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Understanding the New Google+ Layout
By Colby Brown
Aug 6, 2012
Colby Brown, author of Google+ for Photographers, was pleasantly surprised by the updated interface for Google+ that was unveiled on April 11. He points out some of the new and changed features that will make you a Google+ believer.
OS X Mountain Lion: Game Center for Playing with Friends
By Lynn Beighley
Jul 26, 2012
Game Center is an app that manages your collection of Mac games, keeping track of them and giving you an easy way to boast about your prowess to others. But it’s much more than that. Use Game Center to connect with friends, and see what games they’re playing and how well they are doing. In this excerpt from OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series, Lynn Beighley shows you how to use it.
Listening to Music on Your Kindle Fire
By Scott McNulty
Apr 5, 2012
This chapter will cover the music interface and all the ways to get music onto your Fire, as well as what to do with it when it is there.
Handheld Moviemaking: iMovie on the iPhone
By Joanna Silber
Apr 4, 2012
Joanna Silber hated using iMovie from the first minute she opened it on her iPhone. Then she started working with it, and the app pretty rapidly changed her mind. Read what this iMovie convert says about it now.
Using Apps & the App Store with Your iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Mar 8, 2012
Scott Kelby and Terry White share everything you need to know about getting apps from the Apple app store, including updating and deleting them, organizing and moving apps, and where to find the coolest apps.
Five Steps to Profiting Through Social Media
By Brian Proffitt
Feb 21, 2012
Is your business still just gingerly dipping a toe into the surface of the social media pool? It's time to dive into the deep end. Brian Proffitt, author of The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Social Media, provides a simple five-point list of ways to get busy swimming with social media, while avoiding the risk of drowning.
How to Make the Most of the Internet on Your iPhone
By Simone Ochsenkuehn, Michael Krimmer
Feb 16, 2012
With your iPhone, all the information you could possibly want is there, right in your hands and in the most updated form; you just need to get it. This chapter shows you how.
The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Selling with Social Media: Mapping the Social Media Landscape and Key Websites
By Brian Proffitt
Jan 30, 2012
Before exploring how to capitalize on social media for your business, it’s best to familiarize yourself with the social media landscape.
10 Cool Things You Can Do with Your Kindle Fire
By Scott McNulty
Jan 18, 2012
Did you know that you can email documents, load your own content, and sideload apps with the Kindle Fire? Scott McNulty, author of The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide, offers a list of ten cool things he loves about the Kindle Fire.
The iPhone Pocket Guide: Mail, Calendar, and Reminders
By Christopher Breen
Dec 26, 2011
Become a whiz at managing your mail, calendar and reminders on the iPhone.
What's the Skinny on the iPhone 4S Video?
By Joanna Silber
Dec 13, 2011
If you like using your phone to capture candid video, the iPhone 4S (or the iOS 5 upgrade for your iPhone 4) offers plenty of new or improved features to make upgrading worth your time, says Joanna Silber. So now it's perfect? Well, not quite.
Shoot Your Kids! (with the iPhone 4S)
By Joanna Silber
Nov 21, 2011
Childhood is fleeting. Joanna Silber recommends catching your kids on video as often and as freely as possible, so you'll all be able to enjoy reliving those moments anytime as they grow. By following her suggestions, you'll end up with more (and better) footage, instead of the ordinary out-of-focus "happy birthday" and "recital torture" moments that most parents get - and everyone else hates watching.
Quick Shot, or GREAT Shot? Framing Your Images for Impressive Results from Your iPhone 4S
By Joanna Silber
Nov 15, 2011
With the powerful little camera built into your iPhone, it's easy to grab some quick photos or entertaining video whenever something interesting comes into view. That's the extent of the energy most of us put into our photography, and that lack of effort shows in our results. By devoting just a few extra seconds, Joanna Silber says, we could end up with photos and video that make us proud.
The 10 Key Improvements to the iPhone 4S Camera
By Dan Marcolina
Nov 9, 2011
Dan Marcolina, author of iPhone Obsessed, shares the ten hardware and software improvements to the iPhone 4S that will let you take photos better and faster than ever before.
Getting the Most out of Your iPhone 4 Video Camera
By Joanna Silber
Nov 8, 2011
Joanna Silber explains what you can—and can't—expect from your iPhone 4 video camera.
Snap!: The Xoom's Cameras
By Bart G. Farkas
Sep 14, 2011
The dual cameras on the Motorola Xoom let you use the Xoom as a video recorder, a still camera, and a webcam. In this chapter, Bart G. Farkas looks at the Xoom’s cameras and their built-in software.
(Serious) Fun with Web, Mobile, and Dreamweaver CS5.5
By David Powers
Aug 30, 2011
With the rapid spread of smartphones and tablets, responsive web design has become the order of the day. No problem, argues David Powers, author of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Dreamweaver CS5.5 puts the necessary tools at your disposal, and formerly dreaded chores, like rounding corners on elements, or adding drop shadows and transparent backgrounds, have become a real pleasure.
Keynote for iOS: Updates That Presenters Will Love
By Tom Negrino
Aug 25, 2011
Tom Negrino, author of Keynote for iPad: Visual QuickStart Guide, takes us on a spin through the impressive new and updated features in Keynote for iOS that deliver more power and versatility to this mobile presentation program.
The Lonely Adventurer: Concentration and Never Lingering in Your Comfort Zone
By Steve Simon
Aug 16, 2011
Steve Simon provides tips and techniques to help photographers get into the "photographic zone" before shooting.
The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Growing Your Business: Getting Paid
By Michael Miller, PayPal Press
Jul 27, 2011
Michael Miller discusses how shopping carts work, configuring the PayPal shopping cart, dealing with foreign currency transactions, recurring payments, and creating and sending invoices.

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