Lesson 24Troubleshoot Peripherals

GOALS

Understand and manage OS X peripheral connectivity

Pair Bluetooth devices to your Mac

Troubleshoot peripheral and driver issues

Apple pioneered the concept of automatic peripheral support with the original Mac. This feature, commonly known as plug-and-play, is now supported with varying success in all current operating systems. Peripheral hardware has also improved, as now the most common connectivity standards support hot-pluggable or even wireless connections. OS X is compatible with all popular peripheral standards, demonstrating continued commitment by Apple to making peripheral use as easy as possible.

At the start of this lesson, you’ll learn how OS X supports different peripheral technologies. ...

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