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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Lion, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson gives you an overview of the desktop, a review of window basics, a look at the new Full Screen feature, a tour of Mission Control, shows you how to get system information, and explains the new Resume feature.

Duration: 00:27:37  File Size: 68 MB

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Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Overview of Applications and Utilities, Downloadable Version

Mac OS X Lion has many applications and utlities that are included in the operating system. Yvonne Johnson describes these applications and utilities and shows you how to use the default Dashboard widgets, as well as download new ones and clip your own from the Web.

Duration: 00:28:14  File Size: 87 MB

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Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Customizing the Desktop, Downloadable Version

Mac OS X Lion gives you tools to customize the desktop as well as the Dock. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to change the background, use a screen saver, arranging icons on the desktop, position and size the Dock, animate the Dock, and add and delete applications and folder on the Dock.

Duration: 00:14:53  File Size: 32 MB

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Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Customizing the Launchpad, Downloadable Version

The new Launchpad feature in Lion launches all your applications. Yvonne Johnson shows you how to navigate the Launchpad and customize it by adding applications, creating and removing folders, deleting icons, and moving icons to other pages.

Duration: 00:10:21  File Size: 27 MB

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Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Using System Preferences, Downloadable Version

The System Preferences determine how Mac OS X Lion “behaves.” In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to set preferences, demonstrating several groups of preferences that may be used most often, such as Display, Background and Screen Savers, Mouse, and Trackpad.

Duration: 00:19:54  File Size: 39 MB

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Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Working with User Accounts, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to create, modify, and delete user accounts.¿ She also explains how to switching between users on the same computer and how to shut down the computer when multiple users are logged in

Duration: 00:20:38  File Size: 35 MB

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Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Getting Acquainted with Finder, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson gives you an overview that identifies components of the Finder Window, shows the different views, shows how to open multiple Finder windows, and how to set Finder preferences.

Duration: 00:16:42  File Size: 40 MB

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Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Using Finder Views, Downloadable Version

Each view in Finder has a unique use. Yvonne Johnson shows you how to view your files in each view and how to customize the views to their best advantage. Additionally, she shows you how to get a quick look at the content of a file and how to open a file from the Finder.

Duration: 00:15:11  File Size: 43 MB

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Lesson 9

Lesson 9: Manipulating Files in Finder, Downloadable Version

In this video about the Finder, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to use color labels, create aliases, rename files and folders, copy files, move files, and delete and restore files.

Duration: 00:12:48  File Size: 41 MB

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Lesson 10

Lesson 10: Using Autosave, Downloadable Version

The new Autosave feature in Lion saves files for you periodically as you are working on them so you don’t have to. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to browse the versions Lion saves for you, restore a version, save your own version, duplicate a file, and lock a file so it cannot be edited.

Duration: 00:11:56  File Size: 48 MB

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Lesson 11

Lesson 11: Burning, Erasing, & Copying Disks, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to “burn” files to a disc and how to erase and copy discs.

Duration: 00:12:58  File Size: 26 MB

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Lesson 12

Lesson 12: Backing Up with Time Machine, Downloadable Version

Time Machine creates incremental back-ups of your system for you. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to restore files from the Time Machine, including restoring files to the Finder, emails to Mail, and photographs to iPhoto.

Duration: 00:13:50  File Size: 60 MB

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Lesson 13

Lesson 13: Using Spotlight Search, Downloadable Version

Mac OS X Lion might sound like a dry and boring series, but it’s not! The author, Yvonne Johnson, handles each topic in an interesting, and sometimes humorous way, sharing lots of personal tips along the way from her decades of experience as both a computer user and teacher. Her engaging style makes it easy for you to learn the ins and outs of Lion, and you never know what famous (or scary) person she might include in her videos. ¿¿

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The video series begins with an introduction to Lion, its applications and utilities, and a look at some of its major new features—Full Screen, Launchpad, Mission Control, and AutoSave and Resume, to name a few. Then the series covers the ways to customize your Mac so it works for you. This includes customizing the desktop, Dock, Launchpad, and Dashboard; setting preferences for the system itself; and setting up user accounts if you share your Mac with other users.

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Several lessons cover the Finder and explain how to work with files and disk drives as well as how to use Time Machine to backup your system and restore files. In this section you also learn how to use the powerful Spotlight search feature to perform some tasks that might surprise you, but are guaranteed to help you save time.

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The rest of the series is devoted to covering the major functions of the main applications, including the App Store, Safari, the Address Book, iCal, Mail, iChat, FaceTime, TextEdit, iTunes, Photo Booth, Preview, and QuickTime Player. The instruction material for most of these applications is broken down into multiple lessons so you can easily digest the concepts and topics that are covered in a single video.

