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Peachpit's Thanksgiving Photo Recipe: How to Shoot a Turkey
Nov 16, 2010
You don't need to cook your holiday turkey to enjoy it — all you need is one good shot, and this photography recipe will show you how to get it.
App Anthem: Using iPhone Apps & the App Store
Oct 14, 2010
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to get apps from the iTunes and iPhone App store, update, delete, and organize your apps, and find the very coolest apps for your iPhone.
The iPhone Pocket Guide: Mail and Calendar
Sep 29, 2010
Seeking a less-immediate way to communicate than the phone or messaging? Can't figure out how to receive documents that you can view on your iPhone? Or is your life so tied to email that you can't stand to be away from your computer for more than a couple of hours? If so, you and the iPhone's Mail application are about to become best friends.
Building a TypePad Blog People Want to Read: Managing Blogs from the Dashboard
Aug 19, 2010
The TypePad Dashboard is command central. From this vantage point, you can see your blog stats at a glance, look at what the people you follow on TypePad are up to, and see whether anyone left a comment or trackback on your blog. You can even post right from the Dashboard. Scott McNulty shows you how.
The Nexus One Pocket Guide: Phone, Contacts, and Calendar
Jun 2, 2010
In this chapter, Jason D. O'Grady starts with the basics of using the phone, contacts, and calendar on the Nexus One and shows you a few tips along the way that will improve your productivity and hone your skills.
Community-Building for Non-Glamour Brands
Jan 25, 2010
How can you create an online community around a pedestrian product? Nancy Strauss looks at the strategies behind successful online product communities, and offers suggestions you can put to work for your brand.
Adding Content in WordPress
Dec 30, 2009
iPhone SDK 3 User Interface Elements
Oct 28, 2009
Do you want to create your own iPhone app? Get started with this lesson on user interface elements in the iPhone SDK 3, including views and controls.
Fundamentals of Game Design: Game Worlds
Oct 8, 2009
This chapter defines a game world and introduces the various dimensions that describe a game world: the physical, temporal, environmental, emotional, and ethical dimensions, as well as a quality called realism.
Designing a Custom YouTube Channel
Oct 5, 2009
Kris Hadlock explains how to customize your organization's presence on YouTube, with some relatively easy settings changes to make you stand out from the crowd.
Top 10 Online Community Mistakes
Sep 28, 2009
Many a company just tosses a "community page" onto the corporate website, expecting people to show up in droves. That plan may work, but it's extremely unlikely. Nancy Strauss shares her top-10 list of reasons that corporate online communities fail.
Using Mail and Calendar on your iPhone
Sep 24, 2009
Christopher Breen shows you how to use iPhone's Mail and Calendar apps, as well as how to configure your iPhone to work with any number of other email clients.
Surfin' Safari: Using the Safari Web Browser on Your iPhone
Sep 23, 2009
Scott Kelby and Terry White tell you everything you need to know about using the Safari web browser on your iPhone.
Creating a Twitter Widget with Ajax
Aug 12, 2009
Kris Hadlock shows how to use Ajax to join the Twitter revolution, by adding your tweets to your own website.
URL Shorteners: Handy but Risky
Aug 4, 2009
URL shorteners are handy for Twitter and IM, but they are not without security risks. Joel Postman explores the downside.
The Google Phone Pocket Guide: On the Radios
Jul 29, 2009
This chapter provides lots of information about the gPhone's various radios (the chips that the gPhone uses for communicating via 3G, Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Bluetooth), including the most important tip of all: how to turn them off to conserve battery life.
Socialized Survey: Stagnation #1 Reason for Leaving a Social Network
Jul 27, 2009
Why does someone choose to join or leave a social network? Read Joel Postman's survey results to find out.
Why Johnny Can't Tweet
Jul 20, 2009
The Post-Fact Era is challenging basic assumptions about educational methods and curriculum. Joel Postman asks if there is a place at the table for social media education.
Working with Gmail Contact Groups
Jun 11, 2009
Since the 2006 release of Google Gmail: Visual QuickStart Guide, new features have been added to the popular browser-based email client. In this addendum to the book, author Steve Schwartz explains how to create, use, and manage contact groups.
How Social Media Built the Obama Brand: Understanding the Past
Jun 4, 2009
Rahaf Harfoush looks at some of the important technological innovations that made many aspects of the Obama campaign possible and examines the political decisions that allowed the Obama team to be innovative with their social media strategy.

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