Get the most out of the latest MacBook Air with this easy-to-read visual guide Who doesn't love the MacBook Air? It's light as a feather, yet delivers heavyweight functionality. If you want clear, practical, visual instructions on how to use your new MacBook Air, this is the book for you. Using tons of illustrations and step-by-step explanations, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air gets you up and running by clearly showing you how to do everything. From the basics to everything the new OS X operating system brings to the table, this book guides you through. Walks you through all the new features and functions of the new MacBook Air Shows you how to work with the new OS X Mavericks operating system, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Covers basics, such as powering up and shutting down to running Windows applications and downloading apps from the Mac Store Features full-color screen shots to reinforce your visual learning of processes Find all the cool and practical ways to use your MacBook Air with Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air.
If you’re a visual learner who prefers instructions that show you how to do something, then this book is for you. Its clear, step-by-step screen shots show you how to tackle more than 160 tasks with your MacBook Air. You'll learn to work with the multitouch trackpad; use the Dock, Exposé, and Spaces; get online via AirPort or Wi-Fi; sync your iPhone to your MacBook Air; manage contacts and calendars; connect to other devices; use e-mail and iChat, surf the Web; and much more. Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task.
Get up and running quickly with all the latest updates to the MacBook The MacBook is an incredibly popular laptop choice, boasting light weight and tremendous speed. If you're a visual learner who is eager to get started with all that the MacBook has to offer, then this is the book for you! Packed with full-color photos and screen shots, this vital book walks you step by step through everything from the basics (such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook) to working with the Dashboard and its widgets to running the new Mac OS X Snow Leopard operating system. Veteran author Brad Miser escorts you through all the vitals and even offers invaluable advice for troubleshooting common problems. The MacBook is gaining popularity and this book is essential for visual learners who are eager to get started using their MacBook Covers the new Mac OS X Snow Leopard, as well as updates to iLife and MobileMe Lavish photos and screen shots offer you enhanced visual assistance while you learn the ins and outs of the MacBook Veteran author Brad Miser breaks down each topic to make it understandable for visual learners Keep this indispensible visual guide at arm's reach and get up and running with your MacBook the fast and easy way!
The visual learner’s ultimate guide to the MacBook and macOS High Sierra Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ultimate guide to getting up and running quickly with your new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air! Whether you’re new to computers or transitioning from a PC, this graphics-heavy guide will show you everything you need to know to get the most out of your new laptop. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each task, with screenshots that help you follow along with confidence. You’ll learn how to manage files, work with macOS software, organize photos and media, set up email, access the internet, and adjust settings and preferences to make your MacBook work the way you work. You’ll also explore the features that bring computing to a whole new level, including iCloud, FaceTime, the App Store, and so much more! The Mac has long inspired a legion of loyal fans, and you’re about to find out why. From sleek design to intuitive interface, to an OS that just works, Apple has cornered the market on the high-end computing experience. The MacBook makes sublime computing portable, and this book shows you how to take advantage of all that your MacBook has to offer. Get acquainted with the latest macOS version and its new features Perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Customize preferences and settings to suit your needs Download new apps, video chat, save to the cloud, and much more! No confusing tech-speak, no vague instructions, and no complex tangents into obscure tasks. This friendly guide is packed with screenshots, easy-to-follow instructions, and a practical sensibility; you’re not launching the space shuttle, you just want to open your email. If you’re ready to explore all that your MacBook can do, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook is your ideal companion.
Master your new smartwatch quickly and easily with this highly visual guide Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch is a practical, accessible guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of your new smartwatch. For Apple devotees and new users alike, this easy-to-follow guide features visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that show you how to take advantage of all of the Apple watch's capabilities. You'll learn how to track your health, control household devices, download and install apps, sync your music, sync other Apple devices, and efficiently use the current OS. The visually driven instruction style dovetails perfectly with the visual cue-based OS, helping you master the basic features and explore the more advanced functionality and most commonly associated accessories. The Apple Watch is the latest addition to Apple's family of mobile devices, featuring the latest in consumer wearable tech. This guide is your expert, visual reference for unlocking all the features of your Apple Watch. Learn the features visually with 400 full-color screen shots Master the basic Apple Watch functions and customize your settings Get optimal performance from your smartwatch with expert tips Find the best apps and services to fit your personal needs The Apple Watch's graphics-intensive touch interface is perfect for visual learners, and this guide mirrors that feature with a highly visual approach to using both the OS and the device itself. With full coverage, plenty of screen shots, and expert tips and tricks, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Apple Watch is the companion you cannot be without.
