Category Archives: Special Deals

Free Breakfast Lecture Series for the Creative Community

Register now (space is limited) for this free breakfast and CreativeMornings lecture series featuring Ivan Schwartz, hosted at the CSU School of Film and Media Arts, 1375 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 6th Floor, Cleveland, on Friday, January 18, from 8:30–10:00 a.m. To register, visit https://creativemornings.com/talks/ivan-schwarz Schwarz has been the president of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission for over ten years. He… Read more »

30% Discount on “Take Control of 1Password, 4th ed.” for MUG Members

Right now, Mac User Group (MUG) members get 30% off of “Take Control of 1Password, 4th ed.” For only $10.49, you can learn all there is to know about creating, securing, and keeping track of your unique passwords. From two-actor authentication (2FA) to syncing and sharing passwords with your family or team, this book focuses on 1Password 7 for Mac… Read more »

New DVD Release of “Graphic Means” Available for Pre-sale

The DVD of “Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production” will be available on DVD, iTunes, and Vimeo, on November 23, 2018. This 2-DVD set is available for pre-ordering at $24.95, and includes four extra scenes as well as the official trailer. Members may recall this film from the screening at our CDPUG 30-year anniversary meeting in August, 2017…. Read more »

Get Thee to the CDPUG.threadless.com Store!

Most fashion designers agree that the hottest fashion trend for the Fall/Winter 2018 season is anything with a CDPUG logo on it. Okay, that sentence isn’t true, but major fashion trends typically emerge from “street style” and why couldn’t the swag you purchase from the CDPUG Threadless.com store become the next big fashion statement in Cleveland? Sure, the CLE is… Read more »

30% Off Mojave and iOS 12 Titles from Take Control Books

Take Control Books is pleased to offer Macintosh Users Group (MUG) and CDPUG members three new titles that provide early access to information about Mojave and iOS 12. Buy all three books together for only $25.98, a savings of up to $14. This price includes free updates when new information is added to the books. In Take Control of Upgrading to… Read more »

Four updated Take Control books for your MUG

Happy holidays! Here in San Diego, Morgen and the kids and I have been busily preparing for Christmas while also doing our best to get another batch of books out before the end of the year. I’m pleased to announce new editions of four popular Take Control titles (all of which update and replace books I previously released independently as… Read more »

Take Control of Lightroom CC” for Your MUG

Dear MUG member, Hello! As more and more of us access and edit photos on many different devices—laptops, desktops, tablets, and phones—we increasingly expect a seamless experience, with our images and edits showing up on all our devices, immediately. To accommodate this shift, Adobe has released a new version of its Lightroom application, Lightroom CC, that is specifically designed for… Read more »

Mastering Portraits – Portrait Workshop to Benefit Homeless Veterans and Families

Dodd Camera will be hosting a workshop in Columbus on September 30th, to benefit homeless veterans. An event that usually has a $70 admission, you can get in for free if you bring in laundry soap, lotion, deodorant, body wash, and socks of any size for men or women (they prefer to have them new and unopened.) This workshop will… Read more »

Save 50% in Take Control’s Spring Book Bargain Bonanza

Good day, fellow Apple aficionados! We felt like having a big sale, but couldn’t find a good hook for it. Sure, tomorrow is World Backup Day, and Joe Kissell’s excellent Backing Up Your Mac: A Joe On Tech Guide is the latest incarnation of Take Control of Backing Up Your Mac, which was one of our most popular books of… Read more »

It’s time to read “Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course”

Are you considering an Apple Watch? Or perhaps you’re an early adopter with one already adorning your wrist? Regardless, learning about the Apple Watch has been pretty hit-or-miss with Web content, especially when it comes to distinguishing pre-release speculation from articles based on actual usage. So we’re particularly pleased to bring you the full release of Jeff Carlson’s “Apple Watch:… Read more »