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May 14, 2010

Three Take Control Ebooks on Apple Mail--New from TidBITS

Greetings!

Today we have three new Take Control books from Joe Kissell, all aimed at helping you use Apple Mail more effectively and solve pesky email-related problems. Two of these titles are updates to stalwarts of the Take Control series, and the third explores the timely topic of using the Mail app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Just drop me a note at takecontrolpr@oreilly.com with the titles you're interested in, as well as where you will be posting your review.

—Mary Rotman

New Releases from TidBITS

Take Control of Mail on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
by Joe Kissell
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Kissell takes a practical look at using the Mail app on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. He covers various email account options including Exchange, MobileMe, and Gmail; helps readers develop a real-world mobile email strategy that integrates with multiple devices and other computers; explains the mechanics of sending and receiving mobile email; and provides essential troubleshooting advice.


Take Control of Apple Mail in Snow Leopard
by Joe Kissell
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Kissell walks readers through the nuts and bolts of receiving, composing, and sending email, and he covers many advanced topics, including real-world Exchange, MobileMe, and Gmail integration; mastering sophisticated organization and filing techniques; and using digital signatures and encryption. Plus he unravels many Mail mysteries, including the sometimes-present Outbox, the Dock unread count, why smart addresses can be stupid, "unsafe" addresses, the Previous Recipients list, attachment tricks, and much more.


Take Control of Spam with Apple Mail
by Joe Kissell
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In this title, Kissell brings out the big guns to stop spam in its tracks. Readers will learn how Apple Mail filters out spam, how to optimize the Junk Mail filter, and how to fix a spam-clogged incoming queue. Kissell also discusses third-party options that can identify even more spam. The ebook comes with a coupon for $5 off on SpamSieve, Kissell's favorite plug-in for enhancing Mail's anti-spam capabilities. The title covers Apple Mail in Mac OS X 10.3 Panther all the way through 10.6 Snow Leopard.


For a review copy or more information please email takecontrolpr@oreilly.com.

About TidBITS
The Take Control series is published by TidBITS Publishing Inc. TidBITS co-founders Adam and Tonya Engst have been publishing highly regarded news and editorial since 1990 when they created the online newsletter TidBITS, which covers Macintosh- and Internet-related topics. The Take Control series has helped many thousands of readers with high-quality, timely, real-world, cost-effective documentation since 2003.

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