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The iPhone Pocket Guide: Mail, Calendar, and Reminders
Dec 26, 2011
Become a whiz at managing your mail, calendar and reminders on the iPhone.
What's the Skinny on the iPhone 4S Video?
Dec 13, 2011
If you like using your phone to capture candid video, the iPhone 4S (or the iOS 5 upgrade for your iPhone 4) offers plenty of new or improved features to make upgrading worth your time, says Joanna Silber. So now it's perfect? Well, not quite.
Shoot Your Kids! (with the iPhone 4S)
Nov 21, 2011
Childhood is fleeting. Joanna Silber recommends catching your kids on video as often and as freely as possible, so you'll all be able to enjoy reliving those moments anytime as they grow. By following her suggestions, you'll end up with more (and better) footage, instead of the ordinary out-of-focus "happy birthday" and "recital torture" moments that most parents get - and everyone else hates watching.
Quick Shot, or GREAT Shot? Framing Your Images for Impressive Results from Your iPhone 4S
Nov 15, 2011
With the powerful little camera built into your iPhone, it's easy to grab some quick photos or entertaining video whenever something interesting comes into view. That's the extent of the energy most of us put into our photography, and that lack of effort shows in our results. By devoting just a few extra seconds, Joanna Silber says, we could end up with photos and video that make us proud.
The 10 Key Improvements to the iPhone 4S Camera
Nov 9, 2011
Dan Marcolina, author of iPhone Obsessed, shares the ten hardware and software improvements to the iPhone 4S that will let you take photos better and faster than ever before.
Getting the Most out of Your iPhone 4 Video Camera
Nov 8, 2011
Joanna Silber explains what you can—and can't—expect from your iPhone 4 video camera.
Snap!: The Xoom's Cameras
Sep 14, 2011
The dual cameras on the Motorola Xoom let you use the Xoom as a video recorder, a still camera, and a webcam. In this chapter, Bart G. Farkas looks at the Xoom’s cameras and their built-in software.
(Serious) Fun with Web, Mobile, and Dreamweaver CS5.5
Aug 30, 2011
With the rapid spread of smartphones and tablets, responsive web design has become the order of the day. No problem, argues David Powers, author of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Dreamweaver CS5.5 puts the necessary tools at your disposal, and formerly dreaded chores, like rounding corners on elements, or adding drop shadows and transparent backgrounds, have become a real pleasure.
Keynote for iOS: Updates That Presenters Will Love
Aug 25, 2011
Tom Negrino, author of Keynote for iPad: Visual QuickStart Guide, takes us on a spin through the impressive new and updated features in Keynote for iOS that deliver more power and versatility to this mobile presentation program.
The Lonely Adventurer: Concentration and Never Lingering in Your Comfort Zone
Aug 16, 2011
Steve Simon provides tips and techniques to help photographers get into the "photographic zone" before shooting.
The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Growing Your Business: Getting Paid
Jul 27, 2011
Michael Miller discusses how shopping carts work, configuring the PayPal shopping cart, dealing with foreign currency transactions, recurring payments, and creating and sending invoices.
Digital Estate Planning for Designers, Photographers and Developers
Jul 18, 2011
As a creative professional, your client projects, personal projects and everything else you do add up to gigabytes of digital information. What's going to happen to it after you die? Evan Carroll explains why you need a digital estate plan and walks you through how to put a plan together.
iPhone Obsessed: A Video Interview with Dan Marcolina
Apr 21, 2011
Peachpit interviews Dan Marcolina about his book, iPhone Obsessed, tips for improving your iPhone photography, and what fuels his love of image making.
The Droid Pocket Guide: Droid Hardware
Apr 14, 2011
In this chapter, Jason D. O'Grady digs into a few of the Droid's key hardware features, including the keyboard, battery, memory card, and radios.
Facebook Me! Privacy and Security Guide
Mar 7, 2011
In this chapter, Dave Awl gives you tips on how to balance self-expression with discretion on Facebook. He explains the settings that Facebook provides to help you protect your privacy and talks about the one you bring to the party yourself: your common sense.
Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read: The Dashboard
Jan 11, 2011
In this chapter, Scott McNulty takes a look at the anatomy of the Dashboard. Along the way, he points out what you can change.
Your Digital Afterlife: The Artifacts of Your Life
Jan 3, 2011
Your digital things are more than just computer data, it’s a set of artifacts that has the potential to chronicle your life. Throughout this chapter, envision yourself at the center of a digital universe of content. You’ll explore each part of it, how much you have, and where it’s stored.
The App Holiday Survival Guide
Dec 22, 2010
Glenn Fleishman, author of Five-Star Apps: The Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Work and Play, shares some of his favorite useful, mind-bending, or just plain fun apps for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.
Your Digital Afterlife: An Interview with John Romano and Evan Carroll
Dec 7, 2010
What happens to your digital possessions—photos, blogs, videos, and social sites—after you die? In this interview, the authors of Your Digital Afterlife: When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What's Your Legacy? talk about how they got interested in the subject of the digital afterlife and what you can do to make sure you are in control of your digital legacy.
Connecting Your TV to the Internet: Peachpit's Guide to Set-Top Boxes
Nov 29, 2010
Apple TV? Google TV? Roku? Ryan Faas examines the top options that should be on your list of possibilities for streaming audio and video to your home TV, pointing out the pros and cons of each system.

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