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Take Control of Preview – Book Review

Take Control of Preview Authors: Josh Centers and Adam Engst Publisher : TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Version 1.0 Price: $15.00 166 pages, ebook format Once

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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NEC MultiSync E245WMi 24” Widescreen Monitor – Review

NEC MultiSync E245WMi 24” Widescreen Monitor Manufacturer: NEC MSRP: $319 To paraphrase an old adage: One cannot be too rich, too thin, or have

About Bob Wood

I am a nearly life long photographer now doing commercial as well as fine art work. I have almost 20 years as a Mac User Group officer and enjoy the people and imparting help and knowledge to our members. There is nothing like seeing the light go on in the eyes of your, Mac or Photography students.

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Macally Aluminum USB 3.0 External 2.5” SATA Hard Drive / SSD Enclosure – Review

Macally Aluminum USB 3.0 External 2.5” SATA Hard Drive / SSD Enclosure Manufacturer: Macally MSRP: $24.99 Even in the digital age I seem to

About Bob Wood

I am a nearly life long photographer now doing commercial as well as fine art work. I have almost 20 years as a Mac User Group officer and enjoy the people and imparting help and knowledge to our members. There is nothing like seeing the light go on in the eyes of your, Mac or Photography students.

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Newertech NuPower Mac Laptop Batteries – Review

Newertech NuPower Mac Laptop Batteries Company: Newertech Prices vary by model from approximately $90 – $130 I chose to review the white non unibody 13”

About Simon Parnell

I am British, and now the "wrong" side of 50 years old, I am married and have 3 children. I started working in a design studio in the early 80's back in the days of Cow Gum, Rotring Pens and Scalpels. I moved on to using Macs in about 1989 (way back when 40MB Hard Drives were BIG and 8MB RAM was a top end spec, System 6.0.3 was the cutting edge and the IIcx I worked on set me back about £5000... eek!). Since then I have worked on pretty much every generation of Macintosh and every Mac OS Apple have released. I have done design and pre-press work with a wide variety of "DTP" applications old, new, well known and obscure. I have a fascination with finding cheaper alternatives to the "big guns" so DTP can be accessible to everybody! For the last 15 years I have worked in a small print works close to my home doing design and pre-press work.

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Think Tank Photo Lily Deane Premium Shoulder Bags and WaterField Designs Field Tote

Holiday Gift Guide v2015-1 Lily Deane Premium Shoulder Bags Think Tank Photo $200 to $300 U.S. Available in two colors of premium leather 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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PlugBug – Review

BugPlug Manufacturer: twelve south MSRP: $34.99 Road warriors are always looking for that trick, tip, or gadget to make their travels easier. The PlugBug

About Bob Wood

I am a nearly life long photographer now doing commercial as well as fine art work. I have almost 20 years as a Mac User Group officer and enjoy the people and imparting help and knowledge to our members. There is nothing like seeing the light go on in the eyes of your, Mac or Photography students.

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Universal USB 3.0 4K Laptop Docking Station w/4K DisplayPort – Review

Universal USB 3.0 4K Laptop Docking Station w/4K DisplayPort Company: StarTech Price: $222.99 U.S. Portable computers are very popular, sometimes more popular than their

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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Think Tank My 2nd Brain Briefcase (Macbook 13″)

Think Tank Photo Price: $129.75 US,  £99.00 UK Think Tank My 2nd Brain Briefcase 13 is unashamedly a briefcase and designed as a working

About Simon Parnell

I am British, and now the "wrong" side of 50 years old, I am married and have 3 children. I started working in a design studio in the early 80's back in the days of Cow Gum, Rotring Pens and Scalpels. I moved on to using Macs in about 1989 (way back when 40MB Hard Drives were BIG and 8MB RAM was a top end spec, System 6.0.3 was the cutting edge and the IIcx I worked on set me back about £5000... eek!). Since then I have worked on pretty much every generation of Macintosh and every Mac OS Apple have released. I have done design and pre-press work with a wide variety of "DTP" applications old, new, well known and obscure. I have a fascination with finding cheaper alternatives to the "big guns" so DTP can be accessible to everybody! For the last 15 years I have worked in a small print works close to my home doing design and pre-press work.

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ThinkTank Airport Roller Derby – Review

Airport Roller Derby ThinkTank Photo Price: $389.75 There are several rolling suitcase-like camera packs on the market, but I’ve yet to see one that

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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Case Logic Griffith Park Plus Backpack – Review

Griffith Park Plus Backpack Case Logic Price: $85 When I think of Case Logic I usually think of briefcases, luggage, and lots of different

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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STM Drifter Medium Laptop Backpack – Review

STM Drifter Medium Laptop Backpack Company: STM Price: $139.95 MSRP It seems that the backpack is now becoming the favorite means of carrying one’s

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Music Receiver with USB Wall 5V Charger – Review

Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Music Receiver with USB Wall 5V Charger Company product link Amazon USA link $30.99 USA This high-performance little black cube has

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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Kanex SimpleDock 3-port USB 3.0 Hub, Gigabit Ethernet and Charging Station Review

Kanex SimpleDock Company: Kanex Price: $119.95 USD Nowadays most Mac users are looking to make their life run more smoothly and faster when they

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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Halfpack RT Combination Pack and Case – Review

Urban Xplorer Halfpack RT Urban Xplorer Price: $198.00 MSRP The Xplorer Halfpack is a high quality backpack that can also be carried as a messenger

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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Ergotron WorkFit-P for Apple – Nemo Memo

Ergotron WorkFit-P for Apple – Nemo Memo Professors, workshop leaders, trade show reps, and public speaking professionals now have the best possible movable platform available

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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Apotop AP-U2, CableJive dockBoss air v8.13, Beacon Audio Phoenix 2 – Nemo Memo

There are three ways product reviewers respond to all the gadgets and gizmos we receive: dislike and send them back promptly, use them for

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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Kanex DualRole Hub – Review

DualRole Hub Manufacturer: Kanex MSRP: $69.00 (Internet price: $46.00) Kanex DualRole Hub Apple giveth and Apple taketh away. We lost FireWire connectivity, we’re gradually

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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Matrox DS1 Thunderbolt Docking Station – Review

DS1 Thunderbolt Docking Station Company: Matrox Price: £195/$249 After what seems like an interminable delay since the introduction of the high-speed Thunderbolt interface to

About David Cohen

A lifelong technology fan and an IT professional, David has been writing and podcasting for MyMac since 1995. In his professional life he is an expert in mobile computing, data centres, cloud services and IT security. For MyMac he is a features and review writer, a former host of the MyMac Podcast and Geekiest Show Ever podcast, and the current co-host of the TechFan podcast,

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