The Twitter Book, Second Edition
Book Review

On February 7, 2012, in Book Review, Review, by Mark Greentree

The Twitter Book, Second Edition
Tim O’Reilly and Sarah Milstein

Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Print ISBN: 978-0-596-80281-3 | ISBN 10: 0-596-80281-1
EBook ISBN: 978-0-596-80410-7 | ISBN 10: 0-596-80410-5
Price: eBook: US$15.99 | Print: US$19.99

How complex could Twitter be? After all the service condenses messages into 140 characters!

Twitter is one social network service that you shouldn’t judge solely by its outwards appearance. It is incredibly versatile.

The Twitter Book, Second Edition will take you deeper into the inner workings of Twitter than you ever thought was possible.

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The Little iTunes Book, Second Edition
Author: Bob LeVitus

Peachpit Press
ISBN 0-321-16886-0
202 pages
US $19.99 CA $31.99

The Little iTunes Book Second Edition (LiTB for short) is a slim volume, and needs only a slim review. Bob LeVitus, also known as Dr. Mac, has penned a worthwhile book for those who need to know the ins-and-outs of iTunes 3, Apple’s free audio player.

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Secrets of the iPod, Second Edition
Book Review

On April 4, 2003, in Book Review, by David Weeks

Secrets of the iPod, Second Edition
Author: Christopher Breen

Peachpit Press
ISBN 0-3211-16783-X
240 pages including index
US $21.99
CAN $34.99

Apple’s compact and elegant MP3 player is easy to use; that goes without saying. But just because the iPod has a slick user interface doesn’t mean Apple tells you how to actually use all the neat built-in features. Apple continues to ship the best MP3 player with skimpy documentation. New iPod owners usually scratch their heads trying to figure out how to get contact data, for example, from their email application into their new gadget. The new owner may know the iPod has the great feature of being able to do double-duty as a bootable FireWire hard drive, but is stuck because Apple says little about how to install OS X on it.

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