Improve your OS X skills by leaps and boundsWhether you're new to Apple operating systems or already Mac-savvy and eager to move into OS X 10.8 and advanced topics, this detailed book delivers. Want to use Mountain Lion as a server? Share bookmarks across all your devices? Sync your Mac OS X desktop with your iPhone? Find handy new utilities? The book explains the essentials as well as new OS features such as Messages and Notifications. There's a lot to cover, and this thorough guide covers it all.Install, set up, secure, and explore OS X 10.8 Mountain LionTake advantage of Apple's iMessage service across Macs and iOS devicesEnjoy expanded sharing support for Twitter(R), Facebook(R), Flickr(R), and Vimeo(R)Get in the cloud with iCloud Documents and enhanced iCloud servicesSet up your own Mountain Lion ServerUse enhanced security features to protect your MacLet your Mac do the typing, with the new Dictation feature that works in all applicationsStream your Mac's screen, movies, and music to your TV via AirPlay The complete guide to Mac OS X, fully updated for the newest release!The Mac's solid, powerful operating system and the exploding popularity of iOS devices are fueling a strong increase in market share for Apple. Previous editions of this book have sold more than 75,000 copies, and this new edition is fully updated with all the exciting features of OS X Mountain Lion, including Game Center, Messages, and Notifications. Written by industry expert Galen Gruman, it covers all the basics and then delves deep into professional and higher-end topics, making it the one book you need to succeed with Mac OS X.Mac sales are booming, and those who are just getting started with a Mac need the detailed coverage in this guideIncludes tips, tricks, and advanced information for those ready to step up to the next level with their MacsWith both basic coverage and more in-depth explorations of professional and advanced features, this book is ideal for both Mac newcomers and veterans who want to master all the functionality of the new system'Mac OS X Bible' is the comprehensive resource on using the newest version of Mac OS X and taking full advantage of its power.