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  • Take Control of the Cloud

    Take Control of the Cloud

    The array of tasks you can perform using cloud products and services is almost endless, but what’s the best way to navigate the Cloud? In _Take Control of the Cloud, Second Edition_, Joe Kissell gives you the most up-to-date advice and information about choosing, using, and personalizing cloud products and services to take advantage of their potential, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

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  • Take Control of PDFpen 9

    Take Control of PDFpen 9

    Free!

    Polish your PDFs with Smile’s PDFpen, for a fraction of what Adobe Acrobat costs! Michael E. Cohen explains how you can create, combine, edit, annotate, and protect PDFs. Also learn how to perform and edit OCR, fill out forms, sign forms digitally, make interactive forms, and much more. Covers Mac and iOS versions!

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    Take Control of Your Online Privacy

    Nowadays, it can be difficult to complete ordinary activities without placing your personal data online, but having your data online puts you at risk for theft, embarrassment, and all manner of trouble. Read this book to find practical advice that ordinary people need to handle common online privacy problems and to develop a sensible online privacy strategy, customized for your needs.

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  • Take Control of Your Paperless Office

    Take Control of Your Paperless Office

    Put your paper online and keep it there with help from Joe Kissell! Assess your situation, develop a strategy, and learn clever techniques for keeping more paper at bay—with an emphasis on the Mac-compatible hardware, software, and processes needed to get the job done.

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  • Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ

    Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ

    $15.00

    Befuddled by Apple Music? Tired of playing hide-and-seek with the iTunes sidebar? Wish you could organize your podcasts? Wondering what the difference is between loves and stars? In this FAQ-style ebook, Kirk McElhearn (author of The iTunes Guy column at Macworld) explains not only how the iTunes features work, but how normal people can make iTunes do what they want.

  • Take Control of Your Digital Legacy

    Take Control of Your Digital Legacy

    How do you want to be remembered? A will takes care of your physical possessions, but what about your digital life—photos, email, files, and the like? If you want to pass your electronic ephemera on as part of your digital legacy, turn to tech expert Joe Kissell for advice on dealing with large quantities of data, file formats, media types, the need for a “digital executor,” and more.

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  • Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course

    Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course

    $5.00

    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.

  • Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2

    Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2

    $15.00

    DEVONthink 2 offers a slew of features for defeating information overload, but mastering its power is easier with real-world advice from DEVONthink power user Joe Kissell. He helps you understand the best ways to put information into DEVONthink and how to organize it so you can find it later. He also covers syncing DEVONthink databases among your Apple devices and using DEVONthink To Go in iOS.

  • Sierra: A Take Control Crash Course

    Sierra: A Take Control Crash Course

    $15.00

    You can head off into the wilds of Sierra with confidence when you’re equipped with Mac expert Scholle McFarland’s detailed what’s new list. She also teaches you new Sierra features like Siri, app tabs, Desktop and Documents folder syncing, Optimized Storage, Universal Clipboard, and Picture in Picture. Still, our favorite chapter is Discover the Little Things in Sierra, which covers the tiny changes that make a big difference.

  • Take Control of Scrivener 2

    Take Control of Scrivener 2

    $10.00

    Compose a masterpiece with Literature & Latte’s Scrivener. Whether you’re writing science fiction, a historical novel, or a zombie travelogue, learn how Scrivener’s powerful tools can take your work to the next level. Kirk McElhearn shows you how to collect notes, organize your work, arrange and rearrange sections, and more. Covers Mac, iOS, and Windows versions!

  • Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac

    Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac

    $15.00

    Start podcasting or take your podcast to the next level with start-to-finish guidance from Andy Affleck. You’ll learn tricks of the trade as you assemble your hardware and software, make recordings, edit and mix the audio, and encode and publish your shows.

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    Take Control of Preview

    Apple’s Preview app is bundled with every Mac and yet many Mac users have only a shallow understanding of what it’s capable of. Mac experts Adam Engst and Josh Centers have plumbed Preview’s depths to create a cheerful, colorful book that explains dozens of techniques for importing, viewing, editing, and converting images in Preview. It also puts you in control of reading, annotating, manipulating, and encrypting PDFs.

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  • Take Control of Audio Hijack

    Take Control of Audio Hijack

    $10.00

    In this 119-page book, you’ll learn how to use Rogue Amoeba’s Audio Hijack 3 to capture and enhance any audio coming out of your Mac, whether it’s your own voice via a microphone, a streaming radio show in Safari, or audio from a DVD. Audio expert Kirk McElhearn covers a variety of scenarios – including recording Skype calls, digitizing LPs, and making podcasts – and provides a bonus chapter about editing your recordings in Rogue Amoeba’s Fission audio editor.

  • Are Your Bits Flipped?

    Are Your Bits Flipped?

    Just as a single flipped bit in a piece of computer code can bring an otherwise reliable app crashing to a halt, a single misconception in your understanding of personal computing technology can cause all manner of problems. Join tech expert Joe Kissell as he untangles common confusions surrounding the digital products and services we all rely on every day.

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  • Take Control of Dropbox

    Take Control of Dropbox

    $5.00

    Whether you’re already among the millions of people who sync and share files with Dropbox or you plan to join their ranks soon, this book will teach you about the many features—especially the non-obvious ones!—that make Dropbox an exceptionally popular Internet service.

  • Take Control of the Mac Command Line with Terminal

    Take Control of the Mac Command Line with Terminal

    Release your inner geek and harness the power of the Unix underpinnings to Mac OS X! This 167-page ebook from Joe Kissell explains everything you need to know to become comfortable working on the command line in Terminal, and provides numerous “recipes” for performing useful tasks.

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  • Take Control of Keynote

    Take Control of Keynote

    $5.00

    Need to make a presentation? Drawing on years of speaking experience, Joe Kissell is here to help with everything from figuring out what to say, planning your slides, working effectively in Keynote, mastering complex Keynote features, and ensuring that your presentation doesn’t suffer from technical glitches.

  • Take Control of TextExpander

    Take Control of TextExpander

    $10.00

    Put more effort into creative thought and less into repetitive typing with TextExpander, the award-winning text expansion utility from Smile. Whether you want to type faster or you already use TextExpander but want to harness its power more fully, author Michael Cohen helps you save time and leads you to typing nirvana.

  • Take Control of LaunchBar

    Take Control of LaunchBar

    $10.00

    Let LaunchBar’s superpowers save you from a lifetime of Mac drudgery! You’ll learn how to use LaunchBar to do nearly everything on your Mac faster: open apps and documents, tag and untag files, search your favorite Web sites, paste from clipboard history, insert pre-made text snippets, send email attachments, juggle files in the Finder, and much more. Don’t miss our Joy of Take comic!

  • Take Control of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Take Control of Thanksgiving Dinner

    $10.00

    Joe Kissell trades his trackpad for a whisk and brings his knack for breaking complex topics into simple steps to the task of preparing a full-bore Thanksgiving dinner. With Joe’s help and extensively tested recipes, cooking a complete Thanksgiving feast can be both delicious and stress-free!

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