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Congratulations! When you bought that shiny new anodized aluminum iMac, you made a great choice. Now you want take advantage and control of that baby's awesome speed, high performance, powerful operating system, and fantastic applications, and iMac for Dummies, 5th Editionis here to help you do just that!

This easy-to-use guide covers both the iMac's splendid, cutting-edge hardware and Leopard,the latest version of Apple’s superb Mac OS X operating system. It gives you the basic information that every iMac owner should know and then moves on to explore the software that comes with your iMac. And, everywhere you look, you'll find plenty of power-user tips and tricks that’ll save you time, effort, and money. You'll find out how to:

  • Set up and customize your iMac
  • Import files from your old computer
  • Send and receive mail
  • Store, and organize digital photos, music, and video
  • Back up your system with Time Machine
  • Browse the Internet with Safari
  • Keep in touch with iChat
  • Make your iMac a digital media hub with iLife
  • Connect your iMac to a wireless network
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Keep your iMac safe and secure

Your iMac is an elegant and sophisticated machine — and as fast, powerful, and easy-to-use as a computer can be. With the help you get from iMac For Dummies, 5th Editionyou'll be an iMac power user in no time!

Synopsis:

* This latest edition allows iMac veterans to jump in and discover the newest iMac features they can try out instantly, while first time iMac users can find ready-to-use instructions so that they can become productive quickly

* In the straightforward but fun For Dummies style, the book covers iMac and OS X basics, getting acquainted with Mac OS X, searching with Spotlight, and working with iTunes, iPhoto, and Safari

* Features discussions of building (or joining) a network, creating a multi-user iMac, troubleshooting, automating mundane chores, turning an iMac into a fax machine, and much more

* The iMac is Apple's hip personal computer, averaging 289,000 new iMacs sold per quarter

Synopsis:

Meet Sherlock,(r) go on Safari, and Spotlight your search

Get online, move files from your old system, and start using cool iMac tools

The iMac G5 looks like a modern art sculpture, and wow, how it can modernize your life! Unpack the box, grab this book, and get familiar with the Dock, streamlining your searches with Spotlight, creating a .Mac Web page, exploring all the iLife applications, building a network, and keeping your iMac healthy.

Discover how to

* Set up and configure your iMac G5

* Use iMovie(r), iDVD(r), iTunes(r), iPhoto, and GarageBand

* Stay in touch using iChat AV

* Take advantage of Safari RSS feeds

* Work with wireless devices

Synopsis:

Meet Sherlock,® go on Safari, and Spotlight your search

Get online, move files from your old system, and start using cool iMac tools

The iMac G5 looks like a modern art sculpture, and wow, how it can modernize your life! Unpack the box, grab this book, and get familiar with the Dock, streamlining your searches with Spotlight, creating a .Mac Web page, exploring all the iLife applications, building a network, and keeping your iMac healthy.

Discover how to

  • Set up and configure your iMac G5
  • Use iMovie®, iDVD®, iTunes®, iPhoto, and GarageBand
  • Stay in touch using iChat AV
  • Take advantage of Safari RSS feeds
  • Work with wireless devices

About the Author

Mark L. Chambers (Columbia, Missouri) has been an author, computer consultant, BBS sysop, programmer, and hardware technician for more than 20 years.  Mark has written over 15 computer books.  His recent titles include Mac OS X Panther All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, PCs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition, CD & DVD Recording For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Building a PC For Dummies, 4th Edition, and Scanners For Dummies, 2nd Edition.  Mark is currently a full-time author and tech editor.  Mark holds degrees in journalism and creative writing.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Know Your iMac.

Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird.

Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life!

Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac.

Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X.

Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such.

Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun.

Chapter 6: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences.

Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos.

Part III: Connecting and Communicating.

Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari!

Chapter 9: Moving to .Mac.

Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers.

Part IV: Living the iLife.

Chapter 11: The Musical Joy of iTunes.7

Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That is iPhoto.

Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie HD.

Chapter 14: iDVD — Your DVD Movie Factory.

Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand.

Part V: Sharing Access and Information.

Chapter 16: Creating a Multiuser iMac.

Chapter 17: Building (Or Joining) a Network.

Chapter 18: Communicating with Wireless Devices.

Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining.

Chapter 19: It Just . . . Sits . . . There.

Chapter 20: I Want to Add Stuff.

Chapter 21: Tackling the Housekeeping.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Applications You Can’t Do Without.

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac.

Chapter 24: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764584589
Author:
Chambers, Mark L
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Chambers, Mark L.
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
IMac (Computer)
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - Macintosh
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / Macintosh
Subject:
Computer Hardware / Macintosh
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Computers
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20080414
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.16x7.38x.91 in. 1.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , * This latest edition allows iMac veterans to jump in and discover the newest iMac features they can try out instantly, while first time iMac users can find ready-to-use instructions so that they can become productive quickly

* In the straightforward but fun For Dummies style, the book covers iMac and OS X basics, getting acquainted with Mac OS X, searching with Spotlight, and working with iTunes, iPhoto, and Safari

* Features discussions of building (or joining) a network, creating a multi-user iMac, troubleshooting, automating mundane chores, turning an iMac into a fax machine, and much more

* The iMac is Apple's hip personal computer, averaging 289,000 new iMacs sold per quarter

"Synopsis" by , Meet Sherlock,(r) go on Safari, and Spotlight your search

Get online, move files from your old system, and start using cool iMac tools

The iMac G5 looks like a modern art sculpture, and wow, how it can modernize your life! Unpack the box, grab this book, and get familiar with the Dock, streamlining your searches with Spotlight, creating a .Mac Web page, exploring all the iLife applications, building a network, and keeping your iMac healthy.

Discover how to

* Set up and configure your iMac G5

* Use iMovie(r), iDVD(r), iTunes(r), iPhoto, and GarageBand

* Stay in touch using iChat AV

* Take advantage of Safari RSS feeds

* Work with wireless devices

"Synopsis" by , Meet Sherlock,® go on Safari, and Spotlight your search

Get online, move files from your old system, and start using cool iMac tools

The iMac G5 looks like a modern art sculpture, and wow, how it can modernize your life! Unpack the box, grab this book, and get familiar with the Dock, streamlining your searches with Spotlight, creating a .Mac Web page, exploring all the iLife applications, building a network, and keeping your iMac healthy.

Discover how to

  • Set up and configure your iMac G5
  • Use iMovie®, iDVD®, iTunes®, iPhoto, and GarageBand
  • Stay in touch using iChat AV
  • Take advantage of Safari RSS feeds
  • Work with wireless devices

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