Mac OS X 101
Mastering Your Mac
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  • 2h 49m
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Learn tips and tricks that will help you efficiently pilot your computer!
Apple's original courseware author for Logic Studio, Soundtrack Pro, & DVD Studio Pro, Martin Sitter is a best-selling technical writer, and the founder of!
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At the end of the day, computers are here to work for us and make life easier ... but if you're new to the Mac, or if you don't have friends to show you the way, it's a fact that your Mac can seem intimidating.

There's lots of hidden tips and tricks that you can only learn with time. Or you can learn them quickly, by watching an expert show you the way ...

This series is designed to make your Mac your friend. It starts with the basics, including working with the Finder and the Dock to quickly locate and launch files and applications. You'll also learn how to set up and use important system applications like Dashboard, and Expose.

The program moves on to discuss important workflow issues like burning recordable discs and working with disk images and the system Zip tool to save, compress, and transport files.

But best of all, you'll learn keyboard shortcuts, workflow techniques and lots of little tricks that you'll use daily while piloting your computer. There's so much to know, this series shows you how!

See the table of contents below for more details!
Section 1: The Finder And Desktop
Section 2: Exploring The Dock
Section 3: Screen & Energy Savers
Section 4: System & Software Updates
Section 5: The Activity Monitor
Section 6: Quitting Hung Applications
Section 7: Setting Up Users
Section 8: Using The Info Dialog
Section 9: Using Spotlight
Section 10: Recording Discs
Section 11: Disk Images
Section 12: Exposé & Spotlight
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