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Mac OS® X Lion™ in Depth, Second Edition by Robyn Ness

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24. Using Lion’s Mobile Features

Whether you have a MacBook, a MacBook Pro, or a MacBook Air, using OS X Lion on your notebook doesn’t fundamentally differ from using it on a desktop system. You interact with the same desktop, run the same applications, deal with the same types of files and folders, and set most of the same preferences. In fact, Lion’s gestures work best on multitouch trackpads, which come with all modern MacBooks. You’ll need to get accustomed to only a few changes to the system setup, as discussed in this chapter.

Managing Your MacBook’s Power

What makes a MacBook is the capability to run using battery power. This is obviously an advantage, but it also adds another task for you, which is managing that power so that you maximize ...

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