Brad Miser has written more than 25 books, his favorite topics being anything related to Mac computers or products starting with "i," such as iTunes, iPhones, and iPods. In addition to Teach Yourself Visually MacBook, Brad has written My iPhone, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes; Sleeping with the Enemy: Running Windows on a Mac; and Special Edition Using Mac OS X, v10.5 Leopard. He has also been a co-author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.
In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad enjoys steel-based technology and rides his motorcycle whenever and wherever possible. A native of California, Brad now lives in Indiana with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; and a rabbit named Bun-Bun.
Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly). You can write to him at [email protected]
If you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations, then this book is for you. You?ll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 MacBook tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including using the Dock and Dashboard, managing Expos? and Spaces, video chatting with iChat, and creating albums and photos in iPhoto. Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task so that you can get started using your MacBook today.
Teach Yourself Visually
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 MacBook tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including:
Using the Dock and Dashboard
Managing Exposé and Spaces
Video chatting with iChat
Setting up a .Mac account
Creating albums and photos in iPhoto
Protecting your system and data
Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules