- Eliminates lengthy introductions, detailed explanations, and sidebars, focusing on what new Mac OS X users want most-clear instructions on how to accomplish specific tasks
- An easy-to-navigate landscape layout featuring a two-column design and illustrated step-by-step instructions make it easy to find a specific task fast and get it done in a flash
- Tasks covered include adjusting system preferences, creating and managing user accounts, managing files and folders, using the Dashboard, networking wirelessly with AirPort, using iTunes and iPods, connecting to a Windows network, watching videos and DVDs, viewing and organizing pictures with iPhoto, making movies with iMovie, blogging and Web designing with iWeb, and using a .Mac account
- Published to coincide with Apple's release of Leopard
Part 1: Using OS X.
Chapter 1: Customizing OS X.
Chapter 2: Creating and Managing User Accounts.
Chapter 3: Managing Files and Folders.
Chapter 4: Adjusting System Preferences.
Part 2: Getting to Work in OS X.
Chapter 5: Utilizing OS X Applications.
Chapter 6: Using Productivity Software.
Chapter 7: Using Dashboard.
Part 3: Going Online with Your Mac.
Chapter 8: Sending E-Mail and Browsing the Internet.
Chapter 9: Using a .Mac Account.
Chapter 10: Blogging and Web Designing with iWeb.
Chapter 11: Chatting on Your Mac.
Part 4: Using Multimedia.
Chapter 12: Using iTunes and iPods.
Chapter 13: Working with Third Party MP3 Players.
Chapter 14: Watching Videos and DVDs.
Chapter 15: Viewing, Organizing, and Improving Pictures.
Chapter 16: Making Movies.
Part 5: Networking Your Mac.
Chapter 17: Networking Wirelessly with AirPort.
Chapter 18: Sharing Resources.
Chapter 19: Connecting to Windows Networks.
Chapter 20: Networking Safely.
Part 6: Extending Your Mac’s Capabilities.
Chapter 21: Connecting to Bluetooth Devices.
Chapter 22: Networking with Older Macs.
Chapter 23: Upgrading Your Mac.
Chapter 24: Installing and Using Windows Programs.