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Letter from the CEO - April's Fools! by Robert L. Pritchett


According to Hoyle... Software Development Jobs in a Down Economy, Part II by Jonathan Hoyle


Dan's Scans - PreSonus FireStudio Project and GarageBand by Dan Robinson


Ivory Tower - Just because it’s portable doesn’t mean it is good! by Ted Bade


LIVE H2O--Concert for the Living Water Get In Tune! by Dr Leonard Horowitz


doc_Babad's Macintosh Tips - A Macintosh Tip or Three... by Harry {doc} Babad


The Northern Spy - (Direct Link) by Rick Sutcliffe


Supporting the Constitution - Does Supporting the Constitution Make Me a Terrorist? by Allison Bricker




ADOBE AIR 1.5 Cookbook Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual, Revised Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


Head First Web Design Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


The Manga Guide to Databases — A low-stress introduction to databases, in Manga comic style Reviewed by Harry {doc} Babad


Photoshop CS4 Photographer's Handbook Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


The Power of IP Video: Unleashing Productivity with Visual Networking Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


Scripted GUI Testing with Ruby Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett




The Greening Continues  — The most eclectic of what we read Compiled by Harry {doc} Babad


Pure Energy Systems Network's Wiki Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett




iPhone 3G/2G/Generic Mobile Phone Fish-Eye Lens Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


Mini Capsule Microphone for iPhone 3G / iPod Touch 2G / iPod Nano4G Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett




Labels & Addresses — Print addresses on labels/envelopes (was Mail Factory) Reviewed by Harry {doc} Babad


StoryPlanner Pro – Storyboard and Animatics Software Reviewed by Robert L. Pritchett


Toast 10 Titanium Pro Reviewed by Wayne LeFevre


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