has announced the release of two new books it has co-branded with Apple as part of a new Apple Training Series. One book deals with GarageBand, the other focuses on the iLife 04 suite. Both books come with DVDs that include lessons and media files.
Apple Training Series: GarageBand
(ISBN: 0-321-26876-8) was written by Mary Plummer, who provides 20 hours of step-by-step lessons to teach you the GarageBand interface and mastering basic recording techniques. It’s coming in mid-April and will cost about $30.
Apple Training Series: iLife 04
(ISBN: 0-321-25606-9) was written by Michael Rubin, who helps readers understand how to make custom CDs, add motion and sound to slideshows, post them to the Web, learn Hollywood-style techniques for making better videos and more. It’s available now for about $30.