Mac Toys

Mac Toys : 12 Cool Projects for Home, Business and Entertainment

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 187.5 x 234.7 x 22.4mm | 557.93g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764543512
  • 9780764543517

Table of contents

Foreword.Acknowledgments.Introduction.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 more

About John Rizzo

John Rizzo began his love affair with the Mac in 1984. A former staff editor for MacUser magazine, John now covers the Mac front for His Web site,, is devoted to helping Mac users survive in a Windows world. Scott Knaster is the author of How to Write Macintosh Software and Macintosh Programming Secrets, long required reading for Mac programmers. Scott owns every issue of Mad Magazine, which offers some insight into his personal more

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