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iMovie 08 and iDVD 08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide

iMovie 08 and iDVD 08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson
This full-color, amply illustrated, accessible book teaches readers the essential skills necessary for creating compelling movies with iMovie and iDVD, Apple's consumer-friendly digital movie and DVD-burning software applications. Readers can follow the step-by-step instructions from the beginning to get a tour of the applications or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know.
iMovie 08 and iDVD 08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide
Author: Jeff Carlson
Regular price: $24.99 - our discounted price: $14.98
Published by: Peachpit Press; Paperback; 288 pages; web rating: 4; us

Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual

Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual by Jim Elferdink
Still the top-selling software suite for Mac users, Microsoft Office has been improved and enhanced to take advantage of the latest Mac OS X features. You'll find lots of new features in Office 2008 for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage, but not a page of printed instructions to guide you through the changes. Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual gives you the friendly, thorough introduction you need, whether you're a beginner who can't do more than point and click, or a power user who's ready to tackle a few advanced techniques. With Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual, you get objective and entertaining instruction to help you tap into all of the features of this powerful suite, so you can get more done in less time.
Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual
Author: Jim Elferdink
Regular price: $34.99 - our discounted price:
Published by: Pogue Press; Paperback; 911 pages

The Macintosh iLife 08

The Macintosh iLife 08 by Jim Heid
The definitive iLife reference, completely updated and revised! The Macintosh iLife '08 is a lavishly illustrated handbook packed with easy-to-follow instructions, essential technical background, and tips for iLife users of all levels. Now in its sixth edition, it's the world's top-selling iLife book. The Web site: Get updates, tips, and much more at this book's companion Web site, www.macilife.com.
The Macintosh iLife 08
Author: Jim Heid
Regular price: $39.99 - our discounted price: $23.13
Published by: Peachpit Press; Paperback; 424 pages; web rating: 5; us

The iPod Book: Doing Cool Stuff with the iPod and the iTunes Store

The iPod Book: Doing Cool Stuff with the iPod and the iTunes Store by Scott Kelby
There is no denying it: With the introduction of the iPod and iTunes, Apple changed the face of music. While the iPod and iTunes are user-friendly, figuring them out for the first time can be tricky. Plus, they can do way more than meets the eye. In this fully updated best-seller, award-winning author, Scott Kelby, delivers what users need to know to get up to speed fast on Apple's popular iPod digital audio players and iTunes software.
The iPod Book: Doing Cool Stuff with the iPod and the iTunes Store
Author: Scott Kelby
Regular price: $19.99 - our discounted price: $11.55
Published by: Peachpit Press; Paperback; 384 pages; web rating: 4.5; us

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials (2nd Edition) (Apple Training) by Kevin M. White
The only Apple-certified book on supporting Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, this comprehensive reference takes support technicians and Mac aficionados deep inside the new operating system, covering everything from installation to networking technologies, and more. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, the lessons in this self-paced volume serve as a perfect guide for Apple's own training class and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize Mac OS X as part of their jobs.
Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials (2nd Edition) (Apple Training)
Author: Kevin M. White
Regular price: $54.99 - our discounted price: $32.68
Published by: Peachpit Press; Paperback; 592 pages; web rating: 4

The Little Mac Book, Leopard Edition

The Little Mac Book, Leopard Edition (Little Book) by Robin Williams
In this book -- now in full color for the first time -- Robin returns to one of her favorite things: teaching new computer users how to use and enjoy the Macintosh! Sit down at your Mac and let Robin introduce you to its basic features. Follow Robin's step-by-step directions, and you'll soon feel comfortable, confident, and able to do just about anything you want to do on your Mac. From using the mouse to surfing the web, from menu commands to keyboard shortcuts, you'll acquire exciting new computer skills -- and you'll have fun in the process.
The Little Mac Book, Leopard Edition (Little Book)
Author: Robin Williams
Regular price: $19.99 - our discounted price: $11.75
Published by: Peachpit Press; Paperback; 224 pages; web rating: 4.5; us

Computers Simplified

Computers Simplified by Paul McFedries
Here's the easiest guide ever to computers -- a book that skips the long-winded explanations and shows you how things work. Full-color screen shots walk you through each step, and self-contained, two-page lessons make learning a snap. You'll learn to use different types of computers and software, create documents and use different programs, get online, start using e-mail, and manage your music and digital photos. A friendly character called Chip introduces each task, and sidebars offer real-world advice.
Computers Simplified
Author: Paul McFedries
Regular price: $24.99 - our discounted price: $7.25
Published by: Visual; Paperback; 229 pages; web rating: ; us ~ Department: Maintenance, Repair & Upgrading, PCs, Computers & Internet: General, Computers & Internet: Hardware: General, Paperback
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