34. System Preferences

In This Chapter:

Date & Time

Parental Controls

Software Update

Speech

Startup Disk

Time Machine

Users & Groups

System preferences panes enable you to configure the operation of Mac OS X to suit your needs. This chapter covers the following preferences panes:

Date & Time enables you to set the date, time, time zone, and clock options.

Parental Controls help you manage the way your children use the computer and Internet.

Software Update manually or automatically downloads and installs Apple software updates.

Speech enables you to set speech recognition and text to speech options.

Startup Disk enables you to choose a startup disk for the next time you start your computer.

Time Machine enables you to set up and ...

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