This week we released two updated books, including the seventh edition of Take Control of iCloud. But most of the week was largely unproductive due to a series of unfortunate events.
Author: Joe Kissell
Joe Kissell discusses iCloud for the umpteenth time on MacVoices
Joe Kissell joined Chuck Joiner on MacVoices in a two-part interview to discuss the seventh (seventh!) edition of his book Take Control of iCloud. In Part 1, Joe discusses some differences between iCloud and Dropbox, and whether you should consider storing Desktop and Documents folders in iCloud. In Part 2, Joe discusses iCloud reliability, the…
Jeff Carlson talks storage on MacVoices
Jeff Carlson joined Chuck Joiner on MacVoices in a two-part interview to discuss the second edition of his book Take Control of Your Digital Storage. In Part 1, Jeff discusses APFS snapshots, mechanical drives vs. SSDs, and making storage purchase decisions. In Part 2, Jeff talks about Fusion drives, the pros and cons of large…
Friday Report: August 7, 2020
The seventh edition of Take Control of iCloud is nearly ready, and Joe’s Take Control to-do list shrinks by two items. August starts our busiest season, with many new and updated books about this fall’s Apple operating systems.
Friday Report: July 31, 2020
Progress marches on. Or saunters, or maybe shuffles. This week Joe got one big project off his plate, leaving him with only (pauses to calculate) an infinite number remaining.
Friday Report: July 24, 2020
We released a new edition of a book this week and dealt with loads of other odds and ends. As we look forward to the rest of the year, and the dozens of titles that will have to be updated for the fall operating systems, we could really use a few extra days in each…
Friday Report: July 17, 2020
Joe describes another rather challenging week and discusses three things everyone should know about contacting Take Control with customer support questions or problems.
Friday Report: July 10, 2020
In this week’s Friday report, Joe talks about the challenges of making progress, and the process Take Control Books uses to make decisions about which titles to publish (or discontinue).
Friday Report: July 3, 2020
Slow but steady progress is occurring on Joe’s gigantic Take Control to-do list. Joe also shares a bunch of tips for better experiences on the Take Control site.
Friday Report: June 26, 2020
The SummerFest sale continues, but the big event this week was WWDC and its many announcements. Joe looks at the effect Apple’s new operating systems will have on our publishing schedule.