1. Managing Your Mac

Managing files and finding stuff after you’ve organized it are things you’ll know about after reading this chapter. The chapter also covers loading up on applications, both from the App Store and directly from developers’ Web sites. (If you’re not sure now what the differences are, don’t worry. The Installing Applications Project will drop that knowledge on you, as the kids say.)

Managing Your Files Project

Difficulty level: Easy

Additional software: None

Additional hardware: None

Your computer is full of various files: documents, images, and applications, to name just a few. The sheer number of files that today’s hard drives can contain staggers the mind, making it difficult to figure out what’s where and how to organize ...

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