MacBook Pro Portable Genius

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 23, 2012 - Computers - 416 pages
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Discover loads of tips and techniques for the newest MacBook Pro

You're already ahead of the game with a MacBook Pro. Now you can get even more out the popular Apple notebook with the new edition of this handy, compact book. Crammed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, this book will help you increase your productivity and keep your Apple digital lifestyle on track. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications, this book avoids fluff, doesn't skimp on the essentials, saves you time and hassle, and shows you what you most want to know.

  • Includes savvy advice and plenty of no-nonsense information in a clear layout that is easy to access
  • Covers essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like desktop sharing, wireless networking, running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more
  • Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time

MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 4th Edition shows you just how to get more out of your MacBook Pro.

 

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Contents

Using the Launchpad
16
How Can I Use My Desktop Installing more widgets
23
Showing all windows
30
Configuring Notifications
36
How Do I Manage User Accounts?
50
Using Automatic Login
70
What Are My Internet
76
Connecting via Ethernet
91
Configuring iCloud syncing on
221
Conversing with FaceTime
222
chapter 9
243
Printing Calendars
258
Sharing Calendars
259
chapter 10
265
Creating and Using Sound Effects
272
How Do I Add and Manage
284

Troubleshooting an Internet Connection
100
What Can I Do on a Local Network? 106 Sharing Printers
130
Accessing shared files using a URL 118 Sharing files with Windows PCs 119 Sharing files on a MacBook Pro with a Windows PC 119 Accessing file...
139
Creating your own keyboard
176
Navigating with the keyboard 148 Using the Input menu 150 Using the Character Viewer 151 Using the Keyboard Viewer 152 Configuring Bluetoot...
183
Getting Started with iCloud 168
195
Organizing Cards with Groups in Contacts
197
Configuring Email Accounts in Mail
203
Organizing Email in Mail
216
Maintaining Hard Drives 293 chapter 13
285
Working with SD Cards and Flash Drives
300
Keeping Software Current
320
Running Windows Virtually with General Security
328
Using the Mac OS X Document
339
Shutting down soft
361
Starting up from an alternate
369
365
393
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Brad Miser is a solutions consultant and the author of nearly 50 books, including Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Pro and iPhoto '11 Portable Genius. He has also been the coauthor or editor of another 50 titles.

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