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macOS Big Sur For Dummies

Author:
Bob LeVitus
Published: November 10, 2020

Overview

Your "get-started" guide to the world of macOS Big Sur

Wherever you like to Mac—at home in front of your trusty iMac or over a coffee with your portable MacBook Air—macOS provides you with the seamless, efficient, and reliable user experience that makes these devices so famously a pleasure to use. macOS Big Sur For Dummies is here to heighten the experience for new users and upgraders alike by providing the very latest on the ways macOS Big Sur can enhance how you work and play.

Written in a no-jargon style by Bob LeVitus—the Houston Chronicle’s much-loved "Dr. Mac" since 1996—this guide starts with the basics, like getting set up, and explains more advanced uses, like making music and movies, exploring the expanding universe of apps and giving tips on how to save time and enhance productivity along the way. With this book, you'll learn to

  • Set up and connect your Mac
  • Get friendly with Siri
  • Enhance your world with apps
  • Work better and faster

Use the comprehensive capabilities of macOS Big Sur to do anything and everything you would like to do—and do it even better. For beginners and experts alike, macOS Big Sur For Dummies is the best way to step into the magical world of getting things done with Mac.

Your "get-started" guide to the world of macOS Big Sur

Wherever you like to Mac—at home in front of your trusty iMac or over a coffee with your portable MacBook Air—macOS provides you with the seamless, efficient, and reliable user experience that makes these devices so famously a pleasure to use. macOS Big Sur For Dummies is here to heighten the experience for new users and upgraders alike by providing the very latest on the ways macOS Big Sur can enhance how you work and play.

Written in a no-jargon style by Bob LeVitus—the Houston Chronicle’s much-loved "Dr. Mac" since 1996—this guide starts with the basics,

like getting set up, and explains more advanced uses, like making music and movies, exploring the expanding universe of apps and giving tips on how to save time and enhance productivity along the way. With this book, you'll learn to

  • Set up and connect your Mac
  • Get friendly with Siri
  • Enhance your world with apps
  • Work better and faster

Use the comprehensive capabilities of macOS Big Sur to do anything and everything you would like to do—and do it even better. For beginners and experts alike, macOS Big Sur For Dummies is the best way to step into the magical world of getting things done with Mac.

macOS Big Sur For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Whether you’ve purchased a new Mac with macOS Big Sur pre-installed or you’ve upgraded from a previous version of macOS, you’ll find that Big Sur makes your Mac easier to use and offers myriad improvements to make you more productive. Get additional information on things you should never do to your Mac; a compendium of useful and timesaving keyboard shortcuts; a discussion of when folders are too full and when (and when not) to create subfolders; recommendations for backing up data; and a short discussion of iDevices and continuity.