This book delivers you a state-of-the-art, customized Mac OS X learning experience. It integrates outstanding step-by-step guidance and real-life examples with easy-to-use online content - including how-to screencasts, instructor videos, podcasts, and more. Leading computer trainer Yvonne Johnson covers everything you'll want to know and do with the latest version of Mac OS X. What's more, she carefully explains the "why" as well as the "how," so you can understand more and get productive faster. Whether you're a Mac OS X beginner or intermediate, Johnson walks you through all this, and more:: " Getting comfortable with the latest version of Mac OS X, tailoring the desktop, and managing files and applications " Making the most of Mac OS X web and productivity applications, including Safari, Mail, iCal, and Address Book " Using the Mac's easy, powerful creativity tools, including iPhoto and iMovie " Keeping Macs safe and up-to-date If you're a beginner, this book's easy step-by-step instructions give you a solid foundation for using the latest version of Mac OS X, and its tightly-linked online content expands on these basics - offering bonus practical advice, tips, suggestions, activities, and advanced techniques.