Duration: 00:09:06  File Size: 21 MB

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Lesson 14

Lesson 14: Using the App Store, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to open the App Store and log in, find apps, read reviews, and install and update apps.

Duration: 00:15:30  File Size: 57 MB

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Lesson 15

Lesson 15: Getting Acquainted with Safari, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson gives you an overview of Safari, showing you the components of the Safari window and how to set a Homepage, navigate with the Bookmarks bar and Top Sites, set preferences for new tabs and windows, browse in tabs or in windows, block Pop-Up windows, and download a file.

Duration: 00:17:37  File Size: 55 MB

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Lesson 16

Lesson 16: Working with Bookmarks, Downloadable Version

In this video about Safari bookmarks, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to create them, go to them, and organize them. She also demonstrates the new reading list feature.

Duration: 00:12:36  File Size: 35 MB

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Lesson 17

Lesson 17: Using the Address Book, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to create, edit, and delete an address card in the Address Book, how to customize the address card template, how to create and delete a group, and how to merge address cards.

Duration: 00:20:33  File Size: 32 MB

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Lesson 18

Lesson 18: Finding, Sorting, and Printing Cards, Downloadable Version

Yvonne Johnson shows you how to find, sort, and print address cards from your Address Book in this video. In the printing segment, she demonstrates printing envelops, mailing labels, and a pocket address book.

Duration: 00:12:18  File Size: 19 MB

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Lesson 19

Lesson 19: Getting Acquainted with iCal, Downloadable Version

This video introduces you to iCal, the calendaring application in Mac OS X Lion. Yvonne Johnson identifies the components of the iCal window, demonstrates navigating iCal, sets preferences for iCal, creates a new calendar, and adds birthdays to a calendar.

Duration: 00:12:20  File Size: 25 MB

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Lesson 20

Lesson 20: Working with Events in iCal, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson gets into the basic functions of iCal: creating single and recurring events, inviting people to events, finding events, editing and deleting events, and printing a calendar.

Duration: 00:17:36  File Size: 32 MB

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Lesson 21

Lesson 21: Working with Reminders in iCal, Downloadable Version

The Reminder feature in iCal is your To Do list. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to create a reminder, mark a reminder off the list, set references for reminders, and edit, delete, and print reminders.

Duration: 00:12:49  File Size: 20 MB

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Lesson 22

Lesson 22: Getting Acquainted with Mail, Downloadable Version

This video introduces you to Mail, one of the most redesigned applications in Mac OS X Lion. Yvonne Johnson shows you how to set up your email accounts in Mail, gives you an overview of the Mail window and shows you how to use all the components of the interface, and demonstrates customizing the Mail toolbar.

Duration: 00:15:59  File Size: 36 MB

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Lesson 23

Lesson 23: Receiving and Sending Messages, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson gets demonstrates some of the basic functions of Mail: reading a message, viewing a conversation, working with email attachment, sending new messages and replies, and using stationery.

Duration: 00:20:44  File Size: 75 MB

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Lesson 24

Lesson 24: Organizing Messages, Donwloadable Version

Mac OS X Lion provides you with many tools to keeping your email messages organized. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to sort, flag, and delete messages, how to filter spam, how to find messages and create Smart Mailboxes, and finally, how to archive messages.

Duration: 00:14:55  File Size: 58 MB

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Lesson 25

Lesson 25: Using iChat, Donwloadable Version

iChat is Mac OS X Lion’s instant messaging application that allows you to chat you’re your friends via text, audio, or video. In this video Yvonne Johnson shows you how to edit your buddy list, change your status, and create a custom status. She demonstrates participating in multiple chats at the same time, and connects with a surprise “buddy” at the White House.

Duration: 00:12:03  File Size: 26 MB

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Lesson 26

Lesson 26: Using Face Time, Downloadable Version

Using FaceTime, you can make video calls to other Mac and iPhone users. In this video, Yvonne Johnson makes and receives a video call and shows you how to turn FaceTime off if you don’t want to be bothered.

Duration: 00:07:16  File Size: 25 MB

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Lesson 27

Lesson 27: Using Text Edit, Downloadable Version

In this vide, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to use the built-in word processing program in Mac OS X Lion called TextEdit. She demonstrates navigating a document, performing basic editing and formatting techniques, checking spelling, finding and replacing text, and saving a file.

Duration: 00:15:07  File Size: 64 MB

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Lesson 28

Lesson 28: Getting Acquainted with iTunes, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson introduces you to iTunes and the iTunes interface. She shows you how to open and use all the media libraries, and introduces you to the musical social network called Ping.

