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Joe CasabonaScratching the Surface of the Google Glass Mirror API
If your development specialty is web design, you might wonder why you would need to be familiar with the Mirror API in order to develop apps for Google Glass. Isn't the Google Development Kit (GDK) enough? Joe Casabona, author of Web Designer's Guide to Google Glass, explores the additional features and capabilities that the Mirror API brings to the table.
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By Joe CasabonaMay 22, 2014
Lisa L. SpangenbergiPad and iPhone for the Birds
Are you a bird enthusiast, like Lisa L. Spangenberg, author of Meet iPhoto for iOS 6? With your iOS device and the birding apps described in this article, you can skip old-fashioned manual searching through cumbersome and silent field guides. A few taps will lead you to detailed information about the feathery fellows hanging out in your neighborhood.
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By Lisa L. SpangenbergMar 4, 2014
How to Produce a Virtual Drum Track with Logic Pro X
In Logic Pro X, you can speed up the process of producing drum tracks by taking advantage of the new Drummer feature along with its companion software instrument, Drum Kit Designer. In this lesson, you will produce a virtual drum track to start producing a new imaginary indie-rock song.
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By David NahmaniFeb 12, 2014
Cori DusmannThe Minecraft Guide for Parents: Getting Started
Cori Dusmann covers the options for purchasing Minecraft, as well as the steps involved in downloading and installing Minecraft.
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By Cori DusmannDec 25, 2013

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Blogs

Keely HildPeachpit Publisher Nancy Ruenzel to Speak at Books in Browsers 2012 Event in San Francisco

This Friday, our publisher Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel will be speaking at the third annual Books in Browsers 2012: Authors, Tools, & Readers event at the Internet Archive in San Francisco.

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By Keely HildCommentsOctober 25, 2012
Topics: Publisher's Notes,Peachpit Commons,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle
Keely HildUser Group Q&A: Austin Adobe User Group

We've recently revamped our User Group newsletter to a more streamlined format!  One of the new features of our newsletter is our User Group Q&A.  Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us.  This week, we turn the spotlight on the Austin Adobe User Group!

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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 19, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Adobe,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Keely HildPeachpit's Sweet CS6 Sweepstakes!
Do you "like" our eBook Deals of the Week, our helpful articles and chapter excerpts, our podcasts and newsletters?  Most importantly, do you "like" our books, eBooks, videos, and authors?!  Enter our Facebook Sweet CS6 Sweepstakes today!
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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 13, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Ben WaldieiOS Productivity: Printing from Your iPhone or iPad via Your Mac

AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device.  Now you can be super productive, right?  Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal.  Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize?  Your Mac can help.

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By Ben WaldieCommentsSeptember 3, 2012
Topics: Wireless Networking,Apple,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,iPhone,iPad,Productivity

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