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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners (Getting Started)

The iPhone is the hottest gadget of our generation, and much of its success has been fueled by the App Store, Apple’s online marketplace for iPhone applications. Over 1 billion apps have been downloaded in the 9 months the App Store has been open, ranging from the simplest games to the most complex business apps. Everyone has an idea for the next best-selling iPhone app—presumably that’s why you’re reading this now. And with the release of the iPad, this demand will just continue to grow…

Submitted:Feb 22, 2010
Author:Rory Lewis
Total comments:0
Category:Handheld & Mobile Devices
1 diggs • 0 comments • May 13, 2010 iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners (Get iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners (Getting Started) (9781430227007): Rory Lewis: Books

1 diggs • 0 comments • Feb 22, 2010 Getting StartED with Making iPhone Apps (9781430

My First iPad App. How a beginner can program their very first iPhone and iPad App. If you're smart this book is not for you. If you feel technically retarded but want to program your first iPad App this book is made for YOU baby! Getting StartED with Making iPhone Apps (9781430227007): Dr. Rory Lewis: Books


iPhone Open Application Development: Write Native Objective-C Applications for the iPhone

Certain technologies bring out everyone's hidden geek, and iPhone did the moment it was released. Even though Apple created iPhone as a closed device, tens of thousands of developers bought them with the express purpose of designing and running third-party software.

In this clear and concise book, veteran hacker Jonathan Zdziarski -- one of the original hackers of the iPhone -- explains the iPhone's native environment and how you can build software for this device using its Objective-C, C, and C++ development frameworks…

Submitted:Mar 4, 2008
Author:Jonathan Zdziarski
Brand:O'Reilly Media
Total comments:1
4 diggs • 1 comment • Mar 4, 2008

iPhone Native API Development Will Be in Objective-C

I got an email from Amazon about their latest book, "Author Jonathan Zdziarski, the developer of the first fully functional application using the open iPhone toolkit, now explains in clear language how to create applications using Objective-C and the iPhone API, which in some ways resembles Apple's desktop API and in some ways strikes new ground."


Windows Vista for Seniors: For Senior Citizens Who Want to Start Using Computers (Computer Books for Seniors series)

The ultimate starting point for senior citizens who want to learn how to use a PC, this reference guides users through the basics of the Windows Vista operating system. Seniors can work through the book at their own pace while sitting at the computer, learning how to write letters and memos, send and receive e-mail, explore the World Wide Web, and customize computer settings. The information is suitable for users with Windows Vista, Internet Explorer 7, and Outlook Express 7…

Submitted:Nov 28, 2006
Author:Addo Stuur
Brand:Visual Steps Publishing
Total comments:0
5 diggs • 0 comments • Nov 28, 2006

Windows Vista for Seniors

This is a how to book for seniors that want to learn how to use Vista and computers. Is that the guy from the scooter commercial on the cover?


Car PC Hacks

A car PC or carputer is a car tricked-out with electronics for playing radio, music and DVD movies, connecting to the Internet, navigating and tracking with satellite, taking photos, and any electronic gadget a person wants in a car. All these devices are managed and controlled through a single screen or interface. The only place car PC enthusiasts can go for advice, tips and tools is a handful of hard-to-find Web sites--until now. Car PC Hacks is your guide into the car PC revolution.

Packing MP3 players, handheld devices, computers and video-on-demand systems gives you a pile too heavy to carry…

Submitted:Jan 12, 2006
Author:Damien Stolarz
Brand:O'Reilly Media
Total comments:0
Category:Microprocessors & System Design
7 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 12, 2006

Car PC Hacks & Geek My Ride

"A car PC or carputer is a car tricked-out with electronics for playing radio, music and DVD movies, connecting to the Internet, navigating and tracking with satellite, taking photos, and any electronic gadget a person wants in a car. All these devices are managed and controlled through a single screen or interface."


Breaking Through the BIOS Barrier: The Definitive BIOS Optimization Guide for PCs

What is a BIOS? BIOS, pronounced "bye-ose," is an acronym that standsfor Basic Input Output System. The BIOS is built-in software that determineswhat a computer can do without accessing programs from a disk. On PCs, theBIOS contains all the code required to control the keyboard, display screen,disk drives, serial communications, and a number of miscellaneous functions.Furthermore, The BIOS is responsible for booting your PC by providing abasic set of instructions. The BIOS performs all the necessary tasks that needto be initiated at start-up time: POST(Power-On Self Test, booting anoperating system from FDD or HDD)…

Submitted:Dec 29, 2005
Author:Adrian Wong
Brand:Prentice Hall PTR
Total comments:0
9 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 29, 2005

Book on optimizing your BIOS

No, it's not about optimizing your biography. This book is about the motherboard BIOS. Written by the folks from You can get the free version there too but I think it's the simpler version of the book.

4 diggs • 0 comments • Feb 23, 2006

Superb reference on the BIOS and how to optimize it

Just bought this book and was impressed with it. Saw it in B&N but got it cheaper in Amazon.


The Cult of Mac

There is no product on the planet that enjoys the devotion of a Macintosh computer. Apple's machines have legions of loyal, sometimes demented fans. The Cult of Mac surveys the devoted following that has grown up around Macintosh computers. Like fans of a football team or a rock group, Macintosh fanatics have their own subculture, with clearly defined obsessions, rites, and passages. Famously dedicated to their computers, many Mac fans eat, sleep, and breathe the Macintosh…

Submitted:Dec 24, 2005
Author:Leander Kahney
Brand:No Starch Press
Total comments:1
5 diggs • 1 comment • Dec 24, 2005

"The Cult of Mac" by Leander Kahney

I hadn't heard about this book before but... check out the cover art! That's very promising... I think it's worth $8 for that reason alone!

3 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 19, 2006

Great book for any mac fan

This book isn't that new but its a great book add to the coffee table.


Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac

Leo Laporte is TV and radio's most recognized and prolific technology personality, best known for his humor, wit and ability to teach both newcomers and grizzled PC veterans. In Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac, Leo provides a year's worth of anecdotes, tips, factoids, and musings about the machines at the center of your life…

Submitted:Oct 16, 2005
Author:Leo Laporte
Total comments:5
58 diggs • 5 comments • Oct 16, 2005

Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac

Leo went from plugging his book everyday on TechTV to releasing this one under the radar. Just wanted to get the word out for him.


Podcasting: Do It Yourself Guide

  • Listen up! Podcasting, which has taken the online world by storm, involves recording a broadcast and embedding it in an RSS feed so listeners can download it to their PCs, iPods, MP3 players, or even their cell phones
  • Written by one of the first and most popular podcasters, this cutting-edge book will have readers not only finding, downloading, and listening to podcasts, but creating and broadcasting their own
  • Shows how to find podcasts to subscribe to; use podcasting software including ipodder, doppler, and more; create a podcast with just a PC or Mac; or build a professional studio for recording podcasts
Submitted:May 14, 2005
Author:Todd Cochrane
Total comments:9
67 diggs • 9 comments • May 14, 2005

Worlds first book on Podcasting

Todd Cochrane (the geek from Geek News Central) announced today his new book from Wiley. The book, entitled "Podcasting: Do It Yourself Guide", covers every aspect of podcasting, from start to finish.