Take Control Books
No matter what Apple devices you’re using, there’s a Take Control ebook that will help you polish your skills, work more efficiently, and increase your productivity. Written by the most-trusted names in the Mac world and published by Joe Kisssel and Morgen Jahnke. Take Control ebooks provide the technical help you need now. Remember, there’s no need to read a Take Control title from front to back; instead, each book has a Quick Start that helps you jump instantly to the information you need. All Take Control titles are DRM-free and available in PDF, EPUB and Mobipocket (Kindle) formats, so you can read wherever, whenever and on whatever device you like.
Remember, there's no need to read a Take Control title from front to back, instead, each book has a Quick Start that helps you jump instantly to the information you need.
Take Control has books that will help with numerous Apple-related technology tasks and projects, including:
* Converting from iPhotos to Photos
* Maintaing an AirPort based Wi-Fi network
* Installing and running OS X Server
* Syncing and sharing files with Dropbox
* Enjoying your Apple Watch
An exclusive 30% off their already low prices is offered to TUMS members on all Take Control ebooks.
Take Control books:
From UGAB For Members Only
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Updated October 2020
EverWeb by RAGE Software: 50% Discount
EverWeb is an easy to use drag-and-drop website builder. No coding, and no web building experience is required to get your beautiful website up and running. If you have ever used Apple’s now discontinued iWeb, your transition to EverWeb will be a breeze. EverWeb’s user interface, and most of its functionality, is very similar to iWeb. Build a website either from scratch using a blank canvas, or modify one of the many professionally designed built-in templates.
EverWeb is available as a standalone application for $79.95 (US), or with a hosting account that allows you to publish your website without any FTP information for $99.95 (US). Apple user group members can now purchase either versions at 50% off (not applicable to renewals and/or upgrades). You can try EverWeb free of charge before purchasing. EverWeb also comes with a 60-day money-back guarantee, so you can purchase with confidence.
TidBITS Content Network for Apple professionals: A free month of tips and articles!
The TidBITS Content Network (TCN) is a syndicated content service for Apple consultants, resellers, service providers, and other professionals who want to publish Apple-specific tips and articles on their blogs, in email newsletters and on social media. A TCN subscription includes four short tips and four 400-to-600 word articles each month, plus free bonus articles right after Apple announcements. Everything is professionally written, edited, and illustrated by Adam and Tonya Engst, the editorial team that co-founded the TidBITS newsletter and the Take Control Books series. TCN subscribers may add to or edit the articles however they wish. TCN costs $100 per month, and user group-involved Apple pros can get the first month’s content for free! Subscribe today at OnGoing Offer
TechTool Pro 11: 50% Discount
, leaders in diagnostic maintenance and repair for Mac, is offering a 50% discount for the full version of TechTool Pro 11 to all Apple user group members. A 10% discount is available for other Micromat products. Use the link provided to receive this special discount offer. OnGoing Offer
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Teams ID, a Password Manager for Teams:
TeamsID is a San Francisco based software company specializing in password management and encrypted document storage. With over a million individual users, SplashData, the parent company of TeamsID has been doing password management for 15 years. They are happy to be working with the Mac user group and hope to convert you to a lifetime user of our product.
Public pricing is usually $3 (US) per user per month, but for Apple User Groups, TeamsID is extending a lifetime discount of 33%. Please note that every user gets their own “My Records” inside of TeamsID, which is a personal password manager that no one else has access to. Get TeamsID at
(With the coupon code you will first get a 14-day free trial, after which entry of the Coupon Code during purchase will yield the discount.)
Eve Products: 25% Discount
With a rich history of EyeTV and Elgato products, Eve Systems now includes Eve Aqua, Eve Flare, Eve Room, Eve Degree, Eve Energy Strip, Eve Light Strip, Eve Door & Window, Eve Energy, Eve Button, Eve Light Switch, and Eve Motion. Detailed descriptions about each of these fine products can be seen at These Eve products are now available at a 25% discount to Apple User Group (AUG) members. Limit of one per person of each of the products. Not-for-resale.
MacCleanse 8 Software: 20% Discount
MacCleanse is a powerful application from Koingo Software which is geared towards purifying your system and reclaiming hard disk space. In only seconds, it can perform over fifty tasks which could take hours to perform manually. Safely uninstall applications, slim Universal Binaries, wipe unused language files, erase caches, empty logs, clear cookies, delete web histories, locate unused and old files and more. MacCleanse won’t miss a thing and could reclaim hundreds of megabytes, if not gigabytes, of storage. Learn more at
While MacCleanse is regularly $79.00 (US) for an individual app, Apple user group members can use the coupon code at checkout to save 20% off the lifetime license. This means upgrades are free for life with no upgrade charges ever again. The coupon is also valid for 20% off the alternative of a $30/year subscription. A downloadable trial version is also available.
Get more information or purchase at:
https://www.koingosw.com/store/ (Offer good through Dec 31,2021)
AgileBits 1Password 7: 25% Discount
Too many passwords to remember? 1Password 7 for Mac is a password manager that goes beyond simple password storage by integrating directly with your web browser to automatically log you into websites, enter credit card information, fill registration forms, and easily generate strong passwords.
As an Apple user group member, you are entitled to get the new 1Password service at 25% below the normal $3.99/mo.(US) retail price. This subscription also gets you access to 1Password, not only on the Mac, but also iOS (and Windows/Android as well). Note that 1Password 7 for Mac is a monthly subscription service. On Going Offer