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Monday, December 19, 2011

How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials - Video Training For Beginners With FREE 7-day Trial Pass

If you're interested in learning how to use Mac OS X Lion, then check out these Mac OS X Lion tutorials for beginners in video format. These videos are from Mac OS X Lion Essential Training by lynda.com. This excellent training course is designed for beginners, to help them get the most out of their Mac. In this course, Macworld senior editor Christopher Breen provides a comprehensive overview of Mac OS X Lion, complete with insider tips. You'll learn how to configure system preferences, personalize the interface, and master gestures, as well as achieve fluency with applications such as Mail, iCal, and Preview. You'll also learn how to browse the web with Safari, automate complex and repetitive tasks with Automator, share over a network, and perform maintenance operations using the disk utility. The author will also teach you some time-saving techniques for using the Mac efficiently. To learn more about the course, watch the free Mac OS X Lion video tutorials below, or you can also visit the course details page. And as a special promotion, visitors of PinoyMacLovers.com can get a free 7-day trial pass, which grants complete access to the entire lynda.com library of over 1000 courses. This will let you view this entire course for free, as well as all the other courses offered by lynda.com.



Touring the Finder - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials

Using trackpad gestures - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials

Staying current with Software Update - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials

Finding files with Spotlight - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials

Configuring basic personal preferences - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials

Video chatting in FaceTime - How To Use Mac OS X Lion Tutorials


Course Information

Training Provider: Lynda.com
Title: Mac OS X Lion Essential Training
Author: Christopher Breen
Duration: 6hrs 4mins
Date of release: 13 Sept 2011

Chapter 1: Installation and Migration
Installing Lion

Chapter 2: Getting Familiar with the Interface
Touring the Finder
Launching and working with apps
Sorting and starting apps with Launchpad
Organizing workspaces with Mission Control
Using trackpad gestures
Using mouse gestures
Understanding file saving in Lion
Using Text to Speech
Installing software

Chapter 3: Setting Up the System
Personalizing the interface
Staying current with Software Update
Configuring Mail, Address Book, and iCal
Setting up printers
Backing up with Time Machine

Chapter 4: Searching
Finding files with Spotlight
Digging deeper with Finder searches

Chapter 5: Configuring System Preferences
Configuring basic personal preferences
Optimizing Mission Control preferences
Configuring basic Audio and Video preferences
Adjusting Input Device preferences
Configuring Bluetooth input devices
Modifying Date & Time Preferences
Getting on the internet
Using an alternate startup disk

Chapter 6: Dashboard
Understanding Dashboard widgets

Chapter 7: Mail, Calendar, and Address Book
Navigating the interface
Filtering junk mail and sorting messages with rules
Scheduling appointments with iCal
Organizing contacts with Address Book

Chapter 8: Key Productivity Apps
Basic word processing in TextEdit
Using Dictionary
Preview: Working with images
Preview: Working with PDFs
Installing and managing fonts
Creating quick notes using Stickies
Using Calculator

Chapter 9: Safari
Navigating the web
Working with bookmarks
Adding and reading RSS feeds
Using Reading List
Saving web pages and creating web clips
Using Safari to search the web
Opening local files in Safari
Working with Safari's preferences
Configuring privacy settings

Chapter 10: QuickTime
Playing media

Chapter 11: Camera-Related Apps
Video chatting in FaceTime
Text and video messaging in iChat
Shooting videos and pictures in Photo Booth

Chapter 12: Automator
Automating complex tasks

Chapter 13: Key Utilities
Monitoring system performance
Setting up a Windows installation in Boot Camp
Formatting, partitioning, and repairing storage devices

Chapter 14: Sharing Over the Network
Understanding sharing
Sharing files on a network
Screen sharing with a remote computer
Sending files with AirDrop

Chapter 15: Advanced System Preferences
Modifying Language & Text settings
Optimizing Security & Privacy settings
Configuring access for for the disabled
Using Energy Saver
Adding and changing users
Configuring Parental Controls

Chapter 16: Troubleshooting
Preventive measures: Creating a Lion boot drive
Understanding and configuring permissions
Troubleshooting techniques
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