Chapter 9: Organizing Your Life

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing Calendar

arrow Creating and using Calendar calendars

arrow Creating and organizing Calendar events

arrow Make forgetting a thing of the past with Reminders and Notification Center

arrow Taking notes with Notes

When you buy OS X Mountain Lion, the folks at Apple generously include applications that can help simplify and organize your everyday affairs — namely, Calendar, Reminders, and Notes (to name three you discover in this chapter).

In fact, OS X comes with a whole folder full of applications — software you can use to do everything from surfing the Internet to capturing an image of your Mac’s screen to playing QuickTime movies to checking the time. Technically, most of these applications aren’t even part of OS X. Rather, the vast majority of them are what are known as bundled apps — programs that come with the operating system but are unrelated to its function. Readers (bless them) tend to complain when I skip bundled applications, so I mention ...

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