Gene Steinberg first used a Mac in 1984 and never looked back. He is a fact and science fiction writer and computer software and systems consultant. He is the author of the popular Mac Reality Check column for the Arizona Republic's Arizona Central Computing page. His books include several editions of Using America Online, Sams Teach Yourself AOL in 10 Minutes, and Sams Teach Yourself iMac in 24 Hours. He has also written feature articles and product reviews for such magazines as MacHome, MacAddict, MacUser and Macworld, and he presents strange and unusual computing tips on Craig Crossman's "Computer America" radio show, which reaches 17 million listeners worldwide.