More Macs for Dummies

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IDG Books, 1997 - Computers - 358 pages
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Macs For Dummies, 4th Edition, is the best-selling, Dummies-approved guide to using a Macintosh for the first time. But what do you do after you've figured out how to point, click, and empty the trash?

You read MORE Macs For Dummies, 2nd Edition! You'll find out how to use a modem to dial up your friends and over 200 million other people on the Internet, discover how to operate software like Photoshop, PageMaker, Quicken, and Freehand with minimal terminology and maximal humor, and get the truth about AV Macs, PowerPCs, and MORE -- all in the lighthearted, crystal-clear style that made David Pogue's first Mac book a worldwide hit!

Get the most from your Mac with MORE friendly advice on advanced Mac tasks:

Find out MORE about modems, getting connected to the vast online world, and what you should know about using the Internet and the World Wide Web

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David Pogue is an American technology writer and TV science presenter. He was born in 1963 and grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Pogue graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1985, with distinction in music. After graduation, Pogue wrote manuals for music software, worked on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and wrote for Macworld Magazine. He wrote Macs for Dummies, which became the best-selling Mac title, as well as other books in the Dummies series. He launched his own series of humorous computer books entitled the Missing Manual series, which includes 120 titles. He spent 13 years as the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times, before leaving to found Yahoo Tech. In addition to how-to manuals, he wrote Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life, collaborated on The World According to Twitter, and co-authored The Weird Wide Web.

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