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6 Mar/12

What do you want to see in “The Windows 8 Power Users Guide”?

What do you want to see in “The Windows 8 Power Users Guide”?

I have now begun to write “The Windows 8 Power Users Guide” in anger, having spent a few days having a deep dig into the Consumer Preview of the operating system.  This book, to be published by APress later in the year, is the first commercial version of my own “Power Users Guide” series which began with Windows Vista.  The 170 page Windows 7 Power Users Guide is now free and can be downloaded here.This new book will be for enthusiasts, IT Pros and business users...

13 Lug/10

Buy The Complete Guide to Google Wave, Get the Ebook Free

Buy The Complete Guide to Google Wave, Get the Ebook Free

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Copies of The Complete Guide to Google Wave have been selling like hotcakes, and unsurprisingly, the ebook has moved a lot faster than the print version. We’ve still got a stack of full-color, hold-in-your-hand paperback books just dying for a home, so we’ve got a special deal: if you buy the paperback book for $25, you’ll get the ebook free, emailed to you on the spot for instant gratification while you wait...

6 Apr/10

Correcting Kindle E-Books on the Fly

Correcting Kindle E-Books on the Fly

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A few months back I bought Brian Tracy’s Eat That Frog–a great book about beating procrastination that I cited in a recent Fast Company video–on my Kindle. Today I got an interesting email from Amazon. To quote: We’re writing about your recent Kindle purchase of Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy. The version you received contained some errors...




31 Mar/10

Today Only: Signing The Complete Guide to Google Wave

Today Only: Signing The Complete Guide to Google Wave

Update: The signing offer’s over and done with–thanks for buying the book! What, you haven’t bought your copy of The Complete Guide to Google Wave yet? And you’ve been meaning to? My friend, today is your lucky day. Because I like you, and because I’d like to sell more books, I’m signing every single copy of The Complete Guide to Google Wave that gets ordered today, March 31st, between now and midnight Pacific time. Just head on over to the book’s...

15 Mar/10

The Complete Guide to Google Wave Now in Print!

The Complete Guide to Google Wave Now in Print!

I’m thrilled to announce that the online book by Adam Pash and myself, The Complete Guide to Google Wave, is now in print! Order your copy here. The new edition is double the pagecount of the Preview PDF released last fall and it’s packed with screenshots and examples. In this expansion, Adam and I went out of our way, page after page, to illustrate the answer the most common question about Wave: “What is the point?” We added two new chapters, completely rewrote...

13 Mar/10

What Should I Read Next Suggests Books To Read

What Should I Read Next Suggests Books To Read

How do you decide what to read and what not to read? The decision might be influenced by past books that have been read (e.g. from the same author or same topic), friend, colleague or magazine recommendations, advertisements, related books that are shown on shopping sites or by simply stumbling upon interesting books online or in a book store. What Should I Read Next is an online service that can suggest new books to read from a single book title entered into the form on the service’s...

1 Mar/10

Taking on the 750 Words March Challenge

Taking on the 750 Words March Challenge

In his web-site-turned-book Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far, Stefan Sagmeister says keeping a diary supports personal development. I couldn’t agree more. Writing is a form of thinking, and journaling is a great way to help yourself think personal issues through. I’ve fallen off the journaling wagon lately though, but inspired by former Lifehacker editor D. Keith Robinson’s tweet tonight, I’m getting back on using Buster Benson’s 750 Words webapp....

27 Gen/10

Android and Me Interview

Android and Me Interview

Thanks a million to Eric Weiss at Android and Me–one of my favorite blogs for keeping up on Android news and tips–for interviewing me about my own Android habit, space travel, cloud comforters, third-party ROMs, and my favorite gadgets. Continua a leggere – Original Link: Android and Me Interview Technorati Tags: book, gina-trapani, ipad-first-impressions, Java, laptop, News, popular-posts, Windows, work

14 Gen/10

About That Google Server Breach

About That Google Server Breach

Douglas Rushkoff floats the idea that Google’s China announcement is a smokescreen for the fact that their servers got hacked–which means your data isn’t safe in the cloud. A serious and well-publicized security breach would be a crushing setback in Google’s cloud apps business. Was the China surveillance and Gmail break-in it, and we just missed it amidst all the cheering? The question mark at the end of his headline makes me think that Rushkoff’s unconvinced...

21 Dic/09

Confessions of a Public Speaker Demystifies Your Fear of Public Speaking

Confessions of a Public Speaker Demystifies Your Fear of Public Speaking

Getting up on stage, taking a microphone, and facing an expectant audience scares the crap out of most mere mortals. But rock star public speakers from Al Gore to Tony Robbins inspire and inform thousands of people with their talks–and charge $30,000 an hour to do so. Scott Berkun’s new book, Confessions of a Public Speaker, explains why, how, and what goes on before and after a great speech. “Good public speaking is based on good private thinking,” Berkun writes...