List of Dummies Mac E-book

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Macs For Dummies
by David Pogue

The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it.

Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers

  • Basics for beginners
  • Setting up your printer
  • Working with OS X
  • Getting online and using e-mail
  • Creating and saving documents
  • Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie
  • What to do if things go wrong

Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to

  • Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock
  • Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web
  • Use all the basic software programs and work with files
  • Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto
  • Share your Mac or set up a home network
  • Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more

With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos–and even getting some work done!


Switching to a Mac For Dummies
by Arnold Reinhold

Switch to a Mac with ease using this practical, humorous guide

Want to try life outside of Windows? You’ve come to the right place. Users are switching from PCs to Macs in droves, and now you can, too, with this helpful guide.

In a fun, but practical way, the book walks you through the entire process-hardware and software-including selecting a Mac, moving files, setting up security, and getting the most out of all the fun stuff that makes Macs famous, such as the iLife suite, and more.

  • This book is fully updated for the new generation of Mac hardware and software, including Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the iLife suite, and the latest trends and tools
  • Explore running Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp, how to switch your applications, converting your business to a Mac, getting online, and more

Plus, you don’t even have to give up Microsoft Office, thanks to Microsoft Office for Mac-so get this indispensable book and join the fun!


Office 2008 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies
by Geetesh Bajaj, Jim Gordon

The perfect companion for taking the Microsoft Office suite to the Mac!

So you finally got a Mac, but you’re not looking forward to figuring out how Office works in a different environment? No worries! All you need is Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies to learn the fundamentals of Office 2008. With six books in one, it shows you how to use every Office 2008 for Mac application, so you can start getting things done right away.

Written by Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Office 2008 For Mac All-in-One For Dummies provides a user-friendly guide on how to master all the programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Entourage. This book explores ways to:

  • Use the new galleries to find features, formats, wizards, templates, and recently used files
  • Create your own templates on Excel and open Web pages in HTML format
  • Take advantage of PowerPoint by adding animation to your slides, inserting music from your iTunes library, and fine-tuning the timing
  • Organize your schedule on My Day, handle contacts and e-mail, and manage a database—all through Entourage
  • Manage projects of all sizes on the Project Center
  • Use all the applications together, and to their full potential

With this all-in-one reference, you’ll become an expert on sharing files with Windows users, integrating Office 2008 with iLife and other Mac applications, and working with Office and Web 2.0, as well as other common business tasks. This book makes it that easy!


Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies
by Bob LeVitus

Get started with Office 2011 for Mac and discover the creative possibilities

The leading suite of productivity software for the Mac, Microsoft Office helps users complete common business tasks, including word processing, e-mail, presentations, financial analysis, and much more. Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies is the perfect companion for Microsoft Office for Mac users upgrading to the newest version, new computer users, and those who may have switched from the Windows version of Office. Written by one of the most popular gurus in the Mac community, Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus, the book explains every 2011 application so you can become savvy in no time.

  • Addresses ways to refine and edit documents with Word
  • Explains how to add pizzazz to your slide shows with PowerPoint
  • Guides you through crunching numbers and data with Excel
  • Demonstrates how to send, receive, and manage your e-mail on Outlook
  • Encourages you to organize your contact information, schedule your time, and more

With Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies, you’ll learn everything you need to know to make the most of Office on your Mac!


Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies
by Bob LeVitus

Office 2008 for Mac is here, with great new enhancements to all your favorite office productivity tools. Who better than “Dr. Mac, “Bob LeVitus, to show you how to load and use them all?

From choosing the best version for your needs to managing your life with your online calendar, Office 2008 For Mac For Dummies covers what you need to know. It compares the Student/Teacher Edition, Standard Edition, and Professional Edition, then walks you through installing your preferred version and keeping it up to date. You’ll find out all the things you can do with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage, and how to use them all together to get the most bang for your Office buck. Get top-flight advice on:

  • Using the Project Gallery
  • Creating documents using templates, tables, styles, and text boxes
  • Checking grammar and using the Thesaurus
  • Making Web pages with Word
  • Building slide shows that include sound, movies, and images
  • Giving your presentation, or exporting it as a movie or PDF
  • Entering, formatting, and editing data in spreadsheet cells
  • Sprucing up your charts
  • Setting up Entourage for e-mail and newsgroups
  • Coordinating your projects and tracking progress

Whether you’re new to Office or moving up from an earlier version, this is the guide for you!


Macs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies
by Wallace Wang

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Mac! Whether you’ve just decided to switch from Windows or you’ve been using a Mac for awhile and want to take advantage of all its bells and whistles, Macs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is the perfect guidebook to Mac land.