Duration: 00:17:13  File Size: 49 MB

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Lesson 29

Lesson 29: Creating and Using Playlists, Downloadable Version

The playlist is at the heart of iTunes. In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to import music into iTunes and then use that music to create and listen to playlists.

Duration: 00:08:55  File Size: 19 MB

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Lesson 30

Lesson 30: Using the iTunes Store, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson takes you on a tour of the iTunes Store and shows you how to download music, TV shows, movies, podcasts, and other types of media.

Duration: 00:12:02  File Size: 47 MB

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Lesson 31

Lesson 31: Using Photo Booth, Downloadable Version

Photo Booth is an application that uses the built-in camera to take photos and videos that you can view and share. In this video, dressed in her Halloween garb, Yvonne Johnson takes some spooky photos, made even scarier with special effects, and shows you how to record and trim a video.

Duration: 00:06:42  File Size: 49 MB

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Lesson 32

Lesson 32: Using Preview, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson previews a PDF file and a graphic file and uses the annotation tools to add text, circles, and notes. She also shows you how to compress a graphic.

Duration: 00:10:41  File Size: 27 MB

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Lesson 33

Lesson 33: Using QuickTime Player, Downloadable Version

In this video, Yvonne Johnson shows you how to play a video and how to shoot your own video, as well as capture computer screens, and edit your videos.

Duration: 00:11:22  File Size: 49 MB

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Video includes:

• Seven+ hours of video instruction

• Over 50 tips and techniques

• Skills you can learn in fifteen minutes or less

 

Mac OS X Lion might sound like a dry and boring series, but it's not! The author, Yvonne Johnson, handles each topic in an interesting and sometimes humorous way, sharing lots of personal tips from her decades of experience as both a computer user and a teacher. Her engaging style makes it easy for you to learn the ins and outs of Lion, and you never know what famous (or scary!) person she might include in her videos.

The video series begins with an introduction to Lion, its applications and utilities, and a look at some of its major new features–Full Screen, Launchpad, Mission Control, and AutoSave and Resume, to name a few. Then the series covers the ways to customize your Mac so it works for you. This includes customizing the desktop, Dock, Launchpad, and Dashboard; setting preferences for the system itself; and setting up user accounts if you share your Mac with other users.

Several lessons cover the Finder and explain how to work with files and disk drives as well as how to use Time Machine to backup your system and restore files. In this section you also learn how to use the powerful Spotlight search feature to perform some tasks that might surprise you, but are guaranteed to help you save time.

The rest of the series is devoted to covering the major functions of the main applications, including the App Store, Safari, the Address Book, iCal, Mail, iChat, FaceTime, TextEdit, iTunes, Photo Booth, Preview, and QuickTime Player. The instruction material for most of these applications is broken down into multiple lessons so you can easily digest the concepts and topics that are covered in a single video.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 Part 1: Introduction to Lion
Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Lion

Lesson 2: Overview of Applications and Utilities

Lesson 3: Customizing the Desktop

Lesson 4: Customizing the Launchpad

Lesson 5: Using System Preferences

Lesson 6: Working with User Accounts

 Part 2: Using Finder
Lesson 7: Getting Acquainted with Finder
Lesson 8: Using Finder Views
Lesson 9: Manipulating Files in Finder

 Part 3: Performing Routine Tasks
Lesson 10: Using Autosave
Lesson 11: Burning, Erasing, & Copying Disks
Lesson 12: Backing Up with Time Machine
Lesson 13: Using Spotlight Search
Lesson 14: Using the App Store

 Part 4: Getting Down to Business With Lion Applications
Lesson 15: Getting Acquainted with Safari
Lesson 16: Working with Bookmarks
Lesson 17: Using the Address Book
Lesson 18: Finding, Sorting, and Printing Cards
Lesson 19: Getting Acquainted with iCal
Lesson 20: Working with Events in iCal
Lesson 21: Working with Reminders in iCal
Lesson 22: Getting Acquainted with Mail
Lesson 23: Receiving and Sending Messages
Lesson 24: Organizing Messages
Lesson 25: Using iChat
Lesson 26: Using Face Time
Lesson 27: Using Text Edit

 Part 5: Exploring the Media Applications in Lion
Lesson 28: Getting Acquainted with iTunes

Lesson 29: Creating and Using Playlists

Lesson 30: Using the iTunes Store

Lesson 31: Using Photo Booth

Lesson 32: Using Preview

Lesson 33: Using QuickTime Player

 

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