The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
This easy-to-use guide covers both the iMac's splendid, cutting-edge hardware and Leopard, the latest version of Apple’s superb Mac OS X operating system. It gives you the basic information that every iMac owner should know and then moves on to explore the software that comes with your iMac. And, everywhere you look, you'll find plenty of power-user tips and tricks that’ll save you time, effort, and money. You'll find out how to:
Your iMac is an elegant and sophisticated machine — and as fast, powerful, and easy-to-use as a computer can be. With the help you get from iMac For Dummies, 5th Edition you'll be an iMac power user in no time!
Part I: Know Your iMac.
Chapter 1: Okay, This Machine Looks Really, Really Weird.
Chapter 2: Life! Give My iMac Life!
Chapter 3: Introducing the Apple of Your iMac.
Part II: Shaking Hands with Mac OS X.
Chapter 4: Opening and Closing and Clicking and Such.
Chapter 5: A Plethora of Powerful Fun.
Chapter 6: A Nerd’s Guide to System Preferences.
Chapter 7: Searching amidst iMac Chaos.
Part III: Connecting and Communicating.
Chapter 8: Let’s Go on Safari!
Chapter 9: Moving to .Mac.
Chapter 10: Hooking Up with Handy Helpers.
Part IV: Living the iLife.
Chapter 11: The Multimedia Joy of iTunes.
Chapter 12: The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto.
Chapter 13: Making Film History with iMovie.
Chapter 14: iDVD — Your DVD Movie Factory.
Chapter 15: Recording Your Hits with GarageBand.
Part V: Sharing Access and Information.
Chapter 16: Creating a Multiuser iMac.
Chapter 17: Building (Or Joining) a Network.
Part VI: The Necessary Evils: Troubleshooting, Upgrading, Maintaining.
Chapter 18: It Just . . . Sits . . . There.
Chapter 19: I Want to Add Stuff.
Chapter 20: Tackling the Housekeeping.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Applications You Can’t Do Without.
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Speed Up Your iMac.
Chapter 23: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague.