MacBook Air Portable Genius by Paul McFedries

By Paul McFedries

You do not have to be a genius to take advantage of a MacBook Air. but when you need to get the very so much out of yours, positioned this savvy transportable Genius advisor to paintings and begin ramping up the speed. are looking to attach your MacBook Air to a tv or community printer? Remotely view your Webcam through the web? increase your e mail existence with a sensible mailbox? Synch with MobileMe or your cellphone? you will discover cool and valuable Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts and instruments that may prevent a great deal of time.

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By controlling when the device is discoverable, you ensure that it works only with the computer you want it to. Pairing MacBook Air and the device. As a security precaution, many Bluetooth devices need to be paired with another device before the connection is established. In most cases, the pairing is accomplished by MacBook Air generating an eight-digit passkey that you must then type into the Bluetooth device (assuming, of course, that it has some kind of keypad). In other cases, the device comes with a default passkey that you must enter into MacBook Air to set up the pairing.

You can also decide to have MacBook Air wake from sleep mode by tapping the keyboard or clicking the mouse. Simply select the Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer check box. 15 Use the Bluetooth tab to rename your device and monitor the battery level. Connecting a Bluetooth headset If you want to listen to music, headphones are a great way to go because the sound is often better than with the built-in MacBook Air speakers, and no one else around gets subjected to Led Zeppelin at top volume.

10. 12. 11. Click Continue. The other Mac prepares the data for transfer. 12. On MacBook Air, click Continue. Migration Assistant displays a list of user accounts to transfer from the other Mac. 13. Select the check box beside each account you want to transfer and then click Continue. Migration Assistant displays the Select the Items to Transfer dialog box. 14. Select the check box beside each item you want to transfer, and then click Continue. Migration Assistant displays the Select Computer Settings to Transfer dialog box.

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