OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

By David Pogue

What do you get for those who move a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 2 hundred new positive aspects contain iPaddish chocolates like dictation, Notification heart, and Reminders - yet no longer a unmarried web page of directions. thankfully, David Pogue is again, with the services and humor that experience made this the number one bestselling Mac e-book for over 10 years immediately.

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Take Your iPad to Work by Brian Proffitt

By Brian Proffitt

With the suitable functions, the iPad can develop into greater than only a content material intake machine for movies, track, and digital books. it may be a content material creation gadget to boot -- producing records, spreadsheets, and displays for the place of work. This skill to provide content material, given the appropriate purposes, instantly shifts the iPad right into a important enterprise gadget. for instance, companies that depend upon quick, actual company strategies can make the most of the iPad to provide info quick, bill clients, and deal with proprietors from a competent, hugely cellular platform. TAKE YOUR IPAD TO paintings is for somebody who desires to start utilizing the iPad in a qualified atmosphere. via demonstrating the differing kinds of commercial apps on hand for the iPad, this e-book will express you ways utilizing an iPad in lots of events is basically less complicated and efficient than utilizing a pc or a laptop. You?ll even be capable of make a higher case for utilizing the iPad successfully on your place of job.

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PC toys : 14 cool projects for home, office, and by Barry Press

By Barry Press

Come on out and play

you could simply browse cyberspace goodbye. you could basically play quite a bit video poker. So if you are a laptop addict who is prepared for a few new enjoyable, this ebook is your toybox. all the 14 initiatives within contains a components record, feedback for locating the wanted gear, clues to the price, worthwhile net hyperlinks, and entire instructions. what is that? you've gotten a number of rules of your individual? try out the feedback within the ultimate bankruptcy, and begin inventing your individual notebook toys.

The Toys

every one with a whole fabrics record and exact, illustrated instructions
* TiVo-like video recorder
* MP3 or CD jukebox
* Coffeepot controller
* Telescope monitoring station
* work out monitor
* domestic surveillance with net distant access
* refrigerator and freezer monitor
* Fish tank monitor
* automobile diagnostic center
* In-car navigation system
* climate station
* Robots
* Networked video games
* version educate controller

CD-ROM includes
* Trial model of top Studio
* visible GPS, freeware, and SocketWatch, shareware version
* Demo models of GoldWave and Nero Burning ROM
* Unreal event 2003 demo

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MacBook For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer Tech)) by Mark L. Chambers

By Mark L. Chambers

Uninterested in being tethered on your computing device desktop? in case you are able to cut loose with a laptop,  the hot MacBook might be simply what you are looking for. as well as the liberty to paintings anyplace you ensue to be, a MacBook will give you

  • A transportable darkroom with iPhoto
  • Mobile tune, podcasts, and net radio
  • GarageBand software program that permits you to make your personal track
  • The skill to create and proportion unique video clips and DVDs
  • Safari, a more secure and ultra-cool net browser, and all of the different OS X merits

no matter if you have already got your new MacBook or are nonetheless weighing the professionals and cons of varied models,  MacBook For Dummies is a important resource.  For beginners to computer land, it’s filled with uncomplicated information regarding utilizing and taking good care of Mac laptops. It additionally walks you thru Mac OS X, the progressive Macintosh working approach that makes your machine tick. Then it really is directly to the entire enjoyable things you can do along with your MacBook, like making song, enhancing photographs and turning them right into a publication, developing DVDs at the street, or including a instant keyboard.  MacBook For Dummies might help you

  • Set up your MacBook and get familiar with all of the gains of the Mac OS X Tiger working approach
  • Use the Safari net browser and Apple's .Mac net subscriber provider, attach your MacBook to a printer, and speak along with your cellular phone or PDA
  • Connect to a stressed or instant community
  • Make the main of the iLife functions that include your MacBook—iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, and GarageBand
  • Keep your MacBook and your info secure, troubleshoot any difficulties, and retain your procedure

well known For Dummies writer Mark Chambers has loaded this enjoyable ebook with guidance, principles, and his well-known "Mark's Maxims"—power consumer recommendation that would consultant you round the pitfalls and make you a Macxpert in no time.  From latptop fundamentals the entire strategy to upgrading and including reminiscence, MacBook For Dummies could be your MacBook's most sensible friend.

