From sluggish software to hobbled hardware, the experts at Mac|Life help you identify what’s slowing down your Mac so you can speed it up again! (Taken from the August 2013 issue of Mac|Life.) Sections include: What’s slowing down your Mac?, 30 Minutes to a Faster Mac, Memory Upgrades, Solid-State Storage, Expansion Cards, and How Fast Can a Mac Go?
Speed brings together not only the most up-to-date but also the most interesting tech news. And this well-curated selection of the coolest tidbits is wrapped in an entertaining and informative package that appeals to hard-core techies and newbies alike.Speed features the hottest electronic, computer, mobile, audio/video, photography, green, sports, and automotive products—a diverse and exciting sampling of what’s essential to the fast-paced lifestyle.
Crammed from end to end with hidden features, secret shortcuts and little-known tricks, this book will help you master your Mac. Starting off with an array of power tips, an iCloud masterclass and a guide to backing up your data, we then show you how to speed up OS X so that your Mac is ready to tackle our encyclopedia of tips and tricks. Covering system tools and utilities, Mac maintenance and the iLife suite, not to mention guides to Aperture and Final Cut Pro X, your apps will be running faster and smoother in no time. After that, if you're still looking for a bit more power under the hood, take a look at our hardware hacks. We show you how to crack open your Mac and perform your own upgrades, with step by step tutorials explaining everything from battery replacements to RAM installations. Finally, to round things off we've amassed a range of stellar productivity and lifestyle apps that no Mac aficionado should be without.
Tips - Boost your system performance
Tricks - Discover your Mac's real capabilities
Hacks - Take control and rebuild your machine
Apps - Augment your Mac with top apps
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Get started with your new MacBook Air as this book talks you through the very start of getting your MacBook Air out of its box, to setting it up, to familiarising yourself with the best of the home apps. Featuring:
Introducing MacBook Air:
- A simple guide to it's main features
Set up your MacBook Air:
- Help setting up your Mac for the first time
- Tips and tricks for some of Mac's amazing features
- A look at many of the major apps on offer
‘Creativity is just connecting things’ said Steve Jobs. Apple’s computers and mobile devices can work together more seamlessly than any others. Get the most from them with this simple, comprehensive MagBook guide. Learning how to connect all of your Apple devices has never been more important and this guide will show you all kinds of connections; what to plug in where, which bits to make and how to untangle the confusing parts.
Everybody loves the glamour of entertainment: movies, music, TV shows, and the people who make them possible. From the red carpet to the movie screen, from stage to TV, eNews Magazine delivers hot content in digital entertainment every week, right to your fingertips. The main news is specially selected for those who enjoy and demand sophistication on a highly interactive level. With a tasteful vision, eNews Magazine will take the reader to a whole new sphere in the world of entertainment. Get your subscription now!
Australian Macworld is the longest-running Mac magazine outside the USA. We bring you the latest news, reviews, help and tips for the Mac, iPad, iPhone and everything else from Apple. Plus you'll find photography, lifestyle and the latest gadgets. It's the full package for Mac fans.
iPhone Life magazine is proud to present the Ultimate iPhone 5s Guide, packed with over 500 tips and tricks to help get the most out of your iPhone. Also includes: tips and tricks for the new iPad, everything you need to know about the iPhone 5c, and all the must-have apps, cases, and speakers.
Whatever your previous GarageBand experience, this guide is for you. We’ll start off with the basics, revealing how to make ‘instant music’ with the software’s loop-based features, before explaining how to take things further and record your own parts. Once you’ve got these skills , you’ll be able to follow our step-by-step guides to applying effects and giving your tracks that pro finish, and even learn how to make sounds of the sort that you’ll hear splashed all over today’s hit records.
Find out how you can make the most of your iPhone by harnessing the power of its native apps with in-depth guides and helpful tutorials. Featuring:
Your life & iPhone - See how the iPhone and iOS can benefit all aspects of your life.
Settings - Get to know what your iPhone’s settings are capable of.
App Store - Learn how to get the most out of the App Store.
iWork & iLife - Get the most out of Apple’s fantastic work and entertainment apps.
The Complete Guide to the iPad mini is your essential guide to Apple’s amazing new tablet.
