Macs For Seniors For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

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You're never too old to fall in love—with your Mac!

You took a while, but you are now the proud owner of your first Mac computer. Macs For Seniors For Dummies is just for you. This friendly, accessible guide walks you through choosing a Mac and learning how to use it. You'll find yourself falling head over heels for your Mac in no time.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basics that you need to know: turning the Mac on and getting connected; using the keyboard and mouse; working with files and folders; navigate around the Mac desktop and OS X Lion; setting up an Internet connection and e-mail; and much more.

  • Shows Mac newbies how to surf safely with Safari, video chat with FaceTime, and connect with friends and family online
  • Covers choosing the Mac that's right for you, setting it up, running programs and managing files, and hooking up a printer
  • Features ways to have some fun, too, with digital photos and videos, music, movies, games, apps, and more
  • Includes tips on troubleshooting and taking care of your Mac

Your Mac can do so much more than you ever imagined and Macs For Seniors For Dummies shows you how!

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Join the fun!

Start using a Mac today with this easy guide

If you've always thought that computers were too complicated, surprise! Let the steps and illustrations in this book be your guide to setting up your Mac and gaining basic computer skills. In no time, you'll learn to use the Mac desktop, keyboard, and mouse, work with files and folders, create documents, play music, explore the Internet, send e-mail, and much more.

  • Get started—learn to choose the Mac that suits your needs, set it up, organize files and folders, and hook up a printer
  • Explore the software—use common Mac software programs for creating documents and spreadsheets, playing movies and music, and more
  • Browse the Internet—set up your Internet connection and use the Safari Web browser
  • Picture the fun—upload photos from your digital camera, edit and organize them with iPhoto and share them by e-mail
  • Sounds good—play music in iTunes, put your favorite songs on a CD, and listen to online radio stations
  • Keep in touch—set up an e-mail account, create and send e-mail, and organize messages in folders

Open the book and find:

  • Things to know if you've never used a computer before
  • Ways to make your screen easier to read
  • How to use the stuff that comes with your Mac
  • All about sending and receiving e-mail
  • How to print documents
  • Steps for making a favorite photo your desktop background

About the Author:

Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books.

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ISBN 10:  0470437790 ISBN 13:  9780470437797
Publisher: For Dummies, 2009