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iTunes and You
By Christopher Breen
May 28, 2009
To best understand what makes the iPod’s world turn, you must be familiar with how it and iTunes 8 work together to move music (as well as pictures, videos, and games, in the case of some recent iPods) on and off your iPod. In the following pages, you’ll see just that.
Online Community Handbook: Member Recruitment
By Anna Buss, Nancy Strauss
Mar 26, 2009
Learn some ways that you can design your community and website to be user magnets, attracting traffic while you sit back and watch the population grow. Also learn how to run successful recruitment campaigns and how to convert casual website visitors into loyal members.
Privacy and Security on Facebook
By Dave Awl
Mar 18, 2009
As long as you exercise a little caution, there’s no reason the time you spend on Facebook should be any more perilous than a night on the town with friends. In both cases, it’s important to keep your wits about you, know the lay of the land, and think before you share too much info with people you don’t know very well.
Seven Rules for Establishing a Corporate Presence on Twitter
By Joel Postman
Mar 2, 2009
These “rules” by Joel Postman will guide you in building trust with consumers, and that includes assuring them that they are dealing with an authorized company representative.
Responding to the Social Media Mobocracy
By Joel Postman
Feb 23, 2009
No company “has” to be on Twitter, but with the low cost of entry, and the opportunity to get involved in and learn from some of these discussions (and possibly head some of them off before they become blog posts and social media failure case studies), why wouldn’t you?
Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read: The Dashboard
By Scott McNulty
Feb 2, 2009
Scott McNulty takes a look at the anatomy of the Dashboard in WordPress. Along the way, he points out what you can change.
Using the "View Map" Feature of the Garmin Nuvi
By Jason D. O'Grady
Dec 3, 2008
Jason D. O'Grady reviews the features of the "View Map" feature of the Garmin Nuvi, including Map Screen, Turn List and Trip Computer.
Customizing WordPress with Google AdSense Ads
By Miraz Jordan
Nov 24, 2008
Placing ads in your WordPress blog may not earn you a big wad of cash, but Google AdSense makes the process easy enough that it's worth the effort. Miraz Jordan shows how simply you can get rolling with AdSense.
Working with Raw Files in Capture NX 2
By Ben Long
Nov 3, 2008
Ben Long looks at Capture NX’s raw processing capabilities for Nikon cameras.
Living for the Weekend with Your Palm Centro
By Patrick Ames
Oct 29, 2008
This chapter explains why you shouldn't reserve your Palm Centro for use only during the week.
Digital Video Editing Tips: Organizing Your Video
By Michael Rubin
Oct 27, 2008
this chapter will guide you in how to label tapes, take notes efficiently, and prepare for editing should you decide that’s what you want to do.
Mail and Calendar
By Christopher Breen
Oct 21, 2008
Christopher Breen explains the ins and outs of iPhone's Mail and Calendar applications.
Solve a Problem: Reconcile a Household Budget
By Richard Harrington
Oct 20, 2008
This chapter offers an exercise to teach students how to produce a budget to evaluate their household expenditures.
Apple’s MobileMe: Hot or Not?
By Terry White
Aug 15, 2008
Author Terry White shares his likes and dislikes of Apple's new MobileMe service. If you use lots of calendars, you may want to read this before subscribing.
Return on Investment: Seven Business Benefits of Tagging Systems
By Gene Smith
Jun 20, 2008
Implementing a tagging system for your site may sound unnecessary or even painful. But Gene Smith points out that tagging can provide significant advantages in exchange for a relatively small investment of time and energy on your part.
The Beginner's Guide to Doing Everything In iTunes
By John Tollett, Robin Williams
Jun 18, 2008
Best-selling authors Robin Williams and John Tollett share their best tips and tricks for working with music, movies, podcasts, Internet radio stations, and more in iTunes 'O8.
How To Buy and Rent Media To Play on Your Apple TV
By Jeff Carlson
May 2, 2008
In this excerpt from The Apple TV Pocket Guide, Second Edition, author Jeff Carlson tells you how to buy cool stuff to watch on your Apple TV using either your computer or the Apple TV itself.
Liven Up Your Design Through Repetition
By Robin Williams
Apr 2, 2008
Author Robin Williams offers practical, fun advice on creating continuity through repetition to make your design work appear more cohesive and professional.
The Three White Girls from YouTube: A Modern Day Fable
By Mark Stephen Meadows
Feb 29, 2008
What is real online? Does it matter? Author Mark Stephen Meadows explores the role of the avatar using the stories of three white girls from YouTube and the debate that resulted from their collective fame.
Peachpit Exclusive: Interview with Legendary Computer and Photography Book Author Scott Kelby
By Scott Kelby
Feb 19, 2008
In this exclusive interview, bestselling Photoshop and technology book author Scott Kelby speaks with Peachpit Publisher Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel about being the top-selling computer book author for the fourth straight year, making the transition from podcast to television, his latest book projects, his photography equipment, his workflow, and much, much more.

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