In This Chapter
Getting an overview of the Internet
Pre-surfing with the Network System Preference pane
Surfing the web with Safari
Searching with Google
Going face to face with FaceTime
These days, networking online is easier than finding a log to fall off: You simply use the Internet to connect your Mac to a wealth of information residing on computers around the world. Luckily for you, OS X has the best and most comprehensive Internet tools ever shipped with a Mac operating system.
OS X offers built-in Internet connectivity right out of the box. OS X Mavericks comes with
Apple’s Safari web browser, which you use to navigate the web, download remote files, and more
The FaceTime app for video chats with other Mac or iDevice users
Messages, used mostly for ...