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PowerBook Fan Book
By Derrick Story

PowerBook Fan Book

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PowerBook Fan Book by Derrick Story

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You've coveted one for a long while, and now it's yours: the sleek and speedy PowerBook. It's as stylish as you wanted, as slick as you imagined, and as mighty as you hoped. So now what? The PowerBook Fan Book is your quick and fun guide to mastering all the features and taking advantage of the infinite advanced capabilities of your beloved new laptop. No PowerBook owner should be without a copy. Lightweight but power-packed, your PowerBook comes with all sorts of high-end features so that you can effortlessly enjoy portable connectivity, wireless networking, lightening-fast graphics, and much more. In either the 12-inch, 15-inch, or 17-inch model, the PowerBook boasts a PowerPC G4 processor with speeds topping the charts at 1. 5GHz and 4x-speed SuperDrives, and it comes standard with AirPort Extreme--offering the fastest speeds in wireless networking--and Bluetooth. But there's a lot to learn before you know your trusty machine well enough to make the most of these many offerings. The PowerBook Fan Book is just the thing to get you up to speed in a flash with your new laptop. This compact, affordable, and accessible guide takes you through the process of getting familiar with your machine and OS X Panther, learning cool tricks and tidbits, and finding out about often little-known but must-have accessories for your favorite new piece of hardware. The ideal gift for anyone wielding the most desirable of Apple's laptops, this book includes sections on getting started, organizing your digital lifestyle, advanced features, using your PowerBook at home, at the office, or on the go, and tips and tricks for doing most anything and everything you could want. In no time, you'll be burning DVDs, crunching numbers, building a website, composing music, and editing digital video like an expert.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780596008178
ISBN-10: 0596008171
Format: Paperback
(148mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 106
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Derrick Story

Derrick Story is the Managing editor of O'Reilly Network, Mac DevCenter, and O'Reilly Digital Media. Derrick's experience includes more than 15 years as a photojournalist, a stint as the managing editor for Web Review, and a speaker for CMP, IDG, and O'Reilly conferences. He is the author of Digital Photography Hacks, as well as the Digital Photography and Digital Video Pocket Guides. He coauthored iPhoto: The Missing Manual, which is now in its third edition. Derrick likes to keep his shooting skills sharp by running his photography business, Story Photography.

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