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The Mac OS X Lion Project Book: Stuff you can do with your Mac by Scott McNulty

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3. Managing Media

When I’m not producing content with my Mac (like this very book), I’m enjoying some media. That’s just a fancy way of saying that I like to watch movies and TV shows and listen to music with my Mac. This chapter is all about how you can use your Mac in the most effective way possible to enjoy all the great media you have on it, and how to get even more of it onto your Mac without a lot of hassle.

Throw Away Your DVDs Project

Difficulty level: Moderate

Additional software: HandBrake

Additional hardware: Internal or external DVD drive, some DVDs

Getting digital copies of movies and TV shows (legally!) is very easy. Want to rent a movie? With a couple of clicks, you’re watching it on your Mac (or TV). There’s no need to schlep ...

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