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Publisher Comments:

You can set your watch to it: As soon as Apple comes out with another version of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover it with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.4, better known as Tiger, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing's too fast for Pogue and Mac OS X: The Missing Manual. There are many reasons why this is the most popular computer book of all time.

With its hallmark objectivity, the Tiger Edition thoroughly explores the latest features to grace the Mac OS. Which ones work well and which do not? What should you look for? This book tackles Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps you find anything on your computer; iChat AV for videoconferencing; Automator for automating repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and the hundreds of smaller tweaks and changes, good and bad, that Apple's marketing never bothers to mention.

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition is the authoritative book that's ideal for every user, including people coming to the Mac for the first time. Our guide offers an ideal introduction that demystifies the Dock, the unfamiliar Mac OS X folder structure, and the entirely new Mail application. There are also mini-manuals on iLife applications such as iMovie, iDVD, and iPhoto, those much-heralded digital media programs, and a tutorial for Safari, Mac's own web browser.

And plenty more: learn to configure Mac OS X using the System Preferences application, keep your Mac secure with FileVault, and learn about Tiger's enhanced Firewall capabilities. If you're so inclined, this Missing Manual also offers an easy introduction to the Terminal application for issuing basic Unix commands.

There's something new on practically every page, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Mac's brought a new cat to town and we have a great new way to tame it.

Book News Annotation:

Without a manual, users are unlikely to take full advantage of the many new features of Apple's latest operating system. The New York Times tech columnist reviews Mac basics and offers tips on how to use Tiger's new features, e.g., the Spotlight find feature, dedicated mini-programs called "widgets," and new editions of iChat, Mail, and Safari. An auxiliary website is available rather than a companion CD-ROM (as a cost-saving measure).
Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Without a manual, users are unlikely to take full advantage of the many new features of Apple's latest operating system. The New York Times tech columnist reviews Mac basics and offers tips on how to use Tiger's new features, e.g., the Spotlight find feature, dedicated mini-programs called "widgets," and new editions of iChat, Mail, and Safari. An auxiliary website is available rather than a companion CD-ROM (as a cost-saving measure). Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The bestselling computer book of all time now covers Mac OS X Tiger

Synopsis:

With new material on practically every page, the latest update of David Pogue's hot-selling title offers a wealth of detail on all of the changes in Apple's Mac OS X Tiger. Written with humor and technical insight characteristic of the Missing Manual series, the new edition covers everything Tiger has to offer, including Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps users find anything on their computers; iChat AV, a feature that adds videoconferencing capabilities; Automator, which lets users automate repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and VoiceOver, a feature that adds enhanced support for the visually impaired. Pogue, the renowned New York Times computer columnist, tackles his subject with scrupulous objectivity, revealing which new features work well and which do not. This is an authoritative book that will appeal to every user-no matter how green or seasoned, who relies on Mac OS X Tiger.

About the Author

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. With nearly 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors, having written or co-written seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), along with several computer-humor books and a technothriller, "Hard Drive" (a New York Times "notable book of the year").Pogue is also the creator and primary author of the Missing Manual series of complete, funny computer books, a joint venture with O'Reilly & Associates. Titles in the series include Mac OS X, Windows XP, iPod, Microsoft Office, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, iMovie 2, and many others. His Web page is www.davidpogue.com, and his email address is david@pogueman.com.

Table of Contents

Copyright The Missing Credits Introduction Part I: The Mac OS X Desktop Chapter 1: Folders and Windows Chapter 2: Organizing Your Stuff Chapter 3: Spotlight Chapter 4: Dock, Desktop, and Toolbar Part II: The Mac OS X Desktop Chapter 5: Documents, Programs, and Dashboard Chapter 6: Back to Mac OS 9 Chapter 7: Moving Data Chapter 8: Automator and AppleScript Part III: The Components of Mac OS X Chapter 9: System Preferences Chapter 10: The Free Programs Chapter 11: CDs, DVDs, and iTunes Part IV: Extreme iPodding Chapter 12: Accounts, Firewalls, and Security Chapter 13: Networking Chapter 14: Graphics, Fonts, Printing, and Faxing Chapter 15: Sound, Movies, Speech, and Handwriting Chapter 16: Terminal: Doorway to Unix Chapter 17: Fun with Terminal Chapter 18: Hacking Mac OS X Part V: Mac OS X Online Chapter 19: Internet Setup, .Mac, and iSync Chapter 20: Mail and Address Book Chapter 21: Safari, iChat, and Sherlock Chapter 22: SSH, FTP, VPN, and Web Sharing Part VI: Appendices Appendix A: InstallingMac OS X 10.4 Appendix B: Trouble shooting Appendix C: The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary (Mac Version) Appendix D: The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary (Windows Version) Appendix E: Where to Go From Here Appendix F: The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List Colophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596009410
Subtitle:
The Missing Manual
Author:
Pogue, David
Author:
Pogue
Author:
David
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - Macintosh
Subject:
Macintosh (Computer) -- Programming.
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / Macintosh
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;Free
Subject:
BSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
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Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Subject:
10.4;AFP;Apache;Apple;AppleScript;Aqua;BSD;Bourne shell;CVS;Darwin;Darwin Ports;Dashboard;Developer Tools;Directory Services;Dock;Emacs;Finder;Fink;FreeBSD;Interface Builder;Java;Mac;Mac OS;Mac OS X;Macintosh;MySQL;NetInfo;Network Administration;OSA;Open
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Missing Manuals
Publication Date:
20050722
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 x 1.68 in 2.96 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The bestselling computer book of all time now covers Mac OS X Tiger
"Synopsis" by , With new material on practically every page, the latest update of David Pogue's hot-selling title offers a wealth of detail on all of the changes in Apple's Mac OS X Tiger. Written with humor and technical insight characteristic of the Missing Manual series, the new edition covers everything Tiger has to offer, including Spotlight, an enhanced search feature that helps users find anything on their computers; iChat AV, a feature that adds videoconferencing capabilities; Automator, which lets users automate repetitive, manual or batch tasks; and VoiceOver, a feature that adds enhanced support for the visually impaired. Pogue, the renowned New York Times computer columnist, tackles his subject with scrupulous objectivity, revealing which new features work well and which do not. This is an authoritative book that will appeal to every user-no matter how green or seasoned, who relies on Mac OS X Tiger.
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