Chapter 15. Computing on the Move with MacBook Pros and MacBooks

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Using Mac OS X on a Mobile Computer

Using Mac OS X on a laptop Mac, such as a MacBook or a MacBook Pro, isn’t that much different than using it on a desk-bound machine. The three primary tasks unique to mobile Macs are the following:

  • Managing your Mac’s power

  • Controlling your Mac with function keys

  • Configuring and using the trackpad

Although managing locations isn’t unique to mobile Macs, you are more likely to need to switch ...

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