Mac OS X is extremely easy to configure for dial-in, ethernet, AirPort, cable modem, and DSL service. If you have a connection to the Internet, this section will help you set up your Mac to access it. Then, you'll learn how to use Internet Explorer as your Web browser for surfing the World Wide Web and find out about some of the services that you can access online by purchasing a .Mac membership from Apple. We will also look at Mail, iChat, and Address Book, three applications from Apple to make emailing and instant messaging your family and friends easy. Let's get started with connecting to the Internet.