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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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5. Getting Productive

Your Mac isn’t all about fun; it can help you get work done too. Why would you want to sully your Mac with work? Well, it might mean you can write it off on your taxes (I am not a tax professional, so don’t take my word for it) but more important your Mac is a great productivity machine that can save you time.

This chapter includes a number of projects aimed at making repetitious tasks, like writing, easier. Plus I’ll show you how to get rid of distractions on your Mac so you can get down to business.

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