Mac OS X Snow Leopard for Power Users: Advanced Capabilities and Techniques

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Apress, Jan 11, 2011 - Computers - 480 pages

Mac OS X Snow Leopard for Power Users: Advanced Capabilities and Techniques is for Mac OS X users who want to go beyond the obvious, the standard, and the easy. If want to dig deeper into Mac OS X and maximize your skills and productivity using the world’s slickest and most elegant operating system, then this is the book for you.

Written by Scott Granneman, an experienced teacher, developer, and consultant, Mac OS X for Power Users helps you push Mac OS X to the max, unveiling advanced techniques and options that you may have not known even existed. Create custom workflows and apps with Automator, run Windows programs and even Windows itself without dual-booting, and sync data on your hard drive, on your phone, and in the cloud—learn all of these techniques and more.

This is not a book that talks down to you; Mac OS X for Power Users is an essential book for experienced Mac users who are smart enough to know there is more to be known, and are ready to become power users.

 

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Contents

Advanced Secrets of Mac OS X
1
Chapter 2 Maintaining Your Mac
9
Chapter 3 Expanding Upon the Basic Tools
51
Chapter 4 Using Safari to Its Fullest
111
Chapter 5 Stepping Beyond Safari
151
Chapter 6 Using the Internet to Its Fullest
195
Chapter 7 Securing Your Mac Networks
237
Chapter 8 Backing Up Your Mac
267
Chapter 9 Manipulating and Sharing Pictures
295
Chapter 10 Having More Fun With Audio Video
315
Chapter 11 Key Utility Tools for Text Archives
371
Chapter 12 Digging Deep as an Admin
403
Index
453
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