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Mac OSX Developer Guide by Jesse Feiler

By Jesse Feiler

Mac OS X, Apple's latest working approach for the Macintosh platform, is profoundly assorted from its past models due to its similarity to the UNIX working procedure. For builders writing software program for OS X this implies adjusting to 2 new environments to create functions and to entry the improved gains of the recent OS, Cocoa and Carbon. Cocoa is an object-oriented API within which all destiny OS X courses could be written. Carbon is a transitional know-how permitting compatibility of purposes written for prior types of the Mac OS with Mac OS X.

Mac OS X Developer's advisor focuses both on Cocoa and Carbon, guiding the reader via those applied sciences and displaying the way to write purposes in either. it's the first publication for Mac OS X builders written if you happen to are already engaged on functions, in addition to new builders simply getting began. It begins describing the hot OS and its improvement instruments then specializes in particular programming matters, offering tips about making the transition from vintage Mac OS code to Mac OS X.

* A advisor for builders already writing functions in addition to new builders simply getting started
* Focuses both on either Cocoa and Carbon environments
* presents pointers on transitioning from writing code for traditional Mac OS to OS X
* References Apple on-line fabrics generally, to maintain builders up to the mark on alterations

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Maran Illustrated Windows XP Guided Tour by Ruth Maran

By Ruth Maran

Produced by means of the award-winning maranGraphics workforce, Maran Illustrated™ home windows XP - Guided journey is a priceless source for all readers, despite event. transparent, step by step directions stroll the reader via every one operation from commencing to finish. beneficial subject introductions and priceless counsel offer more information and suggestion to reinforce the readers' home windows XP event and aid meet their person wishes. Maran Illustrated™ home windows XP - Guided travel is jam-packed with info necessary to readers who've bought their first desktop and are studying home windows XP for the 1st time. Readers who've adventure with older types of home windows, or perhaps previous models of home windows XP, will locate this e-book a great consultant to assist them take command in their computing event, when it comes to the easy-to-use maranGraphics layout. Readers be able of interpreting the ebook disguise to hide, or just interpreting the person themes they're attracted to.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air by Guy Hart-Davis

By Guy Hart-Davis

Get the main out of the newest MacBook Air with this easy-to-read visible guide

Who doesn't love the MacBook Air? It's gentle as a feather, but offers heavyweight performance. if you would like transparent, useful, visible directions on find out how to use your new MacBook Air, this can be the ebook for you. utilizing hundreds illustrations and step by step reasons, train your self VISUALLY MacBook Air will get you up and operating via in actual fact exhibiting you the way to do every little thing. From the fundamentals to every thing the hot OS X working process brings to the desk, this ebook courses you through.

Walks you thru all of the new gains and services of the hot MacBook Air
Shows you the way to paintings with the recent OS X Mavericks working method, iCloud, FaceTime, and more
Covers fundamentals, akin to powering up and closing all the way down to working home windows purposes and downloading apps from the Mac Store
Features full-color reveal photographs to enhance your visible studying of processes
Find the entire cool and sensible how you can use your MacBook Air with train your self VISUALLY MacBook Air.

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BeagleBone Home Automation by Juha Lumme

