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How to Deploy Entire Systems in Mac OS X 10.5
Aug 20, 2008
In this advanced course, you'll learn the Apple-certified techniques for selecting a system imaging technique that meets your deployment needs, creating a cloned system image, creating a modular system image, and deploying a system image both locally and via a network. It's a must-read for any Mac system administrator.
The Mac Sys Admin's Guide to Assessing Systems in Mac OS X 10.5
Aug 13, 2008
In this 90-minute Apple-certified lesson, you'll learn how to compute network bandwidth utilization, assess service and hardware utilization, assess storage utilization, understand the Apple installer and package formats, and assess a workflow.
The Beginner's Guide to Doing Everything In iTunes
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.
Unlocking Your Mac's Dashboard: How to Make Your Mac Bring You the Info You Need
Jun 6, 2008
Best-selling author Scott Kelby takes you tip by tip through Leopard's Dashboard and reveals his top 10 favorite widgets. Can you guess what they are?
Fixing Automator Workflow Folder Action Plug-Ins in Leopard
May 23, 2008
Ben Waldie shares tips and recommendations to help you resolve Automator Folder Action plug-in workflow issues in Mac OS X Leopard.
How To Buy and Rent Media To Play on Your Apple TV
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.
Filmmaking 101: Anatomy of a Final Cut Express Project
Apr 29, 2008
Before you can make movie magic, it helps to understand how your editing program organizes and manipulates all of those sequences and clips you've been shooting. In this sample chapter from Final Cut Express 4 Visual QuickStart Guide, author Lisa Brenneis shows you how to manage a well-organized project in Final Cut Express.
Liven Up Your Design Through Repetition
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.
Run Windows on Your Mac Using Parallels
Mar 21, 2008
Now you no longer have to choose between Mac OS X and Windows! Computer columnist Dwight Silverman shows you how to run Windows on your Mac using Parallels.
The Apple Certified Guide to Using Mac OS X Server's Open Directory
Feb 29, 2008
This short, four-hour course by authors Schoun Regan and David Pugh is the only Apple-Certified instruction on how to use Mac OS X Server's Open Directory tools.
Peachpit Exclusive: Interview with Legendary Computer and Photography Book Author 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.
Top 10 Reasons To Upgrade to Aperture 2
Feb 19, 2008
Apple released the long-awaited update to its Aperture image-editing software last week. So, is Aperture 2 worth the upgrade? Author Richard Harrington thinks so and he gives you 10 reasons why you should upgrade too.
It's Tricky: Scott Kelby's Coolest iPod Tips & Tricks
Feb 1, 2008
Best-selling author Scott Kelby shares a few of his best tips for getting the most out of your iPod.
Setting Up Your Mac to Use a Smartphone's Internet Connection
Feb 1, 2008
Flying clients around in her helicopter sometimes takes Maria Langer off the grid. A bit of experimenting helped her (and now maybe you!) to get connected again, using a smartphone with a Bluetooth interface, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, and a dial-up networking service.
Going Back to Your Mac in Mac OS X Leopard
Jan 25, 2008
The new "Back to My Mac" feature in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard puts all of your Macs within reach. Maria Langer shows you how.
Remote Control: Screen Sharing in Leopard
Jan 18, 2008
One of Leopard's many new features is screen sharing. Screen sharing makes it easy to control a remote Mac on a local network, over the Internet, and even through iChat. Ryan Faas shows you how easy it is to use this feature as well as what precautions you should take to help secure your Mac when you are using it.
Installing or Upgrading to Leopard: Best Practices
Jan 11, 2008
Finally making the switch to Leopard? Be sure that you know everything about your upgrade options before you start by using these tips by Ryan Faas to make the process as smooth as possible.
Robin Williams Explains How to Use TextEdit
Jan 11, 2008
Beloved author Robin Williams tells you everything you need to know to get the most out of TextEdit, the free word processing application that ships with your Mac.
A Tour of Dashcode in Mac OS X Leopard
Jan 4, 2008
Dashboard widgets have been a great feature of Mac OS X since Tiger was released. With Leopard, Apple has introduced Dashcode, an intuitive tool for creating widgets that is both easy and fun to use. Ryan Faas tells you how easy it can be to create a news/headline widget, for example, in just a few minutes.
How to Work with Open Directory in Leopard Part 2: What's New for Open Directory Servers?
Dec 28, 2007
In Leopard and Leopard Server, Apple has updated Open Directory to allow for more flexible network design options, better integration with Windows networks running Active Directory, new managed preferences options, and a RADIUS server for secure wireless networking. Ryan Faas gives you the details and reveals how they affect your Mac network.

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