Mac Kung Fu – Kick productivity into higher gear with 400+ tips, tricks – #bookreview

Mac Kung Fu, 2nd Edition Kier Thomas (Pragmatic Bookshelf – Paperback, Kindle) More than a hundred new tips and tricks have been packed into the new edition of Kier Thomas’s popular how-to guide for OS X Mountain Lion. His book now offers “Over 400 Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks for Apple OS X.” And it … Continue reading Mac Kung Fu – Kick productivity into higher gear with 400+ tips, tricks – #bookreview

Learning Cocoa with Objective-C – An excellent how-to guide from two experts – #programming #bookreview

Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, 3rd Edition Paris Buttfield-Addison and Jon Manning (O’Reilly – paperback, Kindle)  In some surveys, Objective-C is now the third most popular programming language, up from fifth place in 2011. O’Reilly recently has published the awaited third edition of Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, with coverage of Xcode 4.2 and iOS 6. The book’s … Continue reading Learning Cocoa with Objective-C – An excellent how-to guide from two experts – #programming #bookreview

Master Your Mac – Useful how-to projects for intermediate users – #bookreview

Master Your Mac Matt Cone (No Starch Press, paperback – Kindle) This well-written how-to book will please many new Mac users, as well as many who have been using Macs for years. But, to fully benefit from this excellent new guide, you must be willing to go beneath the Mac’s easy-to-use OS X surface and work at the command line. In other words, … Continue reading Master Your Mac – Useful how-to projects for intermediate users – #bookreview

Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion – Working with the Terminal and Shell – #bookreview

Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle)  When I showed this book–and its “Going Deep with the Terminal and Shell”–tagline to my Mac-centric wife, her first response was: “Why?” Her Macintosh, she declared, already does everything she needs it to do, with no fuss. Why bother with terminals and shells–and Unix? … Continue reading Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion – Working with the Terminal and Shell – #bookreview

Switching to the Mac, Mountain Lion Edition – David Pogue scores again – #bookreview

Switching to the Mac: Mountain Lion Edition David Pogue (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) David Pogue will have to pry Windows PCs out of my cold, dead fingers. That being said, his new book makes a very compelling case for why you other Windows users should switch from PCs to Macs right away. As I’ve previously … Continue reading Switching to the Mac, Mountain Lion Edition – David Pogue scores again – #bookreview

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual – Another how-to classic from David Pogue – #bookreview

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual David Pogue (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle)  David Pogue knows how to produce excellent user manuals. He invented the popular “Missing Manual” series. And he continues to set high standards for other writers who also produce “Missing Manuals” and other tech books.   Pogue’s newest, OS X Mountain Lion: … Continue reading OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual – Another how-to classic from David Pogue – #bookreview