Hooking Up with Handy Helpers
In This Chapter
Adding a printer or a scanner to your system
Using Photo Booth
Connecting with friends and family using FaceTime
Watching digital TV on your iMac
This chapter is all about getting interesting things into — and out of — your iMac. Some of the devices I mention are common (almost mundane these days) and pretty easy to take care of, such as scanners and printers. Then I might surprise you with something new to you, like your iMac’s built-in FaceTime HD video camera.
I also show you how to turn your iMac into a photo booth. Heck, I even describe how you can pull that fancy satellite or cable TV signal into your iMac.
It’s perfectly okay to tell everyone else that you’re watching the financial channel. But watching a little football never hurt anyone. . . .
All hail the USB port! It’s the primary connection point for all sorts of goodies. In this section, I concentrate on adding a local USB printer and the basics of adding a network printer to your system. (Find more on connecting a wireless Bluetooth printer ...