You probably already know that Macs were made for media. There’s iPhoto for organizing, editing, and sharing your digital photos; iMovie to let you become a moviemaker; iDVD for preserving that movie and playing your favorites; and of course, iTunes for managing your music. But your Mac is just as happy creating documents, browsing the Internet, putting together cool presentations, or even crunching numbers. This guide shows you how to use all those applications and more. Seven minibooks cover Mac basics; working with photos, movies, and music; using the Internet; working with iLife and iWork applications; various other Mac programs; time-saving tips; and networking. You’ll discover how to

  • Set up and customize a new Mac
  • Get online, choose a browser, configure an e-mail account, and instant-message with iChat
  • Handle Mac security and troubleshoot problems
  • Create a Web site with iWeb and get it online
  • Back up your files, sync your stuff, and manage your life with your Mac
  • Network your Mac with other computers, even PCs, and share files, printers, and more

Even if you’re a seasoned Mac veteran, we bet you’ll find some things here you didn’t know! And you’ll refer to this book again and again.


Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X For Dummies
by Erick Tejkowski

Cocoa programming is not only the favored development environment for Mac OS X, it’s also a primary tool for creating iPhone and iPod Touch software. That makes this a great time to learn Cocoa, and Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X For Dummies is the ideal place to start!

This book gives you a solid foundation in Cocoa and the unusual syntax of Objective-C. You’ll learn what’s new in Cocoa frameworks and create an application step by step. For example, you can:

  • See how Xcode underlies your applications as the main component of Apple’s IDE
  • Examine the basics of the Objective-C language, the elements of a Cocoa interface, and object-oriented programming
  • Use Xcode and Interface Builder
  • Spruce up your apps with audio, video, Internet features, stylized text, and more
  • Create applications with the stunning graphics for which Macs are famous
  • See how to build apps with multiple documents and even executables that aren’t traditional Mac apps
  • Use all the exciting new Cocoa features
  • Work with Cocoa numbers, arrays, Booleans, and dates
  • Build document-based applications
  • Simplify with key-value coding

The better you understand Cocoa programming, the better the applications you can create for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X For Dummies makes it easy and fun!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


Mac mini Hacks and Mods For Dummies
by John Rizzo

  • Starting at $499, the diminutive Mac mini-2.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide, and 2.9 pounds-is expected to become Apple’s bestselling computer, with projected shipments of 100,000 units a month
  • This book offers several projects-some easy, some more challenging-to help people tweak, modify, and transform a Mac mini
  • Modest modifications include creating a Mac mini home theater, an appliance controller, and a travel kit; other more complex (but very cool!) mods require wielding a soldering iron
  • Offers detailed, illustrated step-by-step instructions-including how to open the Mac mini, keep track of pieces, and avoid damage-that enable even novice tinkerers to complete the projects

Mac OS X Snow Leopard For Dummies, Pocket Edition
by Bob LeVitus

Get to know Snow Leopard and make the most of your Mac

Snow Leopard has a few new tricks up its sleeve, so whether you’re new to Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac expert Bob LeVitus has tips you’ll appreciate. Learn how to start up your Mac, get to know the Dock and Finder, work your way through windows and dialogs, and organize and manage files and folders.

Open the book and find:

  • How to navigate around the Finder, Dock, and desktop
  • Tips for opening, closing, resizing, and moving windows

  • Steps for keeping Snow Leopard organized

  • How to back up your system with Time Machine®

  • Troubleshooting advice


Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies
by Mark L. Chambers

Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the newest Mac operating system, with even better performance and more efficient use of hard drive space as well as cool features like MobileMe, the iWork productivity suite, and improved media technology. And Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop reference for all its features.

Eight self-contained minibooks cover OS X basics, customizing and sharing your Mac, the digital hub, iWork, Internet features, networking, expanding your system, and advanced Mac OS X (for those with more techie inclinations). You’ll learn to:

  • Determine whether your hardware can handle upgrading to Snow Leopard
  • Navigate Snow Leopard, find things with Spotlight, control your Mac with Front Row, and make backups
  • Explore the digital hub and its applications: iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iTunes, GarageBand, QuickTime, and iWeb
  • Create cool-looking documents with Pages, crunch numbers with Numbers, and build awesome slide presentations with Keynote
  • Set up your Internet connection and e-mail, connect with iChat, sync up with MobileMe, and share large files via iDisk
  • Build a wireless network with AirPort Extreme
  • Keep your Snow Leopard happy with regular maintenance

Mac OS X Snow Leopard All-in-One For Dummies also shows you a little of what’s under the hood, in case you’re interested in doing a little AppleScript programming or learning a bit more about UNIX. Whatever your level of involvement with OS X Snow Leopard, this complete guide covers what you need to know.