Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

by Mark L. Chambers

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Right now is always the right time to become a Mac expert!

It’s never too late to become an expert on Macs—and this friendly, updated guide written specifically for the 50+ set is the easy way to do it! Featuring larger text and figures, Macs for Seniors for Dummies takes you through all you need to know to get the most out of your Apple computer. It makes it simple for you to stay in touch with family and friends, enjoy your favorite music, TV, and movies, and hang with the younger generation using the latest social apps and video games.

Beginning with which Mac to choose for your needs, you’ll learn about setting up your computer, understanding files and folders, getting the most from the latest operating system, navigating the desktop, and troubleshooting common problems. And once you’ve found your feet there, it’ll be time to get creative with home movies and photography, chat face-to-face live on video, communicate through email—the sky’s the limit!

  • Set up and customize your Mac
  • Make FaceTime calls and send emails
  • Store photos and files using iCloud
  • Play video, movies, podcasts, and games

Macs are for all ages! Show the Millennials in your life a thing or two and become a pro with yours today!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119607823
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Series: For Dummies Books
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 311,909
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark L. Chambers loves to talk about his favorite subject, Macs. He's been a technical author and editor, computer consultant, programmer, and expert hardware technician for more than 30 years. His more than 30 books include MacBook For Dummies, 8th Edition, OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies, and previous editions of Macs For Seniors For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Buying and Setting Up Your Mac 7

CHAPTER 1: Buying a Mac 9

CHAPTER 2: Setting Up Your Mac 23

Part 2: Getting Started with Your Mac 45

CHAPTER 3: Getting Around the Mac Desktop 47

CHAPTER 4: Customizing El Capitan 77

CHAPTER 5: Working with Files and Folders 97

CHAPTER 6: Working with Printers and Scanners 117

CHAPTER 7: Getting Help 125

Part 3: Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software 133

CHAPTER 8: Creating Documents with Pages 135

CHAPTER 9: Working with Numbers 153

CHAPTER 10: Getting the Most from Photos 169

CHAPTER 11: Enjoying Music, Video, and Podcasts 185

CHAPTER 12: Playing Games in El Capitan 201

Part 4: Exploring the Internet 209

CHAPTER 13: Understanding Internet Basics 211

CHAPTER 14: Browsing the Web with Safari 229

CHAPTER 15: Using Mail 249

CHAPTER 16: Connecting with People Online 271

Part 5: Taking Care of Your Computer 287

CHAPTER 17: Protecting El Capitan 289

CHAPTER 18: Maintaining Your Mac 299

Index 307

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