Chapter 2: Giving Your Desktop the Personal Touch

In This Chapter

arrow.png Picking your own background

arrow.png Adding and selecting a screen saver

arrow.png Choosing menu colors and highlights

arrow.png Keeping track of things with Stickies

arrow.png Customizing the Dock and using Dashboard

arrow.png Getting in the game with Game Center

arrow.png Cleaning and sorting the OS X Desktop

“Tweak! Tweak!” It’s not the cry of some exotic bird — that’s the call of the wild Mac Power User. Power users like to tweak their OS X Desktops just so, with that menu color, this background, and those applications on the Dock. Noncomputer types just can’t understand the importance of the proper arrangement of your virtual workplace: When things are familiar and customized to your needs, you’re more productive and things get done faster — just like the layout of your ...

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