December 4, 2008

Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard--New from TidBITS: New ebook helps Mac users sync media and managed data (contacts, calendars, etc.) with devices from Apple and other companies.

Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard Ithaca, NYTidBITS Publishing Inc. has just released Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard, a 147-page ebook that explains how to sync data from a Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with other Macs and a variety of devices from Apple and other companies.

Whether readers want to sync phone numbers between a Mac and a mobile phone, share calendars and keychains between Macs, or move only new podcast episodes to a small iPod, syncing expert Michael Cohen has the answers. Readers will learn what software and gear they need and the best ways to move data between devices.

Cohen also explains how syncing works under the hood and provides troubleshooting advice in case a reader's sync engine throws a rod. The ebook is available for $10 at Take Control Books and oreilly.com.

Types of sync data covered include:

Types of devices covered include:

Connection technologies and software examined include:

For a review copy or more information please email takecontrolpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

Michael E. Cohen has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books; his latest is Take Control of Syncing in Tiger (TidBITS Electronic Publishing, 2006).

Additional Resources:
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781933671512

Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard
Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard
Publisher: TidBITS
Michael E. Cohen
Take Control of Syncing Data in Leopard,
PDF format, 147 pages, free 30-page sample available
PDF Price: $10.00 USD
ISBN: 9781933671512

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