Macs for Seniors for Dummies

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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What the book covers: buying and getting started with your Mac, setting up your Mac, getting around the Mac desktop, customizing OS X Lion, working with files and folders, working with printers, scanners, and faxes, creating documents with Pages, working with Numbers and finances, getting the most from digital photos and movies, enjoying music, video, and podcasts, playing games, understanding internet basics, browsing the web with Safari, keeping in touch by e-mail and FaceTime video chat, finding awesome apps in the Mac App Store, connecting with people online, taking care of your Mac, and more. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for twenty years.

Author Biography

Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books including MacBook For Dummies, iMac For Dummies, and Mac OS X Lion All-in-One For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Buying and Setting Up Your Mac 7

Chapter 1: Buying a Mac 9

Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Mac 23

Part II: Getting Started with Your Mac 49

Chapter 3: Getting Around the Mac Desktop 51

Chapter 4: Customizing Lion 83

Chapter 5: Working with Files and Folders 105

Chapter 6: Working with Printers, Scanners, and Faxes 127

Chapter 7: Getting Help 137

Part III: Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software 149

Chapter 8: Creating Documents with Pages 151

Chapter 9: Working with Numbers and Finances 171

Chapter 10: Get the Most from Movies and Digital Photos 189

Chapter 11: Enjoying Music, Video, and Podcasts 211

Chapter 12: Playing Games in Lion 231

Part IV: Exploring the Internet 241

Chapter 13: Understanding Internet Basics 243

Chapter 14: Browsing the Web with Safari 261

Chapter 15: Keeping in Touch by E-Mail 283

Chapter 16: Connecting with People Online 309

Part V: Taking Care of Your Computer 327

Chapter 17: Protecting Lion 329

Chapter 18: Maintaining Your Mac 341

Index 349

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