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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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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
Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelPeachpit and Steve Jobs

All of us at Peachpit—our authors, our staff, and our loyal readers—have been touched by Steve Jobs and his influence on our creative endeavors. We will all miss him.

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By Nancy Aldrich-RuenzelCommentsOctober 6, 2011
Topics: Apple,Publisher's Notes,Peachpit Commons,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle
Laura RossLive Twitterview with Evan Carroll and John Romano

What happens to your Facebook and Flickr photos after you're gone? Learn how to preserve your digital possessions in an action-packed Twitterview with @EvanCarroll and @JohnWRomano.

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By Laura RossCommentsJuly 18, 2011
Topics: Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle
Top 10 Reasons I Sleep with My iPad 2

As one of the authors of The iPad 2 Project Book, I am often asked how much I like my iPad. Let me just say that we're more than good friends.

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By Michael E. CohenCommentsApril 21, 2011
Topics: iPod,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle

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