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Philadelphia, PA United States
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Tony Bove, born in 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the author of more than two dozen computer-related books; the producer of the Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties CD-ROM; and the co-founder, editor and publisher of Desktop Publishing Magazine, User's Guide to CP/M, and Bove and Rhodes Inside Report (with Cheryl Rhodes).[unreliable source?]
Tony Bove is also a co-founder[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).
Robert Scoble reviewed Bove's book Just Say No to Microsoft (No Starch Press, 2005), to which John C. Dvorak added a foreword. Bove's book The Art of Desktop Publishing (Bantam Books, 1986) was reviewed by Erik Sandberg-Diment in The New York Times.
Bove started doing multimedia development on personal computers in 1991. Bove's Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties CD-ROM, produced with poet and San Francisco Oracle underground newspaper editor Allen Cohen (featuring music from the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane), was previewed in Wired.
Bove also wrote iPod and iTunes For Dummies and co-authored iPad Application Development For Dummies with Neal Goldstein. Bove also co-authored The iLife '04 Book with Andy Ihnatko and wrote The GarageBand Book, and The Well-Connected Macintosh with Cheryl Rhodes, as well as 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.
- "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.
- "This Week's Clue: Moore's Law for Energy". A-Clue.com. October 7, 2002. Retrieved 2002-10-07.
- "'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.
- Sandberg-Diment, Erik (July 15, 1986). "Personal Computers; The Certain Approach of Desktop Publishing". The New York Times. Retrieved 1986-07-15.
- 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.