WordPress: The Complete Guide

WordPress: The Complete GuideI wrote two pieces for this bookazine that’s just been published by Future: a feature on what makes WordPress so good a blogging and web design platform, and a guide to using the iPhone and iPad app to manage and update your blog. Please click here for details and to order.

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Chess for Beginners

Chess for BeginnersThis new bookazine from Imagine Publishing features four of my tutorials: playing chess in your web browser, a guide to correspondence chess, a look at chess etiquette for beginners and finally a rundown of chess variants. For a complete rundown of the bookazine’s content and to order, please click here.

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iPad User Magazine, issue 13

ipu13The latest issue of Future’s digital-only magazine for iPad users has been published. I’ve contributed four app tutorials to this issue in the form of guides to SwiftKey Note, Mindly, Skitch and Grafio. I also reviewed two apps: Passible, and AirPano Travel Book.

Please click here to download the free app on your iPad where you can also download a trial subscription and get this issue for free.

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Your Family Tree, issue 147

yft147The latest issue of family history magazine Your Family Tree includes my two-page guide to creating a family history story on your iPad using a free app called Adobe Voice. It also features my regular software reviews roundup. Please click here for more details and to order.

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MacFormat, issue 278

MacFormat, issue 278The latest issue of MacFormat magazine is now available, and features my single-page review of Belight Software’s Printworks. Please click here for more details and to order.

You can also get a free trial subscription of the magazine on your iPad by clicking here.

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Windows 7 Help & Advice, issue 100

w7h-100This anniversary special includes my eight-page feature on identifying and protecting yourself against different types of malware. I also contributed a three-page tutorial on using Media Browser to share media across your network and a two-pager on linking web apps and services together using the IFTTT website. The issue also includes my regular four-page Support Squad column. For more details and to order, please click here.

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MacFormat presents… iTunes & iCloud: Your Companion Manual

abz62This revised and fully updated bookazine from Future is in the shops now, priced £9.99. It includes a number of my articles, including brand new guides to managing iTunes Allowances and parental controls, finding missing artwork for your iTunes library, accessing iCloud via the web and using iCloud with Windows. Please click here to find out more and to order.

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1&1 Blog

1&1 InternetMy first post has appeared on the official 1&1 blog, entitled Ramp Up Your Social Media Using the 1&1 Social Media Center. Please click here to view it.

New posts will appear regularly throughout the week – initially, these may be once or twice daily, but will soon settle down to 2-3 times per week from October. To view all my blog posts in one convenient location, click here.

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MacFormat, issue 277

MacFormat 277The latest issue of MacFormat magazine is out now, and features my two-page tutorial on running Windows apps on the Mac for free. Please click here for more details and to order.

You can also get a free trial subscription of the magazine on your iPad by clicking here.

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New job: 1&1 Internet

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been hired to contribute regular blog posts – around 10 a month – to the 1&1 Internet blog, starting later on this month. More details once the first blog post has been published.

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Windows 7 Help & Advice 99

Windows 7 Help & Advice 99I’ve contributed three tutorials as well as my regular Support Squad Q&A column to the latest issue of Future’s popular Windows magazine, out now. W7H&A covers all flavours of Windows from XP up to Windows 8, and you can find out more and order it here.

The three tutorials cover batch-editing images, speeding up file management and fixing a vast array of Windows problems with a free fix-it tool. The last article in particular should be essential reading for any Windows user.

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iPad User Magazine, issue 12

iPad User 12The latest issue of Future’s digital-only iPad User Magazine has hit the App Store, and it’s a bumper one for yours truly. No less than four tutorials covering Adobe Voice, Fantastical 2, Outlook Web Access and Zoho Survey are featured, alongside three reviews (RadResume, Red Onion and Parallels Access v2) and my regular Troubleshooter section, this issue updated with a guide for fixing AirPlay-related problems. Each issue costs £2.99, or you can subscribe for £1.99 a month – click here for details.

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