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Inside Numbers: How Apple Does Spreadsheets
Nov 9, 2007
Ryan Faas tells you all about Apple’s new Numbers spreadsheet program, which is flexible and powerful enough for consumers and small businesses (and some larger businesses, too).
iPhoto '08's Greatest Hits
Oct 26, 2007
Apple’s new, improved iPhoto ’08 has a slew of new features that will change the way you work with photos on your Mac. Jim Heid, author of the upcoming The Macintosh iLife ’08, takes you on a tour of his favorite iPhoto improvements.
How to Use Other Programs with Microsoft Vista
Oct 12, 2007
Authors Larry Magid and Dwight Silverman show you how to install new programs that work with Microsoft Vista and what to do when you inevitably run into problems.
Ten Tips For Creating Professional Presentations in Keynote '08
Aug 13, 2007
Keynote '08 provides some of the best tools in the business for creating top-notch slideshows, but to use them properly takes a bit more thought; Neale Monks shows you how.
Turn Over a New Page: Pages ‘08 for Word Users
Aug 13, 2007
Neale Monks shows how you can make the switch from Microsoft Word to Pages ’08 with a minimum of fuss.
Set Up Your Own Secure Messaging System with iChat Server
Aug 3, 2007
iChat Server makes adding secure text and audio/video chat to your network fast and easy. Read on with Ryan Faas to find out how to set up internal instant messaging and video conferencing in a few clicks without spending a fortune.
How to Make iLife '06 Seem Like '07: Ten Tools that Take iLife to a New Level
Jul 6, 2007
It's been a year and a half since Apple updated its iLife software. Even though iLife '07 isn't on the horizon, there are plenty of ways to upgrade and enhance all the iLife apps to make everything from photo management to movie making easier and more impressive. Here are Ryan Faas' 10 picks for the best ways to make iLife '06 seem new and improved.
Making the Most of Apple Mail
Jun 15, 2007
At first glance, Mail seems to be a simple e-mail client, but there is quite a lot of power beneath its Spartan exterior. In time-honored Apple fashion, though, you do have to root around a bit to really get the most out of Mail. Neale Monks shows you how to use Mail's filters to keep out more spam along with other useful Mail tricks that you’ll soon find yourself using all the time.
The Top Five Microsoft Office Alternatives for Mac Users
Jun 15, 2007
Need the functionality of Microsoft Office on your Mac, but can't afford its hefty price tag? Tired of waiting for a universal version of Office for your Intel Mac? Ryan Faas gives the ins and outs of some low-cost and free alternatives.
Working with Excel 2007 Files
May 11, 2007
Maria Langer explains how to perform a variety of tasks with workbook sheets, windows, and files in Excel 2007.
Move Files & Settings from Another PC to Your Windows Vista PC
May 4, 2007
John Rizzo shows just how easy Windows Vista's Easy Transfer utility is for transferring your files and settings, including Internet configurations, Windows system preferences, and application settings from your old Windows PC to your new Vista PC.
Working with Files
Apr 30, 2007
Photos & Graphics: Selecting & Preparing Images for Your PowerPoint Presentation
Mar 30, 2007
Richard Harrington and Scott Rekdal explain all about prepping your images for your presentation, from choosing the best file format to resizing to getting images from other sources (like digital cameras).
Top Five Media Tools for Apple TV Owners
Mar 30, 2007
So you've got your Apple TV hooked up and all your music, photos, and video from the iTunes Store are at your fingertips. But what about other video, like the clips you took with your cell phone or that you found on YouTube? Not to worry, with these top five tools, Ryan Faas shows you that you can access your iTunes purchases and much more using the Apple TV.
Build the Budget Worksheet with Excel 2007
Mar 16, 2007
Join Maria Langer as she dives into Excel 2007 and shows you how to create a worksheet to use for professional budgeting.
Move Files & Settings from Another PC
Feb 26, 2007
Photos & Graphics: Selecting & Preparing Images for Your Presentation
Feb 19, 2007
The Top Five Shareware Alternatives to iWeb
Feb 16, 2007
iWeb is often the first thought for many Mac users wanting to easily create websites, blogs, and podcasts without needing to deal with creating code or dealing with server issues. And although iWeb is a great tool, it isn't always the best or the easiest to use. Ryan Faas describes five shareware tools that all offer one or more of the features of iWeb (including publishing to Apple's .Mac service), but they also each offer one or more distinct advantages over iWeb, making them the top five shareware alternatives for Mac users.
Making Movies with iMovie HD
Feb 2, 2007
Best-selling author Jim Heid shows you just about everything you need to know to make movies in iMovie HD. By the end of this chapter, you'll have learned how to work with clips, add photos and audio to movies, create titles, dazzle with effects and transitions, and more.
Build the Budget Worksheet
Jan 29, 2007

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