Take Control of Syncing in Tiger covers:
syncing phone numbers between a Mac and a mobile phone, iPod, or PDA; syncing files between desktop and laptop Macs; and syncing Safari bookmarks, keychains, and other data via Mac. The ebook covers what hardware and software readers need to move data between devices; explains how to connect devices via Bluetooth, USB, FireWire, and Ethernet; and offers the best strategies for successful syncing. Finally, a troubleshooting section offers reassurance and practical advice for anyone who has experienced a syncing feeling upon realizing that the wrong data was overwritten (Take Control press release).
Take Control of Syncing in Tiger is 135 pages of syncing explanations, tips, procedures and
resources, and while it’s a downloadable PDF file, you can print out hard
copy if you want, or even use a print-on-demand service with which Take Control has
What’s interesting about Take Control ebooks
is that they really take advantage of the virtues of PDFs. Take Control of Syncing in Tiger contains numerous embedded
links, some of which go to syncing software and information resources and
others which interconnect specific sections of the book itself. The links make it very very easy to find the information you need, and the procedures that will best serve your particular syncing needs (whether using .Mac, syncing between two Macs, syncing a cell phone, iPod or PDA).
You can read
more about Take
Control of Syncing in Tiger and order your own copy. That link
lets you see a 24-page PDF sample with Table of Contents, Introduction,
Quick Start, and section starts.
I learned stuff from this book that I didn’t know, and not just the how and why of syncing, but actual practical, useful information about things (like the Keychain) that have already made my life easier.
There’s also a coupon included that’s worth 50% off any syncing utility from PocketMac.