Category Archives: Mobile

“iOS 8: A Take Control Crash Course” teaches you what’s new and more

“iOS 8: A Take Control Crash Course” teaches you what’s new and more Our new 120-page “iOS 8: A Take Control Crash Course,” by Josh Centers, is now available for $10.50 after the 30% MUG discount. You can read more about it on our site, but it’s all about iOS 8, it’s from Take Control, and it’s a Crash Course…. Read more »

Cleveland InDesign User Group Meeting, November 18th. Design for Mobile Apps – The New Standards.

The next meeting of the Cleveland InDesign User Group is scheduled for November 18th. ========================= Meeting Details ========================= Mobile Applications Design We have tablets, phones, smart watches and laptops with us everywhere we go. This new boom in mobile technology has really changed the game. Designers have a whole new set of devices to design for. Adobe is not only… Read more »

"Take Control of iCloud" ebook updated to cover Apple's many changes

Subject: “Take Control of iCloud” ebook updated to cover Apple’s many changes Time for a pop quiz! Is iCloud (a) packed with useful features, (b) more complex than Apple lets on, (c) almost essential for Mac and iOS use, (d) thoroughly documented by Joe Kissell in “Take Control of iCloud,” or (e) all of the above? The answer, as you… Read more »

"Take Control of Safari 6" reveals Safari's finer details

“Take Control of Safari 6” reveals Safari’s finer details Sure, nearly anyone can get around well enough on the Web in Safari. But Apple has been improving Safari for years, and it has a treasure trove of features that most people never notice. No one ferrets out those features – and their shortcuts, where available – better than Sharon Zardetto,… Read more »

Are Brick and Mortar PC Users Groups Still Relevant?

I am old enough to remember when the Apple IIGS came out along with the Tandy TSR80 and young enough to catch the evolution of today’s migration to Cloud computing. What an amazing time we live in! Along the way, I’ve had the benefit of using PCs on both computing platforms and then some, including many of the mobile platforms:… Read more »

New "Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network" helps you make your Wi-Fi network fly

New “Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Network” helps you make your Wi-Fi network fly Something is in the air – it’s your data, zipping through your Wi-Fi network. But is it really zipping or is it ambling along, dropping packets along the way? Our latest Take Control book from networking expert Glenn Fleishman, “Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort… Read more »

Get started with iCloud and transition from MobileMe with "Take Control of iCloud"

Get started with iCloud and transition from MobileMe with “Take Control of iCloud” Since last week’s massive software release by Apple, the industry forecast has been iCloudy, with a high chance of MobileMe upgrade confusion and Apple ID conflicts. But we can look forward to calm skies once again, thanks to the months of painstaking work Joe Kissell put into… Read more »

iPad/iPhone version of OfficeTime

The short version of this review is: A must have app for anyone who makes their living by billing for their time. In the interest of full disclosure I am reviewing the pay version of iPad/iPhone version of OfficeTime for which I received a promo code at a recent meeting of the Cleveland Digital Publishers Users Group. That having been said,… Read more »

Creating a single publication for the iPad with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

The next meeting of the Cleveland Chapter of the Adobe InDesign Users Group will be Wednesday, September 28th from 6:30-9 pm at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Local Adobe Certified Instructor, April Clark, and CIA Instructor, Mari Hulick, will demonstrate how to create a single publication for the iPad with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and InDesign CS5.5. We will discuss… Read more »

Take Control Sale: Save 50% on all iOS-related ebooks

With the Apple world settling down after the release of Lion, we’re turning our attention back to some of our other titles. For instance, Tonya has just finished the 1.3 update to her “Take Control of iPad Basics” to work in coverage of the iPad 2 and iOS 4.3, along with some early information about iCloud. To mark the occasion,… Read more »