Packed with iOS 6 tutorials on how to get started with an iPad mini, plus how to get the most from features such as iCloud, iTunes Match, iBooks, Newsstand, Videos and Photos.
We take the iPad mini apart (literally in one feature) and outline everything you could possibly need, or want, to know about this revolutionary device. We detail all the components, inside and out, with detailed benchmark tests.
You’ll get to know everything about the iPad mini, and how to use it to its fullest ability. The Complete Guide to the iPad mini also lists all the best accessories and apps to use with this revolutionary device.
With 80 pages of step-by-step tutorials, accessories and app reviews The Complete Guide to the iPad mini is the essential iPad mini manual for beginners and experts alike.
Whether you’re a relatively new Mac user or someone who remembers the days before there were three colored buttons in the upper left corner of every Mac window, Mountain Lion has something new for you. In this book, Macworld editors have assembled in-depth looks at all of Mountain Lion’s new features and adjustments, and demonstrate how you can use them to their fullest.
The best camera for any job isn’t necessarily the most expensive, the most powerful or the one with the broadest set of features. It’s the one you happen to have on your person when the opportunity presents itself. The most commonly used camera is one that forms part of your smartphone. We live our lives with our phones and our cameras and are taking more pictures than ever before.
If you own a recent iPhone, you have access to a five-or eight-megapixel camera, an easy way to share your photos online courtesy of the built-in social networking tools, and an enviable collection of third-party image editing applications to choose from. You have a complete portable darkroom in one tiny tablet and with a bit of care, consideration and forethought will immeasurably improve your results. This guide shows you how you can enhance your smartphone photography, both by improving your technique and by kitting yourself out with the best tools for the job.
Amid the new age of smartphones and tablets, one personal computer brand is thriving and growing. Every year, more and more people discover what makes Macs different. We’ve been writing about it since the start, and we still can’t easily describe it. Whether you’re already an iMac owner or plan to become one, this guide has been designed to show you what to expect from Apple’s amazing all-in-one computer and how to get more out of it.
Go further with your iPad, iPad Air or iPad mini with our tutorials on unlocking the tablet’s full potential. Discover the best features of iOS 7’s core apps, check out third party solutions from the App Store, and then jailbreak your device to begin customising it. Finally explore our rundown of the best apps available for the iPad.
Become an iPad expert
- Set up your tablet like an expert user
Top Cydia jailbreaking apps
-Discover the top 20 apps for hacking your iPad
Essential iPad apps
-Our guide to the best the App Store has to offer
Top 10 Microsoft Office tips for iPad
-Essential hints to using the Office suite of iPad apps
Showcasing Adobe CS6's four big hitters: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and After Effects. Delve into the creative world of Adobe, and get to know four of its most-used programs. Whether it's photo editing or illustrating, designing layouts or enhancing video clips, discover top tips and follow step-by-step tutorials. You'll find your creative projects will be easier and look better in no time at all. Featuring:Photoshop - Whether you want to retouch an image or apply more sophisticated edits, Photoshop can help.InDesign - Produce eye-catching layouts, collect all your assets, and create PDFs for both print and digital publishing.Illustrator - Develop your artistic skills will Illustrator to create vector portraits and artwork, and draw digitally.After Effects - Enhance your video clips and turn them into cinematic masterpieces in After Effects.Please note: Digital versions of the bookazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.
We’ve put together a handbook containing the best app titles available on both iOS and Android platforms. Our selections were sourced, ranked and finalised to bring you new hits and refined favourites that work a lot better than their competitor developer.
1999 von Haymarket Publishing in England gegründet, ist Stuff heute eine internationale Erfolgsstory. Stuff erscheint in 26 Ländern und in 23 Sprachen.Ob Smartphones, Computer, Kameras, Tablets oder Automobile: Stuff bietet Lesern mit Interesse an Hightech, Lifestyle und Trends Orientierung und Kaufberatung in sehr komplexen und sich schnell bewegenden Märkten. Stuff wird damit den wichtigen Lifestyle-Aspekten technischer Kaufentscheidungen gerecht. Das Beste von Morgen heute schon in Stuff.