Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air

Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air

by Brad Miser


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470376133
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/27/2008
Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series , #37
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 169,245
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brad Miser (Brownsburg, IN) has written more than 25 books about computers and related technology. He has also written articles in MacAddict magazine and has been a featured speaker at MacWorld Expo, at user group meetings, and in other venues. Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Brad’s books include: MacBook Pro Portable Genius (Wiley), MacBook Portable Genius (Wiley), Teach Yourself Visually MacBook (Wiley), My iPhone (Pearson), Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard (Pearson), Mac User’s Guide to Living Wirelessly (Course Technology PTR), and Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes, Third Edition (Pearson).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exploring MacBook Air.

Chapter 2: Looking Through Mac OS X Finder Windows.

Chapter 3: Using the Dock, Exposé, Spaces, and the Dashboard.

Chapter 4: Working on the Mac Desktop.

Chapter 5: Working with Mac Applications.

Chapter 6: Personalizing MacBook Air.

Chapter 7: Connecting to a Network and the Internet.

Chapter 8: Traveling with MacBook Air.

Chapter 9: Connecting MacBook Air to Other Devices.

Chapter 10: Using MobileMe Online Services.

Chapter 11: Surfing the Web.

Chapter 12: E-mailing.

Chapter 13: Chatting.

Chapter 14: Managing Contacts.

Chapter 15: Managing Calendars.

Chapter 16: Printing on Paper or Electronically.

Chapter 17: Maintaining and Troubleshooting MacBook Air.

Chapter 18: Listening to Music and Watching Video with iTunes.

Chapter 19: Creating Photo Books and Other Projects with iPhoto.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Waxy More than 1 year ago
This book may be not the right one for your Mac Book Air - I bought this for my wife and there are many differences between what the book visually describes as opposed to the actual Mac Air Book; buttons that don't exist, buttons that are missing, incorrect and confusing screen shots. Et Caveat Emptor!!!