updated 06:40 pm EDT, Fri September 18, 2009
Iconfactory releases new icon sets, Mac guides
In brief: Several new royalty-free icon sets have been added to Iconfactory's collection. Each of the sets are geared towards web use and include a variety of image sizes. Meanwhile, Que Publishing has announced the release of four new Mac guide books. The books cover different topics that can be helpful for beginner and advanced Mac users alike.
The Iconfactory has added several new sets of royalty-free icons for use with a range of online applications. The web collection comes with 26 icons including styles for chat, security, news, polls, forums, and more. The icons come in sizes ranging from 16x16 pixels up to 512x512 pixels. Users also have access to each entry in six different file formats including a scalable vector format for high resolution needs. The Horizon Web, Helios Web, Carbon Web, Contour Web, and Logica Web packs are available for $89 each.
Que Publishing has released four new books which look at various areas of Mac OS X. Mac OS X Snow Leopard On Demand contains visual, step-by-step guides on how to perform tasks that can be handy for day-to-day usage, while Mac OS X Snow Leopard In Depth is geared more towards experienced Mac users looking to take advantage of Snow Leopard's more advanced features. Easy Mac OS X Snow Leopard is a full color guide that outlines beginner- to intermediate-level tasks that can be performed in Snow Leopard. The book has been designed as a visual guide that includes information on how to access the Internet, set up printers, organize files, and more.
MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac contains a list of tips that can help users make the switch from Windows to Mac. It details how to perform common Windows tasks on the Mac platform and offers advice on how to sort files, mange photos, share files, and more.
Snow Leopard On Demand and Snow Leopard In Depth are both available now for $30 and $35, respectively, while Easy Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Guide to Switching can be pre-ordered for respective prices of $23 and $18.