing with Pages 301

Chapter 17: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 313

Chapter 18: Building Presentations with Keynote 329

Chapter 19: When Good Mac Laptops Go Bad 341

Chapter 20: Adding New Stuff to Your Laptop 355

Chapter 21: Tackling the Housekeeping 367

Part VI: The Part of Tens 381

Chapter 22: Top Ten Laptop Rules to Follow 383

Chapter 23: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague 391

Index 399