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  • Apple TV For Seniors

    Getting Started With Apple TV 4K and HD With TVOS 13

    by Scott La Counte

    Are You Ready To Cut the Cable Cord?If you are like most people, then you are probably paying way too much for cable. And if you are like most people, you probably want to know if a media player like Apple TV can help.In a word: yes.There are lots of options out there when it comes to media players, but Apple TV is arguably one of the best. It’s slick. It’s fast. And it just works. It’s everything ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • The 101 Most Important UNIX and Linux Commands

    by Ronald J. Leach

    This book delivers what the title states: It describes the 101 most important UNIX and Linux commands and system calls.  The book bridges the gap between on-line tutorials and manual pages on one hand, and books of 1,000 pages or more that explore the nuances of many shell commands in exhaustive detail.  While most of these sources provide excellent information, they do not really solve the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • iOS 7 Programming Fundamentals

    Objective-C, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

    by Matt Neuburg

    If you want to build an app optimized for iPhone or iPad, you need a thorough understanding of the Objective-C language, the Cocoa API, and the Xcode development environment. This practical guide walks you through the fundamentals of these iOS building blocks, complete with easy-to-follow code examples. By learning how to navigate the idiosyncracies of this framework, you’ll be able to create a ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • Manage passwords, with 1Password

    by Scott McNulty

    Remembering passwords is a pain, but having to change every account’s password because one of your accounts got hacked is an even bigger hassle. That’s why allowing your Mac to manage your passwords for you makes everything so much easier—not to mention more secure. It saves you time, too. A whole cottage industry of applications can store and manage passwords for you. The best of the bunch is ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • iPhone SE for Seniors

    A Ridiculously Simple Guide to the Second-Generation SE iPhone

    by Scott La Counte

    New to iPhone SE? This user guide has you covered!The iPhone SE is the newest (and cheapest) iPhone on the market. So it’s got to be a lemon, right? Only if you like lemonade! The iPhone SE is already being hailed as the best budget phone on the market. True, it doesn’t have the same hardware as the high-end iPhones that cost over $1,000--but depending on the type of user you are, it may not even ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

    by David Pogue

    What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight.The important stuff you need to know:Big-ticket changes. ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • MacBook Air (2020 Model) For Seniors

    Getting Started With Your First Mac

    by Scott La Counte

    You know what a MacBook is, but chances are you spent most of your life with a Windows PC.While there is a learning curve, it’s not as hard as you’d think. And there are lots of advantages—especially if you have other Apple products like the iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, and Apple TV.This book is meant to help users who are picking up a MacBook for the first time. While it’s based on the MacBook Air ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • The Apple TV Pocket Guide

    by Jeff Carlson

    series Peachpit Pocket Guide
    Here is your essential companion to the Apple TV set-top box. The Apple TV Pocket Guide steers you through how to Connect your Apple TV to your television and home network. Rent and buy movies--including HD movies--using Apple TV. Stream content from a friend's computer to your TV. View high-definition content on your HDTV using the Apple TV. Watch movies and TV shows, view photos, and listen to ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • How to Do Everything MacBook Air

    by Jason Rich

    series How to Do Everything
    Get the most out of Apple’s updated, ultra-slim MacBook Air notebookHow to Do Everything MacBook Air unveils all the new features and improved features such as instant-on responsiveness, Multi-Touch trackpad, and all-flash storage. This practical guide shows you how to surf the web, manage email, view and edit photos, manage contacts and a schedule, video conference, watch videos/TV shows and ... Read more

    $33.21 AUD

  • Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide

    Take Command of Your Mac

    by Daniel J. Barrett

    Unlock the secrets of the Terminal and discover how this powerful tool solves problems the Finder can’t handle. With this handy guide, you’ll learn commands for a variety of tasks, such as killing programs that refuse to quit, renaming a large batch of files in seconds, or running jobs in the background while you do other work.Get started with an easy-to-understand overview of the Terminal and its ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Mac Maintenance Tips & Tricks

    by Imagine Publishing

    With a trademark smoothness, intuitive user interface and uniquely sharp set of tools, its not often that a Mac user encounters the gradual slow-down facing most PC devotees. However, it has been known to happen, and thats why weve put together this collection of tips and tricks for you that will help boost your Macs performance, protect it against security threats, and allow you to personalise ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • iPhone 11, iPhone Pro, and iPhone Pro Max For Seniors

