Introduction to Macintosh

MAC Tutorials

Learn How to Use a Macintosh Computer


Course Description: Get familiar with the fundamentals of using a Macintosh Computer. Learn how to create and organize files and folders on the computer's hard drive, as well as back up the system and retrieve files with Time Machine. Discover how to customize the user interface and behavior of the computer, and integrate Internet use and email features with Apple applications and the Safari browser. Finally, learn how to keep your computer safe by implementing advice on protecting a Macintosh from malicious software.

Author: Kurt Watson

Runtime: 3hrs. 37min.

Lessons: 40

Lessons
Time
(Min:Sec)
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Introduction to the Interface PREVIEW, CLICK HERE
01:07
Menu Options PREVIEW, CLICK HERE
12:29
Chapter 2: Working with Windows in the Finder
The Finder Window PREVIEW, CLICK HERE
10:15
Folders on the Mac
03:09
Chapter 3: Organizing Files & Folders
Organizing Your Documents
03:47
Searching for Documents
07:10
Chapter 4: Customizing Settings & Preferences
Desktop and Screensaver
05:02
Energy
04:15
Security
07:11
Keyboard and Text
04:56
Sharing
10:14
Parental Controls
07:21
Universal Access
10:20
Chapter 5: Email
Setup
08:45
Signatures
04:31
Rules
04:30
Smart Mailboxes
04:33
Junk Mail
05:30
Chapter 6: Websurfing with Safari
Getting Started
03:24
Top Sites
02:29
Bookmarks
03:34
Chapter 7: iChat
Chat Overview
01:45
Getting an AIM Account
04:55
Adding Buddies
05:58
Chapter 8: iPhoto
Overview
02:18
Organizing Your Photos
08:40
Sharing Your Photos
07:28
Chapter 9: iTunes
What Can iTunes Do?
01:09
Getting Started with iTunes
04:31
Playlists
04:03
Radio
02:14
Chapter 10: Connecting to a Wireless Network
Wireless Networking
03:56
Chapter 11: Backing Up with Time Machine
The Importance of Backups
01:49
Setting Up Time Machine
02:37
Restoring from Backup
05:02
Chapter 12: Safeguarding & Maintaining Your Mac
Keeping Up to Date
07:56
Disk Utility
05:09
Chapter 13: Troubleshooting Process
Troubleshooting
03:46
Console
05:39
Chapter 14: Windows vs Mac
Differences
13:00
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