Mac OS X Lion In Depth by Robyn Ness
(2nd Edition)

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Beyond the Basics…Beneath the Surface…In Depth


Mac OS X Lion  in Depth

Do more with Mac OS X Lion–in less time!


Mac OS X Lion In Depth is a comprehensive guide to Mac OS X Lion, grounded in real-world advice and experience. The author, Robyn Ness, is a long-time Mac user and provides practical instruction on how to get up and running with Lion, and then move on to more advanced features and options.


•   Streamline your workflow with Mission Control and Spaces

•   Organize your apps with Launchpad

•   Get the most from Lion’s multitouch gestures 

•   Set up your desktop and apps to give you a clean start or resume where you left off

•   Purchase and download apps from the Mac App Store and run full-screen apps

•   Manage contacts, calendars, and email

•   Set up user accounts and parental controls

•   Configure wired and wireless networking

•   Chat, video chat, and screen-share with Lion’s iChat and FaceTime

•   Use the Safari web browser for reading lists, bookmarks, and RSS

•   Share files with nearby Lion users with AirDrop

•   Run Windows and Windows apps on your Mac

•   Activate Universal Access and accessibility features

•   Recover files through Versions and Time Machine

•   Use Lion’s built-in disk recovery options


Mac OS X Lion In Depth is for any experienced Mac user seeking to deepen their
understanding and master the features of the new version of Mac OS X.

All In Depth books offer


Comprehensive coverage with detailed solutions

Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own

Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style


Learning, reference, problem-solving... the only Mac OS X Lion book you need!



About Robyn Ness

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John Ray is an award-winning developer and security consultant with more than 17 years of programming and administration experience. He has worked on projects for the FCC, the National Regulatory Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Xerox, and the State of Florida. He has written or contributed to more than a dozen books, including Adobe CS3 All in One, Special Edition Using TCP/IP, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Maximum Mac OS X Security. He bought his first Macintosh in 1984 and remains a strong proponent for the operating system that revolutionized computing. Robyn Ness holds a master’s degree in psychology with a specialization in judgment and decision making from The Ohio State University. She currently works as a web developer, focusing on issues of usability, information design, and content development. In her spare time she tests the bounds of iPhoto by taking a ridiculous number of digital photographs, the best of which can be seen at
Published October 31, 2011 by Que Publishing. 816 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction