Macs for dummies

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IDG Books Worldwide, 1993 - Computers - 360 pages
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Buying a Mac neatly eliminates most of the hassle, frustration, and annoyance that normally comes with buying a computer. In addition, the modern Macintosh model has everything you need built in: a modem, a CD-ROM, and a glorious color screen (built into every model except Power Macs). Selling a complete computer in one handy bundle isn't a new idea - but rarely has it all worked together so smoothly. If the Mac is so simple, then who needs a book about it? Well, despite all the free goodies you get with the Mac, a manual isn't among them. You need somewhere to go when things go wrong or when you want to know what the add-on software does. Macs For Dummies, 7th Edition, is the resource to turn to. This information-packed book is for Aspiring or experienced graphic artists The computer newbie who wants to get to know the Mac The regular Mac user who want to explore the newest features and applications The computer user who is switching from a Windows-based PC to the Mac Anyone who is tired of battling PC viruses (there is only one known virus - easily avoided - that affects Macs!) Macs For Dummies, 7th Edition, is your complete guide to the Mac. Find out how to make movies with iMovie ; build a database with AppleWorks 6; or go wireless with the AirPort Card. Following is a hit list of just some of the things you'll find in this book: Understanding windows, icons, and folders Getting fast with keyboard shortcuts Hooking up a printer, scanner, digital camera, or PalmPilot Making your way onto the Internet Having fun with e-mail Making your laptop battery last Troubleshooting problems Getting familiar with Mac OS X David Pogue is a Macworld magazine columnist and author of six For Dummies books. His Macs For Dummies, 6th Edition, is the #1 best-selling Mac book in 19 languages.

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User Review  - Phil Gladden - Goodreads

This is a very informative and funny book. I read this back in the 7.0 days but Im sure the newer editions are just as good. Read full review

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User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

Haven't seen more recent editions, but Pogue is a genius at making any complex seem easy. Read full review

Contents

For the Absolute Mac Virqin
7
Increasing lour Coolness Quotient
115
Special Macs for Special People
235
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for "The New York Times." Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column, an online video, and a popular daily blog, "Pogue's Posts." He is also an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News, and he appears each week on CNBC with his trademark comic tech videos. With more than 3 million books in print, he is one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "Dummies" series, and in 1999 he launched his own series of computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes more than 100 titles. He has been profiled on "48 Hours" and "60 Minutes." Pogue's website is www.davidpogue.com and his Twitter screen name is Pogue. He lives in Connecticut.

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