Learn the basics and beyond with this visual guide to the iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, 3rd Edition is a clear, concise, image-rich guide to getting the most out of your iPad or iPad mini. Designed to quickly get you the answers you need, this book cuts to the chase by skipping the long-winded explanations and breaks each task down into bite-sized pieces. You'll find step-by-step instruction for everything from the initial setup to working with key features, plus troubleshooting advice that can help you avoid a trip to the Apple Genius Bar. Helpful sidebars highlight tips and tricks that get things done faster, and plenty of full-color screenshots help you visualize the lesson at hand. New users will learn how to take advantage of all the iPad has to offer, and experienced users may discover techniques to streamline everyday tasks. Now that you have this coveted device in your hands, you want to use every feature and maximize every capability. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad helps you do just that, walking you through each step in the iPad experience. You'll learn to: Get the most from any model of the iPad, iPad Air, or iPad mini Customize your iPad and connect with WiFi and Bluetooth Access music, videos, games, photos, books, and apps Set up your e-mail, browse the Web, and manage social media Troubleshoot and fix minor issues that arise Tooling around on your own is fun, but you'll miss some of the lesser-known features that help make the iPad the superior device it is. This guide provides a visual tour, complete with expert instruction. If you're looking to get more out of your iPad, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, 3rd Edition is essential reading.
Update to the quintessential hip, helpful guide to the MacBook Pro Just like your MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Portable Genius, Second Edition is easy to carry, power-packed, and helps keep your Apple digital lifestyle on track. The second edition of this fluff-free but fun book helps you get quickly up to speed—and stay there. Find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts that will save you loads of time and let you enjoy your MacBook Pro to the max. Shows you how to get the most out of the MacBook Pro, Apple's sleek, hot-selling, lightweight, and fast notebook computer; it's a particular favorite of Windows users switching to Macs Features fresh coverage of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, iLife '09, and the latest changes to MobileMe Reveals tips, secrets, and tricks on using the Dashboard and widgets, how to run Windows apps, and much more Demonstrates smart, innovative ways to get more out of your digital lifestyle, as well as avoid pitfalls Get the very most out of your MacBook Pro with this winning guide.
Are you a visual learner? Than Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs is the book for you! This resource: Offers a perfect introduction for visual learners looking to gain a general understanding of Macs and some of the common peripherals associated with them. Demonstrates everything you need to know about transitioning from Windows to a Mac, using iPhoto, creating home movies with iMovie, and connecting all those cool devices, like the iPhone or iPod, so you can maximize iTunes. Shows you how to browse the Web with Safari and use iCal to track appointments, and what to do if something should ever go wrong. Includes full-color, rich screen shots and illustrations as well as step-by-step instructions clearly explain how to get the most from your Mac.
Learn the Genius tips and tricks that will make your iPad even better - now updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3! iPad Portable Genius is a practical, easy to read guide to getting the most out of your iPad. Written in a clear, no-nonsense style, this full-color resource describes the tips and tricks you may not discover on your own. You'll find helpful information about the most commonly used features, along with techniques that can help you do better things faster. Genius icons throughout the text highlight smarter ways to get things done, and plenty of screenshots provide visual examples of the techniques described. With coverage of the latest iOS and the newer-generation iPad Air and iPad mini, this book is a handy reference for any iPad user. Apple's iPad is unrivaled as the industry leader. Each generation of the iPad includes even more features than before, and the app store offers a world of ways to further customize your iPad to suit your needs. iPad Portable Genius gives you the fundamental skills that not only enhance your current iPad use, but also carry over into upgrades, new apps and the underlying techniques that can help you make the most of the iOS. Learn to: Find your way around iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and older models of the iPad and iPad mini Connect to a network and sync your apps, photos, music, and more Organize your contacts and track your appointments Get more out of e-mail, audio, video, and Web surfing Configure your iPad, download apps, and troubleshoot when things go wrong You've got the most coveted tablet on the market—don't you want to see what it can do? If you're only using your iPad for e-mail and the Internet, you haven't even scratched the surface. iPad Portable Genius is your handy guide to full iPad functionality.