Getting started with an Apple Computer for beginners

Learn how to use your Mac like a real Mac Daddy or Mama
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  • Lectures 50
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

Are you new to apple? If so welcome to the Apple/Mac Family.

Are you willing to learn how to use your computer to its 100% capabilities?

In this course you will become a apple pro user! This course is designed to advance you to a higher level by being more effective while using your apple computer.

We move very slow to make sure you don't miss a step while learning how to use your apple computer. Before you know it you will be teaching others how you wee there computer. This course will also help you in the corporate world by understanding how to use you're computer in the most portable way.

In this course you will get a ton of files to help you along the way such as:

  • Video files
  • Documents
  • Music files

This course is set up like a bible, no disrespect. You can jump right in the trouble area that you might be experiencing and take charge. A lot of the videos are only 30 seconds long to help you get what you need quickly and move on with your day.

This course is structured to help you move really quick and digest as much as you can in one setting. Take this course to become a Mac Daddy or a Mac Mama!

What are the requirements?

  • Apple Computer
  • Online Connection

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understanding your Mac
  • Becoming Effective
  • Become a Mac Pro

Who is the target audience?

  • Apple Users
  • New Apple Users
  • Become better on a Apple Computer

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: System Preferences

Here is where tou can change the color of the little button up top.


This is where you can change the highlight color of your computer.


Have you notice that sidebar? Here is where you can change the size.


Have you ever been looking for the scroll bar and notice it was missing? Here is where you can change that.


If you would like to keep what you are working on here is where you will chang that.


There is where you can save what you have going on with your computer.


Are you looking for a list of thing you have been working on? Here is your list.


Here you will learn an overview on everthing we spoke of.

Section 2: Desktop and screensaver

Here we will treach you how to change your desktop on a Mac.


This is an amazing way to change your Screensaver


Here you will see all of the desktop options.


Would you like to add personal photos to you desktop or screensaver?


The hot corners on a mac will save you so much time! Let me show you how to use them!


This is the overview of this section.

Section 3: Meet The Doc

Let's talk about the dock.


To dock has many options this explore them together.


This is the dock overview.

Section 4: Mission Control

Recently added to Apple is the mission control.


This lecture we will talk about the mission control options.

Section 5: Languages and Regions

Languages and regions and many more information.

Section 6: Security and Privacy

In this lecture we will show you how to lock your computer and keep everything secure.


In this lecture we will show you how to download applications from all over the web.


This is a quick rundown on your privacy and security's overview.

Section 7: Spotlight Overview

The spotlight on your Apple Computer is a powerful tool that is show you how to set the parameters to be most effective.

Section 8: Notifications Center

On the right side of your computer you have a notification Center as long as you're using Mavericks let us show you how to use it.


In this lecture we will talk about the notifications overview.

Section 9: Energy Server

Your energy server does a lot for you, you can even schedule when your Mac comes online and goes off-line.

Section 10: CDs and DVDs

Do not become slave to your CDs and DVD drive we will show you how to set up your default settings to be most effective when you insert a disc.

Section 11: Setting Up your wireless Keyboard and Mouse

In this lecture we will talk about how to set up your keyboard and mouse.


Understanding your trackpad.

Section 12: Lets talk Sound

Let us show you how to set up your sound.

Section 13: Social Accounts

In this lecture will show you how to connect your Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn directly to your Mac.

Section 14: Everything Else System Preferences

In this lecture will show you how to add users, guest and groups to your Mac.


Everything else in a nutshell

Section 15: Apple Quick Tips

Here is an awesome way to save as a PDF from Pages.


In this lecture we will show you how to elegantly hide keynote to display a window such as Safari.


Can you believe it, no more squinting when looking at fine text on your Mac.


This short cut will help you with your work flow.


There is nothing worse then a messy desk top. Let me show you how to get organized.


Need to look up a word really quickly?


Have you ever had a image that was too big to email?


Let us show you how to move quickly in your browser.


Get the best screenshot image.


This zoom in MS word in Excel


How to use those cool little emoji's on your computer


Ringtone are still fun!


The finder on your Apple Computer has been revamped. You cannot create tabs and create a path to find out where you were before so you would never get lost.


Dont let word slow down your workflow!


Let me show you how to never lose your place!


Take back control of your menu bar.

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