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Customizing and Personalizing Your Mac
By Kate Binder
Jun 2, 2008
It’s your Mac—why not have some fun with it? Let Kate Binder show how you can change the way your Mac looks, feels, and works.
Managing Your OS X Leopard Desktop with Exposé, Spaces, and Other Tools
By Brad Miser
May 28, 2008
Brad Miser shows how to take advantage of features designed to help you manage all the clutter on your Leopard desktop.
Networking Your Vista PC with XP and Mac Machines
By Andy Walker
Jan 25, 2008
Andy Walker helps make Vista home networking less painful.
Tiger vs. Leopard: Which Should You Develop For?
By Marcus Zarra
Oct 26, 2007
Marcus Zarra provides keys for Mac developers to consider when deciding whether to develop for Tiger or Leopard.
Myth or Fact? Is Mac OS X Really More Secure than Windows?
By Ryan Faas
Apr 6, 2007
Apple's ads often promote Mac OS X as a much more secure platform than Windows and that sense of security and freedom from viruses, spyware, and network attacks is one of the things that often encourages Windows users to buy a Mac. But is Mac OS X's greater security real or just marketing? The truth is that it's a combination of fact and myth. Ryan Faas tells you why.
Controlling an iPod or iPod mini
By Brad Miser
Dec 9, 2005
In this chapter, you'll learn the specific controls on the current generation of iPods (current to when I was writing this book, that is) that you use to perform various functions.
PSP vs. iPod: Looking Beyond What's Trendy
By Seth Fogie
Dec 9, 2005
Sure, the iPod is a cute and trendy gadget, but why settle? Seth Fogie wants it all: games, music, videos, e-books, and web access. Will the iPod do all this? Nope. But the PSP will! Read on to see how these two devices compare.
Applications and the Dock in Mac OS X Tiger
By Todd Stauffer, Leo Laporte
Nov 4, 2005
In this chapter we'll take a look at how you get started with applications, some of the basic commands that you’ll find in nearly any Macintosh application, and one of the methods you’ll use for managing those applications—the Dock.
Master iTunes 4.9’s Advanced Podcasting Features and Make Money with Personalized Podcasts
By Matthew David
Sep 9, 2005
With podcasting, Joe Anybody can become a broadcaster. You don't even need sophisticated equipment: just your Mac, iTunes 4.9, and some podcasting software. Matthew David shows you how to use the advanced features in iTunes 4.9 to reach millions of iPod users with your message (and advertising).
Design and Install the Perfect PC—On Your Mac
By John Traenkenschuh
Aug 12, 2005
Macintosh people don't want to give up their Macs just to use Windows software once in a while. With Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac, they won't have to. John Traenkenschuh takes us step by step through the (relatively) painless process of installing this revolutionary software to emulate a Windows PC on your favorite Mac.
Viewing and Navigating Mac OS X Tiger Finder Windows
By Brad Miser
Jul 22, 2005
The Finder in Tiger is much as it has always been, and its function remains the same, but it looks considerably different, and provides some new features that you'll want to know about. This chapter explains these new features and where to find them.
Voulez-Vous un Rendezvous? The Simple Guide to Apple Networking
By Larry Loeb
Feb 11, 2005
Voulez-vous une Rendezvous? No, it isn't a hot date; it's the way Apple allows an ad-hoc network to be created without requiring the user to make any system setup changes. Larry Loeb gives the details about how Rendezvous pulls this off.
Three Ways Word Can Drive You Crazy[er] and What You Can Do About Them
By Maria Langer
Oct 29, 2004
Does autoformatting make you nuts? We computer users have a love-hate relationship with Microsoft Word. Some of us see Microsoft as the Evil Empire of Computing and refuse to use its software at all. The rest of us are more realistic; we understand the benefits of using some of the world's most popular software for everyday chores. But even fans know that Word has a few features that can drive anyone absolutely bonkers. Maria Langer presents the top three ways Word can drive you crazy and tells you how to fix it to maintain your sanity while you work.
Creating Tables Using Keynote for Mac OS X
By Curt Simmons
Apr 30, 2004
Viewing and Navigating Mac OS X Finder Windows
By Brad Miser
Apr 9, 2004
Viewing and Navigating Mac OS X Finder Windows
By Brad Miser
Mar 7, 2003
Learn how to work with, navigate, and customize OS X Finder windows and discover some Finder keyboard shortcuts.
Viewing and Navigating Mac OS X Finder Windows
By Brad Miser
Apr 19, 2002
The basic purpose of the Finder under Mac OS X is the same as it has always been, but it looks different and offers more features in OS X. Let Brad Miser take you on a tour of the new Finder.

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