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Tony Bove (left) with Adam Osborne, 1983
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Tony Bove (born in 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an author, publisher, and musician. He has authored or coauthored more than two dozen computer-related books and multimedia CD-ROMs, and has served as author and editor of various magazine articles.
In 1991, Bove started doing multimedia development on personal computers. His Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties CD-ROM was produced with poet and San Francisco Oracle underground newspaper editor Allen Cohen, featuring music from the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane.
Bove wrote iPod and iTunes For Dummies and coauthored iPad Application Development For Dummies with Neal Goldstein. Bove coauthored The iLife '04 Book with Andy Ihnatko. He wrote The GarageBand Book, and The Well-Connected Macintosh with Cheryl Rhodes. He wrote Official Macromedia Director Studio and Adobe Illustrator: The Official Handbook for Designers.
Bove was the editor of Desktop Publishing Magazine, User's Guide to CP/M, Portable Companion (for Osborne Computer Corporation), and Jim Warren's DataCast, as well as a columnist in Computer Currents, Macintosh Today, NewMedia, Publish!, The WELL, The Chicago Tribune, and the Prodigy (online service), and a contributor to magazines including NeXTWorld, Dr. Dobb's Journal, and Whole Earth Software Catalog and Review.
Tony Bove is a cofounder[not in citation given] and band member (harmonica, vocals, and songwriting) of the Flying Other Brothers rock band (which included Roger McNamee, Pete Sears, Barry Sless, and G. E. Smith).
- Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties (1991)
- The Art of Desktop Publishing (1986)
- Just Say No to Microsoft (2005)
- iPod and iTunes For Dummies
- iPad Application Development For Dummies
- The iLife '04 Book
- The GarageBand Book
- The Well-Connected Macintosh
- Official Macromedia Director Studio
- Adobe Illustrator: The Official Handbook for Designers
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Bove's Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties CD-ROM was previewed in Wired.
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- Corcoran, Cate (4 November 1991). "Apple reveals plans for updated A/UX, PowerOpen Unix development alliance". InfoWorld. pp. 115–116.
- "Word of Mouth by Denise Caruso: The Dynamic Duo Publishes Again". Media Letter. September 1990. Retrieved 1990-09-01.
- "Don Lancaster's Resource Bin #45". Nuts & Volts Magazine. October 1995. Retrieved 1995-10-01.
- Markoff, John (October 27, 1991). "Technology; Mouse! Movie! Sound! Action!". The New York Times. Retrieved 1991-10-27.
- "I Want My Desktop MTV". Wired 1.03. January 1995. Retrieved 1995-01-01.
- Bove, Tony; Rhodes, Cheryl (March 26, 1995). "Multimedia Makes Its Mark". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 1995-03-26.
- "'Just say no to Microsoft' an interesting read". Scobelizer. January 8, 2006. Retrieved 2006-01-08.
- Foreword, Just Say No To Microsoft. Wiley Publishing. October 1, 2005. Retrieved 2005-10-01.
- "This Week's Clue: Moore's Law for Energy". A-Clue.com. October 7, 2002. Retrieved 2002-10-07.