Matt Cone

Technical Writer

Master Your Mac is a book for intermediate and advanced Mac users.


Published by No Starch Press in October 2012, Master Your Mac is chock-full of tricks for Mac users. The book shows you how to tweak, customize, and control your Mac with tips on everything from organizing your workspace to strengthening your computer’s security. Charles Moore of MacPrices called it "a breath of fresh air in a crowded field of OS X literature." With clear instructions and a friendly, approachable style, it's easy to see why the book has 28 five-star reviews on

"A breath of fresh air in a crowded field of OS X literature."

It’s one of our favorite Mac-related books right now.
— Cory Bohon, Mac|Life
Mr. Cone’s style is simple, direct, and informative and lets readers take action simply and easily. I highly recommend this book for those wanting to make more of their Mac experience.
— Mark Kellner, The Washington Times
A great book for Mac users who want to do more with their Macs.
— Kirk McElhearn, Senior Macworld Contributor
Cone is a superb writer and an inspiring teacher. He knows how to keep his readers challenged and interested.
— Ric Getter, MacDirectory Magazine
Most of the ideas in this book are both basic to OS X and useful. As a Linux user who is using an iMac a lot, I found this book especially useful.
— Greg Laden, National Geographic's "ScienceBlogs"
Mr. Cone’s writing style is clear and concise, a joy to read. Master Your Mac will be a valuable addition to your technology library.
— Devin King, Southern California Mac Users Group

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