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Kelby, Scott

Best-selling book, covering Adobe Photoshop for both CS6 and CC, shows the exact techniques digital photographers need to know to create beautiful images.--Scott Kelby is the best-selling photography book author in the world.-Digital photography continues to grow, and this book is a proven best-seller!-Addresses both versions of Photoshop on the market: CS6 (standalone product) and CC (Creative Cloud subscription product).In this book, Scott...

McFedries, Paul

This full color book offers the total beginner a soft entry into Windows 8.1. Using a Visual approach, "Windows 8.1 Simplified(R)" covers the new features of Windows 8.1 and provides step-by-step instructions for readers who are entirely new to the subject. Inside readers discover tasks on topics such as: Windows basics, creating movies, sharing their computer, working with and managing files, browsing the Web, and new ways to customize...

McFedries, Paul

Windows 8.1 reintroduces the Start button to the Windows ecosystem as well as adding many new and requested features that Windows users love. Updated to cover the latest release of Windows and show users how to use the best of the newest features. "Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1" teaches readers the basics (and beyond) of Windows 8.1 in the familiar style of the popular Teach Yourself VISUALLY series: straightforward, step-by-step...

Pogue, David

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio--but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. The important stuff you need to know: Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud...

Liu, Charles

From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference simplifies all aspects of astronomy with an approachable question-and-answer format. With chapters broken into various astronomical studies--including the universe, galaxies, planets, and space exploration--this fully updated resource is an ideal companion for students, teachers, and amateur astronomers, answering more...

Lomont, Justin P., Stewart, Ian C.

Simplifying the complex chemical reactions that take place in everyday through the well-stated answers for more than 600 common chemistry questions, this reference is the go-to guide for students and professionals alike. The book covers everything from the history, major personalities, and groundbreaking reactions and equations in chemistry to laboratory techniques throughout history and the latest developments in the field. Chemistry is an...

McFedries, Paul

Save yourself time, hassle, and confusion with this essential guide to the iPhone! The popularity of the iPhone continues to grow every day and shows no sign of slowing down. Now that you've got the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time you discovered all the best and most fun ways to use it! This handy guide presents you with all the important and interesting information you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and...

Cooper, Christopher

Our sun is one star among 50 billion in the galaxy. Our galaxy is only one among 50 billion in the universe. With a vastness this incomprehensible, it is easy to feel like we are mere specks of sand on an endless shore. But our sun is special. Though roughly 150 million kilometers separate us, we could not be more connected. Literally, everything you see comes from the sun. The words you are reading now are really photons that left the sun...

Leff, Lawrence S.

(back cover ) Geometry makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of: The ahowa and awhya of geometry Parallel lines and polygons Congruent and similar triangles Right and similar triangles Proofs and mathematical reasoning Special quadrilaterals Circles and angle measurement Area and volume Locus and coordinates Transformation Geometry Measure your progress as you learn geometry:...

France, Anna Kaziunas (Editor)

The 3D printing revolution is well upon us, with new machines appearing at an amazing rate. With the abundance of information and options out there, how are makers to choose the 3D printer that's right for them? MAKE is here to help, with our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. With articles about techniques, freely available CAD packages, and comparisons of printers that are on the market, this book makes it easy to understand this complex and...