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Customizing Your Mac with OS X Mavericks Custom Settings
By Kate Binder
Feb 19, 2014
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets — tiny custom programs that you can build from pieces of your favorite websites.
Connecting Your Mac to a Network
By John Ray
Jan 15, 2014
This chapter shows how to connect your MacBook to wired and wireless connections as well as how to manage multiple connections.
Finding What You Want with Spotlight in OS X Mavericks
By Steve Johnson
Dec 31, 2013
Spotlight is the built-in search tool of OS X Mavericks. This chapter shows how to use it to find content on your Mac, how to filter search results, set search preferences, and get help when you need it.
Setting Up iCloud Services and Internet Accounts
By John Ray
Dec 25, 2013
In this chapter, you find out how to establish and configure iCloud accounts and get to know some of the basics of using iCloud services.
Enterprise iDevice Management with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server
By Timothy L. Warner
May 30, 2013
Unsure of how to integrate Apple devices (be they of the iOS or OS X variety) into your Microsoft- or Linux-based network? You’re not alone. IT expert Tim Warner shows how you can centrally manage iDevices in any corporate network environment with minimal cost and learning curve.
My iMac: Sharing Devices, Files, and Services on a Network
By John Ray
Mar 18, 2013
This chapter helps you make the most of your iMac network connections by showing you how to share files, folders, and devices across networks and between Mac and Windows machines.
Customizing Your Mac
By Kate Binder
Dec 28, 2012
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the OS X Mountain Lion Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets
Making the Most of Reminders and Notes in OS X Mountain Lion
By Jason Rich
Oct 12, 2012
This chapter walks you though setting up Reminders and Notes, syncing app-specific data with other Macs and iDevices, and optimizing the use of Reminders and Notes.
Accessing iCloud, Email, and the Web on Your MacBook
By John Ray
Oct 8, 2012
In this chapter, you learn how to use your MacBook to access Online Services such as the World Wide Web, email, and Apple's iCloud.
Setting System Preferences in OS X Mountain Lion
By Steve Johnson
Oct 1, 2012
This chapter shows the many settings and controls that let you customize OS X Mountain Lion to best meet your needs.
Absolute Beginner's Guide to OS X Mountain Lion: Using iCloud
By Yvonne Johnson
Sep 28, 2012
This chapter answers lots of questions about the iCloud: What is it? What does it do? Why do I want it? How can I get it? How does it work? How can I see what’s on the iCloud? How can I get more of it?
Introducing Xcode 4
By Jesse Feiler
Aug 20, 2012
In this chapter from Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac and iOS in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition, you'll explore the Xcode workspace window, define projects and workspaces, debug with breakpoints, and care for your source code with repositories and versions.
Using the Xcode Source Editor
By John Ray, William Ray
Jul 31, 2012
Learn how the Xcode Source Editor can help you write clean, well-formatted code and even identify problems before you even try to run your application. Even if you have played around with editing files already, you’re still likely to find a few undiscovered tricks.
What Is Quartz Composer and Why Should I Learn It?
By Graham Robinson, Surya Buchwald
Jul 26, 2012
Quartz Composer (QC) is a node-based graphical programming language. Learn how Quartz Composer differs from other applications you may have used before, and the many different end products you can create with it.
What's New in OS X Mountain Lion: Yvonne Johnson and Jennifer Kettell Discuss How Changes in Mountain Lion Affect New and Experienced OS X Users
By Yvonne Johnson, Jennifer Ackerman Kettell
Jul 26, 2012
Technical writer and web designer Jennifer Kettell and author Yvonne Johnson talk about what Mac users old and new can expect in the new OS X Mountain Lion update.
Remote Control Software Solves "Friends and Family" Support Issues
By Ed Tittel
Jan 10, 2012
In this lively autobiographical article, Ed Tittel describes his long-distance quest to help his father diagnose and fix computer issues.
David Chisnall Presents a Developer's Reading List
By David Chisnall
Jan 4, 2012
Expert programmer David Chisnall provides a list of the 5 books he believes every programmer should read.
Connecting Your MacBook to a Network
By John Ray
Nov 28, 2011
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to get your MacBook online including tasks like connecting to wired and wireless networks, iPhones, VPNs and more.
Running Windows on Your Mac
By Robyn Ness
Nov 28, 2011
The Mac’s capability to actually run Windows applications is just another reason to love Mac OS X’s versatility. This chapter shows how it's done.
Secure Your Mac OS X System Now!
By John Traenkenschuh
Nov 15, 2011
John Traenkenschuh, gives his ideas on good security for your Mac OS X computer. Easy to configure and immediately useful, these ideas will help you secure your expensive device and very valuable information.

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