General Internet and PCs
Blogging for Bliss
Crafting Your Own Online Journal: A Guide for Crafters, Artists & Creatives of All Kinds
Paperback ISBN: 1600595111
Today’s crafting community is online, connected, and blissfully blogging about their work and ideas. Blogging is hot in this highly creative world—and here is the only how-to book aimed directly at them. Everyone from knitters and beaders to scrapbookers and altered artists will find the practical information and visual inspiration they need to create an artful online journal. Thanks to hundreds of gorgeous screen grabs from the very best blogs, a thorough introduction to the tools of the trade, and instructions that virtually take you by the hand, even beginners will swiftly go from blank screen to colorful, enticing pages. Those who already have a blog, but want to enhance their presence on the Web, will learn how to add banners and graphics, take the perfect shots, crop and size photos, establish links, and attract an audience of eager readers. Best of all, readers will meet some of the web’s most popular creative bloggers, including Alicia Paulson (Posie Gets Cozy), Gabreial Wyatt (Vintage Indie), Emily Martin (Inside A Black Apple), Lidy Baars (Little French Garden House), Heather Bullard (Vintage Inspired Living), and Serena Thompson and Teri Edwards (The Farm Chicks).
50 Insanely Cool Hacks and Mods for Your Apple Tablet
Paperback ISBN: 0071807551
Take your iPad to its limits--and way beyond You've already mastered iPad essentials. Now, become a bona-fide power-user and transform your iPad into a media center, gaming device, photo and video camera, document editor, and high-powered computer. Through easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations,iPad Geekery: 50 Insanely Cool Hacks and Mods for Your Apple Tabletteaches you these expert tricks. You'll also find out how to secure your iPad, protect your personal information, and install apps from any source. Get your geek on! Learn how to: - Use your iPad as your home and car stereo - Pack your iPad with high-quality music files and share them with others - Use your iPad as your backing band, your recording studio, and even fix your off-key singing - Watch DVDs, stream videos, and show content on your TV - Take captivating photos and make professional-grade films - Plug in a keyboard and use your iPad as your main computer - Create Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF files - Troubleshoot problems and restore your iPad to factory settings - Keep your data secure no matter where your iPad goes - Connect to your personal or company network - Back up, unlock, and "jailbreak" your iPad
Weaving the Web
The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by Its Inventor
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 006251587x
Discusses the origins and evolution of the Web, offers insights into the current state of the Web, and shares a blueprint for the future
The Art of Writing Little
Paperback ISBN: 039334181x
Welcome to the age of the incredible shrinking message. Your guide to this new landscape, Christopher Johnson reveals the once-secret knowledge of poets, copywriters, brand namers, political speechwriters, and other professional verbal miniaturists. Each chapter discusses one tool that helps short messages grab attention, communicate instantly, stick in the mind, and roll off the tongue. Piled high with examples from corporate slogans to movie titles to product names, Microstyle shows readers how to say the most with the least, while offering a lively romp through the historic transformation of mass media into the media of the personal. “With advice for writing compelling blogs, pitches, ads, slogans, and social-media postings, Johnson's sophisticated, richly referenced, and example-filled microstyle guide is distinctive, instructive, enjoyable, and inspiring.
How to Do Everything iPod & iTunes
Paperback ISBN: 0071786740
Get the most out of your iPod and iTunes Fully revised throughout, How to Do Everything: iPod and iTunes, Sixth Edition covers the iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle as well as the latest version of iTunes. Find out how to easily load music, podcasts, and video, customize settings, enhance audio quality, manage your iTunes library, convert file formats, recover data, and much more. This step-by-step guide helps you maximize the versatile features of your iPod and iTunes. - Configure iTunes and load your iPod with music, video, and photos - Enhance your iPod with accessories such as speakers, cases, adapters, stands, docks, and radio transmitters - Use your iPod as a home stereo and car stereo - Learn how to make music sound great in iTunes and on your iPod - Create high-quality AAC, MP3, or Apple Lossless Encoding files from CDs, vinyl, or other sources - Buy and download content from the iTunes store or find free songs online - Create video files that work with the iPod classic - Sync your iPod with multiple computers - Use your iPod as an external drive or backup device - Recover songs and videos from your iPod - Troubleshoot problems with your iPod or iTunes
Icon Steve Jobs
The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business
Hardcover ISBN: 0471720836
An examination of one of the greatest success stories of the digital age looks at the success Steve Jobs has had with Pixar and his rejuvenation of Apple through the introduction of the iMac and iPod.
The Dark Net
Inside the Digital Underworld
Hardcover ISBN: 1612194893
An Independent and New Statesman Book of the Year Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin and Silk Road, of radicalism and pornography. This is the Dark Net. In this important and revealing book, Jamie Bartlett takes us deep into the digital underworld and presents an extraordinary look at the internet we don't know. Beginning with the rise of the internet and the conflicts and battles that defined its early years, Bartlett reports on trolls, pornographers, drug dealers, hackers, political extremists, Bitcoin programmers, and vigilantes—and puts a human face on those who have many reasons to stay anonymous. Rich with historical research and revelatory reporting, The Dark Net is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at a world that doesn't want to be known.
The Tao of Twitter
Changing Your Life and Business 140 Characters at a Time
Paperback ISBN: 0071841156
The Definitive Guide to Twitter Success Fully Updated and Expanded FEATURING new statistics, strategies, and case studies You're busy and you don't have time to decipher the confusing world of Twitter. In less than two hours, Mark Schaefer's bestselling book will show you how to connect and start creating meaningful business and personal benefits right away! Behind every Twitter triumph is a well-defined success formula. This is The Tao of Twitter: a path that holds the potential to improve your daily life at work and at home . . . if you know the way. Through real-life examples and easy-to-follow steps, acclaimed marketing expert Mark Schaefer teaches you: - Secrets to building influence on Twitter - The formula behind every Twitter business success - 22 ways to build an audience who wants to connect with you - Content strategies, time savers, and useful tips - 20 ways to use Twitter as a competitive advantage Start your journey toward social media influence and business success today by learning--and following--The Tao of Twitter!