Handmade Books and Digital Artistry – Part One Conversation

Click on the link below to listen to our four-minute interview with Barbie, book artist. Be patient while the clickable audio page link and

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers – Book Review

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers – A professional image editor’s guide by Martin Evening Focal Press ISBN 978-0-415-71175-3,  792 pages $55 US, £30 UK

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Photoshop Darkroom Creative Digital books – Review

  The Photoshop Darkroom, Creative Digital Post-Processing by Harold and Phyllis Davis Focal Press Price: $39.95 The Photoshop Darkroom 2, Creative Digital Transformations by

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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Take Control of Dropbox – Book Review

Take Control of Dropbox Author: Joe Kissell Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Price: $10.00 82 pages, ebook ISBN: 9781615424214 Dropbox is the ubiquitous application that

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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Mac Kung Fu – Book Review

Mac Kung Fu, Second Edition – Over 400 Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks for Apple OS X Author: Keir Thomas Publisher: The Pragmatic Bookshelf

About Julie Kuehl

Julie Kuehl is an IT Communication Specialist by day. Currently she is focused on becoming a total nerd by publishing podcasts, writing blogs and reviews, and learning web design/development. Podcasts she hosts include SciFi Tech Talk and Apptastic Reviews. More info can be found at about.me/juliekuehl.

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Mac Hacks – Book Review

  Mac Hacks – Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of OS X Author: Chris Seibold Publisher: O’Reilly Media Price: US $24.99 (print) | US

About Julie Kuehl

Julie Kuehl is an IT Communication Specialist by day. Currently she is focused on becoming a total nerd by publishing podcasts, writing blogs and reviews, and learning web design/development. Podcasts she hosts include SciFi Tech Talk and Apptastic Reviews. More info can be found at about.me/juliekuehl.

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Take Control of Your Passwords – Book Review

Take Control of Your Passwords Author: Joe Kissell Publisher: TidBITS Publishing Inc. Price: US $10 88 pages ISBN-10: 978-1-61542-418-4   In my years as

About David Acklam

I'm a retired professional engineer actively involved in community outreach working with our local educators to help engage our youth in the sciences and mathematics. I enjoy sharing our night sky as an amateur astronomer and volunteer with the Project ASTRO program. I'm a member of the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Directors Advisory Board and chair their Kuiper Circle Community Outreach Committee. I am also an Ambassador with the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission and a docent with the Planetary Science Institute. I've been a Mac user since 2007 and currently I am the Members Advocate with the Tucson Macintosh User Group (TMUG). I also manage the TMUG and Kuiper Circle Facebook pages.

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ATARI Inc, Business is Fun – Book Review

ATARI Inc. Business Is Fun Authors: Marty Goldberg & Curt Vendel Publisher: Syzygy Company Press Price: US $39.99 800 pages ISBN 978-0-9855974-0-50 Nolan Bushnell

About David Acklam

I'm a retired professional engineer actively involved in community outreach working with our local educators to help engage our youth in the sciences and mathematics. I enjoy sharing our night sky as an amateur astronomer and volunteer with the Project ASTRO program. I'm a member of the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Directors Advisory Board and chair their Kuiper Circle Community Outreach Committee. I am also an Ambassador with the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission and a docent with the Planetary Science Institute. I've been a Mac user since 2007 and currently I am the Members Advocate with the Tucson Macintosh User Group (TMUG). I also manage the TMUG and Kuiper Circle Facebook pages.

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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 6th Edition – Review

iPhone: The Missing Manual, 6th edition Company: O’Reilly Media Author: David Pogue Price: $24.99     As an iPhone user I long ago got

About Peter Bird

Peter is a writer/reviewer for MyMac.com. He has been using Apple products since 2007, he regularly uses Apple equipment such as the Macbook Pro, iPhone, iPad and iPad mini. He enjoys reading books, listening to music, watching films, cold weather, podcasts, Astronomy, writing, taking photos, and making videos.

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iPad in Education for Dummies—Book Review

iPad in Education for Dummies Author: Sam Gliksman Publisher: Wiley Price: $24.99 for softcover book, $16.99 for Ebook 416 pages ISBN: 978-1-1183-7538-9 Elisa’s note:

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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iPod Evolution – Book Review

iPod Evolution Author: Timothy Chaten Pricing: Pre-Order/Macworld iWorld Release Week US$7.99 ($9.99 afterwards) 273 pages ISBN: 9780988824805 The iPod is an intriguing device. It

About Mark Greentree

Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and podcast creator of www.everydaymacsupport.com. His aim is to inform users at all levels of experience how to get the most out of the Apple hardware and associated software. He is also the lead host on Not Another Mac Podcast, an Apple based round table discussion with Mac users and experts from all over world.

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Photography and video books – Review

This review is about photography and video books that I had the chance to read recently. They cover various subjects that may be of

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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iOS and OS X programming books – Book Review

With success stories you’ve heard on the App Store for both iOS (Angry Birds comes to mind) or the Mac App Store (Pixelmator is

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom books – Book Review

In 2012 Adobe released Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 and a new version of its Creative Suite 6 that included the new Adobe Photoshop CS6. If

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Take Control of Networking & Security in iOS 6 – Book Review

Take Control of Networking & Security in iOS 6 Author: Glenn Fleishman Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Price: $10.00 127 pages, Ebook ISBN: 9781615424122 Did

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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WordPress: The Missing Manual – Review

WordPress The Missing Manual Author: Matthew MacDonald Publisher: O’Reilly Media ISBN: 978-1-449-30984-8 MSRP: $29.99 (Street: $20.00) WordPress: The Missing Manual Did you know that

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Take Control of Messages in Mountain Lion – eBook Review

Take Control of Messages in Mountain Lion Author: Glenn Fleishman Published by: TidBITS Publishing Inc. Price: $10.00 ebook 113 pages PDF format ISBN: 9781615424146

About Peter Bird

Peter is a writer/reviewer for MyMac.com. He has been using Apple products since 2007, he regularly uses Apple equipment such as the Macbook Pro, iPhone, iPad and iPad mini. He enjoys reading books, listening to music, watching films, cold weather, podcasts, Astronomy, writing, taking photos, and making videos.

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OS X Support Essentials (Apple Pro Training Series)
Review

OS X Support Essentials (Apple Pro Training Series) by Kevin M White and Gordon Davisson. Peachpit Press Pearson Education ISBN-10: 0321887190 ISBN-13: 978-0321887191 Price:

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words
Book Review

I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words Collator And Editor: George Beahm Publisher: Hardie Grant Books US$6.95 (Paperback) US$5.59 (Kindle) 192 pages ISBN-13:

About Mark Greentree

Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and podcast creator of www.everydaymacsupport.com. His aim is to inform users at all levels of experience how to get the most out of the Apple hardware and associated software. He is also the lead host on Not Another Mac Podcast, an Apple based round table discussion with Mac users and experts from all over world.

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