The iPhoto interface consists of four main areas: the Source list, the Info/Keywords/Calendar area, the Viewing area, and the Toolbar. The Source List displays any albums, slideshows, or books you’ve created. Your iPhoto Library will be listed at the top of the Source List. The Library contains all the photos you have imported into iPhoto. […]

iPhoto is the photo management application included with the iLife suite installed on all new Macs. In addition to letting you import, organize and share your pictures, iPhoto includes a number of editing features that will allow you to enhance your pictures and fix minor problems. A great feature of iPhoto is its ability to […]

To start a chat, select the buddy you want to chat with and then click on the appropriate icon at the bottom of the window. To start a text conversation with an available buddy: Double-click on a name in the Buddy List or click on the “A” icon. A chat window opens. Type a message […]

To send a new message, open Mail and click on the New icon in the toolbar at the top of the program’s window. A new window should open after you click on the New icon to allow you to address the message and enter the text you want to send in the body of the […]

To set up a new email account in Mail, follow these steps: Open Mail by clicking on its icon in the dock. From the Mail menu, choose Preferences. Click the Accounts button to display the pane. To create a new account, click the Add (+) button in the bottom-left corner of the window. In the […]

The first step to adding a printer is to make sure the USB cable is properly connected to both the computer and the printer, and that the printer is plugged into a power outlet and turned on. Once you have physically connected the printer and turned it on, it should be recognized by your Mac. […]

Podcasting means making digital audio or video files available on the internet in such a way that others can set their computers to automatically download new episodes in a series as you post them. There are as many types of podcasts as there are topics. For example, someone could publish a podcast about fly fishing—or […]

There are many different ways to obtain images you can use in your projects. Digital camera: one of the easiest ways to get pictures of your students is to take snapshots using a digital camera. You can then connect the camera directly to your computer using a USB cable, or you can remove the memory […]

The Safari web browser that is installed with OS X is equipped with many useful features to assist you in navigating through the Web. Some of these features are: Menu bar The menu bar, located at the very top of the screen, can be accessed using the mouse. When you hold down the mouse button […]

The first thing you should do when you open Windows Movie Maker to work on a new project is save the project file: Select File > Save Project As… Choose a save location on your computer and enter a name for your file in the File name field. Click on Save. You should save your […]

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