Tag: take control

Take Control of Wi-Fi

For many years, Glenn Fleishman and I shared office space in a handful of locations, with a handful of other writers, editors, and artists. He would often step into my office to chat about something going on in tech, or in the news, or just to release the pressure valve that is a writer’s brain ...

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MacVoices Appearance to Talk Apple Watch Crash Course

This week I had an excellent talk with Chuck Joiner for his MacVoices podcast about the Apple Watch and my new book Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course. We discussed several topics in the interview, but one of the most interesting was how continued use of the Apple Watch shaped how we treat our ...

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I Chat with Chuck Joiner about the Apple Watch and My New Book

Following my appearance last week on Chuck Joiner’s podcast, he invited me back to talk specifically about the Apple Watch (have you heard of it yet?) and my brand-new book Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course. We had a great conversation that went beyond just what the watch is good for and whether it ...

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Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course

In the time since Apple introduced the Apple Watch in September, I’ve fielded two questions many times: “Should I buy one?” and “Which one should I get?” Now I’m excited to announce that I’ve written a book that helps answer those questions and plenty more: Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course. But wait, the ...

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Aperture’s Golden Hour

It seemed fitting that I heard the news that Apple is sunsetting Aperture while I was attending a photo seminar. Aperture has been largely dormant for the past three years, and as I commented to Jackie Dove in an article at The Next Web, “I have to admit, on one level I’m a bit relieved ...

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Take Control of Your Digital Photos Now at Apple and Amazon

The initial response to my latest book, Take Control of Your Digital Photos on a Mac, has been wonderful. Now I’m happy to see that the ebook is available from Apple’s iBooks Store and also from Amazon for the Kindle. When you buy from Take Control directly, you get versions that can be easily imported ...

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Announcing: Ebook of Take Control of Your Digital Photos on a Mac

It’s a book! I’m excited to announce that Take Control of Your Digital Photos on a Mac is now available as a standalone ebook. Although this was always destined to be a Take Control ebook, we turned it into a (highly successful) experiment. As I finished each chapter, we published it at TidBITS, with everything ...

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Chapter 9 of Take Control of Your Digital Photos Now Available

Here it is, the last chapter of my book Take Control of Your Digital Photos, available for free to TidBITS members: Move Photos from iPhoto to Aperture or Lightroom! Originally the book was going to be eight chapters, but thanks to feedback from readers, I wrote up the process of moving one’s library out of ...