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iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-24071-7
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456 pages
June 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Know Your iMac 7

Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird 9

Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life! 25

Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac 35

Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X 45

Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such 47

Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun 69

Chapter 6: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences 85

Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos 99

Part III: Connecting and Communicating 107

Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari! 109

Chapter 9: Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud 127

Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers 131

Part IV: Living the iLife 143

Chapter 11: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes 145

Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto 175

Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie 199

Chapter 14: iDVD — Your DVD Movie Factory 221

Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand 243

Chapter 16: Creating a Website with iWeb 265

Part V: Getting Productive with iWork and Other Tools 277

Chapter 17: Desktop Publishing with Pages 279

Chapter 18: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 291

Chapter 19: Building Presentations with Keynote 305

Chapter 20: Creating a Multiuser iMac 319

Chapter 21: Building (Or Joining) a Network 337

Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining 359

Chapter 22: It Just . . . Sits . . . There 361

Chapter 23: I Want to Add Stuff 375

Chapter 24: Tackling the Housekeeping 385

Chapter 25: Running Windows on Your iMac 399

Part VII: The Part of Tens 407

Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac 409

Chapter 27: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague 415

Index 421

Bonus Chapter on the Companion Website at www.dummies.com/go/imacfd7e BC1

Bonus Chapter: Communicating with That Bluetooth Guy BC1

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