There are many different Mac computer models around, all of which can be configured differently. Information about the Mac computer you're working on can be found under the Apple menu by selecting About this Mac. In this movie, you will learn details about your Mac, such as what version of operating system you have installed, what hardware is connected, what applications are installed, and more.
- [Voiceover] If you're new to the Mac,…it's probably a good idea to figure out…exactly what you're working with.…The easiest way to do that is to get information…about your Mac from the Apple menu.…That's what we're going to do in this movie.…We'll start by going up to the Apple menu itself.…Give that a click.…From here, right at the top, you'll find About This Mac.…Give it a click.…It's going to open up a separate window here…in Finder with several tabs across the top,…starting with an overview.…Here's where you'll find out what operating system…you're working with.…
Maybe you're working with El Capitan,…or maybe an older version of OX X.…I'm using Yosemite.…Not only do I see Yosemite,…but the exact version that I'm working with.…I'm on an iMac, 27-inch, late 2013.…You can see it there.…There's my processor, the amount of memory I'm working with.…My startup disk is my Macintosh hard drive.…There's my graphics, a serial number,…and I can get even more information…by going to a system report, and access software updates…
- Using the keyboard and gestures
- Exploring the desktop, Apple menu, Finder, and dock
- Finding files and folders
- Locating files with Spotlight
- Launching and quitting applications
- Task switching with Mission Control
- Transferring files from Windows to Mac
- Transferring mail and address books
- Connecting printers, cameras, and Bluetooth devices
- Getting online
- Adjusting settings in System Preferences
- Getting the best free apps from the App Store
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Navigate the Mac
2. The Mac Interface
3. Work with Files and Folders
4. Search on the Mac
5. Work with Applications on the Mac
6. Moving Day
7. Hardware on the Mac
8. Get Online with Your Mac
9. Set System Preferences
10. Top 5 Free Mac Apps
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