By Juha Lumme

Stay your refined dream with domestic automation utilizing BeagleBone evaluation functional method of domestic automation utilizing BeagleBone ranging from the very fundamentals of GPIO keep an eye on and progressing as much as construction a whole domestic automation answer Covers the working rules of quite a number necessary setting sensors, together with their programming and integration to the server program Easy-to-follow method with electronics schematics, wiring diagrams, and controller code all damaged down into conceivable and easy-to-understand sections intimately domestic automation helps you to keep an eye on day-by-day actions resembling altering the temperature, starting the storage door, or dimming the lighting fixtures of your place utilizing microprocessors. BeagleBone is a reasonably cheap, high-expansion, hardware-hacker-focused BeagleBoard. it really is small and springs with the high-performance ARM features you are expecting from a BeagleBoard. BeagleBone takes full-featured Linux to locations it hasn't ever long gone earlier than. beginning with absolutely the fundamentals, BeagleBone domestic Automation offers the data you'll require to create an Internet-age domestic automation answer. This e-book will enable you organize Linux on BeagleBone. you are going to use Python to regulate assorted digital parts and sensors to create a standalone embedded process that still accepts regulate remotely from a telephone. This publication begins with the very fundamentals of Linux management and alertness execution utilizing terminal connections. you are going to examine the fundamentals of the overall function input/output pins and notice how a variety of digital sensors and digital elements paintings. The «hardware jargon» is defined, and instance functions demonstrating their useful use are created so you will consider accountable for the services supplied. community programming can be a tremendous a part of this e-book, because the created server might be made obtainable from the net via a telephone software. additionally, you will easy methods to create a completely operating Android software that communicates with the house automation server over the web. What you are going to study from this ebook tips on how to interface the BeagleBone board with a number of elements and environmental sensors arrange the programming good judgment essential to permit standalone periodic initiatives and their administration organize the programming common sense essential to let standalone periodic initiatives and their administration become aware of community programming over TCP/IP sockets, and allow encrypted entry over the web software an Android software which can interface together with your domestic automation server enforce a framework to ship any form of info, comparable to photographs captured from a digital camera, in your cellphone strategy An easy-to-follow advisor filled with hands-on examples to assist remodel your home right into a standalone domestic automation resolution. Who this ebook is written for while you're searching for how one can create a hugely able domestic automation procedure that's simply extendable and hugely configurable, then this e-book is for you. uncomplicated wisdom of electronics and programming in Python and/or Java languages may be important, yet no longer necessary.

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Buying Laptop Computers: Your 2012 Guide to Finding Laptop by Matt Smith

By Matt Smith

Considering deciding to buy a brand new machine? ensure you understand what you are doing: learn "Buying computing device desktops: Your 2012 advisor to discovering desktop Deals". via writer Matt Smith of SmidgenPC.com, this handbook explains every thing you want to understand to discover the computer of your desires.

Laptops are a whole product. not like a computer, which lets you pick-and-choose the computer screen, the keyboard, the mouse and the sound approach, a pc comes with all of those elements integrated. such a lot parts are usually not user-serviceable. What you notice is what you’ll be utilizing until eventually the computing device kicks the bucket otherwise you promote it on Craigslist and purchase a brand new one.

It’s effortless to target one or positive factors of a pc, similar to the processor or the demonstrate, and decide in accordance with it on my own. this may result in dissatisfaction as sub-par parts turn into obvious in the course of prolonged use. knowing all of the parts of a computer might help you steer clear of this, yet can take a few work.

In this consultant we’ll be taking a complete examine not just the but in addition the keyboard, the touchpad, the reveal and extra. we are hoping that you’ll believe extra knowledgeable by the point you’re done.

Our 2012 replace is debuting half-way throughout the yr, yet there’s cause of that. We’ve timed this unlock to coordinate with Intel’s Ivy Bridge free up. although it isn't a whole re-design, it's going to switch what you could anticipate from a brand new laptop.

This consultant will convey you:
-What's occurring within the present computing device marketplace, from Ultrabooks to battery life
-What to seem for in computer undefined, from the CPU to GPU from RAM to demanding drives.
-Which manufacturers are thought of reliable, and which aren't
-A check out producer and retail warranties – are they worthy it?

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy S5 by Hart-Davis

By Hart-Davis

The visible advisor to unlocking the entire capability of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Teach your self VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy S5 is the great consultant to every little thing your new cellphone has to provide. transparent, concise language and pages of screenshots make this source effortless to keep on with. With specialist counsel written by means of a veteran know-how writer, you are going to the best way to absolutely use the Galaxy S5's gains and functions. All features of the gadget are lined, from preliminary setup to staying involved, organizing your existence, taking part in video games, looking at media, and more!

The Samsung Galaxy S5 runs on an Android-based platform, providing you with entry to over 1 million apps and delivering assurance by way of significant vendors all over the world. The Galaxy S5 has further fresh good points, equivalent to iris acceptance defense. This Teach your self VISUALLY advisor presents step by step tips for buying the main from your cellphone, specified by a visually-rich type making it helpful to these new to cellphone expertise.

  • Configure and get your telephone manage simply how you want
  • Text, email, use social networking, and take photos easily
  • Access the web, maps, and navigate in a snap
  • Download apps and sync your Galaxy S5 with different devices

Your Galaxy S5 can streamline your existence, and preserve you equipped and involved. Teach your self VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy S5 is the hot Galaxy owner's indispensible advisor to getting up and operating quick.

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