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The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft: Mob Farms, Traps, and Defense
By Stephen O'Brien
Aug 26, 2014
Take control of the mayhem with a mob farm in Minecraft: the equivalent of a factory for zombies, spiders, creepers, and skeletons. You’ll quickly amass a fortune in useful resources, from gunpowder to string, arrows, and more, and also gather weapons, armor, iron, and even the occasional edible. Once you know how, it’s really quite easy, and putting together a mob farm, especially when playing on Survival, is incredibly satisfying. Stephen O'Brien shows you how in this chapter from The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft.
Examining Xbox Live: What Do You Get?
By Bill Loguidice, Christina T. Loguidice
Jun 24, 2014
This chapter explains about Xbox Live and the different membership levels, earning achievements, accessing your account on other consoles, and how updates work.
Introduction to Statistical Analysis: Microsoft Excel 2013
By Conrad Carlberg
May 26, 2014
Conrad Carlberg discusses the balance he chose between teaching statistics and Excel in the introduction to his book Statistical Analysis: Microsoft Excel 2013.
Statistical Analysis with Microsoft Excel 2013: About Variables and Values
By Conrad Carlberg
May 20, 2014
Conrad Carlberg explains how variables and values are at the heart of how you represent data in Excel — and how they have implications when performing statistical analysis using Excel.
Using Time-Saving Features in QuickBooks 2014
By Gail Perry, Michelle Long
May 19, 2014
Save time by learning how to use QuickBooks' time-saving features such as memorized transactions, groups, recurring transactions, and reminders.
Editing and Correcting Movie Clips in iMovie
By Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan, Craig Johnston
Apr 18, 2014
In this chapter, you find out how to modify your clips in a movie project by editing and correcting the clips in their duration or orientation as well as correcting video that is shaky or blurry.
Getting Started with Siri
By Erica Sadun, Steve Sande
Apr 15, 2014
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to get started with Siri: how to enable it, launch the service, and try it out. You’ll read about how to speak, how to recover from mistakes, and how to access Siri in a variety of ways.
Reading Metadata and Marking Your Photos with iPhoto
By Michael Grothaus
Apr 14, 2014
In this chapter, you learn how to use iPhoto to easily view all the extra information, such as shutter speed and aperture, you recorded when taking your photos and how to mark your imported photos by flagging, rating, and adding keywords to them.
View, Organize, Edit, and Share Pictures Using the Photos App on your iPhone or iPad
By Jason Rich
Apr 11, 2014
Jason R. Rich shows how to use the iOS 7's built-in apps to view, manage, edit, and share photos on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
Setting Up Vendors in QuickBooks 2014
By Laura Madeira
Apr 4, 2014
This chapter on QuickBooks 2014 shows how to add vendors, change vendors' preferences and settings, and describes your options for paying vendors.
Introduction to FileMaker Go
By Jason Rich
Mar 27, 2014
In this article, Jason R. Rich takes a look at the latest FileMaker Pro 13 database management application and explores how businesses of all sizes use the FileMaker Go app to offer secure access to database content from an iPhone or iPad.
Tips for Using Keynote to Create and Present Digital Slide Presentations
By Jason Rich
Mar 20, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the latest version of Keynote (version 2.1) for the iPhone and iPad, and offers tips for creating and presenting more professional looking digital slide presentations.
Enhance Your Pictures in Word 2013
By Katherine Murray
Mar 19, 2014
Word 2013 makes it easy for you to add, edit, and enhance pictures in your document. Katherine Murphy shows you how to tweak your images so your illustrations really pop.
Creating and Sharing Notebooks in OneNote 2013
By Katherine Murray
Mar 10, 2014
OneNote 2013 is the note-taking and sharing utility included in Microsoft Office 2013. This article shows you how to create and share OneNote notebooks easily in the cloud so you and your teammates can capture those million dollar ideas wherever you might be in the world.
Working with Date, Time, and S Planner in the Samsung Galaxy Note 3
By Craig James Johnston, Guy Hart-Davis
Mar 7, 2014
This chapter introduces you to some of the basics for working with your Samsung Galaxy Note 3, including setting the date and time, using the clock app, and working with the S Planner calendar app to sync all of your Google calendars as well as accept appointments and create and modify appointments right on your phone.
Customizing Your Mac with OS X Mavericks Custom Settings
By Kate Binder
Feb 19, 2014
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets — tiny custom programs that you can build from pieces of your favorite websites.
Android 4.2.2 on Your Tab 2, Part 3: New Settings
By Eric Butow
Feb 6, 2014
The Android 4.2.2 operating system on your Galaxy Tab 2 contains a number of new settings that you can use to get the most from your Tab 2. You learn how to change new display and security settings and share your Tab 2 data with other devices.
Using an Older iPhone (4/4S or 5) with a Prepaid Cellular Service
By Jason Rich
Feb 4, 2014
Jason R. Rich explains why you might want to sign up for a prepaid, month-to-month cellular service plan with no long-term contract if you have an unlocked iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5.
What to Do with Your Old iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, or iPad Once You Upgrade
By Jason Rich
Feb 3, 2014
Jason R. Rich explores what you can do with your used iPhone or iPad after you upgrade to a newer model.
Registering and Downloading Minecraft: The Ultimate Player's Video Guide to Minecraft
By Stephen O'Brien
Jan 31, 2014
Make your own reality with Minecraft, the game of adventure, survival, and imagination that everyone is talking about! This video will help you get started by showing you how to download and register Minecraft, quickly and easily.

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