Developer: Genius
OS Support: Mac OSX 10.6+, WIndows 7/Vista/XP
Price: US$69.99

The Ring Presenter is a clever wireless, multi-function, five button mouse and laser pointer, all packaged into a small, light-weight, soft natural rubber finger ring. Powered by a thin, built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, the 2.4 GHz wireless mouse has an operating range of more than thirty feet. There is even a built-in blue LED that flashes when the battery needs to be recharged. A three position slide switch on the side of the mouse controls the modes and power on/off. The device is available in seven colors.

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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, the Flandrau Science Center, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Kuiper Circle and as a docent with the Planetary Science Institute. I've been a Mac user since 2007.

Visual Quickstart Guide – Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
By Maria Langer

Peachpit Press
http://www.peachpit.com
$26.99 / e-book – $21.59
ISBN-10: 0-321-63539-6

Peachpit Press’ latest publication, Visual Quickstart Guide – Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, is an excellent reference that can help anyone enhance their use of Apple’s latest operating system. When I recently spied the book prominently displayed on the shelves of the Syracuse Apple Store, I knew that it was a book that even a seasoned veteran of OS X could appreciate. It has become a reference manual that holds a permanent spot on my bookshelf.

Visual Quickstart Guide – Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard offers explanations and tips for using every single aspect of Snow Leopard a person can imagine. And it does so in a manner that is easy to read with well-thought-out screen captures to demonstrate the information the author wishes to convey.

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About Mike Breed

Writing for MyMac.com since August of 2009, Mike Breed is an Earth Science and Biology teacher at Chenango Valley High School in Binghamton, New York. He is currently acting as the Science Department Chairman in his school district as well. Mike has received numerous grants to incorporate Apple products into the laboratories and activities of his students, with the hopes of adding a new element of learning to the teaching of science in a demanding learning environment. A lifelong resident of Cortland, New York, Mike enjoys spending time with his family when not busy with his duties at school. An avid fan of the Macintosh platform, Mike also spends a great deal of time reading and working from his iPad and iPhone, where he is reading his way through the entire chronology of Star Wars novels. Mike is also passionate about fishing and enjoys spending time each weekend fishing with his father on the waters of central New York State’s Finger Lakes.

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