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.
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.
Do you need to record someone speaking and then work with the recordings later on your Mac? One reader loves the Roland Edirol R-05 voice recorder. Here’s Dianne Hendey’s review of the recorder and some nifty wee speakers too.
If you write anything that involves research, or that’s longer than a simple blog post, you need both Scrivener 2 and Take Control of Scrivener 2. It’s powerful software and an invaluable guide.
Tired of feeling that your Mac has slowed down? Before you waste time on fruitless mistaken speed-ups or throw money at apps that may do nothing, read Take Control of Speeding up your Mac. It will actually help.