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See All Your Books in iBooks

The iBooks app for iOS lets you assign your books to different collections, but does not have any obvious way for you to see all of your books, regardless of the collection you have put them in. There is, however, a workaround that can show you just about all of your books at once: reveal the search field at the top of any collection in iBooks and type a single space into that field.

With this search, iBooks lists all of the books that have a space either in the title of the book or in the author's name. Other than the rare book that has a one-word title and a single-name author, you end up with a list of all of your books.

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Michael E. Cohen

 

 

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Is the Phone Call Going Away?

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This piece in the New York Times resonated, since we always schedule staff calls (which mostly take place via Skype) ahead of time, and even off-the-cuff calls are confirmed first via iChat. Phone calls out of the blue are usually pre-announced by caller ID, and most of those that aren’t tend to be from telemarketers. We approve — phone calls should request your attention and respect your schedule, not demand that you drop everything for an unknown reason.favicon follow link

 

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Michael Cohen  2011-03-22 21:33
The landline phone call may be going away, but I see people on cellphones all the time, often with earbuds or Bluetooth ear pieces but just as often not: walking down the street, shopping for groceries, driving cars, standing in lines at movie theaters, even sitting IN movie theaters while the movie is playing! Phone calls aren't going away, they're just changing their venue and becoming much more mobile--and more irritating to bystanders--now.