Maintaining Your Mac – Book Review

Maintaining Your Mac Version 1.0 Author: Joe Kissell Publisher: Joe On Tech Price: $9.99 Ebook, $14.99 Paperback 116 pages I’m a huge Joe Kissell

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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Backing Up Your Mac – Book Review

Backing Up Your Mac Author: Joe Kissell Publisher: Joe On Tech Price: $9.99 Ebook, $14.99 paperback 202 pages You’ve heard it time and time

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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Take Control of iCloud – Book Review

Take Control of iCloud Version 3.0 Author: Joe Kissell Publisher : TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Price: $15.00 175 pages, ebook format ISBN: 9781615424467 If you’re

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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Yosemite: A Take Control Crash Course – Book Review

Yosemite: A Take Control Crash Course Author: Scholle McFarland Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Price: $10.00 77 pages, ebook-PDF format ISBN: 9781615424443 When I want

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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iMovie The Missing Manual – Review

iMovie The Missing Manual Author: David Pogue O’Reilly Press ISBN-10: 1491947322 ISBN-13: 978-1491947326 Price: Ebook: $33.99 Print: $39.99 Print and Ebook: $43.99 The “Missing

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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Take Control of Podcasting On The Mac – Book Review

Take Control of Podcasting On The Mac, 3rd Edition Author: Andy Affleck Publisher: TidBITS Ebook Price: $10 ISBN: 9781615424375 Beginning to produce a podcast

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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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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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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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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Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual
Book Review

Photoshop Elements 11: The Missing Manual Author: Barbara Brundage Publisher: O’Reilly $44.99 US, $47.99 CAN, $35.99 Ebook 630 pages ISBN 978-1-449-31613-6 Adobe recently released

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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FileMaker Pro 12 – The Missing Manual
Book Review

FileMaker Pro 12—The Missing Manual Authors: Susan Prosser and Stuart Gripman Publisher: O’Reilly Price: $39.99 US, $41.99 CAN 924 pages ISBN: 978-1-449-31628-0 FileMaker Pro

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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OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual
Review

OS X Mountain Lion: the Missing Manual Publisher: O’Reilly Media Author: David Pogue MSRP: $36.99 (Street price: $19.00) ISBN: 978-1449-33027-9 Mountain Lion: the Missing

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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OS X Mountain Lion Bible
Review

OS X Mountain Lion Bible Author: Galen Gruman Price: $39.99 ISBN: 978-1-1184-0143-9 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.   It’s encouraging for the Apple community

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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Fitness for Geeks
Book Review

Fitness for Geeks Author: Bruce W. Perry Publisher: O’Reilly Price: $34.99 US print edition, $27.00 Ebook, $36.99 CAN print edition ISBN: 978-1-449-39989-4 311 pages

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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Google+ The Missing Manual
Book Review

Google+ The Missing Manual Author: Kevin Purdy Publisher: O’Reilly Price: $14.99 US print, $11.99 Ebook, $16.49 print and Ebook, $15.99 print CAN ISBN 978-1-449-31187-2

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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Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual
Book Review

Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual Author: Peter Meyers Publisher: O’Reilly Price: $19.99 US print, $15.99 Ebook, $21.99 print and Ebook, $20.99 print CAN ISBN:

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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Three Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 books reviewed

If you’ve been reading my reviews over the last several months, you may have noticed I’ve been on an Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 (PSE10)

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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Visual QuickStart Guide: iCloud
Book Review

Visual QuickStart Guide: iCloud Author: Tom Negrino Publisher: Peachpit Press Price: US $24.99 195 pages ISBN-10: 0-321-81410-X ISBN-13: 978-0-321-81410-4   When Lion and iOS

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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Take Control of Your iPad
Book Review

Take Control of Your iPad Author: Tonya Engst Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Price: $15.00 170 pages, ebook-PDF format ISBN: 9781615423989   Did you get

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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