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iMac For Dummies

Chambers, Mark L.


11. Auflage März 2022
448 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-80666-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Say hello to your iMac with this bestselling guide

Excited to put your cool iMac through its paces? Go ahead! Say "Hey Siri" to look up information, use the large monitor to play a game or watch a movie, share documents with your iPhone or iPad, or video chat with friends or family. With its optimized system speed, your iMac can keep up with anything you want to do. How cool is that?

Your iMac comes stuffed with features, and iMac For Dummies is your tour guide to explore all of them! This updated handbook has you covered, no matter if you need to work or want to play. You can:
* Scroll, tap, and swipe your way through the Mac operating system
* Set up Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and other settings in Control Center
* Say "Hey Siri" to have the Apple assistant search for information or launch apps
* Play video games, music, movies, or TV
* Stay in touch with people through Messages and Facetime
* Use productivity apps, including Numbers, Pages, and Keynote
* Sync to iCloud and across all your Apple devices

The all-in-one design of the iMac with its monitor, processor, graphics card, and internal drive makes it ideal for work and entertainment. Pick up your copy of this comprehensive guide to the iMac, filled with screenshots and how-to steps, and ensure you use your iMac to its full potential.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Your iMac 5

Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird 7

Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life! 25

Chapter 3: The Basics Behind macOS Monterey 33

Part 2: Shaking Hands with macOS 77

Chapter 4: What's New in Monterey? 79

Chapter 5: A Nerd's Guide to System Preferences 85

Chapter 6: Searching Amidst iMac Chaos 107

Chapter 7: Putting Common Apps to Work 117

Part 3: Connecting and Communicating 135

Chapter 8: Let's Go on Safari! 137

Chapter 9: Expanding Your Horizons with iCloud 159

Chapter 10: Creating a Multiuser iMac 167

Chapter 11: Working Well with Networks 187

Chapter 12: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers 207

Part 4: Living the Digital Life 219

Chapter 13: The Multimedia Joys of Music and TV 221

Chapter 14: Focusing on Photos 245

Chapter 15: Making Film History with iMovie 265

Chapter 16: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand 285

Part 5: Getting Productive with Your iMac 303

Chapter 17: Desktop Publishing with Pages 305

Chapter 18: Creating Spreadsheets with Numbers 319

Chapter 19: Building Presentations with Keynote 335

Part 6: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, and Maintaining 349

Chapter 20: It Just Sits There 351

Chapter 21: I Want to Add Stuff 365

Chapter 22: Tackling the Housekeeping 377

Part 7: The Part of Tens 393

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac 395

Chapter 24: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague 401

Index 409
Mark L. Chambers is a technical author, computer consultant, programmer, and hardware technician with over 30 years of experience. He has written over 30 computer books, including MacBook For Dummies, 9th Edition and Macs For Seniors For ­Dummies, 4th Edition.

M. L. Chambers, Columbia, Missouri