Chapter 5

Using the Mac App Store

The Mac App Store hosts more than a million apps. Given how much content it lets you access, it's probably not suprising that it takes a little practice to get used to the the app that gives you access to this store. Sure, a lot of the app's features are obvious. But the app has other, less obvious features. And knowing what these are and how they work can help you get more out of the Mac App Store in significantly less time and with considerably less effort.

In this chapter, we will explore what makes the app to access the Mac App Store the most essential application in the Lion operating system. Specifically, we will walk you through the process of purchasing an application from the store. Along the way, ...

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