This international bestseller provides a definitive reference for those who want to become Power Mac users. Covering all the latest Power Macs and including insider tips for Powerbook users, this updated 3rd edition offers a state-of-the-art look at the latest hardware, software, multimedia, modems, networks, and more.
A guide to updated Mac technology covers the Mac OS X, software, finder commands, control panels and extensions, networking, memory, peripherals, laptops, Mac applications, the Internet, and troubleshooting.
Macworld® Mac® secrets® 5th Edition "The newly definitive Macintosh reference work, replacing the venerable Macintosh Bible." — The Washington Post "If you can only buy one book, you won't be sorry if you buy this one." —TidBITS "Mac Secrets should ship with every Mac that is sold." — Quill Services Web Book Reviews Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the international Macintosh bestseller brings you authoritative, thorough coverage of Mac OS 8.5, the red-hot iMac, USB, G3 Macs and PowerBooks, Office 98, and the Internet explosion — all with the expertise and humor you've come to expect from Pogue and Schorr! Overhauled and fatter than ever, this new edition packs over 650 new tips, productivity pointers, and troubleshooting techniques. Complete with a CD-ROM crammed with over 500MB of software and shareware, Macworld Mac Secrets, 5th Edition, will keep you — and your Mac — smiling! 100s of Mac Secrets Revealed and Mac Myths Debunked Double your Web surfing speed (Ch. 25) Make any icon, file, or folder invisible (Ch. 1) Create a high-speed Ethernet network for $8 (Ch. 35) Identify anything in your System Folder (Ch. 4) Keep your e-mail spam-free (Ch. 27) Make a PowerBook battery charge last 4 hours (Ch. 14) Marvel at Photoshop 5's secret keystroke list (Ch. 20) Automate your tedious tasks with AppleScript (Ch. 22) Exchange disks, files, and peripherals with Windows (Ch. 16) Use your fax machine as a scanner (Ch. 31) Troubleshoot almost anything (Ch. 36) Conversational AppleSpeak: USB, AutoStart worm, MacsBug, AppleScript, AOL 4, HTML, and much more! Software Bonanza! Over 100 programs, including commercial software and award winning shareware! A partial list: Action Files 1.1 P** (trial) Anagrams CanOpener 3.0 ** Chiral Color It! 2.3 ** CoolViews DemoGod * Desktop Patterns (Wraptures) * DiskTracker Escape Velocity Extensis PhotoBevel ** FileTyper FinderPop GoMac GraphicConverter Hi-Res Map * HTML Vocabulary Internet Explorer 4.01 Kaleidoscope Label Secrets Pro 3.0 * Mac Secrets Ultimate Bookmark List * Mac Libs MacLinkPlus 9.71** MacsBug Maelstrom Netscape Navigator 4.07 OneClick 1.4** Outlook Express Pogue's Song Spoofs* PopChar Pro (demo) QuickTime 3.0 QuickTime VR Movies ShrinkWrap (trial) Start-up Sounds: the Complete Collection * Stufflt Expander TechTool Typelt4Me Ultra Recorder You Don't Know Jack Lite * Plus Macworld Mac Secrets, 4th and 5th Editions, in searchable electronic form! * A Macworld Mac Secrets exclusive ** Commercial software Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like—free—but they may not include technical support.
A comprehensive reference for Macintosh users from a leading Macintosh expert is filled with Frequently Asked Questions and answers in easy-to-use sections, and covers production techniques, buying hardware and software, fixing your Mac, and Macintosh history. Original. (All Users).
Excel 97 has finally arrived, putting in your hands more and better features than ever before. Excel 97 Bible gets you up to speed with all of them quickly -- even if you've never used Excel before. With Excel guru John Walkenbach to guide you, you'll get the low-down on everything from enhanced what-if analysis tools to the easy-to-use Internet Assistant, which turns your spreadsheet into a Web page that others can view over the Internet or your organization's intranet. Comprehensive and authoritative, Excel 97 Bible is the indispensable, all-in-one reference you need to unleash the power of the world's most popular spreadsheet application.
A valuable resource for Macintosh-based home-office users encompasses solutions to a wide range of frequently encountered problems and challenges, covering hardware and software selection, office layouts, networking, telecommunications, and much more. Original. (All Users).
Explains the functions of computer components, discusses how to analyze and configure disk and video systems, reveals how to make the best use of PC peripherals, and includes software featuring more than twenty utilities
Packed with information on the latest modem hardware and software, this book covers everything from "what plugs into where" to clever tips on cruising networks. Rathbone gives users more tips on advanced troubleshooting and more techniques for sending mail between modems and the Internet universe.