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Red face I want to learn how to use a mac - July 26, 2014, 08:16 PM

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Got a macbook air today and its my very first mac . I don't want to just play around with it and mess things up but actually real or watch videos on how to use its features and such . I currently own a iPhone 5 and iPad mini . Any recommendation on where to start ? Videos or guides !

Any recommendations will be appreciated very much


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July 26, 2014, 08:50 PM

What stuff specifically are you trying to learn?

Word processing stuff?

Video editing stuff?

General navigation and where your files go type stuff?

How to rip movies and set them up to work on your iphone/ipad?

A tad more info will help with giving you direction since you left it kinda open.

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Apple offers lots of free classes


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July 26, 2014, 09:51 PM

Pretty much i just want to start with the very basic stuff like where things are how to move delete files then setting up things like my calendar and emails and just syncing both my iPhone and air together to help me be more organized with calendar and email and reminder and go from there ...


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Have you taken one before ? If so how long are they for and would you recommend them vs watching videos online or reading guides ? I have a busy schedule and would really like to see if i can find a source that i can read or watch from home.


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Try this:

http://guides.macrumors.com/Mac_Beginner's_Guide

Some of the info may be a little dated but shouldn't be a bad place to start.


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If i can give you tips the way that i launch applications, search for files, and do some napkin math is with spotlight. You can use spotlight by holding the command key while pressing spacebar.

A really good way is just to pick up some tricks and shortcuts that some users prefer. Then see if those work for you. While you're at you might want to learn how to harness the power of the terminal as well.

For when you feel like peeking under the hood:

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Mac has a number of introduction video tutorials on their website. It's not right on the front page - I think its buried a bit in the support / help section, but they are very plain language and surprisingly helpful.



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July 26, 2014, 11:31 PM

Thank you guys this should get me started can't wait till i get the basics down


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https://www.apple.com/support/macbasics/

I find OS X to be more intuitive than Windows at times. You'll be iight.


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The free classes they offer in the apple store are actually very informative and gives you one on one instruction where you can ask as many questions as you want.

Beyond that the links that have been provided should give you a great jumping off point. If you run into specific issues hit me up. Most of the stuff you will run into I have down multiple times so I won't laugh at ya to much.

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