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Mac toys : 12 cool projects for home, office, and entertainment
Rizzo, John.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., [2004]

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xx, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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Central Library TK7881.25 .R58 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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How many cool things can you do with your Mac? Well, add 12 more to that list.

If you're one of the millions of Mac owners who like to tinker with their machines and do what their PC brethren can only dream about, this is the book for you.

Mac gurus John Rizzo and Scott Knaster will open your eyes to a dozen cool new tricks you can do with your Mac. Create a Harry Potter style picture frame that puts on a continuous slide show; teach your house to turn on the lights, adjust the thermostat, and water the lawn by itself; edit and record live TV while you watch; and more.

With a dozen new things to do with your Mac, your PC pals are going to envy you more than ever.

Author Notes

John Rizzo is a Portland-based IACP Award-winning photographer.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Control Your Lights and Appliances
Chapter 2 Broadcast Your Own Radio Show
Chapter 3 Watch, Record, and Edit TV on Your Mac
Chapter 4 Enhance Your iPod
Chapter 5 Make a Digital Picture Frame
Chapter 6 Wireless Networking: Around the Room, Around Your House
Chapter 7 Make and Mix Your Own Music: Synthesizers, MIDI, and Mix Software
Chapter 8 Turn Your Mac into a Classic Video Game Machine
Chapter 9 Convert Your Old Vinyl LPs to CDs
Chapter 10 Convert Your Home Video and Film to DVDs
Chapter 11 Make a Killer Video
Chapter 12 Use Your Mac as a Wireless Jukebox

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