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Incredible iPhone Apps For Dummies

by Bob Levitus

A full-color directory of must-have iPhone and iPod touch apps!The App Store allows you to browse and download thousands of applications that were developed with the iPhone SDK and published through Apple. The popularity of iPhone and iPod touch apps is exploding and this handy guide helps you sort through the tens of thousands of available apps so you can find the ones that are ideal for you.Packed with tips and tricks on how to make the most of each app, this book escorts you through a vast selection of apps and then helps you narrow down the most essential and most entertaining apps for your needs and interests. You'll encounter amazing apps in business, education, entertainment, finance, cooking, nutrition, games, healthcare, news, music, social networking, news, weather, and more.Helps you sort through the tens of thousands of available apps for the iPhone and iPod touch so you can find what's right for youShares unique tips and tricks for making the most of the apps that appeal to youShows you a variety of apps in the fields of weather, news, photography, cooking, entertainment, business, education, healthcare, social networking, sports, and morePresents information in the straightforward but fun language that defines the For Dummies seriesWith Incredible iPhone Apps For Dummies, you'll discover how to have fun, get more done, and make the most of your iPhone or iPod touch.

iPad For Dummies

by Edward C. Baig Bob Levitus

Your e-mail, photos, music, books, and games -- everything you need is just a touch away with iPad!Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part e-Reader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. From sending e-mail and surfing the web to taking pictures, watching and recording videos, playing games, downloading apps, and so much more, the fun begins right here with this friendly For Dummies guideMagic touch -- navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and e-mail and surf the web with just the touch of a fingerPicture perfect -- turn your iPad into a digital picture frame, add cool effects to your photos, and make FaceTime video callsGet rhythm -- organize your music collection, listen to your favorite tunes, and create cool custom playlistsAll those apps -- download the latest apps, keep them up to date, and indulge your interests with games, e-books, and moreOpen the book and find:Steps for getting started with your iPadEasy ways to organize your e-mail, calendar, and contactsHow to make a video call with FaceTimeAdvice on using the iPad's HD video cameraHow to increase productivity with folders and multitaskingFast and easy shortcuts and helpful iPad hintsTips for staying connected with Facebook and TwitterLearn to:Set up your iPad, use the multitouch interface, and get connectedSurf the web, listen to music, watch movies, and video chat with FaceTimeUtilize your iPad as an e-book reader, portable game console, or HD video camera

iPad mini For Dummies

by Edward C. Baig Bob Levitus

Big info about using the iPad mini!This fun-and-friendly full-color book gets you started with your iPad mini, walking you through using the multitouch interface, getting connected, going online, and packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, movies, and more. Expert authors and Mac gurus Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus guide you through everything from powering up all the way to syncing your stuff with iCloud. You'll learn how to manage your calendar, make video calls with FaceTime, work with Siri, and enjoy your iPad mini wherever you go.Updated for iOS 7, iPad mini with Retina Display, and original iPad miniWalks you through getting connected, syncing your contacts and calendars, setting up e-mail, browsing the web, and working with Notification CenterShows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub and shoot and share photos and HD video, create your own slideshow, listen to your favorites tunes, read the latest e-book bestsellers, play interactive games, and moreExplains how to find your destination,get directions with Maps, check the weather, read movie reviews, and moreOffers troubleshooting and maintance help, tips for keeping your personal information secure, and ways to customize your iPad mini for your own needsYour iPad mini may be small, but it's one mighty mini! Find out everything it's capable of with this full-color, For Dummies guide.

iPhone For Dummies

by Edward C. Baig Bob Levitus

The perennial bestseller returns to answer all your iPhone questions!Updated and revised, this full-color bestseller is back to cover the latest iPhone models and iOS features. Veteran Dummies authors and Mac gurus Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus share their iPhone insights to help you make the most of your device. From making calls to multitasking, sharing photos to scheduling appointments, reading e-mails to recording HD videos, and all the essentials in between, you'll be swiping around your smartphone with their friendly and helpful advice. Plus, you'll also see the fun side of your phone with tips on listening to music, video-chatting with FaceTime, watching your favorite TV shows, challenging yourself with games, downloading the latest apps,and more.Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!Introduces you to the multitouch interface, working in the iCloud, making and receiving phone calls, FaceTime video calling, texting, browsing the Internet, and moreExplains setting up iTunes, catching up on movies and TV shows, taking stunning photos, and listening to your favorite musicHelps you get organized with the calendar and Reminders features, keep on top of the latest news with Notification Center, and communicate with Siri, your voice-activated virtual assistantWalks you through connecting wirelessly, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from the all new Maps app, protecting your information, and troubleshootingiPhone For Dummies, 7th Edition is your guide to becoming best buddies with your incredible iPhone.

iPhone For Dummies, 4th Edition

by Edward C. Baig Bob Levitus

The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhone Completely updated and revised throughout, this full-color guide covers Apple's new iPhone and iOS 4. Bestselling veteran authors Baig and LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone whether you're making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching videos, taking great photos, or much more. You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos from the iTunes store, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store. Gets you started with your iPhone, and puts you on your way to mastering the multitouch interface, synchronizing your data, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and more Explains setting up iTunes, watching videos, taking photos, and buying music Walks you through connecting to the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from GPS maps, protecting your information, and troubleshooting Addresses browsing and downloading any of the hundreds of thousands of applications from the App Store Includes coverage of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4, available from AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Rogers, Telus, and other major carriers Presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the Dummies series, iPhone For Dummies, 4th Edition is the only book you'll need to get comfortably acquainted with your new iPhone.

Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies

by Bob Levitus

Mac OS X Leopard is the new cat in town, and wait until you see all the tricks it can do! Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime Mac-thusiast, Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is the fun and friendly way to have your Leopard purring in no time.While the Mac has built its reputation in part on being user-friendly, OS X Leopard has lots of features that do lots of things--and that's where Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies puts you a step ahead. If you're meeting your first Mac, start at the beginning and you'll feel like a pro in no time. If you're familiar with earlier incarnations of OS X, you can jump right to the chapters on organizing your files and getting a sneak peek with Quick Look, backing up with the cool new Time Machine, using Spaces to manage Finder and application windows, and getting down with all the cool Mac multimedia features.Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies shows you how to:Customize your Dock and desktopSearch smarter with SpotlightSync your contacts and calendarsWatch movies, play music, and download digital photos or videoStart video chats on the flySurf the Web with Safari--safelyGet organized with SpacesRun Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based MacProtect your kids with Parental ControlsSet up a network and share filesWritten by Bob LeVitus, a.k.a. "Dr. Mac", Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies is quite likely the fastest and easiest way to tame a Leopard!

Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies

by Bob Levitus

Get started with Office 2011 for Mac and discover the creative possibilitiesThe leading suite of productivity software for the Mac, Microsoft Office helps users complete common business tasks, including word processing, e-mail, presentations, financial analysis, and much more. Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies is the perfect companion for Microsoft Office for Mac users upgrading to the newest version, new computer users, and those who may have switched from the Windows version of Office. Written by one of the most popular gurus in the Mac community, Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus, the book explains every 2011 application so you can become savvy in no time.Addresses ways to refine and edit documents with WordExplains how to add pizzazz to your slide shows with PowerPointGuides you through crunching numbers and data with ExcelDemonstrates how to send, receive, and manage your e-mail on OutlookEncourages you to organize your contact information, schedule your time, and moreWith Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies, you'll learn everything you need to know to make the most of Office on your Mac!

OS X Mavericks For Dummies

by Bob Levitus

Coast through OS X Mavericks with help from Dr. Mac and For DummiesReady to make friends with Mavericks? Then, Dr. Mac's your man. Author and longtime Mac guru, Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus shares his witty insights and helpful tips in this full-color update to his bestselling OS X guide. You'll learn the basics of working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control before moving on to setting up your e-mail, surfing with Safari, organizing your files, and customizing OS X Mavericks for all you need your Mac to do.Familiarizes you with OS X essentials like navigating the desktop, connecting to a network, using Notification Center, managing your Contacts and Calendar, staying in touch with Messages and FaceTime, and syncing with iCloudCovers new-to-OS X tools and features including iBooks, Maps, iCloud Keychain, Finder Tabs, and Tags plus the streamlined Calendar, Notifications, and Safari applicationsExplains how to turn your Mac into a multimedia mecca with music, movies, podcasts, photos, videos, e-books, and your favorite apps and games from the Mac App StoreProvides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your information safe and secureWhether you're dipping your toe into OS X or leaping full on into Mavericks, For Dummies will help you make the most of your Mac and all Mavericks can do for you.

OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies

by Bob Levitus

Tame your Mountain Lion, the "Dr. Mac" wayAuthor Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus is a Mac guru and one of the world's leading authorities on all things Apple, so when he talks OS X Mountain Lion, people listen. Now you can learn how to get the most out of OS X Mountain Lion with the latest edition of this bestselling guide to OS X. Whether you're learning your way around your first Mac or just updating your OS, you'll unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion with this friendly, full-color guide to Apple's new operating system.Covers OS X basics, including working with the Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control; setting up your e-mail; surfing the web with Safari; organizing your files; navigating with multi-touch gestures; managing your contacts and calendars; connecting a printer; and printing documents Walks you through the new-to-OS-X features, such as Messages, Notes, Reminders, Notification Center, Power Nap, Dictation, Twitter and Facebook integration, Game Center, and Gatekeeper Gets you up and running with iTunes and the latest apps from the Mac App Store and shows you how to enjoy music, movies, DVDs, and digital photos on your Mac Provides troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing and maintaining your Mac, and keeping your information safe with Time Machine OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies is the perfect guide to help you reach the peak of this exciting new operating system.

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