As the title suggests, this is a book for competent Mac users who would like to push their skills and knowledge further. Don’t read this book in a sitting though. Instead, work your way through chapter by chapter incorporating the advice and suggestions.
If you use BBEdit at all then buy Take Control of BBEdit, either for a head start or as a tune-up for your existing work habits. And if you write or work with web sites then BBEdit itself is also a must-have app.
Mac Kung Fu is an eclectic mix of tips, tricks, hacks and hints for users of Lion. Let them trickle through your brain and seep in, rather than trying to let them rush through as a torrent. It’s a book to skim and then refer to as needed. Win my review copy for yourself!
Wallace Wang’s book My New Mac, Lion Edition is an ideal gift for someone who has a new Mac with Lion and who needs a friendly guide to how to use it. It’s written for those new to computers, new to Lion or new to the Mac itself.
Take Control of TextExpander is very helpful not only for long-standing users of TextExpander but also those new to it. As an ‘old-hand’ I learned several new tricks that have already been worth more than the cost of the book.
Apple’s new operating system, Lion, was released this week. I upgraded instantly. To help me with the process and to learn what’s new I turned to Take Control of Upgrading to Lion and Take Control of Using Lion. Here’s what you can expect from this fine pair of books.