Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Training

with Nick Brazzi
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Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 7h 59m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 05, 2013


This course can help you get comfortable working with Mac OS X Mavericks, while demystifying what an operating system is and how it works. Nick Brazzi will show you how to navigate the OS X interface; open and organize files and applications with Finder, the Macintosh "filing cabinet"; and set up your Apple ID and iCloud accounts and sync your data with multiple computers and iOS devices. He also shows how to run the most popular Mac OS X applications, including iChat, Maps, Safari, and iTunes, and install new ones from the App Store. Plus, learn how to back up your Mac and make sure you don't lose a single bit of data.

Topics include:
  • Installing and running Mavericks for the first time
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Browsing through folders in the Finder
  • Launching and managing applications
  • Saving and searching for files
  • Setting up iCloud and Apple ID accounts
  • Browsing the web with Safari
  • Using Mail, Calendar, and Contacts
  • Messaging with iChat and Facetime
  • Installing apps
  • Sharing files and printer over a local network
  • Backing up your Mac
Mac OS X


(chimes) - Hi! I'm Nick Brazzi. Welcome to Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Training. OS X is the operating system for Mac computers. It's the primary interface and the basic system that supports all of the software on the Mac. This course will give you a look at all the essentials, to get you running in the Mac OS X environment. I'll start by helping you understand the core interface elements in OS X, so that you can store all of your files and work with applications running on the Mac.

Next, we'll look at essential techniques for saving files, organizing them and finding them if they ever get lost. I'll set up Apple ID and iCloud accounts and show you why they might, or might not, be important to you. Finally, we'll take a look at the most important applications that come bundled with OS X, and also see how to install new applications. Let's get started with Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Training.

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