    A Ridiculously Simple Guide to the Next Generation of iPhone and iOS 13

    by Scott La Counte

    series Tech for Seniors #4
    The iPhone can be a little overwhelming. It seems to do everything! And that’s part of the problem—you don’t need to do everything. Of course you want to take stunning photos of the grandkids, but you probably can’t think of a good reason you’d want to set up a private network or iMAP / POP email account.You want the basics. How to take photos. How to Use Facetime with grandkids. And how to create ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Revolution in The Valley [Paperback]

    The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made

    by Andy Hertzfeld

    There was a time, not too long ago, when the typewriter and notebook ruled, and the computer as an everyday tool was simply a vision. Revolution in the Valley traces this vision back to its earliest roots: the hallways and backrooms of Apple, where the groundbreaking Macintosh computer was born. The book traces the development of the Macintosh, from its inception as an underground skunkworks ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • OS X Yosemite For Dummies

    by Bob LeVitus

    Get the most out of the latest version of OS XUpdated and revised for the latest OS X release from Apple, OS X Yosemite For Dummies gives you fun, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out OS X. Inside, you'll get up and running on OS X basics; customizing your workspace; working with the Dock; finding files with Spotlight; working with Mission Control ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Spruce up iTunes, by adding album art and lyrics and removing duplicate songs

    by Scott McNulty

    You want your iTunes Library to reflect well on you, don’t you? In this project, I  concentrate on how you can improve your iTunes Library’s looks by adding cover art, getting song lyrics, and managing duplicate tracks. This is a single short project. Other single short projects available for individual sale include: Childproof your Mac, with Mac OS X Lion Secure your Mac, with Mac OS X Lion ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • My First MacBook / MacBook Air

    A Beginners Guide to Unplugging You Windows PC and Becoming a Mac User

    by Andie Campbell

    You bought a Mac! Let me be the first to tell you, your day is about to get much, MUCH easier. But before we get there, there’s a bit of light house keeping. Yeah, yeah, yeah - that’s all fine and good, but when do you get to play with your new machine? Mac’s are great - they are powerful, streamlined and easy as heck to use - but your files? They’re still on a PC and like it or not, you just ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual

    by David Pogue

    What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • Learning Unix for OS X

    Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell

    by Dave Taylor

    Think your Mac is powerful now? This practical guide shows you how to get much more from your system by tapping into Unix, the robust operating system concealed beneath OS X’s beautiful user interface. OS X puts more than a thousand Unix commands at your fingertips—for finding and managing files, remotely accessing your Mac from other computers, and using freely downloadable open source ... Read more

    $22.87 AUD

  • Mastering Xcode 4

    Develop and Design

    by Joshua Nozzi

    series Develop and Design
    Xcode 4 has a brand new user interface, built upon proven technologies that Apple itself uses to build Mac OS X and iOS, and that have produced over a quarter million Mac OS X and iOS apps. This project-based book introduces readers to Apple's development environment. The book is aimed at new Mac OS X and iOS developers and assumes the reader is familiar with programming and object-oriented ... Read more

    $49.16 AUD

  • macOS High Sierra: The Missing Manual

    The book that should have been in the box

    by David Pogue

    With High Sierra, Apple has taken its macOS operating system to new heights. From Apple’s efficient new file system to improved video streaming and support for virtual reality, this latest macOS version provides features improve your experience. And once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book.Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Your First iPad For Seniors

    The Ridiculously Simple Guide to iPad 10.2 and Other iPads Running iPadOS 13

    by Scott La Counte

    You got and iPad! Now how on Earth do you use the darn thing?!Do you really need a computer anymore? They're clunky and even laptops aren't as portable as they could be, and they don't have touchscreens. Yes, they're great for running power-hungry applica-tions, but what if you just use it for email, web searching, and organizing pictures? iPad's do all that and more.If you've used an iPad before, ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • iWork '09: The Missing Manual

    The Missing Manual

    by Josh Clark

    With iWork '09, Apple's productivity applications have come of age. Unfortunately, their user guides are stuck in infancy. That's where iWork '09: The Missing Manual comes in. This book quickly guides you through everything you need to know about the Pages word-processor, the Numbers spreadsheet, and the Keynote presentation program that Al Gore and Steve Jobs made famous.Friendly and entertaining ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • Cocoa and Objective-C: Up and Running

    Foundations of Mac, iPhone, and iPad Programming

    by Scott Stevenson

    Build solid applications for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod Touch, regardless of whether you have basic programming skills or years of programming experience. With this book, you'll learn how to use Apple's Cocoa framework and the Objective-C language through step-by-step tutorials, hands-on exercises, clear examples, and sound advice from a Cocoa expert.Cocoa and Objective-C: Up and Running offers ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • macOS Sierra: The Missing Manual

    The book that should have been in the box

    by David Pogue

    With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book.Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD