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Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course
Get to know your Apple Watch and customize it to help you focus on what you care about most. Tech expert Jeff Carlson helps you understand the watch mindset, pick out your watch, set up its faces and their complications, get the notifications you want, handle communications, and learn how the controls and core apps work. More info...
Backing Up Your Mac: A Joe On Tech Guide
Joe Kissell takes the confusion and anxiety out of backing up your Mac and teaches you a simple method that will keep your data safe. He helps you choose the best backup software, hardware, and services for your needs. You’ll then learn how to set up and test your backups—and quickly restore files if something goes wrong! More info...
Photos for Mac: A Take Control Crash Course
Make a smooth transition to Photos for Mac with help from former Macworld lead editor Jason Snell. You'll find help with importing iPhoto and Aperture photo libraries, iCloud Photo Library, organizing and editing photos, syncing photos to iOS devices, sharing photos online, making slideshows, creating projects such as cards and calendars, and more. More info...
Take Control of Security for Mac Users
Do credit card fraud, hacking, identity theft, and online shopping and banking risks concern you? How about malware, phishing, and Wi-Fi sniffing when you use your Mac? Author Joe Kissell helps you apply common sense and take appropriate precautions to minimize these risks without undue inconvenience. More info...
Take Control of Your Online Privacy, Second Edition
Do you have anything to hide? Whether or not you think you do, your online activities are being tracked and analyzed—and not always to your benefit. Joe Kissell explains who wants your data (and why!) and helps you create a personal privacy strategy. You'll learn how to manage privacy of your Internet connection, Web browsing, email, chatting, social media, mobile phone, and more. More info...
It's time for you to Take Control with highly practical, tightly focused ebooks covering OS X, iOS, various apps from Apple and others, passwords, online privacy, security, AirPort networking, and even the Apple Watch. Take Control ebooks provide the technical help you need now. Our ebooks use carefully designed layout and typography for easy onscreen reading, and they include bookmarks, clickable links, and an "Ebook Extras" link that lets you access any free updates. We offer free samples of all our ebooks and a money-back guarantee, so download a Take Control ebook today!
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