Leave it to Apple to find a better way to publish in the 20th century. All you need is your Mac and the free app iBooks Author and you can create your own publication, from start to finish, and ready to publish online. Here’s a glimpse at the future of digital publishing, Mac style.
60 Mountain Lion Tips
Every Mac user likes to have a few extra tips to enhance our already superior computing experience. David Sparks and Brett Terpstra created 60 Mountain Lion Tips as an iBook and PDF.
These are tips you probably won’t find in online articles about Apple’s latest OS X.
True to iBooks’ promise, 60 Mountain Lion Tips is fully interactive with screenshots of tips, text, and video screencasts which give you visual step-by-step guidance to tips you’ll use.
Even if you don’t have an iPad or your country doesn’t have an iBookstore, there’s a PDF version that includes all the same media but ready for viewing in iTunes.
Here’s what the tips look like in iBooks, starting with Chapter 1.
Here’s a tip with a screencast embedded (fully viewable in iBooks).
Frankly, this kind of book is inspiring. I can imagine myself creating a children’s story book, or a parenting book using nothing more than my Mac, my iPhone (for photos and movies), and iBooks Author.
Check out the details in iTunes iBookstore.