9. Entertainment on the (Big) Little Screen


In this chapter, you discover how to use digital music and video to turn your Mac into a big-screen entertainment center, including:

→ Buying digital media using iTunes

→ Syncing your iOS device with iTunes

→ Keeping your computers in sync with Home Sharing

→ Purchasing books with the iBooks Store

→ Reading with iBooks

→ Social gaming with Game Center

In case you hadn’t noticed, your Mac has a gorgeous screen. The LED IPS display provides excellent color reproduction and amazing depth—at HDTV resolutions or higher. Why bother sitting in front of the TV when your Mac does so much more? Using iTunes, you ...

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