Take Control and TidBITS announced the immediate availability of two new titles on Friday in the Take Control series designed to help Mac users with maintenance and troubleshooting. Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Second Edition and Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac, both by Joe Kissell, are available as ebooks in PDF format.
Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Second Edition shows Mac users how to find unnecessary files that are taking up disk space, explains the ins and outs of defragmenting hard drives, how to safely clean your Mac, updating applications, and how to tell if your Mac is heading into trouble.
Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac walks users through the steps to diagnose problems with Macs that won't turn on, dealing with kernel panics, working through system slowdowns and stalled applications, Internet connection issues, dead keyboards and mice, and more.
Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Second Edition and Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac are priced at US$10 each, or $16 as a set. Both are available for download at the Take Control Web site.